Prep roundup: Lady Bruins bounce Bulldogs
The Bear River girls volleyball team handled their business on the road Thursday, beating Folsom in four sets, 25-12, 25-13, 22-25, 25-14.
The Lady Bruins got 16 kills each from Teryn Rath and Kirsten Pereira to lead the Bear River attack. Kaely Rath added seven kills and sophomore Savannah Wirth led the team with 37 assists.
Bear River gets a short break before hitting the court again Thursday to open Pioneer Valley League play against Center.
Forest Lake Christian 3, Cristo Rey 0
The Lady Falcons improved to 2-0 in the Central Valley California League with a dominant win over Cristo Rey, 25-9, 25-14, 25-10.
Leading the FLC charge was Emily Pearce with seven kills, eight digs, six assists and a block. Hailey Adams added six kills, and Aly English tallied 11 assists to go with three kills and three aces.
The Lady Falcons head to a tournament in Carmichael Saturday before resuming CVCL play Tuesday against Victory Christian.
Bear River 275, Lincoln 276
The Lady Bruins kept their Pioneer Valley League record unblemished Thursday, edging Lincoln on the links by just one stroke.
Playing on the par-36 Turkey Creek golf course, Bear River was led by Jessica Pisenti with a 46. Cassie Smith was next with a 53, Shelby Lampson shot a 54, Malone Pearson finished with a 60, Olivia Naves tallied a 62 and Margie Oxley carded a 69.
Bear River will continue its impressive run Monday at the first PVL tourney of the season.
Granite Bay 8, Nevada Union 1
The Lady Miners struggled against the Grizzlies Thursday, falling in eight of nine matches.
Winning the lone match for the Lady Miners was the No. 3 NU doubles team of Macy Wood and Stacie Bernasconi, with a 6-3, 6-3 victory in their match.
In the No. 1 doubles match, NU’s Claire Picone and Sierra Dalluge lost, 6-4, 6-2.
In the No. 2 doubles match, NU’s Hayley Barton and Becca Hofheinz also lost.
In the No. 1 matchup, NU’s Katie King fell to her Grizzly opponent, 6-1, 6-2. In the No. 2 match, Ashleigh Balistreri fell in straight sets. NU’s Avery Wick lost in the No. 4 match. Emaline Peeler fought hard, but she, too, lost her No. 5 match. And, Monet Russell fell to her Granite Bay opponent in the No. 6 match.
Jr. high girls basketball
Magnolia 32, Pleasant Valley 13
The eighth-grade Lady Rattlers defeated the Pleasant Valley Vikings 32-13.
Karinne McDonald led the Lady Rattler offense with seven points. Other Rattlers getting in on the scoring were Annie Kollehner with six points; Camlyn Carpio with five; and Celeste Card, Kaylee Bohrer and Kayla Toft tossed in four points apiece.
The Rattlers are 9-1 on the season.
Coaches may submit game reports by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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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