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Local Roundup: Soccer season ends in tie

Nevada Union’s boys soccer team, ended its season with a tie against Roseville, 0-0.

NU coach Mike Voss said it was ” a fitting end to a somewhat frustrating season.”

The Miners finished 6-12-2 in a strong fashion, tying a team that had beaten them 3-0 earlier in the year.

Defenders Dan Rodriquez, Phillip Jackson, Andy Morgan, Garson Graham and Ceilidh Baxter helped goalie Nate Magill to his first complete game and varsity shutout. Magill had three saves and five takeaways.

Forwards Corey Mortara, Riley Schenck, galen Fraser and Mark Oparowski kept constant pressure against their opponent.

JV: Roseville 3, NU 1

Ian Owen scored NU’s lone goal against Roseville in a 3-1 loss to end the season.


JV: FLC takes third

Forest Lake Christian’s junior varsity volleyball team took third place in the ninth annual Cornerstone Tournament at William Jessup University. The Falcons won nine out of 12 total games played. They beat Cornerstone Christian 3-0, Woodland Christian 3-0 – and Sierra Christian’s varsity 2-1.

The Falcons didn’t have the same luck, against Stockton Christian Varsity, losing 1-2. Leslie Johnston’s serving and Christa Weisman’s defense were very helpful for the Falcons in obtaining the 3rd place trophy, said coach Jo Menary.


FROSH: Elk Grove 14,

NU 13

Nevada’s Union freshman Football team lost their third game of the year Thursday night 14-13 the Elk Grove Thundering Herd.

The Miners were sparked by Tyler Prince, who ran for a 30-yard touchdown to begin the game. Josh Cena led the Miners with 105 yards on nine carries. He broke loose for a 26-yard touchdown but the Miners fell short on the ensuing two point conversion attempt in the fourth quarter. The team ended up being behind Elk Grove 14-13.

Boodi Winegars had 10 tackles and a sack for NU and Tayler Barney had four sacks and seven tackles.


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