Prep roundup: Nevada Union softball falls to Del Oro
The Nevada Union girls softball couldn’t keep up with Sierra Foothill League combatant Del Oro Tuesday, falling to the visiting Golden Eagles, 14-3.
The contest was a close one until the fifth inning. That’s when Del Oro broke the game open, hanging seven runs in the frame. The Golden Eagles tacked on three more in the final inning to slam the door shut.
The Lady Miners managed just five hits in the game. Savannah Ozuna was a bright spot for NU with two hits, including a double and two RBIs. Ozuna is batting .351 this season. Alex Pussich also had two hits and a double for the Lady Miners. Pussich is batting .333 this year.
Nevada Union (9-7-1, 1-2 SFL) is back on the diamond Thursday for a road game at Woodcreek.
JV: Del Oro 13, Nevada Union 4
The Lady Miners racked up 12 hits, but had only four late inning runs to show for it as they fell to SFL foe Del Oro.
Nevada Union was led by Greta Bellows and Quianna Arnberg with three hits each. Kayla Lemos added two hits for NU.
The loss drops the Lady Miners to 9-6 overall and 1-2 in SFL play. Next up for NU is a Thursday game with Woodcreek.
JV: Woodcreek 5, Nevada Union 2
The Miners dropped a hard-fought game with Woodcreek Tuesday.
Nevada Union’s Wyatt Curtis started on the mound, throwing three innings and allowing three runs. Gary Menary relieved Curtis and threw two innings of shutout ball before Sam Hopper took over, allowing two runs in two innings.
From the plate, NU got a strong game from Milton Kaplan with two hits and two RBIs. Hopper, Ty Trathen and Tanner Wirick all added a hit each.
The Miners are back at it today for their second of three games with Woodcreek.
Forest Lake Christian 8, Highlands 1
The Falcons improved to 3-0 this season with another lopsided win, this time over Highlands.
Highlighting the day for FLC was Jessica Burnett in the No. 1 girls singles match. Burnett rallied from a 5-0 defecit in the first set to win, 7-5, and later close the match out with a 6-1 second set victory.
No. 1 boys singles player Scott Gauthier, No. 2 boys singles player Mitchell Gruner and No. 2 girls singles player Sydney Foliente all won their matches as well.
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It was a wild one at Hooper Stadium Friday night.