Lady Falcons volleyball squad rolls Foresthill
The Forest Lake Christian girls volleyball team improved to 8-1 in the Central Valley California League standings after drilling Foresthill for three straight sets.
The Lady Falcons dominated the entire game, winning 25-8, 25-10, 25-6.
Leading FLC was Emily Woodward with nine kills and three blocks. Aly English added seven kills and five aces, Morgan Koch had five kills and two blocks, and Emily Pearce tallied three kills, three aces and led the team in assists with 14.
Pearce had 20 service points in the three sets without committing a single service error.
The Lady Falcons have three games left in the regular season, including one against Woodland Christian (12-10, 7-1 CVCL) Thursday, which will likely decide the CVCL champion.
Girls water polo
Granite Bay 5,
Nevada Union 3
The Lady Miners’ playoff hopes took a hit Thursday as they fell to Granite Bay by two.
In the game, the Lady Miners were unable to penetrate the Granite Bay defense and could only muster three goals. Scoring for NU were Robyn Fernandez, Nicole Blaney and Kim Ellis.
Nevada Union now needs to win its final two games and get some help along the way. The Lady Miners face Rocklin and Del Oro next week and need Bear River to beat Granite Bay for them to have a shot, said NU head coach Craig Zetterberg.
Boys water polo
Granite Bay 22,
Nevada Union 6
The Miners ran into a buzzsaw Thursday against Granite Bay, losing by 16.
Ryan Willett scored twice for the Miners. NU also got scores from Zach Dugan, Gabe Saturnino, Kenny Gilfillan and Chase Milhous.
NU is still fighting for a playoff spot with two games left. The Miners will take on Rocklin Tuesday and Del Oro Thursday.
JV: Granite Bay 12,
Nevada Union 5
Despite a pair of goals from Franz Shimek, the Miners were unable to mount a strong enough offensive attack to sink the Grizzlies.
NU also got goals from Tanner Pawlowski, Reed Bertran and Nick Vandra in the loss.
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