The Bear River girls volleyball team improved to 2-0 in Pioneer Valley League play Tuesday after dismantling Lincoln in straight sets, 25-10, 25-7, 25-12.
Leading the Lady Bruins was Teryn Rath with nine kills. Teryn’s sister, Kaely Rath, added seven kills in the victory, and Shalyn Klauer pitched in four kills.
Bear River hosts its home league opener Thursday at 6 p.m. when it takes on Foothill.
Girls water polo
Del Oro 8, Nevada Union 4
The Lady Miner water polo team led at half 3-2, was tied 4-4 headed into the fourth quarter, and that’s where they ran out of gas, said head coach Craig Zetterberg.
Nevada Union gave up four unanswered goals in the final frame and fell to Del Oro Tuesday.
Scoring for the Lady Miners was Sydnee Chambers, Kim Ellis and Hayley Chase.
The loss drops NU to 3-3 in Sierra Foothill League play.
The Lady Miners take to the pool again Thursday against Woodcreek.
Rocklin dominates, NU falters at SFL tourney
At the first Sierra Foothill League tournament of the season the Lady Miners finished last, 10 strokes behind the nearest opponent.
Nevada Union finished with team score of 534. Rocklin won the tourney with a team score of 405, Granite Bay took second with a 441, Roseville was third with a 460, Del Oro was fourth at 515, Woodcreek took fifth with 524, and NU took sixth with a 534.
Leading the way for the Lady Miners was Megan Arnett with a 90, Sydni Smith shot a 100, Michaela Korn and Carly Keogh both shot 105, and Elaine Cope finished with a 134.
Lincoln 282, Bear River 288
The Lady Bruin’s dropped to 2-4 in PVL play Tuesday after falling by six strokes to the Lady Fighting Zebra’s.
Jessica Pisenti led Bear River with a 42, Cathy Smith shot a 54, Shelby Lampson finished with a 59, Delaney Kaper was next with a 62 and Olivia Naves rounded things out with a 65.
Nevada Union 4, Roseville 2
In a back-and-forth match the Miners topped the Tigers Tuesday by two goals.
NU’s Greg Paul opened the scoring by heading in Dom Cressa corner in the fifth minute.
Roseville equalized five minutes later then missed a penalty kick. NU responded when Brandon Schwendeman found David Bernadett with a perfect long pass, and Bernadett lifted the ball high over the on-rushing goalie and into the net.
Roseville answered again in the second half, but again failed to take the lead when a second penalty kick was blazed over the goal.
The wastefulness was punished when Cressa sent in a header from close range after Ben Siemers had a shot blocked.
Nikolai Breiter marked his return from an injury lay off with a solo effort, slipped in by Cressa, Breiter held off the attention of two defenders as he broke toward the goal and finished strong to secure the win.
JV: Nevada Union 3, Roseville 1
The Miners got down early but a hat trick from Jimmy See saw them to the victory.
NU takes the pitch again Thursday against Woodcreek.
Victory Christian 3,
Forest Lake Christian 0
The Falcons struggled to find their offense Tuesday as they were shutout by Victory Christian.
Despite strong defensive play from Daniel Cuneo, Sean Kadera, Colin moore and Hunter Semen the Falcons were also unable to slow the Victory Christian offense resulting in the three goal loss.
JV: Bear River 2, Foothill 2
After falling behind 2-0 in the first half, the Bruins had a strong second half to salvage the tie against Foothill.
Bear River’s Scott Jensen scored in the 55th minute and 90 seconds later the Bruins tied the score with a 40-yard free kick to the far post by Jason McShane.
Junior high girls basketball
Magnolia 35, Weimar 26
The Magnolia girls basketball team defeated the Weimar Warriors by nine points to improve to 8-2 on the season.
The Lady Rattler’s Ashley Albee led all scorers with 12 points, Summer Brown had eight, Kaylee Guerra tallied seven and Kaity Nat added four.