Sports roundup at NSHS
MT. PLEASANT — Here is an update on North Sanpete High School (NSHS) volleyball, Lady Hawk Soccer, NSHS linksters golf and Lady Hawk tennis.
North Sanpete’s volleyball team is off to a fast start this season with a couple of quality wins against larger schools. The Lady Hawks started the season on Aug. 21, with a victory at home against Salem Hills 3-0 (25/18, 25/23, 25/12). They, then travelled to 5A Maple Mountain on Aug. 23, and left with a victory 3-1 (26/24, 25/15, 20/25, 25/11). The next game for the volleyball team will be at Emery on Thursday, Aug. 30.
The Lady Hawks Soccer team suffered a couple of losses against non-region opponents this week. On Aug. 21, they fell at Parowan 4 to 2. Savannah Ence and Rachael Jones scored goals in the loss. On Aug. 23, the soccer team hosted Payson High School and lost 0-2 on a couple of freak goals on broken plays.
The team looks to bounce back this week as they began region play on Aug. 28 (results not available at press deadline) at Emery and will then play, today, Thursday, Aug. 30, at 5 p.m., against Manti.
The golf team placed third in their region tournament Aug. 22 in Monticello with a combined score of 355. River Dillman shot an 83, Tyler Hadley came in with a score of 85, Avery wade shot a 90 and Neil Briggs chipped in with a score of 94.
The golf team has been competing since the end of July and they are currently third in region standings and golfers River Dillman and Tyler Hadley have emerged as two of the best golfers in the region. The Golf team hosted the region tournament on Aug. 29, at Skyline Mountain Resort’s Golf Course, south of Fairview (results not available at press deadline).
The Lady Hawk’s tennis team won a region match against South Sevier 3-2 on Aug. 23, at North Sanpete High School. Nakiah Taylor cruised through her match 6-0, 6-0. Kaylee Anderson was victorious in a hard-fought match 7-5, 5-7, 6-4. And Riley McKay and Ally Brotherson won their doubles match 6-3, 6-3 to secure the victory for the team.
Lady Hawk tennis will compete at Emery today, Thursday, Aug. 30, at 3:30 p.m., for another region match.