Prep Roundup: NU golf suffers first SFL setback
Nevada Union’s unbeaten streak in Sierra Foothill League golf came to an end Tuesday night at Sierra Pines in Roseville, as host Woodcreek edged the Lady Miners 218-224.
“They knew the course better than us and they played better than us, too,” said NU coach Hank Davidson, whose team dipped to 8-1 in the SFL. “We had a couple of bright spots, but not enough of them.”
Woodcreek’s Dana Basko shot a low-round 38 to earn medalist honors.
Nevada Union was led by Chelsey Love’s 41 and Megan Arnett’s 43. Emilie Arnoldi and Sydney Zink each shot a 45, while Madeline Wagnecht carded 50. Carly Keogh finished with a non-scoring 52.
The Miners are back in action Thursday, hosting Rocklin in an SFL duel at Alta Sierra Country Club.
Forest Lake Christian 3, Foresthill 1
Led by a late surge by Laura Ritchart, Forest Lake Christian downed host Foresthill 25-12, 22-25, 25-16 and 25-22.
With the score tied 21-21 in game four, Ritchart came up with two kills and a block to score three of the final four Falcon points for the win. Ritchart had six kills and 11 digs on the night.
Molly Huusfeldt had six kills, three aces and 10 assists, while Ali English totaled three kills, six assists an a block. Amanda Timmerman had 11 digs, 20 serve-receives, two kills and a block.
Forest Lake improved to 10-9 overall and 5-1 in the Central Valley Christian League.
FLC’s junior varsity improved to 6-0 in the CVCL with a 25-15, 25-17 win over Foresthill.
JV: Nevada Union 2, Woodcreek 1
Nevada Union junior varsity team won in a very close match Thursday.
After losing in the first game 25-23, the Miners came out strong in the second for a 5-0 lead, thanks to Jamie Gustafson serving, and eventually won 25-18.
NU had to battle back from a 14-12 deficit to win game three 16-14.
The junior varsity Miners, who host Rocklin at 5 p.m., moved to 13-3 overall and 2-1 in league.
Boys: Nevada Union 13, Whitney 2
The Miners had no trouble with former Sierra Foothill League foe Whitney Tuesday, taking a commanding 7-0 lead at half and holding an 11-1 edge after three periods of play.
Conner Holland and Phil Thompson each had a hat trick with three goals, while Kendall Pawlowski and Tom Kotowski each scored two goals.
Harley Koch had 11 saves in goal.
Nevada Union travels to Bear River for a 4:45 p.m. match on Thursday.
JV Boys: Nevada Union 9, Whitney 6
Kenny Gilfillan came up with four steals, four assists and a goal to lead NU’s junior varsity to a nonleague win over Whitney.
Parker Rhodes scored three goals, while Simon DeMartini added two goals, one assist and a steal. Jaz Spencer, Gabe Saturnino, Chase Milhous each had one goal.
Girls: Del Oro 10, Bear River 4
Brittany Tyra had 18 saves in goal, but the Bruins couldn’t keep pace on the offensive end in the loss to the Golden Eagles.
Kara Dodd had two goals for Bear River, while Maddie Phelps and Shelby Quist each one goal.
JV Girls: Bear River 15, Del Oro 2
Cindy Solomon and Andrea Bock each scored four goals, Beth Nelson had three goals and Courtney Jenkins added two goals, while Taylor Sinclair and Becca Volek each scored one goal.
Patti Southworth had six saves in goal.
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