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Bruins split meet with Dixon

Bear River’s swim teams split a dual meet at Dixon with the Bruin boys winning 86-81 and the girls losing 91-79.

“This was a fun meet,” Bear River coach Taryn Loehr said. “Every race was real competitive.”

Both the boys and girls squads had three individual winners and two relay winners.



Shannon Dayton won the 50m freestyle in a time of .28.72, Ann Hegglie 100m butterfly, 1.10.97, and Stephanie Ursiny the 100m freestyle in 1.03.95.

Relay team winners for the girls were the 200m medley team of Jessica Agnew, Tosha Duncan, Ann Hegglie and Shannon Dayton with a time of 2.08.89. The 200m freestyle relay team of Jessica Agnew, Shannon Dayton, Ann Hegglie and Stephanie Ursiny won with a time of 1.53.59.




On the boys side, Chase Rogers won the 50m freestyle in 25.47, Ryan Maxwell took the 100m butterfly in 1.05.57, and Brian Wood won the 100m backstroke with a time of 1.10.15.

Winning relay teams were the 200m medley relay of Brian Wood, Scott Martin, Ryan Maxwell and Lance Welch in 1.57.51 and the 400m freestyle team of Brian Wood, Chase Rogers, Scott Martin and Bryan Agnew in 3.59.87.

Bear River (3-0 boys, 2-1 girls) will take to the pool again when Mira Loma comes to town on Thursday, April 5.

Boys Volleyball

Placer 3, Bear River 0

Placer took three games from Bear River on the Bruins home floor Thursday night, 25-18, 25-17, 25-15.

“That was a brutal, hard fought match,” said BRHS head coach Chet Linton. “The score sounds worse than it was. We played really well. Every point was hard fought.”

James Dumont had six kills and six digs, Garrett Cross six kills and five digs, Travis Lyon three kills and four digs, and Justin Thorne had five digs.

Bear River (1-3) v-ballers return to the court Tuesday, April 5 at Rocklin.

Placer JV 2, Bear River JV 0

The Bear River JV squad dropped two games to Placer’s JV 27-25, 25-17.

“We played strong. This team is really starting to mesh. I’m really proud of them,” said JV coach Seth Tharp.

Erik Bergen had 14 assists, two blocks, one kill and one ace for the Bruins. Blake Rafter chipped in with three kills, four blocks, and four digs. Dan Arrington contributed three blocks, two kills and served for eight points. Jake Van Fossen added eight assists, two aces, two digs, one block and one kill.

The Bruin JV is now 2-3 on the season and will play at Rocklin on April 5.

Girls Soccer

Sacramento Country Day 2, Forest Lake Christian 1

Forest Lake Christian fell 2-1 to Sacramento Country Day at home Thursday, despite out shooting their opponent 31 to 2.

“It was a tight game,” said FLC head coach Ken Raskin. “Our girls played really well.”

Forest Lake Christian’s lone goal came on a header by Brittany Gilfillian off a cross from Gillian Wytzke.

The Falcons appeared to have a goal early, but were called for being offsides.

Forest Lake Christian (2-2) will play on their home pitch against Wilton on Monday, April 4.

Boys Golf

Forest Lake Christian 236, Sacramento Lutheran 256

Playing on the par 36 back nine at Haggin Oaks, Forest Lake Christian out shot Sacramento Lutheran 236-256 Thursday.

Medallist was FLC’s Jeff Pulliam who fired a five over par 41. Ian Shore shot 43 and Peter Burton came in with 47. Jason Pulliam carded a 51 and Jonathon Phenix finished with 57.

The Falcons tee it up again on Tuesday, April 5 against Sacramento Waldorf on the Dark Horse Golf Course.


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