PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River golf tops Placer, stays undefeated in PVL play |

PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River golf tops Placer, stays undefeated in PVL play

The Lady Bruins completed a sweep of the Pioneer Valley League duel-season Thursday, topping Placer, 220-253, to finish 8-0 against league foes in head-to-head matches.

Playing at home on the par-37 Lake of the Pines Golf Course, The Lady Bruins got another strong showing from freshmen Hannah Prosser who tallied a 37 to set the standard for Bear River. Shelby Lampson followed with a 43, Kalei Owen also shot a 43, Shay Poteet tallied a duel personal-best 46, and Serenity Edwards rounded out the team scoring with a 51.

The Lady Bruins will now get a week off before taking on the rest of the league at the final PVL tourney of the season Oct. 19.

Girls volleyball

Bear River 3, Foothill 0

With a straight set victory over Foothill Wednesday night, the Bear River girls volleyball team is now 30-3 this season and 4-0 in Pioneer Valley League play.

The Lady Bruins dispensed of the Lady Mustangs quickly, 25-10, 25-14, 25-14, at Jack R. McCrory Gymnasium.

In the victory, Bear River got a great team effort as seven different players scored at least two kills. The Lady Bruins were led by senior outside hitter Kaely Rath with 15 kills and junior Ashley Albee with 11 kills.

Bear River senior setter Savannah Wirth tallied 19 assists and fellow senior setter Melanie Jenkins added 14 assists.

The Lady Bruins will now get set for a home game against Placer Monday.

Nevada Union 3, Folsom 1

The Lady Miners earned their second league win of the season Thursday, topping Folsom in four sets, 25-20, 25-22, 17-25, 25-20.

Leading the Lady Miners was Hannah Voboril with eight kills, Regan Heppe with six kills and 12 digs, Nadia Torkman with four kills and six aces, and Celeste Picone with five kills and 10 kills. Taylor Riley did a good job of running the offense with 23 assists to go with her five digs.

Girls tennis

Lady Miners battle Rocklin

The Nevada Union girls tennis team went to work against the defending Sierra Foothill League champions Rocklin Thursday at NU. Lady Miner Emma Hales had a great performance at No. 1 singles and but lost, 6-3,6-3. At No. 2 singles Stacie Bernasconi lost 6-4, 6-1. Maca Cortina played No. 3 singles and lost her match in straight sets. Laurel Evans played her best tennis so far this season and took her opponent to a third set tiebreaker and lost a close one 6-4, 5-7, 6-7. The fifth spot was played with great focus by Jenna Melton and she won 7-5, 6-1. Abi McLeran played No. 5 singles and won her match with her usual consistent play by a score of 6-3, 6-2.

Jessie Cockcroft and Maddy Evans took the court in the No. 1 doubles spot and lost after taking the match to a third set. The No. 2 doubles team of Madelyn Roberts and Megan Kennedy played a good second set but fell short 6-2, 7-5. Lisa Woodward and Alexandra Whittle at No. 3 doubles had a slow start, got better as they went along but eventually lost 6-1, 6-4.

The Lady Miners will take the court again on Oct. 19 at Woodcreek High School.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at or by phone at 530-477-4232.

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