Bruins win 8th straight
The Bear River boys golf team upped its win streak to eight with its 196-205 win over host Roseville at the Sierra View C.C. Thursday.
Roseville’s Chris Galvin took medalist honors with a one-under-par 35.
Steve Chan led the way for Bear River with a 36. Ryan Heuseveldt (38), Tom Eisenhower and Ben Honey (40) also scored for the Bruins.
Bear River (11-3 Sierra Foothill League) will play in the SFL Tournament No. 2 Monday. Site and tee time TBA.
BR girls get tie
The Bear River girls soccer team had its third Sierra Foothill League win in sight, but couldn’t hold on as visiting Granite Bay escaped with a 1-1 tie Thursday.
Bear River (3-11-2 overall, 2-10-2 SFL) took a 1-0 lead early in the second half when Amanda Kendricks scored off a Stephanie Pfarr pass.
Granite Bay got the equalizer in the 82nd minute off an own goal.
Nicole Scott tallied 12 saves in goal for Bear River.
The Lady Bruins will play at Woodcreek of Roseville 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bruins net tennis shutout
The Bear River boys tennis team shut out visiting Roseville 9-0 in the regular season finale Thursday.
The Bruins tallied an 8-6 record Sierra Foothill League to take fourth.
In singles, Bear River No. 1 Dan Moglen defeated Royce Robles 3-6, 7-6, 7-6; No. 2 Chris Stafford moved his record to 9-5 with a 6-3, 6-4 win over David Hoag; No. 3 Marc Moglen won his fourth straight with a 7-5, 6-7 decision over Armond Moosakhanian; No. 4 Matt Travers beat Robert Williams 4-6, 6-0, 6-4; No. 5 Wes Bollinger defeated Mike Trezza 6-4, 3-6, 6-1; No. 6 Mike Lake grabbed his third straight victory with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Stephen Moss.
In doubles, Bear River’s No. 1 team of Jacob Ells and Anthony Green defeated Mark Hongo and Donny Nush, 6-3, 6-2; No. 2 Andrew Tintle and Andrew Paolini beat Joel Fredrickson and Danny Cole, 6-3, 6-4; No. 3 Tim Green and Anson Papa defeated Lane Moro and Sean Hogan, 6-1, 6-0.
Bear River will compete in the SFL Tournament Tuesday and Friday.
FLC tennis team falls to Colfax
Scott Tracy and Emily Hall pulled off their first mixed doubles win of the season in the Forest Lake Christian coed tennis team’s 8-1 loss to host Colfax Thursday.
The freshman duo needed a tiebreaker, but beat Colfax’s Alex Roehrkasse and Jenny Linn 10-9 (7-5) in the pro points system.
“They came into this year with no tennis experience. (This was the) best tennis they played all year,” FLC head coach Steve Robinson said.
FLC (0-12 overall, 1-10 Golden Empire League) will host Golden Sierra of Garden Valley at the Lake of the Pines 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Bruins take it to wire
The Bear River softball team took visiting Oakmont of Roseville to the wire, but lost 1-0 on some late-game heroics Thursday.
The game was scoreless in the top of the seventh, and the Lady Bruins were an out away from ending the inning when the visitors took the lead on a double.
Bear River’s Candice Wermes went 2-for-3 with a triple . Kelly Cleveland had a double.
The Lady Bruins (16-12 overall, 3-7 Sierra Foothill League) will host Granite Bay 4 p.m. Tuesday.
FLC golfers felled
The Forest Lake Christian fell for only the second time this season with a 209-211 loss to visiting Faith Christian of Yuba City at the Lake of the Pines Thursday.
Faith’s Brad Holbert carded a one-over-par 36 to take the individual win.
David Hicks paced the hosts with a 39.
Bryan Zard (41), Jeff Pulliam (42), Jason Farnum (43) and Mike Hitchcock (44) also scored for the Falcons.
FLC (10-2 overall, 8-2 Central Valley Christian League) will host Capital Christian of Sacramento 3:30 p.m. Friday.
Davis drops NU
The Nevada Union baseball dropped to .500 in the Capital Athletic League with an 11-6 loss at Davis Thursday.
NU (11-10 overall, 7-7 CAL), which tallied six hits to Davis’ 11, fell in the hole for five runs in the first inning and never climbed out.
Will Lindsey went 2-for-4 with three RBIs. Evelio Fleitas also went 2-for-4. Jared Van Matre went 2-for-2 with a double.
NU will meet up with Davis again at home noon Saturday.
Miners sink Bella Vista on links
The Nevada Union boys golf team pulled to even in the Capital Athletic League with a 195-202 win over visiting Bella Vista of Fair Oaks at Alta Sierra C.C. Thursday.
NU’s Pat Jorgensen carded a one-under-par 35 to take medalist honors.
Mike Pietrek was runner up with a 38. Spencer Westcott took third with a 39. Cole Voors finished tied for fourth with a 40.
NU (5-5 CAL) will play in the CAL Tournament No. 2 at the Brookside C.C. In Stockton Monday.
Casa shuts out NU
The Nevada Union softball team lost 10-0 to host Casa Roble of Orangevale in five innings Thursday.
Cassy Hughes had a double..
Carly Dallago and Renee Mendonoca had a single each. Mendonca also stole a base.
NU (8-17 overall, 2-8 Capital Athletic League) will host Rio Americano of Sacramento 4:15 p.m. Tuesday.
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