Soccer field

Roundup: Girls ride to victory on a soccer field

Riding a three-game winning streak, the Boulder City High School women’s soccer team recently picked up a pair of wins to improve to 5-3-1 this season.

Putting on an offensive clinic, the Lady Eagles beat Chaparral 9-0 on Sept. 7 and Mojave 13-0 on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

Hitting fast and often, junior Natasha Oeland and second Makayla Nelson each scored three goals against the Cowboys. Junior Indy Ruth added two goals.

Oeland, Nelson and Ruth also each had one assist on the day, while senior Ashley Mendez and junior Izabel Rehrer both had two assists.

“Our goal in the Chaparral game was to perfect our offensive strategy with a variety of striking options and we achieved our goal,” head coach Arnold Oeland said. “We also wanted to hone our possession and attacking development skills.”

Continuing the trend against Mojave, Nelson scored seven goals and one assist, and Natasha Oeland added four goals with six assists. Mendez added a goal against the Rattlers, and second Alyssa Degregory added a goal with two assists.

Junior Saige Schweich provided three assists and senior Miranda Williams added an assist.

“We’re now settled into the BC system of play, which includes precision passing and tactical finishing,” Arnold Oeland said. “Our team is playing as one. They really came together and became a team of players.

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Rebounding with a victory, Boulder City High School’s men’s soccer team beat Pahrump Valley 3-1 on Sept. 8 to improve to 4-5 this season.

Beating the Trojans with a balanced offensive attack, junior Antonio Costa and Roman Rose scored goals, as well as second Luke Wright.

Wright also added an assist against the Trojans, while sophomores Robert Crowl and Sean Pendleton also added an assist.

In goal, sophomore Zane Ranney made 11 saves on the goaltender.

Seeking to hit .500 this season, the Eagles will host Basic on Friday, September 16, followed by a home game against SLAM Academy on Tuesday, September 20.

Tennis

Handily beating rival Moapa Valley 15-3 on Sept. 8, the Boulder City High School women’s tennis team looks like a bona fide 3A ranking contender.

Going 5-1 this season, the girls went undefeated in doubles behind mixed pairs of seniors Ella Morris, Rose Randall and Callie Torgesen, juniors Julia Carmichael and Chiara Steffes and sophomore Chayce Larson.

In singles, juniors Lillian Mikkelson finished 2-1 and Emma Wood 1-1.

Sophomore Sydnee Freeman finished 2-0.

Picking up a 12-0 forfeit victory over Western on Monday, September 12, Mikkelson finished 2-0 in singles.

The boys fell to Moapa Valley 10-8, giving them a 4-2 record for the season.

In doubles, the senior duo of Josh Miller and Jeremy Spencer finished 3-0. Senior Tyler Lemmel and junior Ike Pappas finished 2-1 in singles.

Picking up a forfeit victory over Western, Miller and Spencer finished 1-0, while senior Zach Muller finished 1-0 in singles.

Looking to challenge themselves, the Eagles travel to Foothill today, September 15, before hosting Adelson on Tuesday, September 20.

Cross country

Competing in the Larry Burgess-Las Vegas Invitational at Veterans’ Memorial Park on Saturday, Sept. 10, senior Brayden Jones finished 14th out of 85 runners for the boys.

For boys in the freshman through sophomore race, sophomore Brandon Pickett finished 38th out of 177 runners, while sophomore Paul Moll and freshman Preston VanBeveran finished 99th and 119th, respectively.

For girls in the freshman through sophomore race, runners-up Natalie Carranza and Samantha Langmaid finished 64th and 69th out of 85 runners.

Boulder City will participate in the Moapa Valley Pirate Invitational at Clark County Fairgrounds on Saturday.

Contact Robert Vendettoli at [email protected]