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Bruins gets Easter tourney victory; Falcons fall

By: Journal sports staff
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Travis Anderson pitched a no-hitter and the Bear River Bruins beat Oroville 14-0 in a five-inning game to claim the Selma High School Easter Tournament Wednesday.
Anderson struck out five and walked five. 
Bear River (7-7) advanced to the title game after routing Riverdale 15-1 Wednesday morning. 
“We’re starting to peak,” said coach Dahorl Ennis, whose team won the Redding Easter Tournament last year. “We’re excited about that.” 
Jake Sypnicki of the Bruins, who was 2 for 3 with two RBI and a double vs. Riverdale and 3 for 3 with two RBI and a double against Oroville, was named the tournament’s MVP. 
Against Riverdale, Brody Beck got the win in 4 1/3 innings of work. He struck out four, walked two and allowed no earned runs. 
Andrew Reis was 1 for 3 with a RBI and a double, Andrew Harris was 2 for 2 with two RBI, Anderson was 1 for 2 with a double and four RBI and Tyler Toft was 2 for 3 with a RBI. 
In the Oroville game, Beck was 1 for 2 with a RBI, Reis went 1 for 3 with a RBI and a double, David Chorjel was 2 for 4 with four RBI and a double, Harris was 1 for 4 with four RBI, Michael Raigoza was 2 for 3 with a triple and Toft added two RBI. 
The Bruins, who resume Pioneer Valley League play Wednesday when they host Center at 4 p.m., went 4-1 overall at the Selma tourney. 
 
Whitney 6, Colfax 4 — The Falcons (8-4) were in prime position to grab the River City Classic tournament title with a 4-2 lead going into the bottom of the sixth. But Colfax squandered its advantage by allowing four runs in the frame. Next up for the Falcons is a huge showdown at Lincoln in a battle of Pioneer Valley League unbeatens Wednesday at 4 p.m.