The Railroaders (9-1, 5-0) pushed their winning streak to seven games Wednesday with a 4-0 win at Fallon.
It was Sparks’ second consecutive 4-0 win but it is the Railroaders’ defense that has propelled the strong start to league play. The Railroaders have allowed just one goal on the current winning streak.
All of Sparks goals’ Wednesday came before the half in a 13-minute flurry.
Bryan Munoz scored what proved to be the unassisted game winner in the 11th minute. Alex Cabrera stretched the lead to 2-0 two minutes later with help from Erick Vazquez.
Alejandro Ramirez (14’) and Levi Murrell (23’) accounted for the rest of the Railroaders’ damage.
Sparks keeper Jose Cerritos saved all six shots his direction.
The Railroaders will attempt to remain unbeaten in DI-A North play on Saturday when they host South Tahoe at noon.
Cougars edged at Galena
Spanish Springs junior captain Court Diesner found the net twice Wednesday afternoon at Galena but his effort was for not in a 3-2 loss.
The Cougars dropped to 2-3-1, 2-3-1 in DI North play. The Grizzlies improved to 6-1-1, 5-0-1.
Diesner spotted the Cougs an early 1-0 lead in the ninth minute before Galena responded with three first-half goals to take a two-goal lead to the half. The 3-1 margin remained throughout the second half until Diesner scored his second with five minutes left.
Spanish Springs will attempt to even its record Saturday at Hug.
Wooster routs Reed
Reed allowed four first-half goals to an undefeated Wooster team at home Wednesday night and dropped its second straight, 4-1.
The Colts improved to 6-0-0, 6-0-0. The Raiders dropped to 2-3-1, 2-3-1.
Reed junior forward Dayton Farrow accounted for the Raiders’ lone goal—the first goal allowed by the Colts this season—when he drove home a penalty kick in the final minutes of the contest. It was Farrow’s second-straight contest with a goal.
The Raiders will attempt to break the two-game skid Monday at McQueen. The game was originally scheduled to be played Saturday but had to be rescheduled due to a shortage of officials.
First touch Monday in Northwest Reno is at 3:30 p.m.