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Bryant’s 18 leads Bear River girls

Maya Bryant scored a season-high 18 points and snagged a team best 10 rebounds to lead the Bear River girls basketball team to a 48-32 preseason win over host Center (Antelope) Tuesday.

Bear River trailed 22-12 after the first quarter, but held the Lady Cougars to single digits the rest of the way to take the win.

Meghan Noud also finished with 18 points. Nicole Scott chipped in four points.

Bear River will face off against Galena in the first round of the Reno Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Early lead dries up as Lodi catches NU

The Nevada Union boys basketball team led early but couldn’t hold on in a 73-58 loss to host Lodi on Tuesday.

The Miners, who were up by two points after the first quarter, gave up 24 points in both the second and fourth quarters to get the loss.

Jon Sheets led the way for NU with 15 points. Gary Daley was right behind with 13. Zane Edwards and Chad Smith each finished with four points.

Smith and Jared Van Matre, who totaled six points, snagged a team-high 10 rebounds each.

NU will open play at the 41st Annual Amador Valley Tournament in Pleasanton against Merced at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bear River boys fall to Granite Bay

Gopal Cabrera totaled a team-best 16 points – including three three-pointers, and Steve Sacher added 12 points in the Bear River boys basketball team’s 57-44 loss to host Granite Bay on Tuesday.

The Bruins led by six points at the break, but were outscored 32-13 in the second half.

“We played a great first half. Granite Bay is a really tough team,” said Bruin assistant coach Steve Box.

Tim Waechter finished with eight points for Bear River. Keith Marin chipped in six points.

Bear River will play in the Central Valley Tournament in Redding Dec. 12-14.

– Keith Jiron

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