PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union softball falls to Woodcreek, NU tennis tops Woodcreek |

PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union softball falls to Woodcreek, NU tennis tops Woodcreek

Nevada Union's Jack Wright hits a shot during a match with Woodcreek.
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The Lady Miners couldn’t keep up with the Timberwolves from Woodcreek Thursday, falling to their Sierra Foothill League foe 16-2.

Nevada Union fell behind 3-1 after the first inning and held Woodcreek without a run in the second, but the Timberwolves hung five on the board in the third and cruised from there.

Bright spots for the Lady Miners were Savannah Ozuna with a hit and an RBI and Emma Zoellin with a double. NU’s Lexi Blackston, Gracie Ramos and Bailey McNew all chipped in base hits.

Next up for the Lady Miners (3-8, 0-4 SFL) is an away bout with Folsom Tuesday.

JV: Woodcreek 21, Nevada Union 3

The Lady Miners JV squad had a tough time with Woodcreek, falling to the Timberwolves by 18 Thursday.

Leading NU was Aja Ellsworth with a pair of hits and a run scored, Vanessa Enriquez also had two hits and a run scored, Rylee Bautista added a base knock, Madi Pierce also singled, Leah Ellis went 1-for-3 and Jaycee Parman scored a run.

The Lady Miners (6-10, 0-4 SFL) are back at it Tuesday at Folsom.


Miners bring A-game, top Timberwolves

The Miners brought their A-game when Woodcreek came to the Nevada Union courts March 31.

Team co-captain Jack Wright led the team with a great performance at No. 1 singles, winning his match 6-2, 6-2. Cyrus Malin, who also holds the position of co-captain, never quite got his game going at No. 2 doubles and fell in straight sets. The No. 3 singles spot was played by Kelty Dallugge who played a solid match and won 6-1, 6-4. Kevin Cayabyab was on his game in a big way and won his No. 4 singles match 6-3, 6-3. The No. 5 spot was filled by Ryan Brott who played well but fell a little short, losing 6-3, 6-1. Simon Nielsen had a great day at No. 6 singles and won his contest 6-3, 6-4 with solid ground strokes.

Logan and Luke Ericson played No. 1 doubles together and took their match all the way to a third set but lost it 6-3. Simon Lace and Cameron Fraser also took their match to a third set but lost it 6-2 at No. 2 doubles. The No. 3 doubles team was Alex Olswang and Nolan Clark and they played like a team to win 6-4, 6-4 to seal the team win. Matt Hayward, Drew Laferriere, and Jasper Waters played in exhibition matches for the Miners.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at or by phone at 530-477-4232. Deadline for submission is 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday.

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