NU soccer blanks Lincoln
The Nevada Union varsity boys soccer team earned a shutout win Thursday, beating Lincoln at home 3-0.
Evan Helman scored the first goal unassisted by any of his teammates, but Lincoln’s goal keeper came as close as you could get to giving an assist as the ball bounced off of him on Helman’s first attempt, coming back to Helman, he nailed it in.
On a free kick, West Clay put NU up 2-0.
At the 72-minute mark, Clay assisted the third goal with a pass to Anderson Olive.
In goal for the Miners Robbie Slaughter had four saves. Also on defense, David Weberg put on a great game defensively, according to head coach Mike Voss, and Adam Green also played superbly, he said.
The Miners, 7-1-1 overall, open league Tuesday when they travel to McClatchy at 3:45 p.m.
Bruins top FLC
In just its fourth game of the season, the Bear River varsity boys soccer squad shut out south-county rival Forest Lake Christian 1-0 on FLC’s home field.
With the only goal of the game, Kevin Gardner scored off of an Anthony Logon assist.
Had it not been for the defense, the Bruins would have been hopeless.
“The defense played really well,” Bruin coach Dave Molina said. The defenders picked up their second shutout of their short season.
Now 2-2, Bear River plays again at home in the Alumni Game Saturday at 7 p.m.
Bear River golf loses opener
The Bear River varsity girls golf team lost 265-292 at home Thursday in its opener at Lake of the Pines against Mira Loma.
Mira Loma’s Maren Jaramillo was the medalist on the par-35 course, shooting 41.
For Bear River, Jessica Benzler shot a team-best 48, followed by Stephany Ursiny, who totaled 56.
Jaclyn Peterson was a close third with 59, while S. Billings and Katie Merrill shot 63 and 66 respectively.
The Bruins fall to 0-1.
Forest Lake volleyball falls to Colfax
Coming off of Tuesday’s loss to Bear River, the Forest Lake varsity girls volleyball team was in need of a victory.
When the Falcons hooked up with Bear River’s top rival, Colfax, they had no such satisfaction. FLC fell 3-1 in four games, 25-14, 25-16, 21-25, 25-9.
Forest Lake Christian’s sophomore center, Torrey Haddad, was the only bright spot with her 36 assists.
Now 1-2 overall, the Falcons play again Monday when Faith Christian comes to town.
Bear River freshmen destroy Center
The Bear River frosh football squad shut out Center High School at Bear River Thursday, in a 41-0 whomping.
The Bruins averaged scored two touchdowns in each of the first two quarters and one in each of the final two.
Now 1-0, they travel to Woodcreek next Thursday.
NU frosh crush Laguna Creek
The Nevada Union freshmen football team handed Laguna Creek a loss Thursday at Nevada Union, as the Miners won 41-20.
Tucker Colomb led the NU on the ground as he carred seven times for 60 yards and two touchdowns. On defense Colomb was the leading tackler with seven.
Early in the game Keley Wirick took a kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown to give his team confidence after Laguna Creek at tied it at seven.
Billy Leister ran the offense at quarterback, averaging more than 10 yards per pass and picking up a rushing touchdown on an option.
Gerard Feeney had the final touchdown on a 35-yard rushing touchdown.
The Miners, 1-0, face Vintage at home Friday at 3:30 p.m.
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The Nevada Union Junior Miners Football and Cheer teams traveled on Saturday to Casa Roble High School in Orangevale to play the Casa Roble Junior Rams in Sacramento Youth Football League action.