PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River volleyball cruises past Forest Lake Christian |

PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River volleyball cruises past Forest Lake Christian

The Bear River girls volleyball team cruised past its neighbor Wednesday night, beating Forest Lake Christian, 25-9, 25-11, 25-13.

It was a non-league match as both teams gear up for league play which begins next week.

With Wednesday’s win. the Lady Bruins (20-3) have won six straight matches going back to early September. Bear River will now head to the Battle in the Buttes Tournament this weekend, and open Pioneer Valley league play Monday at Colfax.

Forest Lake Christian takes on Cornerstone Christian today, and opens Central Valley California League play Oct. 1 against Sacramento Waldorf.

Oak Ridge 3, Nevada Union 0

The Lady Miners couldn’t keep up with Oak Ridge Tuesday, falling to their Sierra Foothill League opponent in straight sets, 25-13, 25-17, 28-26.

Leading Nevada Union was Regan Heppe with seven kills and three aces. Rachel Sarner added five digs and four aces and Alex Cooke led the team with 10 assists.

Next up for the Lady Miners is a Tuesday bout with Rocklin.

Girls golf

Bear River 260, Colfax 304

Bear River’s golf team continued its strong play Tuesday, beating Colfax at the Ridge Golf Course and improving to 4-0 in Pioneer Valley League play.

Lady Bruin freshmen Hannah Prosser was the day’s medalist, carding a 47 on the par-36 course. Next for Bear River was Kalei Owen with a 49, Bella Betula followed with a 53, Shelby Lampson finished with a 54 and Shay Poteet rounded out the scoring with a 57.

Next up for Bear River is the first PVL tourney of the year at 9 a.m. Monday at the Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course in Sacramento.

Girls tennis

The Nevada Union girls tennis team hosted Woodcreek Tuesday.

Team captain Emma Hales had a tough match at No. 1 singles and lost in two sets. Fellow team captain Maca Cortina took her opponent all the way to the third set, but then fell short at No. 3 singles. At No. 2 singles Stacie Bernasconi also took her Woodcreek opponent to the third set, but lost in the end. NU’s Laurel Evans did very well at No. 4 singles making both sets close, but lost 7-5, 7-5. The No. 5 spot was played by Abi McLeran and she also went three sets, losing 7-5 in the third. Jessie Cockcroft played No. 6 singles for the first time (she usually plays No. 1 doubles), but didn’t play as well as she usually does and lost in two sets.

The Lady Miners doubles team of Madelyn Roberts and Megan Kennedy played a solid game at No. 2 doubles and won 6-3, 7-6.

At No. 1 doubles, NU’s Maddy Evans lost in two sets. At No. 3 doubles, Alexandra Whittle and Nicole Cockcroft came close in the second set but lost 6-1, 7-6.

Nevada Union will be back at it at 3:30 p.m. today at Folsom.

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

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