Roundup: Tennis teams take charge, net wins

Extending their record to 8-1, the Boulder City High School women’s tennis team scored victories over Foothill and Adelson School recently.

Defeating Foothill 12-6 on September 15, junior Lillian Mikkelson finished 2-1 in singles matches, along with junior Emma Wood.

In the doubles game, seniors Ella Morris and Callie Torgesen finished 2-1, along with junior Julia Carmichael and sophomore Chayce Larson.

Defeating Adelson School 17-1 on Tuesday, Mikkelson finished 2-0 in the singles match, along with Wood.

In doubles, senior Rose Randall and rookie Madeline Morris finished 3-0.

The boys, who advanced to 7-2 for the season, defeated Foothill 15-3 and Adelson School 15-3.

Against Adelson School, veteran Ike Pappas finished 3-0 and rookie Bennet Forney finished 2-1 in singles.

In the doubles game, veterans Josh Miller and Jeremy Spencer finished 3-0.

Against Foothill, Forney finished 2-1 in the singles match.

The Eagles will host Liberty today, September 22, followed by an away match against Coral Academy on Wednesday, September 28.

men’s football

Fighting hard in the tough 3A rating, the Boulder City High School men’s soccer team drew with Basic, followed by a tough loss to SLAM Academy during their most recent round of games.

With a record of 4-7-1, the Eagles drew with Basic 1-1 on Friday, September 16, with a goal from junior Roman Rose. Basic has a 4-2-1 record and is in first place in the 3A Desert League.

Able to score goals in groups, the Eagles went tough on SLAM Academy on Tuesday, September 20, before a 4-3 defeat. SLAM Academy has a 7-2 record and is at the top of the Mountain League.

Scoring goals against SLAM were Rose and sophomores Robert Crowl and Sean Pendleton. Junior Luke Wright provided two assists, while junior Lane Pusko also provided an assist.

Looking for momentum to swing in their favor, the Eagles will host Moapa Valley today, September 22, before traveling to Equipo Academy on Wednesday, September 28.

women’s volleyball

Advancing to 9-0 for the season, the Boulder City High School women’s volleyball team defeated rivals Pahrump Valley 3-0 on Tuesday, September 20.

Defeating the Trojans 25-12, 25-8, 25-12, the Lady Eagles won their first championship of the season.

Cruising behind a balanced offensive attack, junior Addison Doane led the way with 11 kills and seven digs. Junior Aspen Christian added six kills.

The highlight for the Lady Eagles was sophomore Lily Mackey, who dished out 26 assists with nine aces and six losses. Senior Karsen Jolley added eight digs and three serving aces.

Looking to keep their winning streak alive, the Lady Eagles will host Clark tonight, September 22nd, followed by an away game at Desert Pines on Wednesday, September 28th.

Cross country

Competing in the Moapa Valley Pirate Invitational at the Clark County Fairgrounds on Saturday, sophomore Paul Moll finished 11th out of 56 runners in the 2.9-mile Varsity B Race.

Competing for the boys, rookie Preston VanBeveran finished 22nd, and junior Ethan Short finished 50th.

In the women’s 2.9-mile B race, senior Elise Vanier finished second out of 10 runners, and junior Tracy Trygstad finished fourth.

The Eagles will travel to Foothill on Saturday, September 24th for the Falcon Invitational.

Please contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.

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