The Lady Bruins got a career night from senior Maddi Dunn as they flowed right past Bear Creek in the Casa Roble Tournament semifinals, 52-38.
Dunn, known for her defensive prowess, exploded for 20 points, including two 3-pointers. Dunn did most of her damage in the first half. Bear River led 21-18 at the midway point with the lanky guard scoring 13 of the Lady Bruins’ 21 points. Dunn also had seven steals and five assists on the night.
Bear River pulled away in the third, outscoring Bear Creek 18-8 in the quarter, and then just matched buckets the rest of the way, said Bear River head coach Jeff Bickmore.
The Lady Bruins also got 15 points from senior Kaitlyn Reina to go with 10 rebounds, Teryn Rath also pulled down 10 boards, Lauren Runte dished out six assists, and Jennifer Alberts scored seven in the win.
The Lady Bruins (10-2) will face the winner of the semifinal (Folsom vs. Woodcreek) at 7:30 p.m. today.
JV: Forest Lake Christian 32, Delta 30
The Lady Falcons led most of the way and held off a Delta run at the end to win their first Central Valley California League game of the season.
Leading the Lady Falcons was freshman Caitlyn Camacho with a team-high 14 points, Emily Negus added seven, Alexis Hill chipped in four, and Megan Belz sank three. Leading the defensive charge was Maddie Switzer.
Forest Lake Christian is 2-4 overall and now 1-0 in CVCL.
Forest Lake Christian 87, Delta 32
The Falcons opened the CVCL season with a blowout victory over Delta Friday night in Clarksburg.
FLC’s Chase Augustino and Christian Dethlefs both scored 19 in the win and Jacob Yarborough and J.J. Griffiths each grifted five steals to lead the defense.
The Falcons (10-2) get right back at it, hosting Amador at 4:30 p.m. today.
JV: Chico 52, Nevada Union 47
For only the third time this season an opponent scored more than 50 points on the Miners, and NU simply couldn’t keep pace, losing to Chico in the Pleasant Valley Tournament semifinals.
The Miners led 15-10 after one quarter but a troublesome second quarter had them staring at a 10-point halftime deficit from which they never recovered.
Kross Corbett led NU with 13 points on 6-of-10 shooting. Bo Perkins added 10, Nick Ortiz chipped in nine and Chance Brown scored eight.
The Miners will battle for third place at 6:30 p.m. today.