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Noxon’s TD helps Yuba qualify for bowl game

Here’s a look at how some athletes with local ties fared recently at the college level:

FOOTBALL

Josh Noxon (Nevada Union, ’06); Yuba Community College – Noxon had two catches for 44 yards and a touchdown Saturday in a 27-6 win against Contra Costa. Yuba (5-5) finished first in the Bay Valley Conference and qualified for a bowl game.



Noxon finished the season with 29 catches for 448 yards and five touchdowns, the second-best numbers on the team.

Keith Marin (Bear River, ’03); Menlo College (Atherton) – Two of Marin’s four catches were for touchdowns Saturday in a 44-14 win against Macalaster. The Oaks finished the season with a 4-6 record.




James Brindley (Nevada Union, ’06); Utah State – Brindley had a pair of solo tackles Saturday in a 42-0 loss at UNR.

Brennan McFadden (Nevada Union, ’05); Utah State – McFadden played at tight end in Reno, where the Aggies dropped to 1-9 on the season.

GOLF

Erik Flores (Nevada Union, ’05); University of California, Los Angeles – Flores shot a 71 in the final round to tie for 60th place at five-over-par 221 Tuesday at the CordeValle Classic in San Martin, where the Bruins tied for seventh.

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Lauren Zealear (Nevada Union, ’03); Santa Clara – Zealear played 90 minutes in Friday’s 1-0, season-ending loss to USC in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

MENS’ SOCCER

Chad Bartlomé (Nevada Union, ’01); California Cougars of the MISL – Bartlomé took one shot Saturday in a 14-11 win against the Milwaukee Wave as the Cougars (2-0) are off to the best start in franchise history. Bartlomé also played Nov. 5 in the Cougars’ 13-12, season-opening win against the Philadelphia KIXX.

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

Ali Daley (Nevada Union, ’05); UCLA – Daley totaled 12 kills, five digs and assisted two blocks in Friday’s 3-1 win at Cal. On Saturday, the Bruins lost 3-1 at Stanford.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Tyler Smith (Nevada Union, ’06); Sonoma State University – In his first college basketball game, Smith played three minutes Saturday and was 1-of-1 for two points with an assist as the Seawolves fell 87-73 in the season-opener at the University of San Francisco.

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Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties, please contact Jeff Miller via e-mail at jeffm@theunion.com or by phone at 477-4247.


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