Spanish Springs swept at Galena
Spanish Springs was swept on the road for a second straight match on Tuesday night.
The Cougars (7-6, 3-2) were dropped in straight sets by the Grizzlies (14-3, 4-0) in Galena, 22-25, 17-25, 22-25.
Jordyn Boswell led the road team with 10 kills and 11 digs. Gracie Fuller put down eight kills. Kirsten Bennett passed out 27 assists.
Spanish Springs will attempt to snap the mini slide on Thursday night at home against Damonte Ranch.
Reed’s skid reaches three
The Raiders went to the Carson Valley for the second consecutive match on Tuesday and rode back up I-395 with the same result, a 3-0 loss.
After Reed (4-9, 0-5) was handled on the road by Carson five nights ago, it was dropped in straight sets by Douglas (7-2, 4-0), 21-25, 20-25, 22-25
Second-year coach Amy Morris was optimistic after the competitive loss.
“(We) played the best we have played since I have been at Reed,” she said.
Alexis Lusby led the Raiders with 10 kills. Taylor Zirkle got up 11 digs.
The Raiders will try to pick up their first 4A North win of the season on Thursday night at home against Wooster.
Cougs end Grizzlies winning streak at eight
The Cougars went on the road Tuesday afternoon for a second straight game. And for the second consecutive contest, they ended a lengthy winning streak.
After halting Douglas’ winning streak at seven with a scoreless draw on Saturday, Spanish Springs went to Galena (8-0-1, 3-0-1) and ended the Grizzlies winning streak at eight with a 2-2 tie.
It was already the third draw of the season for the Cougars, who moved to 3-1-3, 2-0-2 in the 4A North.
Carly Moreland and Taylor Gunther scored both goals for the road team.
Spanish Springs will continue 4A North play on Saturday morning at home against Damonte Ranch. First touch is at 10:45 a.m.
Raiders can’t hang to 1-0 halftime lead in Minden
A 1-0 halftime lead wasn’t enough for Reed to hand Douglas its first loss of the season on Tuesday afternoon.
The Raiders allowed two second-half goals and fell to 3-2-0, 2-2-0 with a 2-1 defeat in Minden. The Tigers improved to 7-0-1, 3-0-1.
Fresh off scoring nine goals in three matches last week, Hannah Anderson put the guests up 1-0 in the fourth minute with an assist from Sam Pehle. Her goal held until the first minute of the second half.
Douglas drew even 30 seconds out of the locker room and netted the game winner in the 51st minute.
Reed will host Wooster on Saturday morning at 10:45 a.m.
Reno wins HDL tourney at Hidden Valley
The reigning 4A North champ, Reno, improved to a perfect 3-for-3 in the High Desert League tournaments with a win at Hidden Valley on Tuesday.
The Huskies turned in a team score of 350, 27 strokes better than McQueen. Reed (468) had enough golfers for a team score for the first time this year, finishing third.
Reno’s Abbi Fleiner locked down her second individual title of the season with a 73, beating McQueen’s Megan Gaskill by one stroke.
Kaitlin Fleiner carded Reed’s best score, a 77. She was followed by Andreya Dayton (126), Taylor Prater (131) and Emma Johnson (134).
Katie Gilbertson was the only Spanish Springs golfer on the course. She turned in a 92.
The HDL circuit makes its way to Somersett Golf and Country Club on Thursday with a 1 p.m. shotgun start, weather permitting.