Lingo, Freitas pace Miners at Invitational |

Lingo, Freitas pace Miners at Invitational

Shannon Lingo and Matt Freitas led the way for the Nevada Union cross-country team at the Mariner Invitational in Hayward Saturday. Lingo finished the 3.1 mile course in a time of 21 minutes, six seconds to take 12th in the girls race. College Park’s Lindsey Allen won with a time of 18:59

The Lady Miners scored 130 points to take fifth in the 13-team field. College Park won with 56 points.

Freitas turned in a time of 17:48 over the same course to finish 20th. Jesuit of Carmichael’s Steve Vargas won the boys race at 16:36.

NU’s boys varsity finished seventh in the team event with 167 points. Jesuit won the team title with a score of 53.

“I don’t think they’re as happy with their performances as I am. Everyone is running very well, and with four weeks until the section championships, I think they’ll be ready,” said NU head coach Dan King.

For NU’s girls, Caitlin Schultheiss took 13th with a 21:09. For the boys, NU’s Brian Dell finished 38th with a 18:23. NU’s Jon Schaake took 8th in the 2.1 mile boys frosh/soph race with 12:09.

The boys and girls frosh/ soph teams will run at the Placer Invitational at Sierra College in Rocklin Friday. The boys varsity will compete at the Metro Conference Championships at Sierra College in Rocklin Nov. 1.

Smith’s hat trick

Kyle Smith scored his fourth hat trick of the season to lead host Forest Lake Christian boys soccer team to a 9-2 win over Wilton Christian Friday. Smith, a senior, also had three assists as the Falcons moved to 9-5-2 overall and 6-2 in the Central Valley Christian League.

David Hicks put the hosts up two minutes into the match with an unassisted goal. Wilton Christian answered with a goal of its own minutes later, but was outscored the rest of the way.

Dane Johnson had two goals in the win. Kory Kraning, Kevin Lorrain and Fabien Janowski also scored for FLC. Joe Martin tallied six saves in goal for the hosts.

The Falcons will play at Bear River 7 p.m. Monday.

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