Spanish Springs improved to a perfect 9-0 with a three-set sweep at Hug in Thursday’s league opener.
Both teams agreed to move the contest to Thursday after it was originally scheduled during the Washoe County School District’s fall break.
The Cougs rolled 25-5, 25-13, 25-6.
Gracie Fuller (three blocks) and Emily Moore (four aces) tied for the team lead with seven kills.
Mackenzie O’Connell dished out eight aces to go along with 22 assists.
The Cougars play in the 40-team High Sierra Invitation Friday and Saturday before jumping back into 4A North play on Tuesday for the home opener against Wooster.
Girls Golf: Cougs second in High Desert League opener
The High Desert League girls golf season started Thursday at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Spanish Springs.
McQueen won the tournament with a team score of 358, just four strokes in front of Spanish Springs. Reno finished with a 379 while Reed, Hug and North Valleys did not have enough golfers to turn in a team score.
Reed coach Danielle Fleiner said she hopes to have enough golfers by the third tournament.
Emma Gilmore shot a 78 to lead the Cougs and her fellow senior teammate, Jada McAlister, wasn’t far behind with a 79. Ciara Hornbarger (97) and Katelyn Gilbertson (108) rounded out the Cougs’ card.
For Reed, Kaitlin Fleiner shot an 83, Abby Horner turned in a 97 and Darby Grow finished with a 110.
Reno sophomore Abi Fleiner fired a 77 to earn individual medalist honors.
The High Desert League circuit continues next Wednesday at Wildcreek.
Boys Soccer: Reed, North Tahoe play to 5-5 draw
The Raiders (0-1-1, 0-1) scored five goals in Thursday’s home non-league game against North Tahoe. They needed six.
North Tahoe also found the net five times and the two squads settled for a tie.
Cesar Rivera (twice), Jared Campos, Tyler Verdi and Dayton Farrow all scored for the Raiders.
Reed goes to Bishop Manogue next Wednesday.
Girls Soccer: Wooster shuts out Sparks, 3-0
The Railroaders were blanked, 3-0, in Thursday’s non-league home game against Wooster.
Sparks dropped to 2-2-1 with the defeat.
“We’re still working the kinks out with the young defense as well as the mids,” Sparks coach Art Hurtado said. “We had our opportunities on top but could not convert. Hopefully we can work all this out by next Wednesday for our season opener against one of the top teams in our division.”
The Railroaders open 3A North play next Wednesday at home against Truckee.