NU girl takes 2nd at state
Caitlin Chase was one of three girls on the Nevada Union snowboarding team to finish in the top 15 Wednesday in the CNISSF Championships at Mammoth Mountain.
Chase finished second, 3.33 seconds behind Shasta’s Linnsey Larson, whose two-run total was 44.16 seconds.
Drew Kremple finished fifth at 49.77, and Lisa Pichitino was 13th at 54.18.
Doug Potter was the top finisher for the Miners’s boys team. Potter took seventh and was 4.02 seconds behind Enterprise’s David Derousseau, the winner of the competition. Potter finished his two runs in a total of 46.19 seconds.
Forest Lake Christian 221, Wilton Christian 295
Forest Lake Christian’s golf team improved to 2-0 in the Central Valley Christian League by beating Wilton Christian on Thursday at Emerald Lakes Golf Course in Elk Grove.
Matt Koch finished 4 over par with a 37, Ryan Ring totaled 43, Maxx Mamula 44, Ryan Stockton 48, and Jeremy Brown 49.
The Falcons golf again Tuesday at Faith Christian.
Bear River 204, Lincoln 243
Nial Conn led the Bruins at Lake of the Pines on Tuesday with a three-over 37 as Bear River’s golf team won its first Pioneer Valley League match of the year.
Eric Brown and Tyler Chicourrat each finished with 40, Greg Remillard 43 and Nick Honey 44.
Taylor Daniel’s 46 didn’t score points for the Bruins.
Bear River’s next match is Tuesday at West Campus.
Granite Bay 9, Nevada Union 0
Nevada Union’s boys tennis team fell Tuesday at Granite Bay, the second-place team in the Metro League.
Bo Jacobson and Joseph Schumacher, NU’s No. 2 doubles team, came closest to winning. The duo lost in the super tiebreaker 10-7 after splitting the first two sets 6-1, 1-6.
Caleb Goodman, the No. 4 singles player, was involved in the longest match of the day despite losing 6-3, 6-0.
“The group played hard,” Miners coach Mike Blake said. “That’s all we can ask.”
Nevada Union hosts Yuba City, a team which earlier beat Granite Bay, at 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Forest Lake Christian
Torrey Haddad and Chelsea Hanson won 10-8 at the No. 1 girls doubles spot for Forest Lake Christian on Tuesday at Lindhurst in a nonleague match.
Ali Robinson and Mya Mikasa, the No. 2 doubles team, also won.
No singles players or boys doubles teams won for the Falcons.
Forest Lake Christian hosts Golden Sierra at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Nevada Union 4, Roseville 3
Nevada Union’s freshman baseball team edged Roseville on the road Wednesday.
Robbie Porter and Mark Anderson led the Miners on the mound, with Alex Hall-Alba and Grant McGinnis contributed solid defensive games.
The Freshmen play again Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. at Davis.
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