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Youth football report

Bear River Jr. Bruins

Last week’s opponent:

American River Jr. Raiders

Mighty Mite

Bear River 26, American River 7

Game notes: The Jr. Bruins’ Brodie Beck scored three touchdowns and had 86 yards rushing, with Garrett Pierce chipping in another score. Kyle Krogman pounded out two extra points for the Jr. Bruins.

Jr. Pee Wee

Bear River 13, American River 0

Game notes: The Jr. Bruins’ offensive line, led by Charles Pennington, continued its improvement, plowing a path for Jimmy Bamburg’s two touchdowns and 100-plus rushing yards. Stone Sander, Cody Herd and Roger Lillie also had strong games, as did quarterbacks Evan Orrick and Dillion Smith. Herd had two interceptions for the Jr. Bruin defense, while Bamburg had some big hits and quarterback sacks.

Pee Wee

Bear River 0 0 6 6 – 12

American River 6 0 0 0 – 6

Game notes: American River held a 6-0 lead at halftime, before Corey Pierce tied things up with a 30-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Zach Welz put the game away with a 60-yard interception return for a touchdown with two minutes remaining in the game..

Jr. Midget

Bear River 6 0 16 0 – 22

American River 0 0 0 0 – 0

Game notes: Casey O’Donnell was 8 for 8 passing for 102 yards and two touchdowns. Both scores were caught by Chad Quirarte. Just for kicks, O’Donnell followed both TDs with successful PATs. The Bruins owned the ground game with 235 yards, with 105 of racked up by Cole White. The Bruin defense was led by John Jewitt’s eight solo tackles.


Bear River 23 6 8 6 – 43

American River 0 13 13 14 – 40

Game notes: Brandon Vallero dominated the ground game for Bear River with 160 rushing yards and four touchdowns. Brian Pedro intercepted a pass late in the game to seal the win for Bear River.

Nevada Union Jr. Miners

Last week’s opponent:

Oakmont Jr. Vikings

Mighty Mite

Oakmont 34, Nevada Union 6

Game notes: NU’s Mighty Mites found themselves inside the 10-yard line four times, with Johnny Callas punching it in for a touchdown. The offense gained more than 200 yards, but couldn’t find the end zone often enough against a strong Oakmont line. Callas ended the day with more than 100 yards rushing.

Jr. Pee Wee

Nevada Union 0 7 0 0 – 7

Oakmont 6 0 0 0 – 6

Game notes: Jeff Murray carried the ball seven times for 146 yards, his first tote being an 85-yard touchdown for NU’s lone score. Ian Davis ran in the extra point, while NU’s defense made several stops in the second half to hold for the win. Murray and Jacob Karpellas each intercepted passes in the fourth quarter to end Oakmont drives.

Pee Wee

Nevada Union 6 0 0 0 – 6

Oakmont 8 12 6 6 – 32

Game notes: Brock Krause was 3 for 5 passing for 74 yards, including two tosses to Bryce Davidson. Oakmont scored first, but NU answered with a two-yard score by Justin Fike, who finished 73 rushing yards.

Jr. Midget

Nevada Union 0 0 0 0 – 0

Oakmont 16 8 0 6 – 30

Game notes: Daniel Charvox was 6 for 9 passing for 98 yards, with five of those passes ending up in the hands of Peter McDonald. NU’s defense held Oakmont scoreless in the second half, but a late fourth-quarter interception return for a touchdown rounded out the final score.


Nevada Union 0 6 8 12 0 – 26

Oakmont 14 0 0 12 6 – 32

Game notes: Jared Raleh started off the scoring with a 63-yard touchdown. The game went back and forth with Jordan Stillwaugh and Max Collins also scoring on long runs for NU. Jacob Gonzales scored on a 70-yard punt return. The game went into overtime with Oakmont scoring on its possession for the win, when the Jr. Miners could not answer.

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