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Miners take friendly match

Freshman Sophia Ruocco-Brown scored her first high-school goal Tuesday, as Nevada Union won 5-1 in a nonleague girls soccer match at Monterey Trail.

Ruocco-Brown took the ball from midfield and beat two defenders for the unassisted goal with eight minutes left, giving NU a 4-1 lead.

In the first half, Miners sophomore Noelle Adams opened the scoring with an assist from senior Kai Ling Clark five minutes into the game.

Monterey Trail got on the board at the 29-minute mark to tie the game at 1, but Adams scored again – assisted by junior Iris Van Der Meer – just before halftime to return the lead to NU.

Iris Guyot-Nagel, a sophomore, scored unassisted midway through the second half, and she scored Nevada Union’s final goal of the game, assisted by Van Der Meer.

Miners junior goalkeeper Avery Vaughan totaled four saves, including one blocked penalty kick.

Also on defense, NU coach Mike Voss praised the play of freshman Anne Dunne.

Nevada Union (5-6-2 overall, 0-3-1 Sierra Foothill League) returns to SFL action at 3:30 p.m. April 11 when Roseville comes to town.


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