PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union softball splits doubleheader with Colfax |

PREP ROUNDUP: Nevada Union softball splits doubleheader with Colfax

The Lady Miners softball team, fresh off their first win of the season Wednesday, headed to Colfax Thursday and split a doubleheader with the Lady Falcons.

After falling in the first game, 4-0, Nevada Union responded with convincing 8-0 victory in game two.

NU’s Savannah Ozuna earned the win from the circle, pitching five innings, allowing three hits and no runs. Riley Newman pitched the final two innings and allowed just one hit to complete the shutout.

Ozuna and Newman also came through at the plate, as they each tallied two hits, two runs scored and an RBI.

Also making a difference at the plate for NU was Gracie Ramos with two hits and three stolen bases. Alex Pussich added a base hit as well.

The Lady Miners (2-5, 0-1 Sierra Foothill League) will take next week off for Spring Break, and hit the diamond again March 29 for a home game against Oroville.

JV: Nevada Union 23, Colfax 0

The junior varsity Lady Miners swept a pair of games with Colfax Thursday, topping the Lady Falcons 23-0 in game one and 22-7 in game two.

Nevada Union pitcher Emree Nau earned the win from the circle in game one, and Madie Pierce earned the victory in game two.

On the offensive end, head coach Rich Ramirez said it was a strong team effort by his squad.

The two wins come on the heels of a pair of losses to Las Plumas Wednesday, where NU was beat 19-6 in game one and 11-4 in game two.

Vanessa Enriquez, Rylee Bautista, Jaycee Parman, Greta Bellows and Nau all chipped in hits in the series against Las Plumas.

The JV Lady Miners (3-4, 0-1 SFL) will now to head to Redding today for a tournament at Enterprise High School.

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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