Placer JV and frosh boys hoopsters beat ColfaxBy: Journal sports staff
Placer JV 49, Colfax 41 — Derek Haney scored 23 points to help the Hillmen improve to 1-1 in PVL play. Giovanni Roberts and Justin DiRuscio both added nine for Placer, which improved to 9-7 on the season. Colfax (0-2 PVL) was led by John Kerwin (12 points) and Jake Breeler (11). Placer led 20-18 at half.
Placer frosh 57, Colfax 23 — Marcus Ante scored nine points and Taylor Levesque added eight for the Hillmen, who cruised past Colfax at Earl Crabbe Gym Tuesday night in a PVL game. Placer began the game with a 25-2 run, putting seven different players in the scoring column in the first quarter alone. Placer led 44-9 at halftime. Also scoring for the Hillmen were Gavin Ware (5), Austin Lipsmeyer (5), Ryan Huston (4), Josh Matthews (4), Drew Tomashefsky (3), Jack Kearns (2), Conor Collins (2).