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February 8, 2013
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Prep roundup: Lady Bruins close regular season strong, earn share of PVL title


The Bear River girls basketball team closed the regular season Thursday night with a 24-point thrashing of Center.

The Lady Bruins got off to a fast start and never let the Lady Cougars back in it, winning 65-41.

Sarah Hagar and Kaitlyn Reina led the Lady Bruins with 12 points each, Savannah Welz and Teryn Rath each added 11 points and Jen Alberts chipped in eight in the win.

Rath led the team in rebounding with 14.

Bear River (23-3, 8-2 Pioneer Valley League) finishes the season in a three way tie with Colfax and Placer, and will share the PVL title.

The Lady Bruins will have the next 12 days off before the playoffs tip off Jan. 19.

JV: Bear River 44, Center 27

The Lady Bruins closed the season out with a perfect 10-0 record in the PVL Thursday, beating Center by 17.

Malone Pearson led the Lady Bruins (20-3, 10-0 PVL) with 16 points, Savannah Wirth added 10 points and Kaeley Rath finished with eight points and 10 rebounds.

JV: Nevada Union 42, Del Oro 40

The Lady Miners handed the Lady Golden Eagles their second loss of the season Thursday and their first in Sierra Foothill League play.

Nevada Union (14-9, 6-3 SFL) got big free throws down the stretch from Grace Paye and Callie Kraus as they held on to beat Del Oro at home.

Ella Walton led NU with 12 points, Kraus scored 11 points and had six rebounds, and Sarah Lundmark, who pulled down the final rebound, finished with eight points and 11 rebounds in the win.

Freshmen: Del Oro 59,

Nevada Union 28

The Lady Miners just couldn’t keep up with the Lady Golden Eagles Thursday night at Albert Ali Gymnasium, falling by 31 points.

Mellisa Wilcoxen led NU with seven points and six rebounds, Sofia VanValkenberg added six points and four rebounds and Rachaiel McKnight led the defense with five steals.

NU has its final game of the season Monday when it hosts Roseville.

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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