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March 14, 2014
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Prep roundup: Bear River, Nevada Union golf teams drop league openers


The Nevada Union boys golf team dropped their first Sierra Foothill League match of the season Thursday, falling to Rocklin by 17 strokes, 228-211, at the Par-35 Whitney Oaks Golf Club in Rocklin.

NU’s Logan Lowe and Derek Frank each shot a 39, Andrew Puleo tallied a 45, Brad Carrion shot a 50 and Mike Fudoua rounded things out with a 55.

JV: Nevada Union 316,

Antelope 250

The Miners handily beat antelope Wednesday at Alta Sierra Country Club.

Nevada Union was led by Jackson Bryan’s 10-over-par 46.

Center 277, Bear River 279

The Bruins had a few too many strokes Thursday, falling to Center by two at the Par-37 Cherry Island Golf Course.

Bear River’s Ian Armstrong was the day’s medalist, shooting a 48, Chris Raigoza finished with a 53, James Lavelle closed with a 54, Kris Edie shot a 60, and Ryan Wagner rounded things out with a 64.

The Bruins (0-1) will get back to it Tuesday against Foothill at Lake of the Pines Golf Course.

Softball

Nevada Union 12,

Oroville 2

After allowing two first inning runs NU pitcher Alexis Deatrick settled down and shutdown Oroville to help the Lady Miners to a 10-run mercy rule victory over the Lady Tigers Wednesday.

The Lady Miners (3-2) got strong plate performances from Sammy Nolen with two hits, two runs scored and two RBIs, Sarah Lundmark added two hits and an RBI, Shyanne Parrish chipped in a base hit, a run scored and an RBI, Alexandra Scicluna went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored, and Savannah Ozuna ripped a double.

JV: Nevada Union 24,

Oroville 2

The Lady Miners tallied 21 hits and 24 runs in a five-inning drubbing of Oroville Wednesday.

Riley Newman started the game and pitched three innings, then Aycee Willis finished the Lady Tigers off in the final two innings.

Alex Pussich led the way from the plate with four hits, including a double, a triple and four runs scored. Willis went 3-for-4 with three runs scored and a triple.

The win improves NU to 5-3 overall. The Lady Miners are back at it Monday at Lincoln.

Bear River 2, River Valley 1

The Bear River softball team improved to 6-0 Wednesday, edging out River Valley by one.

Nerissa Long impressed from the circle, throwing all seven innings, striking out 13, allowing two hits and one unearned run.

The Lady Bruins were led at the plate by Rachel Last, Dayna Wicks, Mikayla Laymance and Long.

Baseball

Bear River 10, Foothill 0

The Bruins throttled Pioneer Valley League foe Foothill Wednesday, topping the Mustangs in mercy-rule fashion.

In the game, Bear River out hit Foothill, 12-1, and scored in four of the five innings played.

Michael Scudero picked up his second win of the season from the mound, throwing four innings, striking out five and allowing just one hit. Tony Bianchi pitched a clean fifth to close the game out.

Junior Brian Dietrich came up big for the injury depleted Bruins, knocking in three runs and scoring two. Jake Sypnicki added two hits and an RBI, Matt Lopez tallied a pair of hits, including a double, Bear Belding had two hits, including a double and two RBIs.

David Chorjel, Bianchi, Dayton Anderson all had RBIs in the win.

Bear River is now 3-2 overall and 2-0 in the PVL. The Bruins will host Placer at 4 p.m. today.

Frosh: Nevada Union 5,

River Valley 4

The Miners trailed, 4-2, in the bottom of the seventh, but rallied to snatch a win from River Valley.

NU’s Tanner Wirick led off the bottom of the seventh with a single. Andrew Link then singled, Jonathan Weaver reached after wearing a pitch, Gary Menary had an infield single before Sam Hopper smoked a walk-off bases loaded double to win it.

Wirick started the game and pitched four innings allowing two earned runs. Nick Whittlesey pitched the fifth and gave up a pair of earned runs.

Then Hopper came in and shut River Valley out in the sixth and seventh innings for the win.

Hopper went 3-for-4, including the game-winning double. Menary was 2-for-4 with a double. Jonathan Weaver made a web gem with a diving catch in center field late in the game which could have started a rally for River Valley.

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