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Miners manage tough course at Alta Sierra

Nevada Union’s golf team managed to weather a difficult Alta Sierra Country Club course Monday en route to a 44-stroke victory over visiting Woodland on the par-36, 200-244

The Miners were testing the fields after yesterday’s stormy weather in the area, NU coach Hank Davidson.

“Definitely makes the course harder,” Davidson said.

The Miners made short work of day, with two Miners dipping below 40 to become dual medalists.

Zack Leonard and Travis Calleson both shot a 38 on the day to lead the field. Spencer Bierdorff shot a 40 and Collin Rufferfor as well as Rich Benebento both hit 42 to round out the Miners’ scoring.

The Miners will play Woodcreek today at Morgan Ranch to open Sierra Foothill League play.

JV: Miners win on 50-stroke lead

Nevada Union’s junior varsity golf team traveled to Plumas Lake in Marysville Monday, beating both Yuba City and River Valley by a margin of 50 and 70 strokes.

The Miners finished with 226 on the day.

Adam Grizzell had the low score of 42 while Eric Babin and Cody Keogh shot 43 each.

The Miners play Del Campo at Alta Sierra Country Club on Wednesday.


Granite Bay 9, Nevada Union 0

The Miners couldn’t pull down any wins against Granite Bay Monday, losing all nine matches against one of the Sierra Foothill League’s powers.

Chris Grenier was the only Miners to steal a set from the Grizzlies, before losing the final two.

Woodcreek visits the Miners today in another match.


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