The Union Democrat Sports Department

The host Summerville Bears golf team defeated Linden 212-237 on Tuesday at Mountain Springs Golf Course.

"We had outstanding rounds by Spencer Morse (35), Jesse Roberson (38), and Linden received one from Ryan Billigmeir (37)," said Bears head coach Darcy Wingo.

For Summerville, JB Mitchell chipped in an eagle on Hole No. 6.

Mitchell carded a 46. Also scoring for Summerville were Charlie McClung, 46, and Max Wulf 47.

Skins lose, Frogs tie Northgate

The Redskins' baseball team suffered a 15-2 non-league home loss to

Northgate on Tuesday. Tyler Gillis led Calaveras with a pair of hits,

Jake Chambers drove in a run with a double and Ian Christensen turned

in a scoreless inning in relief.

The host Bret Harte Bullfrogs baseball team played Northgate to a 2-2 tie on Tuesday in Angels Camp.

Bret Harte had a hit from both Josh Bailey and Kyle Bennett.

Bennett also pitched two innings without yielding a run.

Bret Harte stays perfect in MLL

The Bret Harte Bullfrogs golf team remained all alone atop the

Mother Lode League standings after a 219-232 road win over Calaveras on

Tuesday at La Contenta Golf Course.

At the par-35, Redskin Sean Fitzsimmons earned medalist honors with a 36.

Scoring for Bret Harte were Rodney Riner with a season-low 38, Alex

Milward 42, Jayden Saville 44, Scott Hatfield 46 and Nicholas Tribble


Bret Harte is now 10-0 in MLL action, Calaveras 6-3.

The Bullfrogs historic four-and-a-half-year league-winning streak remains intact.

"I was concerned about today's match because Calaveras has been

playing well lately," said Bullfrogs head coach Rich Cathcart. "They

shot a 204 at their home last week. But teams seems to shoot a little

higher when they play us.

"I was very pleased with Rodney Riner's score - I knew he was

capable of this. And Scott Hatfield got a very good score considering

he's just a freshman."

As for the stretch drive to the 2012 MLL title race, Cathcart said,

"Our team attitude is really good. Our guys know they have Calaveras

and Summerville at our home and our guys have a lot of confidence at


Bears JV soccer beats Argonaut

The Summerville JV girls' soccer team defeated visiting Argonaut 4-2 on Tuesday night.

Scoring for Summerville were Riley Gervin, Brittany Croston (2) and Caitlyn Ball.

Gervin had a beautiful cross assist to Ball. Bears goalie Isabella Boyack blocked a penalty kick.

"Many players saw action tonight in different positions," said

Bears coach Susan Loyd. "Autumn Trosper played midfield and defense.

Gabbie Chipponeri played defense and forward, Bailey Rimmer played

sweeper and forward, Brittany Croston played outside-mid and defense.

Megan Hodge and Kelsey Darrin played great defense. Angela Guyer,

Monica Magdeleno, Nicole Brennecki, Mariah Graham, Autumn Trosper did a

great job in the midfield tonight."