Falcons put their fourth straight win in books
The Forest Lake Christian softball team upped its unbeaten Central Valley Christian League streak to four games with a 9-1 win over host Valley Christian of Sacramento Tuesday.
FLC (7-2 overall) trailed by a run after the top half of the first, but exploded for nine unanswered runs in the next six and half innings to take the win.
Stephanie Tejada (2-0) struck out seven to snag the complete game win.
Meagan Paulk went 3-for-4 with a double and a team-high five RBIs.
Tracy Malone, Braeden Huusfeldt and Meagan Wiznieski each went 2-for-4.
FLC will host Victory Christian of Carmichael 4 p.m. Thursday.
Nevada Union rallies to down Bella Vista
Gary Daley struck out six and Evelio Fleitas went 3-for-3 with a double and the game winning RBI as the Nevada Union baseball team came from behind to beat host Bella Vista 7-4 in Fair Oaks Tuesday.
The Miners (8-6 overall, 4-3 Capital Athletic League) trailed 4-0 going into the sixth when Fleitas drove in Jason Snavely to put the visitors on the board.
NU, which totaled nine hits and committed four errors, added six more runs in the seventh inning to complete the comeback.
Daley gave up four hits in the complete game win.
“We were facing a pretty solid pitcher and he kept us off balance throughout most of the game. Then we finally got to him in the seventh,” NU head coach Ted White said.
Fleitas finished with a team-high three RBIs. Snavely went 2-for-4.
Will Lindsey and Chris Brown had a double each.
NU will host Casa Roble of Orangevale 4 p.m. Thursday.
Bruins see volleyball win slip away
The Bear River boys volleyball team had its fifth Sierra Foothill League victory in sight, but couldn’t close the deal in an 11-15, 15-7, 14-16, 15-4, 15-9 loss to visiting Woodcreek of Roseville Tuesday.
“The third game was real exciting the way we came back to win it 16-14. It seemed like we had the momentum, but they kind of dominated us in the fourth game,” Bruin (8-5 overall, 4-2 SFL) head coach Gary Wiberg said.
Tim Waechter tallied team highs in kills (16) and blocks (six). Jeff Duran finished with 15 kills. Jon Good chipped in 13 kills. Ryan Weidart had five blocks. Josh Bollen totaled a team-high 58 assists.
Bear River will play at Rocklin 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
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