Youth Sports Report: NU duo compete in all-star meet |

Youth Sports Report: NU duo compete in all-star meet

This past weekend Nevada Union High School wrestlers Jacob Purdy and Trevor Painter were part of the SAWA (Sacramento Area Wrestling Association) All-Star duel team.

They met up with 12 other all-star teams representing the state of California. The tournament, which was held in Brentwood, started on Saturday with Greco Roman wrestling style and on Sunday with Freestyle.

The SAWA team went in seeded third and ended up taking first place in both styles, which has not been done in several years.

Purdy went undefeated with a 8-0 record, keeping his freestyle wrestling record undefeated this year, while Trevor Painter posted a 3-1 tournament record.

Little League

Penn Valley Nationals take 2 of 3

Brandon Faust pitched a three-hitter to lead the Penn Valley Nationals to a 3-1 win over the Bear River Giants (13-2), as the Nationals scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning on triple by Travis Hansen and a base hit by John Swanson. The play of the game was a throw to the plate by center fielder Blake Stepanian, that caught the runner for the third out of the inning. threw ball to plate for the third out of inning.

Nevada City’s Yankees scored a 1-0 win over Penn Valley’s Nationals, despite a one-hitter thrown by Nationals pitcher Beau DesPois. The Yankees scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the fourth inning.

The Penn Valley Nationals also scored an 11-1 win over the Penn Valley Dodgers, with Hansen picking up the win on the mound with a one-hitter. DesPois, Hansen and Cayman Morgan was 2-for-2 at the plate, while Dom Stepanian hit a home run for the Nationals. Benito Lozada had a three-run double for the Nationals.


Miners baseball camp set for June

Nevada Union High School’s annual summer baseball camp is set for June 10-13.

Campers meet each day from 9 a.m. to noon at NUHS’ varsity diamond, learning techniques in pitching, hitting, fielding and base-running.

Cost is $100 per camper, including a camp T-shirt and prizes.

Registration forms are available at Big 5 Sporting Goods, A Perfect Game and 49er Fun Park, or by calling NU head coach Ted White at 274-1187.


Lady Miners host skill & drills program

Nevada Union’s girls basketball program will host a skills and drill clinic at 3:30 p.m. every Friday at NUHS’ Ali Gymnasium.

The program is open to children in grades 5-8. Register by contacting John McDaniel at 432-9082 or at the gym on Friday afternoons.

Call McDaniel for more information.


Kids Classic winners announced

The following times are the first, second and third place finishers for the Nevada County Kids’ Classic Fun Run, sponsored by SNMH Wellness Center.


5-6 girls

Stephanie Marquis 4:06:76

Lexie Madigan 4:21:75

Isabella O’Neill 4:25:42

5-6 boys

Parker Rice 3:27:02

Matthew Tintle 4:05:92

Riley Cotton 4:07:92

7-8 girls

Mikayla Franza 3:57:83

Caitlin Babcock 4:01:43

Delaney Moseman 4:09:88

7-8 boys

Joshua Fairchild 3:26:97

Seamus Woods 3:30:68

Sam Beilman 3:36:12

9-10 girls

Sally Shilling 3:15:15

Saren Villwock 3:16:57

Kate Berreman 3:25:41

9-10 boys

Max Arnds 3:02:38

Lucas Meadows 3:05:86

Casey Paul 3:18:88

11-12 grils

Halle Ralls 2:57:38

Rose Kazy 3:09:76

Dori Anderson 3;11:69

12-12 boys

Greg Paul 2:52:22

Andrew Smith 3:10:46

Andrew Nunnick 3:17:33

13-14 girls

Deanna Kazy 5:09:73


5-6 boys

Rhys Gallagher 10:49:76

Will Weiss-Pessler 10:50:85

7-8 girls

Marie Tellesen 10:16:16

Sophia Peasley 10:24:81

7-8 boys

Adam Dennis 7:39:27

Joshua Fairchild 8:11:58

Sam Beilman 8:18:18

9-10 girls

Seren Villwock 7:37:33

Riley Ballard 7:49:98

Kate Berreman 7:53:86

9-10 boys

Dakota Cornejo 7:21:31

Miles Yamauchi 7:45:66

Will Goss 8:01:89

11-12 girls

Halle Ralls 7:21:76

Dori Anderson 7:30:99

Laura Dennis 7:55:27

11-12 boys

Jason Murray 6:24:77

Cody Woods 6:44:66

Alex Orovitz 7:34:45

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