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BR softball tops Placer

Cassie Smith drilled a three-RBI double late in the game to seal host Bear River’s 8-2 softball win over Placer of Auburn Thursday.

Bear River (15-4 overall, 2-6 Sierra Foothill League) was up 3-2 going into the seventh when Lindsey Berkowitz, who struck out three to get the win, sparked the rally with a leadoff single.



Christina Guerland (2-for-3, triple) and Michelle Mathis followed with singles of their own to load the bases for Smith.




Smith (2-for-4) then gave the hosts a four-run cushion with her bases-clearing double.

Mathis finished at 2-for-3 with two RBIs. Brooke Meyer had a triple with two RBIs. Sara Lauer also had a triple.

Bear River will host Del Oro of Loomis 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

BR soccer wins

The Bear River girls soccer team dropped a 3-0 homefield loss to Del Oro of Loomis Thursday.

“They had good spirit out there today. They probably played the best soccer they’ve played all season,” Lady Bruin head coach Rick Holland said.

Nicole Scott tallied six saves in goal for the hosts.

Bear River (2-11-1 overall, 2-9-1 Sierra Foothill League) will play at Oakmont of Roseville 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

BR golf wins

Bear River’s golf team improved its record to 9-3 by defeating Sierra Foothill League foe Woodcreek Thursday, 210-197.

Ryan Heuseveldt and Jeff Remillard shared Bruin honors Thursday with rounds of 38. Andy Polisso scored a 39, for Bear River, while Steve Chan, Tom Eisenhower and Ben Honey each carded 41.

Bear River will next play Monday in the SFL league tournament at Sierra View in Roseville.

FLC golf defeated

At Peach Tree, par-36, Faith Christian’s golf team defeated Forest Lake Christian Thursday, 220-198.

Falcon junior Jason Farnum led his team with a 39. David Hicks carded a 40, Brian Zaro a 46. Nick Brown and Mike Hitchcock rounded out the scoring with a 47 and 48, respectively.

FLC faces Woodland Christian next Tuesday.

NU baseball loses

The Nevada Union baseball team was in it early, but couldn’t hold on in a 7-3 homefield loss to El Camino of Sacramento Thursday.

NU (9-9 overall, 5-6 Capital Athletic League) trailed by a run after two complete, but were outscored 4-1 down the stretch.

Will Lindsey had a double.

Chris Brown and Evelio Fleitas had a single and RBI each.

Jason Gillard, Jason Snavely and Cody Godfrey also had a single each.

Jared Van Matre got the loss.

NU head coach Ted White wanted to thank the grounds crew, Steve Frazier and Dave Blankenship, for getting the field ready to play despite recent wet weather.

NU softball falls

The Nevada Union softball team fell 7-2 to Capital Athletic League leader El Camino of Sacramento at home Thursday.

The Lady Miners (8-15 overall, 2-5 CAL) trailed 7-0 after four and a half innings and couldn’t climb back into the game.

Amanda Poteet had a home run. Carly Dallago, who struck out three to get the loss, went 1-for-4. Kelly Hale went 1-for-3 with a stolen base.

FLC softball wins

Stephanie Tejeda struck out five and Katie Vierra scored the game winner as the Forest Lake Christian softball team beat host Woodland Christian 3-1 Thursday.

The game was scoreless until the top of the sixth, when FLC’s Tracy Malone scored on an error.

Vierra reached base in the seventh on an error, stole second, and then scored on another error to put the visitors up to stay.

Tejeda (5-2), who had a no-hitter going into the seventh, gave up three hits in the complete game win. Braeden Huusfeldt, Tiffany Knapp and Megan Paulk had a single each for the Lady Falcons.

BR baseball wins

The Bear River baseball team racked up 13 hits in its 8-2 make-up game win over visiting Del Oro of Loomis Thursday.

Bear River (10-7 overall, 5-6 Sierra Foothill League) took the lead in the first when Matt Logue (3-for-4, three runs scored, double) scored from third on a Joey Mar infield grounder.

Kody Keroher (1-for-3, two RBIs) scored Seth Miller in Bear River’s to put the hosts up 2-0.

FLC tennis loses

Malia Rose won her fourth singles match of the year, and Nick Skibinski chalked up his third singles win in the Forest Lake Christian coed tennis team’s 7-3 loss to host Lindhurst of Olivehurst Thursday.

Rose won beat Pla Her 6-1, 6-2 in their No.1 singles showdown. Skibinski needed a tiebreaker, but topped Chai Her 7-6(7-2), 6-4 at boys No.1 singles.

FLC’s other win came at No.1 girls doubles, where Halley Booker and Jessica Lee topped Sheila Hance and Tiffany King, 10-9 (7-5).

BR volleyball wins

Jon Good and Jeff Duran combined for 34 kills as the Bear River boys volleyball team defeated host Placer of Auburn 15-6, 15-9, 13-15, 15-13 Thursday.

Tim Waechter tallied 14 kills and a team-high 16 blocks.


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