The Forest Lake Christian baseball team sent their seniors out right Monday with a convincing 11-5 victory over Sacramento Waldorf in their final home game of the season.
Senior Hunter Phillips threw a gem, going five innings, striking out five and allowing just one earned run.
Senior Wils Riley, playing in his final game on the Falcons’ home diamond, hit his first career home run while going 2-for-4.
Kyle Soria added a 3-for-3 performance with three RBIs, and Jared Hankins chipped in three hits and an RBI.
The Falcons (11-4, 7-2 Central Valley California League) have one final CVCL game before the postseason as they will travel to take on league-leader Woodland Christian.
JV: Del Oro 5, Nevada Union 1
In Saturday’s loss to the Golden Eagles, the Miners got a good pitching performance from Jordan Jiannino but had a more difficult time at the plate.
Nevada Union only threatened to score twice in the game. NU’s lone run was a solo home run by Brock Grininger.
The Miners will take on the Tigers of Roseville this week in a three-game series.
Bruins place 4th
at PVL tourney
The Bear River golf team closed the Pioneer Valley League season with a rough outing Monday at Timber Creek Golf Course, finishing in fifth place in the league’s final competition.
Placer placed first with a team total of 392, Colfax was second with a score of 423, Lincoln was third with a 439, Center closed with a 470, the Bruins finished with a 497, and Foothill was last with a 503.
For the Bruins, Jake DePass led the way, shooting a four-over-par 76. Connor McLendon was next with an 87, Ian Armstrong finished with a 102, Drew Cramer shot a 106, and Chris Raigoza rounded out the Bear River scoring with a 126.
DePass, by way of his stellar individual season will continue on to the divisional tourney Monday at Dark Horse Golf Club.
Placer and Lincoln are the two teams that will move on from the PVL.
Track and Field
Nevada Union sends 6
to Meet of Champions
The Miners traveled to Sacramento Saturday to compete in the Meet of Champions and had two athletes place in the top five.
Senior runner David French took second place in the 400-meter sprint with a personal record of 49.72 seconds.
Freshman distance runner, Nora Pizzella, impressed in the 3,200 with a fifth-place finish and a PR of 11 minutes, 39 seconds.
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