Prep roundup: Lady Miners wallop Woodcreek
The Nevada Union girls water polo opened the Sierra Foothill League season with a wave of goals coupled with strong defense.
The Lady Miners outscored Woodcreek 7-1 in the first half on their way to an 11-4 victory to open the SFL.
Senior leader and two-time all-SFL player Nicole Blaney along with junior Faith Robichaud each netted five goals, and senior Ellie DeMartini added the other.
Holding the Lady Timberwolves to just four goals was NU’s junior goalkeeper, Taylor Masch, leading a stingy Lady Miner defense.
Nevada Union is now 5-2 overall and 1-0 in the SFL with the non-league Dixon tournament on their schedule this weekend.
Bear River 260, Placer 268
The Lady Bruins are off to a hot start in the Pioneer Valley League with three straight wins over league foes. On Tuesday, it was Placer’s turn to fall to the Lady Bruins, losing by eight strokes at the par-34 Lake of the Pines Country Club.
Jessica Pisenti was the day’s medalist with a score of 39. Shelby Lampson tallied a 49, Cassie Smith finished with a 51, Malone Pearson shot a 60, Olivia Naves signed off on a 61 and Margie Oxley with a 68.
The Lady Bruins (3-0) take on Colfax Thursday at the Ridge.
JV: Nevada Union 5, Placer 1
The Miners took to the road Tuesday to face Placer in a non-league friendly between the foothill schools.
The game started a little slow with NU on the attack but unable to finish until Julian Telles broke the stalemate with his first goal of the year in the 26th minute. The second goal was a great finish off a cross to the back post by Dalmiro Carrillo in the 37th min. The second half, the Miners dominated with three more goals from Devon Fellman in 60th, Keegan Mckenzie in the 73rd, and Romeo Connors in the 78th.
Placer was able to squeeze one past the stingy NU defense in the 51st minute.
The game ended with the Miners earning their third win of the young season and keeping their perfect record.
The Miners will host Oak Ridge today with the varsity starting at 4 p.m. and JV to follow at 5:30 p.m.
Jr. High girls basketball
Magnolia 35, Weimar 11
The Magnolia eighth-grade Lady Rattlers finished off the first half of the NCAL season with a 35-11 win over the Weimar Warriors.
Katelyn Meylor led all scorers with 10 points and again played tough defense. Kayla Toft scored six and also was a defensive presence.
Bella Batula and Annie Kollehner knocked down four points apiece with some nice shooting, while rebounding was led by Karinne McDonald, Mallory Rath and Meylor. The Rattlers improved to 5-1.
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