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Falcons net first league victory

Forest Lake Christian opened its Central Valley Christian League girls soccer season Tuesday with a 2-0 win at Woodland Christian.

The Falcons (1-0 in the conference, 5-5 overall) got a goal in the first half from Shelby Lowe and one in the second half from Jessica Raskin. Coach Ken Raskin said Forest Lake took 38 shots in the win while freshman goalkeeper Morghan Pomeroy tallied 11 saves for the shutout victory.

“Our defense really dominated and kept control of the game,” Ken Raskin said.

Forest Lake travels to Sacramento Waldorf on Thursday.


Bear River 6,

Lincoln 2

The Bruins hosted Pioneer Valley League foe Lincoln and got strong performances from seniors Brynn Beck and A.J. Nuñez.

Beck was 2-for-3 from the plate and had the first 3 RBIs for the Bruins. Nuñez was 2-for-4 with a triple.

Vince Viola started on the mound pitching 61Ú3 innings and striking out nine while giving up two runs on four hits. Beck pitched to the final two batters, striking them both out.

Lincoln took a 1-0 lead after hitting the first pitch out of the park, but Bear River (3-0 in the Pioneer Valley League, 7-1-2 overall) got a 2 RBI double from Beck in the first to take the lead it would never relinquish.

The Bruins host El Dorado on Thursday.

Rocklin 6,

Nevada Union 1

Rocklin scored four runs in the bottom of the fifth to put the game away and send Nevada Union to a 2-3 Sierra Foothill League record, 2-8 overall.

A groundout, a bases loaded walk and a wild pitch accounted for three of the fifth-inning runs.

Steele Jantz and Russell Brackett each had one hit, the only two hits for the Miners.

Nevada Union hosts Roseville at 4 p.m. today.


Nevada Union 3,

Whitney 1

Between injuries and illness, the Miners (4-3) were down to just seven players for Tuesday’s 25-17, 23-25, 25-4, 25-20 victory.

Austin Schumacher led the way with 18 kills and five aces while Cody Curtis added 11 and Nick Cancilla had 10. Tyler Salcedo added 24 assists and three aces.

Nevada Union is slated to take on Placer on Thursday.


JV: Host NU takes second in tourney at Alta Sierra

Rich Benevento led the Miners to a second-place finish during the team’s eight-team tournament at Alta Sierra Country Club. Woodcreek won shooting a 220 while NU fired a 221. Granite Bay, which beat NU earlier this year, was third with a 226.

Benevento shot a 39, which was second individually in the tournament. Sean Babin carded a 41 while Collin Rutherford scored a 43. Drew Maier finished with a 48.


JV: Nevada Union 9, Oakmont 5

Karly Harris struck out 11 and gave up six hits to help improve the Miners’ Sierra Foothill League record to 4-1.

Assistant coach Andy Harris said Claire Kennard and Audrianna Colcomb had timely hitting in the win.

Nevada Union beat Del Oro 4-3 last Thursday.

The Miners head to Rocklin on Thursday.


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