CVMS improves to 11-2 on season |

CVMS improves to 11-2 on season

Staff Reports

The Carson Valley Middle School eighth-grade boys’ basketball team picked up some momentum heading into Tuesday’s game against crosstown rival Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School.

The Tigers picked up three straight wins after a setback against Eagle Valley to improve to 11-2 heading into the match-up with the first-place Panthers. Results and photos from that game will run in Friday’s Record-Courier.

Carson Valley has won five of its last six, dating back to a 50-14 win over Alder Creek.

Chris Schonian scored 20 points, CJ Marcotte and Luis Pina each scored seven and Colton Dale scored six in the win.

The Tigers then beat St. Teresa of Carson 48-33 with 11 points from Schonian, nine from Marcotte, eight from Pina and six points from Dale.

In the loss to Eagle Valley, Carson Valley got 12 points from Michael Whalin and eight from Schonian.

The Tigers came back to beat Carson 53-24 with 16 points from Schonian, 11 from Dale and nine from Pina. Marcotte had eight points, including two 3-pointers.

“This was probably our best game of the season when it comes to ball movement, decision making and making adjustments,” Carson Valley coach Mike Rechs said. “I was very proud of how we played.”

The Tigers led 31-9 at halftime.

Carson Valley then beat South Tahoe 51-12 with 12 points from Dale. Marcotte and Justin Uhart each had eight points and Connor Dillon scored seven.

Carson Valley wrapped up its streak with a 52-48 win in double overtime against Incline. Pina scored 15 points, Schnonian had 13, Marcotte had 11 and Whalin scored seven.

Pina, Schonian and Marcotte combined to shoot 10-for-11 in the overtime periods from the free-throw line.