Nevada Union’s Garrett Migliozzi took fifth place among 199 cross country competitors at the Clovis course Saturday and set the NU school record for the course.
Migliozzi finished in 15 minutes and 42 seconds to lead the Miners at the course where the state meet will take place in November.
David French finished second with a time of 16:30, good enough for 45th, and Kael Newton finished 119th in 17:28.
For the Lady Miners, Nora Pizzella led the way with a 33rd-place finish. Pizzella finished with a time of 19:32, Chloe Reindl was the second Lady Miner to finish, taking 46th with a time of 20:00, and Joy Castro-Wehr placed 88th in 20:48.
Short-handed Bear River turns in strong performance
Despite being down some runners, the Bear River cross country team turned in some strong individual performances as many personal records (PRs) were registered at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento.
Bear River raced “The Other Meet” with Olivia Kirks being the first Lady Bruin to cross the finish line in the frosh/soph race. She finished in ninth place with a time of 15:49 and a new PR.
For the boys, freshman Patrick Gillis continued to show why he is a rising star for Bear River as he finished the 2.2-mile course in 13:47.
For the varsity girls, junior Sierra Mitchell led the squad with a top-15 finish, crossing the line with a new PR of 21:02.
Next up for the Bruins is the second Pioneer Valley League meet Wednesday at Colfax.
Girls water Polo
Nevada Union 9, Bear River 7
In a matchup between Sierra Foothill League rivals Friday, the Lady Miners avenged an earlier loss to Bear River by topping the Lady Bruins by two.
Nicole Blaney led the Lady Miners with four goals, Hayley Chase added a pair of goals, Quinlan Grim netted two, and Robyn Fernandez scored one.
The win puts Nevada Union (10-8, 5-3 SFL) back in the driver’s seat for a playoff berth, said coach Craig Zetterberg.
Nevada Union takes to the pool again today against Roseville.