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PREP GOLF: Bear River takes 2nd at PVL tourney

The Union staff

Bear River's girls golf team earned second place at the Pioneer Valley League Tournament, and will be moving on to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championships.

The Lady Bruins, who won the PVL in 2015, was the runner up this season after finishing 26 strokes behind Placer, 414-440. Colfax placed third with a team score of 450, Lincoln was fourth at 477 and Center placed fifth at 600.

Competing at the par-73 Diamond Oaks Golf Course in Roseville, Placer's freshman phenom Birdie Brown was the day's medalist with a 72.

Leading Bear River was Hannah Prosser with a 79. Kalei Owen was next for the Lasy Bruins with an 87, Dominique Peter followed with an 89, Serenity Edwards tallied a 91 and Bella Betula rounded things out with a 95.

For Placer, the victory completes an undefeated run through the PVL season.

Bear River finished second with its only league losses coming against Placer. The Lady Bruins had three golfers, Prosser, Owen and Peter, earn a spot on the All-Pioneer Valley League Team.

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Bear River and Placer are both advancing to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championships which will be held Monday at Rancho Del Rey Golf Club in Atwater.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at wford@theunion.com or by phone at 530-477-4232.