Lady Bruins win in blowout |

Lady Bruins win in blowout

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Meaghan Noud scored a game-high 18 points and Kayla Smith chipped in 12 more as the host Bear River girls basketball team topped Hiram Johnson West (Sacramento) 66-21 Wednesday.

The Lady Bruins move to 13-3 overall and 3-0 in the Pioneer Valley League.

Bear River’s Maya Bryant finished with eight points.

Nicole Scott was right behind with seven points. Cassie Smith and Chelsea Haverty scored six points each.

Bear River play at Mesa Verde (Citrus Heights) 7:30 p.m. Friday.


Lady Miners fall on the road

The Nevada Union girls basketball team dropped to .500 in Metro Conference play thanks to a 59-45 road loss to C.K. McClatchy (Sacramento) Wednesday.

NU (8-9 overall, 1-1 Metro) led 15-13 after the first quarter, but were outscored 19-3 in the second stanza to trail by 14 points at the break.

“We just couldn’t score in the second. Our offense just wasn’t working,” said NU junior Molly Compton, who finished with six points and five boards.

NU’s Sara Eidman drained four 3-pointers to finish with a team-high 12 points.

Heather Gore had eight points and five rebounds. Tracy Malone hit from beyond the arc twice to finish with six points.

In the junior varsity game, NU got 13 points from Christina White and 11 more from Rebecca Harris in a 48-39 win.

Jacqui Knack and Marielle Walker combined for 15 points off the bench for the Lady Miners (6-3, 2-0).

NU hosts two-time defending Sac-Joaquin Section Division I champ John F. Kennedy (Sacramento) 7 p.m. Friday.

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