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May 9, 2014
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Prep roundup: Bear River soccer falls to East Union in D-IV playoffs

One of the best season’s in Bear River girls soccer history came to a close Thursday as the Lady Bruins fell to East Union, 5-0, in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section D-IV playoffs.

“They were a little too much for us,” Bear River head coach Joe Giovacchini said of East Union. “They are on a whole other level.”

With the loss, the Lady Bruins conclude a season in which they won nine games, placed third in the Pioneer Valley league and earned the No. 8 seed in the playoffs.

Track & Field

FLC takes 3rd at Sierra Delta Meet

The Falcons track and field team took third place in both the boys and girls competitions Wednesday at a Sierra Delta League meet held at Golden Sierra High School.

Leading the boys team was Garrett Jones, who placed first in the 110-meter hurdles (17.21 seconds), first in the 300 hurdles (44.4), second in the 100 sprint (11.97) and second in the 200 sprint (23.71). Jones’ time in the 200 set a school record.

Sean Kadera also set a school record for FLC with a triple jump of 37 feet, ½ inch. He placed second at the meet.

On the girls side, Renee Taylor impressed with a first place finish in the 800 (3:03.4) and also finished first in the 3200 (14:30).

The Falcons will now gear up for the SDL final meet Wednesday.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at 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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