Falcons douse the WIldfires
The Forest Lake Christian volleyball team rallied for a road win at Foresthill Tuesday to secure a playoff berth, and possibly another home match in the postseason.
The Falcons topped the Wildfires 25-21, 25-12, 26-24 to finish 9-3 in the Central Valley Christian League. Foresthill finished 5-7 in the CVCL and is out of the playoff picture.
Morgan Koch served up six aces in the third game to help the visitors climb out of a 19-11 hole. She also had three kills and three blocks. Megan Gauthier had no hitting errors on her way to seven kills. Emily English had five kills and two blocks while Aly English dished up seven assists with two kills.
Del Oro 3, Woodcreek 1 at Roseville — The Golden Eagles dropped the opening game, then rolled to a 21-25, 25-11, 25-23, 25-15 win to close out Sierra Foothill League Tuesday.
Del Oro finished 7-3 in the SFL, placing third behind league champion Rocklin (9-1) and Granite Bay.
Senior Tatum Jungsten led the Eagles’ charge in Game 4, serving 13 straight points to put Del Oro in control. The Eagles will host a first-round Sac-Joaquin Section playoff game next Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Bear River 3, Colfax 1 at Lake of the Pines — The Bruins plan on keeping their first Pioneer Valley League volleyball banner all to themselves.
Bear River edged Colfax Monday night at Lake of the Pines to all but secure the outright PVL title, improving to 8-1 in league play heading into Wednesday’s finale at Center.
The Bruins beat the Falcons 26-24, 25-17, 12-25, 25-23.
Sara Schell, a frontrunner for league MVP honors, finished with 14 kills and four aces to pace Bear River. Katie Tomkiewicz added 12 kills and two aces. Amanda Clark had five kills while Teryn Rath and Kirsten Periera added four each. Pireira added six blocks.
Colfax dropped to 6-3 in PVL play and will host Lincoln today.