BR baseball slips to Del Oro on road
The Bear River baseball team continued to struggle with consistency in its 6-5 road loss to Del Oro of Loomis Wednesday.
The Bruins, who led Placer of Auburn for five innings in Monday’s Sierra Foothill League opener before giving up six runs late to lose 6-4, outhit the hosts 7 to 6, but committed five errors.
Bear River (0-2 SFL) led 2-1 after three innings, but committed four errors and walked in two runs in a five run Golden Eagle fourth.
“Kody (Keroher) was battling on the mound and everything looked good until we got into the fourth inning. That’s kinda when our wheels kinda came off,” Bruin head coach Mike Viola said.
Bear River scored once in the sixth and twice more in the seventh to cut the lead to a run, but couldn’t complete the comeback.
“Once again we came back late in the game, but it wasn’t enough. The problem is we’re not getting consistent, quality at-bats. We’re not playing every inning” Viola said.
Bear River will host Oakmont of Roseville 3:30 p.m. Friday.
FLC clubs Sierra Christian
Casey Hobbs gave struck out eight and gave up two hits in as the host Forest Lake Christian baseball team beat Sierra Christian 17-1 in a mercy-rule shortened game Wednesday.
FLC, which will open Central Valley Christian League play 3:30 p.m. Friday at home against Wilton Christian, inproved to 5-2 overall.
Jimmy Wagner went 3-for-4 and had a pair of doubles and two RBI to lead the hosts at the plate.
Whittington and Jay Hobbs (1-for-1) totaled two RBI each. Jake Kobliska went 1-for-2 with a double and three RBI.
NU frosh notches a no-hitter
Kyle Brackett made some memories in the Nevada Union freshmen baseball team’s game against host Rio Americano of Sacramento Wednesday. Brackett pitched a no-hit shutout as the Miners won in a 14-0 mercy-rule shortened game.
NU falls to Davis
The Nevada Union girls soccer team dropped a 6-0 decision to host Davis Wednesday.
“Davis’ first two goals were off of our mistakes, but the third came from an incredible corner kick. It just curved in. They’re a good team,” NU head coach Mike Voss said of Davis.
NU’s Jamee Pau tallied 12 saves in goal.
The Lady Miners (2-3-1 overall, 0-2-1 Capital Athletic League) will play at Del Campo of Fair Oaks Friday.
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