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Local Roundup: Bear River blasts Nevada City

The Bear River Little League major all-stars meant business Tuesday night, wiping the field with Nevada City 17-1 in a blowout.

“They came out in the first innning swinging and just kept going,” said Bear River manager Mike Sypnicki.

The 11- and 12-year old squad moves on to the Area 2 championship Thursday against the winner of the Nevada City and Penn Valley game tonight.

Travis Anderson hit a solo home run and had three RBIs in the win. Brandon Donley, who started at pitcher and threw six strikeouts, had two hitsw and three RBIs as well.

Zach Sweene had three hits and three RBIs for Bear River as well with Jake Sypnicki adding three hits and three runs scored. Steven Ertola contributed two hits to the win.

Majors All-Stars


Penn Valley 10, Grass Valley 6

Travis Hansen had a huge day at the plate for Penn Valley Sunday night, going 3-for-3 with a home run and 4 RBIs, as Penn Valley eliminated Grass Valley from the losers bracket.

Alex Voboril drew a pair of walks and scored a pair of runs, while Brandon Fouse had a single, double and a run scored. Fouse also racked up 11 strikeouts in 4 1/3 innings.

Johnny Swanton had two singles for Penn Valley, while Beau DePois had a double and a sacrifice fly. Trent Franks went 2-for-3 with two runs scored.

Majors All-Stars


Nevada City 8, Sierra Foothills 6

Patrick Herbert led Nevada City’s hit parade Saturday, providing the game-winning hit with a two-run triple in the sixth inning.

Herbert, who also saw one-third of an inning of work on the mound, went 3-for-3 on the day. Michael Sekerak, Julian Belluomini and Zach White each went 2-for-4 for Nevada City.

Garrett O’Callaghan threw four innings of work, while White threw 1 1/3 innings and Belluomini closed out the game with the final two outs on the mound.

Coaches may submit Little League items by contacting The Union Sports Editor Brian Hamilton via e-mail at bhamilton@theunion.com or by phone at 477-4240. Deadline for submissions is 10 p.m.

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