McClatchy tops Miners |

McClatchy tops Miners

One run proved to be enough as McClatchy took down Metro Conference baseball foe Nevada Union 1-0.

The run came during the third inning, as McClatchy had runners on second and third with one out. A groundout scored the winning run.

Nevada Union managed four hits off the bats of Dan Rackley, Kyle Parker, Brian Jordan and Josh Gauldin. Rackley suffered the loss on the mound after giving up one run, on one hit with 11 strikeouts.

The Miners, 1-1 in league play, hit the field again Monday against Scripps Ranch at the San Diego Easter Tournament.


The Bear River wrestling program officially ended its 2004-2005 season this week, handing out team awards at the annual end of the year banquet.

Freshman Addy Gemignani was named the team’s most outstanding wrestler after finishing the season 25-11, winning the 103-pound Pioneer Valley League Championship and qualifying for the Sac-Joaquin Section meet.

Sharing the team MVP award were sophomore captains Garrett and Heath Bentley. Joe Perna, a freshman, who went 9-9 this season was named the team’s most improved wrestler.

The Bruin Pride Award for the most inspirational wrestler went to junior Jordan Beaver who wrestled at the 215-pound weight class.

Two wrestlers received the coach’s award: Matt Belnap, who went 18-9 and medaled four times, and Brady Lazalier who led the team with 26 wins.

Heavyweight Chase Duncan earned the best freshman award.

The Bruins went 13-9 this season, 3-3 in the PVL, sent eight wrestlers to the sub-section small and two to the section meet. Perhaps more importantly though, Bear River filled an entire varsity wrestling lineup -something that hadn’t been accomplished for a number of years.

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