Area roundup: With Beskeen out, Bear River falls to Foothill

Forest Lake Christian gets big win
By: Journal sports staff
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Playing without leading scorer Justin Beskeen, the Bear River boys were only able to manage 31 points.

Nick Bachus had a team-high 15 points Tuesday in the Bruins’ 47-31 loss to visiting Foothill in a Pioneer Valley League game.

Bachus also had six rebounds and three blocks.

Tyler Hajewski added 10 points for Bear River (13-5), which visits Placer (14-5, 1-1) Thursday at 7 p.m.

Foothill improved to 8-10, 2-0.

Forest Lake Christian 67, Victory Christian 40 — Brandon Camacho had 16 points, six steals and eight assists and the Falcons improved to 14-5, 4-1 in Central Valley California League play with a road win Tuesday. Jesse Poppin added 13 points and eight rebounds and Luke Jordan chipped in with seven points and six assists for Forest Lake, which plays host Delta (4-0 CVCL) for first place Friday night at 7 p.m.