Bruins’ baseball wins big
Bear River’s baseball team dominated at Marysville on Wednesday in the season opener, winning 19-0.
Tyler French pitched three of the five innings, allowing no hits and striking out eight batters. Vince Viola pitched the final two innings, giving up a hit and fanning two.
John Mobley batted 4 for 4 and scored three runs, and Matt Hilton went 2 for 5 with four RBI.
“We’ve never come out of the box that good,” Bruins coach Mike Viola said. “We came out today and everything we hit was a line drive.”
A.J. Nunez went 2 for 3 for Bear River (1-0), as did Ryan Giacomini. Robby Alcombrack batted 2 for 4, and Brian Sibis and Matt Freitas each went 2 for 3.
Nevada Union 11, Vintage 1
Nevada Union’s Nic Gauldin pitched all five innings in the Miners’ season-opening 11-1 win at Vintage.
Gauldin had eight strikeouts, allowed four hits, three walks and one earned run.
Kelsie Wirick was NU’s leading batter, going 3 for 4 with two RBI. Gauldin and Josh Noxon also each had a pair of RBI.
Kim D’Antonio had 17 saves in her first game as keeper to help Forest Lake Christian’s girls soccer team win 2-1 at Placer.
Shelby Lowe was unassisted in her first-half goal, and with fewer than three minutes left in the second half Alaura Woody scored to give the Falcons (5-1)the one-goal lead. Woody also scored with no assist.
Forest Lake’s defense played solidly, led by Sarah Hodges. Also contributing were Jordan England, Taryn McGirr and Aubrey Stelzner.
Placer 212, Nevada Union 230
Nevada Union’s boys golf team lost its season opener at Auburn Valley Golf Course.
John Hyland shot a team-best 43, seven over par.
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