Digest: Coleville girls win Gerlach Tournament
December 14, 2004
The Coleville High School girls’ basketball team improved to 4-0 on the year, winning the tournament championship at Gerlach over the weekend.
Wolves standouts Fallon Frye and Esperanza Buehrle each had big weekends as Frye was named the tournament MVP and Buerhle was named to the all-tournament team.
Colville opened the tournament with a 76-23 win against Excel Christian.
Five players scored 10 or more points for the Wolves as Amara Rowley came off the bench to lead the team with 13 points.
Jesslyn Sturdivant and Buehrle each scored 12 points with Frye adding 11 and Dani Peters chipping in 10.
Samantha Gall turned in an excellent all-around performance with eight points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Frye and Breezy Rupp each had 11 rebounds to lead the Wolves on the boards.
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In the tournament championship, nine of the 10 Coleville players put points on the board in a huge 68-17 win.
The team shot a school-record 56 percent from the field. Frye led the scoring with 16 points and Buehrle had 12 points, six steals and three assists.
Rowley and Gall each had eight points and Sturdivant, Rupp and Kimberly Torley each added six points.
Rupp led the Wolves with eight rebounds and Rowley and Peters each had four assists.
“I am really enjoying watching this year’s team develop,” Coleville coach Will Sandy said. “This group of girls is extremely unselfish and very balanced on both ends of the floor.”
Douglas in-line beats Fallon
The Douglas Tiger In-line Hockey Club beat Fallon 10-6 Saturday in Sparks.
Cole Hamzik scored four goals and assisted on three others to lead the Tigers while Kyle Martinez scored twice and Chris Romanowitz scored twive with an assist.
Ross Kelley and Mikey Trute scored the remaining Douglas goals and Trute had two assists.
The Douglas JV squad beat Fallon 14-0 with goalie Corey Dowell posting a shutout and Hamzik scoring six goals.
Evan Sells, Clayton Ewart and Jake Hess each scored twice and Scott Benson and Jake Kangas each scored once.
The Tigers plays Manogue Friday at the Sierra Ice & Sports Plex in Sparks.
Flag Football sign-ups open
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department will be taking registration for the Adult Flag Football League through Friday, Dec. 31 on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The fee is $430 per team and all games will be played on Sundays at Stodick Park.
Season begins Jan. 9. For more information, call 782-9823.
Tiger youth hoops sign-ups
The Douglas Tiger Youth Basketball League is currently taking sign-ups for its 2005 season.
The league runs the course of five Saturdays beginning on Jan. 8 and ending Feb. 5.
Each session runs from 9 a.m. to noon and is open to boys and girls in second grade though sixth grade.
Registration is $45 for a single player or $35 family rate for more than one in the family and includes a reversible jersey, two games every Saturday and instruction from Douglas High coaches and players.
Tiger head coaches Keith Lewis and Werner Christen are the directors of the league and will be joined by their assistant coaches and players.
For more information or to register online, check out http://www.carsonvalleyhoops.com.
Wildcat Wrestling coming up
The new season of the Douglas Wildcat Wrestling program started Tuesday and will end March 14.
The styles include folkstyle, freestyle and Greco Roman. Weekend tournaments begin in January.
The program is for boys and girls ages five and up.
The first two participants for one family will be charged $80 and the third participant is $60. For four or more, the cost is $55.
Necessary equipment includes shorts, sweats (preferably without pockets or loops), or a singlet with either wrestling shoes or tennis shoes (no metal at all). Wrestling shoes are typically required at competitions.
Practices will be two to three days during the weekday evenings. For competition, wrestlers will be grouped by age and weight, not by gender. Sign-ups will be taken during practice or by calling John Grant and making arrangements. A birth certificate is required at the time of registrations.
For more information, call John Grant at 782-5618 or 720-2311.
High Sierra Diamonds seek players
The High Sierra Diamonds are looking for a few motivated players in the 14-under category to complete their 2004-05 roster.
Call John Martensen at (775) 626-0952 or Linda Hibdon at (775) 853-8449 for more information.
Teen open gym
The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department will be sponsoring Teen Open Gym every Friday and Saturday night.
Teens in seventh through 12th grade are welcome to come play basketball, volleyball, games and listen to music.
Friday night goes from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Carson Valley Middle School’s Old Gym and Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School.
For more information, call the rec department at 782-9828.