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January 30, 2013
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Prep Roundup: FLC, Bear River girls win league bouts

In a back and forth basketball affair at Forest Lake Christian it was the Lady Falcons slipping past Foresthill, 56-54, in a Central Valley California League matchup.

Forest Lake Christian (12-10, 4-4 CVCL) led 27-23 at the half, but relinquished the lead in the third, falling behind 42-37 heading into the fourth.

But in the final stanza, FLC stepped up outscoring Foresthill 19-12 to earn their fourth league victory of the season.

The Lady Falcons were led by Josey Poppin with 18 points, Lauren Piner added 17 and Emily Woodward poured in 14 in the victory.

FLC will take the court again Friday when they take on Victory Christian.

Bear River 69, Lincoln 45

The Lady Bruins were lights out from downtown Tuesday night against Lincoln, hitting 11 3-pointers on their way to routing the Lady Zebras.

Cindy Solomon, Sarah Hagar and Savannah Welz combined to hit 11-of-12 from behind the arc as Bear River (21-2, 6-1 Pioneer Valley League) cruised to its fourth straight victory.

Hagar and Welz each finished with 16 points, Solomon closed with 14 and Kaitlyn Reina chipped in 10 points and seven rebounds.

The Lady Bruins take the court again Thursday when they host Colfax for the top spot in the PVL.

JV: Woodcreek 44, Nevada Union 24

The Lady Miners struggled to get anything going Tuesday night as they fell to Woodcreek by 20.

On a night when NU had 23 turnovers and shot 4-for-30 from the field, its lone bright spot was Callie Kraus with 14 points.

The Lady Miners (11-9, 3-3 Sierra Foothill League) will look to rebound Thursday when they face Rocklin.

Freshmen: Nevada Union 52, Woodcreek 45

The Lady Miners shot 50 percent from the field Tuesday night and never trailed as they topped Woodcreek by seven in an SFL contest.

Chelsea Rodriguez led NU with 16 points, Natalie Weaver added a stellar game with 13 points, three steals and three assists, and Sofia Vanvalkenberg played top-notch defense with nine rebounds, five steals to go with four points.

“We’re playing really good basketball right now,” said NU head coach Rich Looney. “Our guard play was great, it was just phenomenal.”

NU (10-9, 4-2 SFL) hits the hardwood again Thursday against Rocklin.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at sports@theunion.com or by phone at 530-477-4232. deadline for submission is 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday.


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