Sheldon shuts out Miners |

Sheldon shuts out Miners

Nevada Union ended the non-league portion of its schedule on a sour note Thursday, losing to Sheldon 6-0. After holding Sheldon scoreless for five plus innings, NU let the game slip away in the sixth and seventh innings.

The trouble started in the sixth with an error followed by a run scoring double and a passed ball that allowed another run to score. Those two runs would be all the Huskies needed. Sheldon tacked on four more runs, two unearned, in the seventh.

Nevada Union managed only two hits. Seniors Peter Ruiz and Josh Gauldin both collected singles for the Miners.

Junior NU starter Nic Gauldin threw six innings, giving up two runs on five hits with four strikeouts and one walk.

“It’s awfully hard to win when you commit six errors and only get two hits,” NU head coach Ted White said.

The Miners (2-3) start Metro Conference play next Wednesday against Johnson at NU.


Nevada Union 1, Yuba City 0

Despite suffering through a power failure during the game in Yuba City, Nevada Union was able to hold on for a 1-0 victory against the Honkers.

Erica Goode scored the lone goal for the Miners at 33 minutes into the first half on an assist by Ceci Enright.

The Nevada Union defense was able to hold the Honkers to just four shots on goal in posting the shutout. Goalkeepers Christi Giuliani and Jocelyn Rapp made two saves a piece as they shared net time.

NU head coach Mike Voss praised his outside halfback Mallory Meier and outside defense Selah Ross.

“They each had probably the best game of the season for them,” Voss said. “We’re 2-2 in league now and we’ve probably played the four toughest teams. We’re still in contention for the playoffs.”

The JV team also had a good night, winning 3-0 in what Voss called it the team’s best effort of the year.

Grant comes to town to take on the Miners on Tuesday, March 15.


Yuba City 8, Nevada Union 1

The No. 1 doubles team of Rob Totoonchie and Joey Beedy scored the lone win of the meet for Nevada Union as the boys tennis team was defeated by Yuba City 8-1.

“They (Totoonchie and Beedy) played a good match,” NU coach Mike Blake said. “It was their first time playing together. We had some close matches. They’re (Yuba City) a really solid team. We Just need to keep working.”

NU’s Eli Waggoner, playing as the No. 3 singles, lost a close match, losing 2-6 in the tie-breaker after winning the first set 7-5 before dropping the second set 6-7.

Nevada Union (0-4) will play two non-conference matches against Rocklin and El Dorado on Monday and Tuesday before starting the second half of its conference schedule after spring break.

Bear River 9, Mesa Verde 0

The Bear River co-ed tennis team dropped only one set while dominating Pioneer Valley Conference foe Mesa Verde of Citrus Heights 9-0.

Petra Veghova, No. 1 girls singles, lost her first set 0-6 before pulling out the second set 6-4 and winning the tie-breaker 7-5.

Katherine Erickson won her singles match 6-4, 6-2. Boys singles players Wes Bollinger and Matt Travers only lost three games between them as Bollinger won 6-1, 6-1 and Travers won 6-0, 6-1.

In doubles action, Cameron Lewis and Andrew Tintle won 10-4 while Patrick Miller and Kris Morehouse won 10-5.

On the girls side, Hannah Ells and Amanda Remillard won 10-7. The duo of Ashley Lowe and Aleah Madsen won 10-6.

The mixed doubles team of Ricky Fowler and Jasmine Davis won their match 10-4.

The Bruin netters (2-1) hit the courts again at home against Oakmont on Tuesday.

Forest Lake Christian 7, Lindhurst 2

Continuing its undefeated season, Forest Lake Christian’s co-ed tennis team beat the Lindhurst Blazers in Olivehurst 7-2.

FLC head coach Steve Robinson called No.1 singles player Christie Humphrey a “patient warriorette” after her 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 win.

In the No. 2 girls singles game, Jeanee Gonet won her match easily, 6-1, 6-0.

Girls doubles teams of Jessica Wills with Chelsea Hawkinson and Meagan Wieczorek with Chelsea Hanson both won 10-6.

Also winning 10-6 were the boys doubles teams of Andrew Hawkinson paired with Scott Tracy and Dan Robinson with his partner, Mark Huntsinger.

The mixed doubles team Brenna Vossmeyer and Thomas Coiboin were 10-6 winners as well.

Forest lake Christian (6-0, 5-0) plays at Golden Sierra on Tuesday.


Bear River girls 119, Foothill girls 37

Bear River boys 109, Foothill boys 50

In what was both their first meet of the year and their first meet in the Pioneer Valley League, the Bear River Bruin hit the water smoothly, with the girls team beating Foothill 119-37 and the boys winning 109-50.

“I think we’re going to do well in this league,” BR coach Taryn Loehr said.

Bear River competed in the Sierra Foothill League in the past.

The girls squad had seven individuals and two relays teams finish in front, while the boys had four individuals and two relay teams touch the wall first.

Individual winners for the girls were Hayley Loehr in the 50m freestyle with a time of :28.09, 100m butterfly-Ann Hegglie, 1:09.94, 100m freestyle-Stephanie Ursiny, 1:04.66, 100m breaststroke-Tasha Duncan, 1:25.16, 200m individual medley-Ann Hegglie, 2:44.93, 500m freestyle-Adriane Brown, 7:06.25.

Girls relay team winners were the 200m freestyle relay team of Stephanie Ursiny, Jessica Agnew, Ann Hegglie, and Shannon Dayton in 1:56.03 and the 400 freestyle relay team of Stephanie Ursiny, Tasha Duncan, Nicole Epps, and Stephanie Sarradet with a time of 4:56.20.

Individual boys winners were Ron Angold in the 50m freestyle at :24.91, 100m butterfly-Ryan Maxwell, 1:07.04, 100m freestyle-Ron Angold, 1:01.06, and 100m breaststroke-Scott Martz, 1:18.81

Boys relay winners were the 200m freestyle relay team of Ryan Maxwell, Chase Rogers, Lance Welch and Ron Angold in 1:45. 06 and the 400m freestyle relay team of Cody Juric, Ryan Maxwell, Lance Welch, and Brian Wood with a time of 4:16.00.

The Bruins take to the pool again on Tuesday, March 15 hosting Center.

Boys Golf

Forest Lake Christian 220, Victory Christian 301

The Forest Lake Christian linksters evened their record at 1-1, defeating Victory Christian by 81 strokes on the par 36 back nine at Haggin Oaks.

Medallist in the meet was FLC’s Jeff Pulliam with a 38. Jeremy Brown and Ian Shore both fired 44s while Jason Pulliam carded a 45 and Peter Burton shot 49.

Forest Lake Christian returns to action against Sacramento Country Day on the Light House course on Tuesday, March 15.

Boys Volleyball

Granite Bay JV 2, Bear River JV 0

Granite Bay’s JV boys volleyball team took two games from the Bear River JV squad, winning 26-24, and 25-16.

BR coach Seth Tharp was upbeat after the loss, “We played really well. Everybody was passing really well. Granite Bay is a tough team to beat.”

The Bear River JV squad will take on Monterey Trail Tuesday, March 15 at Bear River.

Baseball-Wednesday night

Forest Lake Christian 12, North Hill 1

Forest Lake Christian’s Mike Weiss hit a two-run homer in the first inning to kick start the Falcons’ 12-1 drubbing of North Hill in a non-league matchup Wednesday night. Weiss , a senior, ended the night 2-for-3 at the plate with four RBI’s.Another Falcon senior, Kevin Farnum went 3-for-4 while tallying four stolen bases. Farmun also pitched two innings of relief giving up a two hits, a walk while striking out one.

Senior hurler Joe Martin got the win, going four innings to scatter five hits while sitting down five batters. Grant Marple came in to pitch the final inning for the Falcons, striking out two batters.

The Falcons (2-1) hit the diamond again today at 3:30 p.m. at Highlands High School (Sacramento) for another non-league game.

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