Prep roundup: NU drops close battle with Woodcreek
The Nevada Union softball team battled Woodcreek closely Thursday, but in the end fell to the Lady Timberwolves, 5-3.
The Lady Miners got strong performances from the plate by Riley Newman with two hits including a home run and two RBIs, Lacey Peternell added a base hit and an RBI, and C.J. Ramos, Alex Scicluna and Lexi Blackston all added base knocks.
Starting the game for NU was Sarah Lundmark, going three innings and allowing five runs, two of which were earned, and striking out two. Peternell pitched the final three innings, striking out five, allowing three hits and no runs.
The Lady Miners (9-8-1, 1-3 Sierra Foothill League) have some time off with spring break next week, and return to the diamond April 7 against Folsom.
JV: Woodcreek 22, Nevada Union 3
The Lady Miners junior varsity squad was no match for Woodcreek Thursday, losing in lopsided fashion.
Bright spots for NU were Bailey McNew and Mackenzie Enos with two hits each.
The Lady Miners (9-7, 1-3 SFL) hit the diamond again April 7.
Bear River 225, Colfax 242
Led by Ian Armstrong’s 40 on the par-35 Lake of the Pines golf course, Bear River topped league rival Colfax by 17 strokes Thursday.
Following Armstrong for Bear River was Luke Baggett with a 43, Hunter Monts with a 45, Braden Bean with a 48 and James Lavelle with a 49.
The win improves Bear River to 3-2 in Pioneer Valley League play.
Bear River 8, Foothill 1
The Bruins continue to barrel through the Pioneer Valley League, improving to 4-0 in league play after crushing Foothill Thursday.
Bear River got solid play throughout the lineup, starting with the No. 1 boys singles player Joey Cressa, who won his match 6-1, 6-4. No. 1 girls singles player Lily Carrow took her match, 6-0, 6-2. No. 2 boys singles player Brian Hauke won, 6-3, 7-6.
In doubles action, Bear River’s No. 2 boys team of Dustin Stroeve and Jon Good won their match, 6-4, 6-3. No. 1 girls doubles team of Sofie Cutler and Vivian Eldridge cruised to victory, 6-2, 6-1. In mixed doubles Hayden Moore and Jade McCay also won, 6-2, 6-3.
The Bruins (7-1, 4-0 PVL) next take the court against Placer, who is also 4-0 in the PVL, April 7.
Forest Lake Christian 9,
Golden Sierra 0
The Falcons had no problem with Golden Sierra Thursday, earning the shutout win and improving to 4-0 in league play.
Leading the charge for FLC was its singles players with Jessica Burnett and Sydney Foliente winning their respective girls matches and Scott Gauthier and Mitchell Gruner taking their respective boys matches.
Coaches may submit game reports by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 530-477-4232. Deadline for submission is 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 p.m. Sunday.
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