Lady Falcons win by 59, move to 3-0 |

Lady Falcons win by 59, move to 3-0

Forest Lake Christian’s varsity girls found little resistance from visiting Wilton Christian Tuesday, as the Lady Falcons scored a 72-13 victory in Central Valley Christian League action.

FLC (11-3, 3-0 CVCL) led 22-2 after the first stop and 36-6 at the halftime break. The Lady Falcons also pitched a fourth-quarter shutout, keeping Wilton (8-5, 0-3) without a single point in the period.

Lindsay Hayward and Brittany Allen each scored 12 points for FLC, while Taylor Kilgore had 11 points and Caitlyn Kramer added 10 points and eight rebounds.

Lauren Jackson offered eight points and eight boards, while Allen also dished off a team-high six assists.

FLC travels to Faith Christian Friday.

Bruins win

on West campus

Gopal Cabrera scored a team-high 20 points – including three 3-pointers – and Steve Sacher pulled down a team-best 18 rebounds to lead the Bear River boys basketball team to a 58-54 win over host Hiram Johnson West Tuesday.

Bear River (8-7 overall, 2-1 Pioneer Valley League) led by three points after the first quarter, but outscored the hosts 15-8 in the second stanza to take a 10-point lead into the break.

Sacher also chipped in nine points.

Bear River’s Tim Waechter finished with 14 points and eight rebounds. Keith Marin totaled 11 points, including a 3-pointer.

Bear River will host Mesa Verde (Citrus Heights) 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Falcons fall

on home floor

Forest Lake Christian’s varsity boys basketball team ended up on the short side of a 50-49 count Tuesday, as the Falcons fell to visiting Wilton Christian.

The Falcons (5-9, 1-2 CVCL) led 14-10 after the first quarter but were outscored 20-12 in the second period, forcing FLC to play catchup throughout the second half.

“That was our letdown quarter, there,” said FLC head coach Steve Gonet. “This is a very, very disappointing loss, believe me, especially at home.”

Mark Boatman led FLC with 17 points, while Chris Keller added 11 and Taylor Lawrence scored 10.

FLC travels to Faith Christian Friday.

Miners slide

into first place

It didn’t take long for Nevada Union’s snowboarders re-establish themselves as a dominant force in California Nevada Interscholastic Ski Federation competition.

Two meets in and the Miners have two team victories, as well as four first-place individual performances. The latest win for NU came Monday, as the Miners’ boys and girls combined for a 355 score on the slalom course at Alpine Meadows, leaving Colfax in second place with 323 points and North Tahoe in third with 297.

Bear River finished fourth with 262 points, while Davis (237) and Placer (220) rounded out the six-team field.

Nolan Hale and Amelia Herrera each won their second-straight event, Hale taking first place in the boys’ division with a two-run time of 47.28 seconds. Herrera won the girls’ competition with a combined time of 57.39 seconds.

The Miners also swept second place in each division, as Joe Kremple (48.68) was the runner-up in the boys’ run and Tori Orlowski (58.72) was second in the girls competition.

Also placing in the top 10 for the Miners were Jimmy Rothschield (seventh) and Toby Woodley (eighth) in the boys’ contest. Sara Graham (seventh) and Drew Kremple (ninth) each were also top 10 performers for NU in the girls’ race.

Bear River’s Jon Hoag finished fourth in the boys race in 50.03 seconds, while the Bruins’ Jacob Ells took ninth place.

Kristen Lawton was the top finisher for the Bruins on the girls side, finishing in 12th place.

The boarders of Nevada Union and Bear River are back in action Monday, when they compete on the Giant Slalom course of Northstar at Tahoe. Race time is 10 a.m.

Nevada Union’s alpine ski team took third place Monday in the Giant Slalom competition at Northstar at Tahoe.

The Miners scored 255 team points, while Quincy came out on top with 302 points and Placer was second with 274.

Nevada Union’s Jeanenne Richert took fourth place as the Miners’ top finisher on the girls’ side. She completed two runs in a combined 2:35.07. Davis’ Alexa Calfee won the girls meet, crossing the finish line with a two-run time of 2:25.65.

Claire Miller and Sarah Callahan took 12th and 13th places, respectively, for the Miners.

In the boys’ meet, Bear River was led by Anthony Green’s fourth-place finish in 2:31.88. Timothy Green completed his two runs in 2:35.23 for eighth place. Bob Roberts finished fifth for the Miners, completing two runs in 2:32.26. Quincy’s Brian Sheehan won the boys’ competition in 2:27.18.

Matt Freitas and Ben Ellsworth finished 15th and 16th, respectively, for NU.

The Miner and Bruin skiers return to the slopes Jan. 27, as they again tackle the Giant Slalom of Northstar at Tahoe.

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