Unbeaten Placer freshmen take Bear River tourney

By: Journal Sports Staff
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LAKE OF THE PINES — Placer High’s freshman girls volleyball team continued its unbeaten run Saturday when the Hillgals won the Bear River Freshman Invitational at Bear River High School. The Hillgals defeated Del Oro 25-23, 25-21 in the tournament final to improve to 9-0 on the season. Placer won each of its six matches at the eight-team tournament in two games. Among the Hillgals’ standouts at the tournament were Kialey Gaffney, Michaela Leonard and Nicole Parrish. Placer, 5-0 in Pioneer Valley League play, is scheduled to host Mesa Verde in a league match at 4 p.m. Tuesday.