The Moapa Valley High School gym was rockin’ and rollin’ last week as the Lady Pirate varsity volleyball team managed to outlast the Western High School Warriors in a five game match that was all about heart.
The Pirates sailed to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas on Friday, September 23, where the Dragons invited Moapa for a home coming party. But the Pirates crashed the party with a 49-40 win in what was a so-called upset.
The Moapa Valley High School Tennis teams hosted Valley High School in a meet on Thursday, September 22. In the afternoon of competition, Isaiah Boren won his three matches with a 3-0. Skylar Hill won 2-1. In doubles, Camden Stratton/Kade Bryant won 3-0 and Tanner Goodrich/Logan Call lost 1-2.
In Elko Lowry shut out Elko last Friday night with a score of 25-0. Lowry stays undefeated on the season at 5-0 overall and 3-0 in league.
In the league standings the Buckaroos are in second place because Truckee has one more league win than they do at 4.
Jace Billingsley took his rushing show to Elko and rushed for 274 yards on 26 and scored 3 touchdowns. Johnny Hernandez also ran for 112 yards and picked up the final Lowry touchdown. Francisco Lievanos had 24 carries for 143 yards but Elko couldn’t muster any touchdowns on the night.
The Moapa Valley Empowerment High School Lady Pirates varsity volleyball team continued its winning ways last week playing some excellent ball in two matches against Las Vegas schools.
Just as the momentum began to build for the MVHS boys’ soccer team, they encountered a loss.
On September 12, a Sunrise Mountain team that was 2-0 barrelled into Moapa Valley and scored eight goals on the Pirates. This included their first goal made in the opening fifteen seconds of the game.
The Pirates finished with two goals of their own, both scored by Tim Hoffman. The halftime score was 3-1.
On Friday, September 16, the Pirates traveled to Mojave and played to a 1-1 tie. The Rattlers led at the half at 1-0 with a goal by Roosevelt Solois.
Moapa’s Manny Lindauer’s scored his game tying goal in the 2nd half.
Mohave is yet to win a game as they have an overall record of 0-3-2.
At Fernley the Spring Creek Spartans used two fumbles and an interception which they turned into touchdowns to win the game, 40-19.
Fernley’s Ken Bradley threw for 349 yards and 2 touchdowns and 3 interceptions in the loss.
Spring Creek had a total of three interceptions and two fumbles to up their season total to 13 takeaways.
On offense the Spartans were pretty impressive themselves with 350 yards rushing on the night. Nick Cedebaca rushed for 203 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries one of 65 yards and the other of 59. The fullback on offense plays defensive tackle on defense. His buddy Nick Hoyos rushed for 135 and two touchdowns on 20 carries.
(NDOW) Shad can be found throughout the lake and that has translated into some good top-water striper action when anglers can find striper boils.
The Echo Bay, Vegas Wash, Government Wash, Boulder Harbor, and Hemenway areas are all giving up fish. Though most fish are on the small side — 1.5 to 3-pounds – anglers are catching some larger fish as well.
The Moapa Valley High School Cross Country Team competed against three 4-A schools in a meet at Chaparral High School on Wednesday, September 14.
Moapa girls team runner DJ Carter finished the 2.6 mile course 6th out of 36 girls with a time of 20:44.5. Kenna McMurray clocked in at 22:40.4. Victoria Karvonen ended with at time of 24:18.2. Wiebke Roehrs put on the finishing touches with 26:36.1.
The Moapa Valley High School Lady Pirates varsity volleyball team crushed the Canyon Springs Pioneers in a three game match last Friday, returning to form after a lackluster performance at home earlier in the week.