Prep roundup: Nevada Union girls top Rocklin on the road
The Nevada Union girls basketball team got off to a hot start Tuesday night, but had to weather a late rally from Rocklin to get the road victory, 59-51.
After opening up a 24-12 lead in the first quarter, the Lady Miners struggled to put the game away, and Rocklin pulled to within two points in the fourth quarter.
Nevada Union was led by Aycee Willis with 21 points, Sammy DeHart with 16, Sarah Lundmark with 10 and Casey Baldwin with nine, coming off three 3-pointers.
The win improves NU to 13-11 overall and 7-4 in the Sierra Foothill League.
Next up for the Lady Miners is a non-league bout with Sacramento Thursday.
JV: Nevada Union 49,
The Lady Miners got a big game from Shawna Latter Tuesday, helping them to knock off Rocklin in the second to last SFL contest of the season.
Latter led NU with 18 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks. Andrea Beltran added eight points and played solid defense. Miranda Townsend added a quality effort with seven points, eight rebounds and four steals.
The Lady Miners (16-8, 5-5 SFL) hit the court again Thursday for a non-league matchup with Sacramento High School.
Lincoln 49, Bear River 44
The Lady Bruins pulled even with the Fighting Zebras with just minutes left, but in the end fell to their Pioneer Valley League foe by five on Tuesday.
Senior Michelle Whiting led Bear River with 18 points, including four 3-pointers. Ashley Albee added 14 points and Taylor Autrey chipped in 10.
“It was our best game offensively of the year,” said Bear River head coach Jeff Bickmore. “Not our best defensively, but I’m really happy with the way we played on the offensive end.”
The Lady Bruins (6-13, 1-7 PVL) take the court again Thursday when they host Colfax.
JV: Bear River 45, Lincoln 25
The Lady Bruins got a big game from Kylee Dresbach-Hill which led to a big win over Lincoln Tuesday.
Dresbach-Hill went off for 29 points to lead Bear River. Alyssa Pulkinghorn added nine points, and Kayla Toft was a standout on the defensive end in the win.
The Lady Bruins are now 13-9 overall and 4-4 in PVL play.
Woodland Christian 61, Forest Lake Christian 34
The Lady Falcons could muster only 10 points in the first half Tuesday, eventually falling to Central Valley California League leader Woodland Christian by 27 points.
Forest Lake Christian got 13 points from senior captain Lauren Piner, Courtney John added nine and Sara Ritchart chipped in six.
The Lady Falcons take the court again Thursday against Sac Country Day.
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It was a wild one at Hooper Stadium Friday night.