Bear River softball rebounds with rout
The Bear River High softball team rebounded from a loss to rival Colfax with a 16-2 romp over Center Friday at Lake of the Pines.
Stephanie Ceo sparked the offense with a perfect 4-for-4 performance. She had two RBIs, stole two bases and scored five runs. Alyssa Reina knocked in six runs on two hits, including a first-inning homer. Mackinze Hollister finished with five RBIs after belting two doubles and Ali Thill was 2-for-3 with a triple and three runs scored.
Maddie Phelps gave up two hits in four innings to get the win and Erin Nichol tossed the final two innings for Bear River (4-2 PVL, 13-2-1 overall).
Lincoln 10, Colfax 7 at Colfax — The Falcons rallied with five runs in the seventh inning, but came up just short agains the PVL-leading Zebras.
Jordan Gerlanch lead a 14-hit attack for Colfax, going 3-for-4. Ashley Scott, Steffany Dunn, Randi Anderson and Meghann McCollum added two hits apiece for the Falcons (3-2 PVL). Danielle Steinhoff and Caressa Sharpe added one hit each.
Anderson took the loss as the Falcons were hurt by three errors.
Colfax 10, Placer 5 at Colfax — The Falcons beat the Hillmen for a second time in three meetings as they improved to 4-4 in the Pioneer Valley League. Placer fell to 5-3.
Colfax jumped on top early and got plenty of offense to pull away. Sophomore Ryan Glazner continued his hot hitting, going 2-for-4 with a double and a triple for the Falcons. Jake Karbowski finished with two doubles and three RBIs while Scott Loomis knocked in two runs. Nolan Wright added two hits and an RBI.
For Placer, sophomore Eddie Vanderdoes was 2-for-4 with a double while Paul Bandanza was 1-for-3 with a two-run home run. Kevin Harcus finished 2-for-4 and Evan Staton added a double.
Lincoln leads the PVL at 8-1 on the season.
Both Placer and Colfax will play in the River City tournament, beginning Monday.
In junior varsity play, Colfax beat Placer 8-3. Will Allen had two hits for the Hillmen while Austin LeBleu and Danny Humphries added doubles.
Auburn Christian 11, Sacramento Lutheran 0 — The Saints rolled at James Field, improving to 3-0 in the Sacramento Metro Athletic League and 8-4 overall.