The Nevada Union track and field team had lots of athletes medal at the Del Oro Invitational Friday as girls varsity finished in ninth place overall out of 15 teams and the boys came in at 12th place out of a field of 19 teams. For junior varsity, the girls finished in second place just 15 points behind Del Oro, while the boys grabbed 12th place.
Miners junior Garrett Migliozzi won the gold medal for the boys varsity 1,500-meter race with a time of 4 minutes, 2.08 seconds, beating out McQueen by less than one second. Senior David French won the bronze medal in the boys varsity 800-meter race, posting a time of 1:57.95. For the girls, senior Alyssa Garrett won a bronze medal in the varsity 300-meter hurdles with a time of 48.5 seconds. Freshman Nora Pizzella won a gold medal in the junior varsity 1,500-meter race with a mark of 5:14.94. Freshman Joy Castro-Wehr finished in fifth place at 5:15.25. Mo Nieves won gold in the junior varsity boys 100-meter race with a new Del Oro Invitational record time of 11.23 seconds. Delaney Smith won a gold medal for girls junior varsity 300-meter hurdles coming in at 50.52 seconds, and Maguire Lessard also won gold in girls junior varsity long jump with a leap of 15 feet, 4.5 inches.
NU’s next meet is Wednesday at Roseville.
Nevada Union swims to second at tri-meet
The Nevada Union swim team finished in second at its tri-meet versus Woodcreek and Roseville High School Friday. The Miners swept Roseville but were swept by Whitney.
For the girls varsity girls Faith Robichaud made her sections cut in the 500 free with a time of 6 minutes, 6.62 seconds. Grace Baker made her section cut in the 100 breast with a mark of 1:17.80. Lisa Ellis took first place in the 100 free with a time of 55.53 seconds. Sydni Robinson made her section cut in the 100 free posting a time of 57.52. For the boys varsity Kendall Pawlowski won first I the 100 fly coming in at 55.64 seconds. Ashbaugh, Giuliani, Herbert and Pawlowski teamed up for a first place finish in the 200 free relay with a mark of 1:33.64. Giuliani, Porteous, Pawlowski and Herbert swam to a first place finish in the 400 free relay at 3:51.50. Other first place finishers for the Miners included: JV girls 200 free: Jennifer Larson (2:31.53), JV girls 200 IM: Sam Kruschke (2:45.47), JV girls 50 free: Charlotte Coffin (30.13), JV girls 500 free: Charlotte Coffin (6:20.53), JV girls 200 free relay (2:00.53) Coffin, Kruschke, Lauterbach, Wood, JV girls 100 backstroke: Adriana Marquez (1:14.66), JV girls 100 breaststroke: Jennifer Larson (1:21.92).
Granite Bay 6,
Nevada Union 4
The Nevada Union boys baseball team lost 6-4 in the final game of its series Saturday at Granite Bay. The Grizzlies took two out of three games from the Miners in the Sierra Foothill League battle.
Joey Souza started on the mound in game three for NU and pitched 4 2/3 innings allowing four runs and six hits. He was relieved by Nick Eccarius who threw the remainder of the game yielding two runs. Offensively the Miners’ bats were led by first baseman Cody Gardner who went 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI. Catcher Dylan Conger finished 2-for-4 batting with an RBI and Souza also contributed a pair of hits going 2-for-3 at the dish with an RBI.
NU (8-10, 1-5 SFL) begins a three-game series versus Del Oro on Tuesday.