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Woodcreek golfer Johnson wins on back-to-back days

Timberwolves, Oakmont score softball wins
By: Staff Reports
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Bryce Johnson is on a roll.

The Woodcreek High School golfer won the Rocklin Invitational with a 71 on Monday at Whitney Oaks Golf Club and came back Tuesday to win the Woodland-Yuba City Invitational.

Johnson shot a 3-under-par 69 for a one-stroke victory at Yocha Dehe Golf Club in Brooks.

Granite Bay finished sixth, Woodcreek 11th, Oakmont 13th and Roseville 14th in the 18-team Rocklin tournament, and Woodcreek placed sixth in the 13-team Woodland event.

Sam King shot an 88 and Brandon Yee an 89 to lead Roseville.

Oakmont 185, Bella Vista 220 — The foursome of Josh Will (1-under 35), Corey Eddings (36), Zach Will (37) and Ash Patel (37) blistered Woodcreek Golf Club to lead the Vikings over the Broncos in a Capital Valley Conference match.

 

Baseball

 

Del Oro 1, Valley Christian Academy 0 — The host Golden Eagles (4-7) scored an unearned run in the bottom of the fourth and made it stand against the Lions (7-9), who received a combined two-hitter from pitchers Jimmy Shaw and Jeremiah Moore. Shaw allowed one hit and one walk and struck out 10 in six innings.

 

Softball

 

Woodcreek 5, Nevada Union 0 — The Timberwolves (9-2 overall, 4-1 Sierra Foothill League) scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning, and Amanda Horbasch and Amanda Modder combined on a two-hitter to blank the Miners (5-8-1, 0-5) at Mahany Park.

Horbasch walked two and struck out nine in six innings. Jenna Curtan had two hits and scored two runs for Woodcreek. Frankie Orlando had two hits, and Christal Vierra drove in two runs.

Oakmont 5, Lindhurst 4 — Freshman Kaylyn Slatter scored from first base on Syrina Vasquez’s winning hit in the bottom of the seventh, and the Vikings (10-6) overcame a 4-0 deficit with five runs in the final two innings to beat the visiting Blazers (8-8).

Junior Lara Lema pitched a complete game and belted two doubles for Oakmont. Senior Nicole Neiman and sophomore Krysten McCue each had a double.

 

Water polo

 

Locals win silver — Grace Reego of Granite Bay and Aelish Guinn of Rocklin, playing for Central Cal 'A', earned silver medals at the Olympic Development Program Pacific Coast Championships in Clovis. Reego and Guinn played on the 18U team and qualified for the USA Water Polo Olympic Development National Team Training Camp.

"These two girls are the perfect fit for the system of play used to win the gold medal in London last summer and have a bright future, not only with the national team pipeline but in their collegiate careers as well," coach Nathan Varosh said.