Bruins soccer keeps Whitney under wraps |

Bruins soccer keeps Whitney under wraps

Bear River got all the offense it needed Tuesday night and then turned the match over to goalkeeper Ryan Bock, who led the Bruins to a 2-1 Pioneer Valley League win over Whitney.

Bock had seven saves in goal on the afternoon, including one stop that shocked Bear River coach Sukum Sai-Ngarm.

“He made a flying leap into the top-right corner of the goal,” Sai-Ngarm said. “He just flew through the air and touched it out.”

Bear River’s scoring opened with Eddie Millington finding the net on an assist from Rane Gridley in the 40th minute. Tyler Lamarche added the eventual game-winner at the 63rd minute off an assist from Danny Delaveaga.

Whitney scored its lone goal of the match at the 70th minute.

Bear River (7-5-5 overall, 4-3-4 PVL) closes its regular-season schedule in a 3:30 p.m. match Thursday at rival Colfax.

JV: Whitney 2, Bear River 0

Bear River’s junior varsity lost for just the third time this season Tuesday, suffering a 2-0 shutout to Whitney.

“We’ve had nine shutouts this year and I think we’ve only been shut out twice,” said Bear River coach Dave Molina.

The Bruins (9-3-4 overall, 5-3-3 PVL) travels to Colfax Thursday.


Rocklin 7, Nevada Union 2

Two Miners scored victories in singles action and two NU’s doubles team fell in split sets Tuesday, as Nevada Union fell to Sierra Foothill League foe Rocklin 7-2.

Jamie Miller won her No. 2 singles match 7-5, 6-3 and Calynn Stanford was a 7-6, 6-2 winner at No. 6 singles for the Miners.

“Calynn and Jamie played very, very well,” said NU coach Mike Blake.

Nevada Union is back on court today, hosting Oakmont, and closes out the regular season on Thursday in a home match with Roseville.


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