NU, Bear River girls teams both get wins |

NU, Bear River girls teams both get wins

The Nevada Union girls basketball team got 18 points and nine rebounds from Heather Gore to remain undefeated in conference play with a 66-25 victory over Grant Friday night at Nevada Union.

“It was 25-6 after the first quarter,” Miners head coach Duwaine Ganskie said. “We hit four 3’s in the first quarter, so we shot pretty well. And we really didn’t let up after that.”

Tracy Malone added 14 points and Caroline Reeves scored 10. Like Gore, Ali Daley also pulled down nine rebounds.

“We’re playing better,” Ganskie said. “We went so long without a practice because of all the games and other things going on that it’s good to get in some good practices and good games. We’re starting to look like a basketball team.”

NU upped its record to 3-0 in the Metro Conference, 10-7 overall. Grant fell to 0-4, 3-12.

The Miners play two home games next week, facing off with McClatchy on Wednesday and Kennedy on Friday.

Bear River 54, West Campus 24

Lauren Juric led the Bear River girls basketball team with 20 points and seven rebounds during the team’s Pioneer Valley League victory at West Campus Friday night. Juric sat much of the final quarter after the game was decided.

“It was a good game,” Bear River head coach Jeff Bickmore said. “Everyone got to play. In a game like this, you need to do the things you want to do against better teams and not get into any bad habits. I thought we did that tonight.”

Kristin Landre scored 11 points for the Bruins, including three 3-pointers, while Carli Kephart added seven points, six assists and six rebounds.

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