Area roundup: Placer JV boys fall; Forest Lake boys win

By: Journal sports staff
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Center JV 72, Placer 53 — Justin DiRuscio scored a team-high 15 points and Derek Haney added 14 for the Hillmen, who dropped their Pioneer Valley League opener at home Thursday night. Logan Markstein added nine pints for Placer (8-7, 0-1), which trailed 26-8 after the first quarter.

Forest Lake Christian 67, Cristo Rey 40 — Chase Augustino scored 14 points, Luke Jordan added 11 and Josh Dreschler and Tim Schneider both chipped in with eight for the Falcons (12-5, 2-1), who play at Foresthill Friday at 8 p.m.