PREP ROUNDUP: Bear River volleyball crushes Center in PVL home opener
The Bear River girls volleyball team extended its winning streak to 14-games Wednesday night after beating Pioneer Valley League foe Center in straight sets, 25-13, 25-20, 25-13, at Jack R. McCrory Gymnasium.
Senior outside hitter Kaely Rath led the Lady Bruins with 14 kills, Alex Staples added nine kills and Ashley Albee hammered home seven kills.
Senior setter Savannah Wirth had a strong game distributing the ball with 29 assists, and Melanie Jenkins added 10 assists, five aces and four digs in the win.
Bear River has now won 10 of its last 12 league games and five in a row dating back to last season.
The Lady Bruins (28-3, 2-0 PVL) get back at it Monday at home against Lincoln.
Rocklin 3, Nevada Union 1
The Lady Miners dropped their third straight Sierra Foothill League contest Tuesday, falling in four sets to Rocklin, 25-18, 25-12, 29-27, 25-8.
Leading Nevada Union was senior Rachel Sarner with 15 digs, 10 service points and two aces. Nadia Torkman chipped in with seven digs and two kills, Regan Heppe added five kills and three digs, and Taylor Riley had 11 assists and four digs.
Next up for the Lady Miners is a road bout with Del Oro today.
Center 3, Bear River 1
The Bruins lost their first PVL game of the season Wednesday, falling to Center on their own pitch.
After falling behind 2-0 in the second half, Bear River’s Nic Hubacz netted a goal on a penalty kick to pull his team to within one. Center would respond just minutes later to put the game out of reach.
The Bruins will now prepare for a road match against Lincoln Monday.
Girls water polo
Del Oro 14,
Nevada a Union 3
The Golden Eagles were too much for the Lady Miners Tuesday, beating NU by 11.
Scoring for the Lady Miners was Mairi Jo Jones with two goals, and Kei Castleberry with one goal.
The Lady Miners get back in the pool Tuesday at home against Oak Ridge.
Nevada Union’s junior varsity team almost pulled out the win over Del Oro, but fell just short 13-12.
Leading the Lady Miners JV was Alexa Crabb with seven goals.
Del Oro 11,
Nevada Union 6
The Miners couldn’t keep up with the Golden Eagles Tuesday, eventually falling to their SFL foe by five goals.
Leading the way for Nevada Union was Andrew Pardini and Ben Gemetti with two goals each.
The Miners junior varsity team battled their opponent from Del Oro closely, but were edged out in the end, 10-9.
Coaches may submit game reports by email at email@example.com or by phone at 530-477-4232.
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New season. New co-head coaches. Same expectations.