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Prep roundup: Nevada Union softball snaps SFL skid, tops Rocklin

The Nevada Union girls softball team snapped a Sierra Foothill League losing streak that dated back to 2012 Thursday, beating Rocklin on the road, 8-6.

Senior Sarah Lundmark pitched a compete game for the Lady Miners, throwing seven innings, allowing six runs, three of which were earned.

From the plate, NU was led by Alex Scicluna with a 3-for-3 day including two doubles and three RBIs. Alex Pussich added three hits and two RBIs, Lundmark helped her own cause with two hits and two RBIs and Savannah Ozuna ripped a double for NU.



The Lady Miners trailed 5-3 after three innings, but chipped away at the lead, scoring runs in the fourth and fifth innings to tie it before taking the lead with three runs in the sixth.

“It’s important that they try their best and never give up on their dreams. The only limitations you have are the ones you put on yourself.”NCGSA board member Jeremiah DeSart

The Lady Miners (9-6-1, 1-1 SFL) get back at it Tuesday against Del Oro.




Co-ed Tennis

Forest Lake Christian 9,

San Juan 0

The Falcons had no problem soaring past San Juan Thursday and improving their Sierra Delta League record to 2-0.

Highlighting the effort for Forest Lake Christian was No. 1 girls singles player Jessica Burnett with a three set victory, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. At No. 2 girls singles, Sydney Foliente breezed past her opponent, 6-0, 6-0. At No. 1 boys singles, Scott Gauthier had little issues with his opponent, winning 6-1, 6-0. No. 2 boys singles player Mitchell Gruner also cruised to victory, 6-0, 6-1.

The Falcons take the court again Tuesday against Highlands.

Boys tennis

The Nevada Union tennis team had a rough day against Del Oro Thursday.

NU’s Michael Quinn lost at the No. 1 singles spot 1-6, 1-6. At No. 2 singles Jack Wright fell in straight sets 2-6, 3-6. at No. 3 singles, Andrew Puleo dug deep and won his match by a score of 6-4, 6-4. Ben Beltran and Connor Pardini both lost in straight sets 2-6, 0-6 at No. 4 and No. 6 singles respectively. At No. 5 singles Romeo Connors had a close match but eventually fell 6-7, 3-6.

Cyrus Malin and Cody Capella lost 3-6, 3-6 in No. 1 doubles. The No. 2 doubles team of Simon Lace and Simon Nielsen had a tough day losing 0-6, 0-6. Ryan Brott and Ethan Good fell short by a score of 3-6, 1-6.

Golf

Placer 211, Bear River 229

The Bruins couldn’t pace Placer Thursday, falling to their Pioneer Valley League rival by 18 strokes at Lake of the Pines Country Club.

Bear River was led by Ian Armstrong with a 44 on the par-35 course. Braden Bean and Hunter Monts were next for the Bruins each scoring a 45, James Lavelle followed with a 47, Luke Baggett with a 48 and Chris Raigoza with a non-scoring 51.

The Bruins (2-2) hit the links again Monday at Diamond Oaks for the first PVL tourney of the season.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at sports@theunion.com 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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