Prep roundup: Bear River softball rallies past Del Oro |

Prep roundup: Bear River softball rallies past Del Oro

The Bear River softball team showed some resilience Friday, rallying past Del Oro, 3-2, with three runs in the top of the seventh inning.

“Great game for us today,” said head coach Duane Zauner. “We showed a little character.”

Trailing 2-0 in the top of the seventh inning, Bear River’s Kaitlyn Maddux ripped a one-out double. Brieana Maddux then reached on a walk, and Taylor Bonnifield loaded the bases after being hit by a pitch. The Lady Bruins then sent up Indyia Vierra who brought everyone home with a three-RBI triple.

After falling behind 2-0 in the second inning, the Lady Bruins (7-2) shut down the Lady Golden Eagles’ offense the rest of the way.

Junior pitcher Nerissa Long pitched a complete game for Bear River, going seven innings, allowing two earned runs, three hits, two walks and striking out eight.

With the win, Bear River has now notched six straight victories. They will now gear up for another non-league match with Oakmont Monday.


Oak Ridge 198, Nevada Union 216

The Miners’ Sierra Foothill League troubles continued Thursday, losing to Oak Ridge by 18 strokes at Serrano Country Club.

Nevada Union was led by Logan Lowe, Derek Frank and Jackson Bryan all carding a 40 on the par-36 course. Chase Ruble followed with a 47 and Max Heinzelman tallied a 49.

The Miners are now 1-5 in the SFL. Next up for NU is the first SFL tourney of the season Monday.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at or by phone at 530-477-4232. deadline for submission is 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday.

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