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Roundup: Tennis teams cruise to victory

Finally finding a quality opponent to play, both Boulder City High School tennis programs got in near full matches for the first time in weeks.

Battling with Pahrump Valley on Monday, Sept. 27, the boys cruised to a 13-5 victory.

In singles play, senior Ben Schafler and sophomore Ike Pappas finished 2-0. Senior Nathan Pickett finished 1-0 against the Trojans.

In doubles play, senior Kannon Rose and Kenny Rose finished 1-0, and senior Bret Pendleton and junior Tyler Lemmel finished 1-0.

Having an easier time with Pahrump Valley, the girls routed the Trojans 16-2.

In singles play for the Lady Eagles, sophomore Lillian Mikkelson finished 2-0 against the Trojans, and senior Reggi Gibbs and sophomore Emma Wood finished 1-0.

In doubles play, juniors Callie Torgesen and Rose Randall and sophomore Julia Carmichael and freshman Chayce Larson each finished 1-0 against the Trojans.

Prepping for senior night on Tuesday, Oct. 5, the Eagles will host Canyon Springs.



Finishing its recent slate of games with a 2-1 record, Boulder City High School’s girls volleyball team suffered an unfortunate 3-1 loss to rival Moapa Valley on Tuesday, Sept. 28.

After falling to the Pirates 17-25, 25-22, 22-25, 14-25, the Lady Eagles’ season record stands at 14-10.

Junior Julianna Luebke finished with 16 kills and nine digs against the Pirates, while freshman Sydnee Freeman added eight kills with three serving aces.

Defensively, senior Zoey Robinson made 15 digs defensively, and freshman Kira Delong added eight digs.

Senior Alyssa Bryant dished out 20 assists, and Delong added 13 assists.

The Lady Eagles defeated Somerset Academy Losee 3-0 on Monday, Sept. 27, and Virgin Valley 3-0 on Sept. 22.

In its 25-1, 25-3, 25-7 victory over Losee, sophomore Jordyn Woodard had 13 aces, and Luebke had 11 aces. Robinson made eight digs defensively.

Defeating Virgin Valley 25-22, 25-11, 25-8, Luebke finished with 11 kills and six digs against the Bulldogs, while Freeman added eight kills.

Sophomore Addison Doane added nine kills, while Robinson and Delong added 20 and 10 digs respectively.

Looking to get back in the win column, the Lady Eagles will host Coral Academy tonight, Sept. 30, and Pahrump Valley on Monday, Oct. 4, before traveling to Clark on Wednesday, Oct. 6.


Competing in a weekday event at Basic High School on Tuesday, Sept. 28, senior Mary Henderson finished third out of 34 runners for the Boulder City High School girls cross-country team.

Junior Brayden Jones finished 10th out of 60 runners for the boys. Senior Kiefer Reinhart and freshman Brandon Pickett finished 14th and 19th, respectively.

Freshman Ellie Palmer finished 13th for the Lady Eagles.

Competing in the Falcon Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 25, Henderson finished ninth for the girls out of 104 runners, and Palmer finished 46th.

Boulder City will travel to Liberty on Saturday, Oct. 2, for the Patriot Invitational, followed by a weekday event at Green Valley on Tuesday, Oct, 5.


Finally getting the better of The Meadows, Boulder City High School’s girls golf team won its first league match Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Coyote Springs.

Finishing with a team score of 265, the Lady Eagles edged past the Mustangs (317).

Junior Camryn Schaper finished third overall out of 19 golfers with a score of 91. Junior Ella McKenzie finished seventh with a score of 104.

The Eagles will travel to Legacy Golf Club next Tuesday for their next league match.

Contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.

Misuraca named 3A coach of the year

Helping Boulder City High School girls track and field capture their first regional championship since 2011, head coach Mark Misuraca and his staff have been named 3A coach of the year.

Huxford brings home the hardware

Leading Boulder City High School to their fourth consecutive state championship, head coach Rachelle Huxford and her staff of Kurt Bailey and Chad Robinson were named coach of the year for the 3A classification.

More accolades for Lady Eagles softball team

After helping Boulder City High School softball reach the 3A state tournament, head coach Angelica Moorhead and her staff were named coach of the year for the 3A classification.

Lady Eagles recognized as honorable mentions

Following stellar high school seasons with Boulder City softball, sophomore Payton Rogers and junior Baylee Cook were both named honorable mention selections on the All-Southern Nevada team for their efforts.

More court accolades for Sorenson

Establishing himself as one of the state’s top players, senior boys volleyball star Brady Sorenson was named a first-team All-Southern Nevada selection, highlighting the state’s top players regardless of classification.

Lucky 7 swim to regional honors

Continuing Boulder City High School’s rich swimming tradition, seven athletes from the boys and girls teams were selected to the All-Southern Nevada team, highlighting the region’s top athletes regardless of classification.

Jenas-Keogh, golfers earn state award

A trio of Boulder City High School athletes were named to the All-Southern Nevada team in their respective sports, highlighting the region’s top athletes regardless of classification.

Render receives all-state nod

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, senior Derek Render was named to the 3A second-team all-state.

Lady Eagles clean up on diamond

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the state tournament, 3A player of the year Payton Rogers highlighted the 3A All-State team featuring four Eagles.