Bruins spring out of hibernation with golf win at LOP course
The Bear River boys golf team edged Placer Tuesday at Lake of the Pines. The Bruins rounded the par-35 course with a team score of 194 while Placer carded 198.
Bear River’s Ryan Heuseveldt was co-medalist along with Placer’s Dave Brown. Both golfers had 38.
The Bruins were the picture of consistency in the match, with four golfers carding identical scores. Steve Chan, Ben Honey, Travis Wright and Jeff Remillard shot 39. Tom Eisenhower was five strokes back with 44.
Miners kick to win
The Nevada Union girls soccer team rode two second-half goals to a 2-0 win over Bear River Tuesday.
Nicole Flores scored at the 11-minute, 30-second mark, with the assist going to Lauren McQuiston.
Katy Storch scored unassisted at the 17-minute mark.
Bear River outshot the Miners 4-2 in the first half, but NU turned the tables in the second, outshooting Bear River, 6-5.
NU boys notch victory
Jumping out to a quick start, the Nevada Union boys volleyball team downed Del Oro in three games Tuesday. Nevada Union won 15-2, 15-7, 15-7.
Miles Holland led the Miners with 22 kills. Russell Nuffer and Peter Sewell both had 10 kills.
Mike Feagans had a team-high 37 assists.
Justin Jensen and Sean Erion led the Miners’ service attack. The Miners earned 12 points off Jensen’s serve rotation and 10 points off Erion’s serve.
The Miners will play again Saturday at Davis.
Bruins down El Dorado
Bear River started the softball season with a 5-2 win over El Dorado. The Bruins took an early lead and never let go.
For the Bruins, Kristen Exline went 2-4 at the plate and had a double. Candace Wermes was 2-4 with a double, one RBI and two runs scored. Michelle Mathis posted a double.
Lindsey Berkowitz started on the mound for the Bruins, going five innings.
Ashley Pruss came in to relieve.
Forest Lake tennis falls in opener
Forest Lake Christian ushered in a new era with an inaugural tennis match. The Falcons lost to Amador 7-1.
Cathleen Donovan and Emily Hall provided Forest Lake Christian with their lone win at No 2 doubles.
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The Nevada Union Junior Miners Football and Cheer teams traveled on Saturday to Casa Roble High School in Orangevale to play the Casa Roble Junior Rams in Sacramento Youth Football League action.