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Unbeaten Bruin freshmen continue to dominate opponents

Bear River’s freshmen remained undefeated through six games with a 28-6

win over Placer in PVL action Thursday night.

The touchdown by Placer, which came in the final seconds of the game, was

the first allowed by the Bruins this season. Bear River has defeated its

six opponents by a combined 197-6.

“I don’t think we’ve ever had a team get off to a start like this,” said

Bruin coach Dick Werntz. “This is going to be a good group. There’s a lot

of good skill players, but there’s also a lot of great linemen. We’re deep

with linemen.”

Those linemen helped Brandon Fry score on touchdown runs of 44 and 21

yards. Fry was also the Bruins’ leading tackler on the night.

Cody Van Fossen scored on a 30-yard touchdown pass from Bruin quarterback

Brian Pedro. Cole White got the final score for Bear River on a 3-yard

plunge into the end zone. White was the team’s second-leading tackler for

the Bruins.

Despite the win, Werntz said his players weren’t very happy with the

game’s final score. The Bruins had not allowed a single score through 23

quarters of play this season, until Placer scored on its touchdown pass

late in the game.

“It was silent on our sideline,” Werntz said. “It was like they couldn’t

believe what happened. We had to remind them that they’d won the game.”

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