Local roundup: Bruins tee off in final PVL meet
Bear River’s Ashlee Andrews finished sixth overall Tuesday at the Sac-Joaquin Section Divisionals, held at Lockeford Springs Golf Course in Lodi.
Andrews shot a round of 93 on the par-72 course, which Bruins coach Gayne Nakano described as more difficult than what his team has faced this season.
“That was one of her better rounds,” Nakano said. “The course was tougher than the ones that we’ve been playing.”
Bear River finished fifth as a team in its final competition, as Stacey Tudor finished with 111, Stephanie Ursiny shot 116, and Kenzie Billings and Katey Corippo each shot 123.
Nevada Union 3, Oakmont 0
Kylie Miraldi, Christian Woodruff and Caroline Reeves combined for 33 kills as the Miners won at Oakmont, 25-19, 25-13, 25-11.
Miraldi finished with 14 kills in addition to two blocks and a dig. Woodruff added 10 kills, four aces, a block and seven digs, while Reeves totaled nine kills, two aces, a block and five digs.
Alexis Moser contributed 18 digs, while Kristin Dahle was worth four kills, three blocks and three digs, and setter Jen Sager delivered 36 assists, four digs, an ace and a kill.
The Miners (22-3 overall, 10-0 Sierra Foothill League) host Rocklin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
JV: Nevada Union 2, Oakmont 0
Hannah Baker led the Miners with nine kills as NU swept Oakmont, 25-17, 25-18.
Paige Carnahan came up with seven kills, Abbie Miraldi had three kills, and Makela McTigh served for nine points.
NU (16-7, 6-4 SFL) hosts Rocklin at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Frosh: Nevada Union 2, Oakmont 1
For the first time this season, the Miners lost the first game of a match.
But after a 22-25 hiccup, Nevada Union recovered to win the next two games 25-19, 15-5.
Anna Daggett hit seven kills, two blocks and a dig, Molly Casey served five aces and two digs, and Kendal Butterfield led in assists with 16, accompanying three kills, an ace and four digs.
The freshmen (16-2 overall, 9-1 SFL) are back in action at 4 p.m. Thursday, hosting Rocklin.
Rocklin 9, Nevada Union 0
In her first match playing singles, No. 6 Hayley Zucca fell 6-2, 6-2, but Nevada Union coach Mike Blake still praised her performance.
“She did a good job for the first match she ever played at singles,” Blake said.
Brittanie Miller lost at No. 1, 6-3, 6-3. No. 2 Kayla Allen was the only Miner to win a game, but following her game-two, 6-0 victory, an injury forced her to retire.
At No. 5 singles, Sofia Dotto lost 7-5, 7-5, and at No. 2 doubles Ayla Calhoun and Madison Messer fell 7-5, 6-3.
The Miners (4-6 Sierra Foothill League) end the season with two road matches. Today, NU plays at 3:45 p.m. at Oakmont, followed by Thursday’s match against Roseville.
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