Junior Varsity/Freshman roundup: Elko takes down Douglas
The Douglas junior varsity football squad overcame a slow start to outplay Elko in the second half of a 31-15 loss two weeks ago at Douglas.
Tyler Tintsman had 26 carries for 131 yards and Reese Kizer and Phil Mannelly had five carries each for 83 and 29 yards respectively.
Elko returned the opening kickoff of the second half for a touchdown before Douglas got rolling.
Tintsman had runs of 15 and 14 yards before Kizer took the ball 29 yards for the score.
In the fourth quarter, Douglas mounted a 13-play, 74-yard drive culminating with a 1-yard Jake Williams touchdown run.
Williams passed for 85 yards on six completions. Mike Koerner caught three passes for 29 yards, Steven Passalaqua caught two for 32 and Devin Barker caught one for 23.
Henry O’Hair led the defense with six assists and two solo tackles. Ryan Guzman had four assists and two solos and Nick Allan had four assists and three solo tackles.
JV BOYS’ SOCCER
Douglas played a tough match against an undefeated South Tahoe squad before losing 2-0 Wednesday evening.
Goalie Jose Alcaraz had 13 saves in a flawless first half before having to leave the game after taking a shoe to the face.
Kyle Gardner played stand-up defense for the Tigers all afternoon and Oscar Gonzalez created several outstanding scoring chances for Douglas.
The Douglas junior varsity volleyball squad has been firing on all cylinders to open the season.
Douglas glided past North Valleys Thursday night with a 25-11, 25-20 victory.
Christine Ward and Bridget Maestretti came up with solid hitting in the middle through both sets.
In the last week, the Tigers took third at the Dayton varsity invitational where they defeated the Fernley varsity squad and the Fallon junior varsity squad in pool play.
Douglas’ Alex Risko was named to the all-tournament team.
The Tigers also defeated Whittell 25-5, 25-11 Monday night.
Jennifer Stice served 21 consecutive points in a 25-4 win in the first set against North Valleys Thursday.
The Tigers played well as a team on defense coming up with some great saves and collected a 25-11 win in the second set.