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November 16, 2012
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Sierra Foothill All-League girls water polo teams announced

The Sierra Foothill All-League girls water polo teams were announced Thursday with Bear River boasting eight members and Nevada Union adding five.

The Lady Bruins had four first-teamers, including seniors Nicole Groat, Andrea Brock, Beth Nelson and Shelby Angus. Groat was also named to the All-Sac-Joaquin Section first team, and Brock made the All-Section second team.

The Lady Miners’ Nicole Blaney and Sydnee Chambers earned All-SFL first team honors. Blaney, a junior, was named to the All-Section second team as well, and Chambers, a senior, got an honorable mention from the section.

Making the All-SFL second team from Bear River were senior goalie Patricia Southworth, Cindy Solomon, Taylor Sinclair and Rebecca Volek. All-SFL second team honors for Nevada Union went to seniors Robin Fernandez, Haley Chase and Kim Ellis.

Bear River won its first ever SFL title this season and advanced to the second round of the playoffs where it was ousted by Merced. Nevada Union fell just short of a playoff berth, finishing fourth in the SFL.

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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