Bruins hammer Matadors |

Bruins hammer Matadors

The Bear River varsity girls basketball squad had no trouble beating Pioneer Valley League opponent Mira Loma 68-32 when the Matadors visited the Bruins’ home court Thursday.

The play of the Bruins revolved around Bear River’s post game, as their three main post players combined for 39 points.

Lauren Juric led the trio with 16 points, Kayla Smith had 13, and Julie Fry had 10.

“We ran the ball really well, we did a really good job pushing the ball,” said Bear River coach Duwaine Ganskie.

The win marks the second league victory in a row for the Bruins as they move to 12-2 overall and 2-0 in PVL.

The Bruin junior varsity team won its game 70-13 and the freshman girls won 43-9.

Bear River is idle until Tuesday, when West Campus (6-6 overall, 0-1 PVL) comes to town.

Bear River wrestling dominates dual match

The Bear River varsity wrestling team had no problem in its dual match Thursday at Mira Loma.

With a six pin total on the night, the Bruins were able to roll to a 62-12 victory.

In the 103-pound weight class, Brad Sweet wasted no time pinning his opponent in 43 seconds. At 112, Nolan Gail got a pin at the 2:50 mark; at 119, Brady Lazalier pinned his opponent after 1:19; at 140 Jake Jacquier got his pin in 1:07; at 145 Garret Bentley scored a pin in 3:50; and in the 189-pound weight class Jordan Beaner pulled off his pin in 3:45.

“I was really impressed with the lightweights,” said BR coach Robert Nebeker. “They got us a lot of important pins.”

The junior varsity team also won 12-0.

The Bruins compete again Saturday in the El Camino Tournament.

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