Bruins win, NU gets split |

Bruins win, NU gets split

The Bear River baseball team took a long drive to San Diego to compete in the Lion’s Mike Morrow Invitational baseball tournament and parlayed it into a first-round drubbing of Calvin Christian Monday.

The trip down wasn’t the only long drive for the Bruins, who slapped four home runs over the outfield fence in the 15-1 win. The Bruins had 13 hits.

The game would have ended after five innings due to the 10-run mercy rule, but the 80-team tournament also has a two-hour playing rule that allows teams to play for a minimum of two hours. The game lasted six innings.

Bear River takes on Central Union today.

Miners open with baseball split

The Nevada Union baseball team opened the Sacramento area J.M.C. Homes baseball tournament with a win over Colfax Monday, but then lost to Christian Brothers.

The Miners beat Colfax 4-2 in the first game. Cody Godfrey pitched six innings and had seven strikeouts. Godfrey also had two RBI on the offensive side of the plate.

In the second game, Jason Gillard and Evelio Fleitas both had doubles, but the Miners came up short against an aggressive Christian Brothers squad. The Miners lost 9-1.

Fleitas’ double drove in the Miners’ sole run of the game.

Nevada Union plays Granite Bay today at 3:30 at Granite Bay. The 16-team tournament runs through Wednesday at various locations in the Sacramento area.

NU girls win once, lose twice

The Nevaday Union girls softball team opened the Hiram Johnson Easter Classic with a 4-0 win over San Juan, but fell to Rio Linda, 4-0, and Folsom, 5-0, Monday.

The Miners had six hits from six different players in the first game. Mia Machado had two hits in the second game. In the third game, Amanda Poteet had a triple, and Cassie Hughes had two hits

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