Prep Roundup: NU tennis downs Woodcreek, falls to Rocklin, Granite Bay |

Prep Roundup: NU tennis downs Woodcreek, falls to Rocklin, Granite Bay

Nevada Union tennis downed Woodcreek last week but had a tough time in losses to Rocklin and Granite Bay.

The Lady Miners were led by Jaimie Miller, Erika Kidera, Logan Kidney, Elizabeth Peterson, Katie King, O’Hara Cooper with singles victories in Wednesday’s matches with Woodcreek. The doubles teams of Eva Melas and Matisse Geenty, and Larissa Gilbert and Sadie Valentine also downed the Timberwolves.

Miller and Kidera won singles matches Tuesday against their Rocklin opponents. Gilbert and Valentine came out ahead in their doubles match.

Cooper was the only one to win for NU in Thursday’s matches against Granite Bay.

Cross Country

Mitchell takes third at Clovis Invitational

Bear River’s Breanne Mitchell led all Bruins runners with a third place finish and a time of 19 minutes, 7 seconds at the Clovis Invitational Saturday.

She competed in a field of 165 runners.

Elizabeth Boyer finished at 23:44 in the same 5K race, an improvement of more than a minute since last year’s state meet on the course.

The lone varsity boy competitor for the Bruins was Jordan Halleib, who finished 58th.

In the freshman-sophomore girls division, freshman Sierra Mitchell completed the course in 23:32. Sophomore runner Savannah Wald raced to the finish line in 24:48.

Freshman-sophomore boys also had a good day, as Alex Coffman finished 57th with his second fastest time of the season, 18:54. Freshman Gerry Williams ran his best 5K of the year, taking 77th place, with a time of 19:24.


Rocklin 3, Nevada Union 0

The Miners loss to Rocklin Friday puts the team at 3-7 overall and 0-6 in the Sierra Foothill League.

Junior varsity Miners also were shut out 5-0.

Coaches may submit game reports by contacting The Union via e-mail at or by phone at 477-4240. Deadline is 10 p.m. daily.

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