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Evenly matched

Neither team walked away with a win or a loss, but both the Bear River and Nevada Union varsity girls soccer teams left Sierra College Monday afternoon a bit more battle-tested.

Squaring off in clash between county clubs, the Bruins and Miners left the pitch deadlocked at 0-0.

As the teams fought back and forth to control things in the first half, neither squad found away to attack the opposite end of the field. Nevada Union held a 3-2 edge in shots on goal, according to NU coach Mike Voss, at the halftime break.

“In the second half, we got a lot more shots, but we couldn’t get anything in,” Voss said. “Their goalkeeper did a great job.”

Voss said NU finished the match with 14 shots on goal, to Bear River’s five. Laurelei Overbeek had three saves in goal for NU, while Voss also praised the play of Riley Grim and Emily Lohmeyer at outside halfback.

The tie moved Nevada Union’s record 2-1-3, while Bear River’s season record now stands at 1-0-2.

Nevada Union won the junior varsity match, 3-0, moving the Miners’ JV mark to 3-0 on the year.


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