NU girls place second in volleyball tourney |

NU girls place second in volleyball tourney

The Nevada Union girls volleyball team took second place in the 12-team Johnson West Tournament in Sacramento Saturday.

NU (24-3 overall, 8-0 Metro Conference) beat host Johnson West, South Lake Tahoe and Vacaville in pool play to advance to the championship round.

The Lady Miners, with rookie setter Meredith Ely at the helm, dispatched Rio Americano of Sacramento 15-11, 15-5, then Ponderosa of Shingle Springs 15-10, 15-11 in the semifinal to set up a rematch with Vacaville in the final.

NU started off strong, but fell 10-15, 15-10, 15-13.

The Lady Miners will host Kennedy of Sacramento 6 p.m. On Tuesday.

Forest Lake girls win

in volleyball

Brittney Gilfillan totaled a team-high eight aces and Brynne Edwards chipped in seven kills as the host Forest Lake Christian girls volleyball team defeated Sacramento Country Day Friday.

The Lady Falcons improved to 10-6 overall and 9-1 in the Central Valley Christian League.

Edwards, a senior co-captain, also had six aces and a pair of blocks.

Leyna Allred, FLC’s other co-captain, finished with six kills and a block. Hayley Gowin and Megan Paulk combined for 11 assists.

Paulk also had a kill.

FLC will host Woodland Christian 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Forest Lake soccer victory

Dane Johnson and Kyle Smith scored two goals each to lead the Forest Lake Christian boys soccer team to a 8-1 home field win over Sacramento Country Day Friday.

Falcon goalkeeper Joe Martin tallied 10 saves.Jordan Swanson, Stephen Jones, Fabian Janowski and David Hicks also scored for FLC.

The Falcons (10-5-3 overall, 8-1 Central Valley Christian League) will host Woodland Christian 3:30 p.m. On Tuesday.

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