Bear River takes down Nevada County neighbor

By: Journal Sports Staff
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The Bear River High softball team notched an impressive non-league victory Thursday, dropping Nevada County rival Nevada Union 4-1 at Lake of the Pines. Sophomore Erin Nichol pitched six strong innings and knocked in one run to pace the Bruins (10-1). Senior Katie Mathis finished 2-for-3 at the plate with a triple and two RBIs while sophomore Stephanie Ceo was 2-for-3 with a triple. Christianne Thill added a double for Bear River. The Bruins will face Ceres to open the NorCal Classic tournament next Wednesday in Tracy.