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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015 lC AND wins Greg Knight Sports Writer sports@plumasnews.com INS!DE SECTION C: FEATURING THE ACTION A!OUND PLU AS OUNTY ] When the Quincy Trojans took one-for-two showing from beyond the long bus ride up to Redding the arc and a pair of shots from the last week to take part in the 2015 charity stripe. Jakob Grammer was Liberty Christian Tournament, close behind with 15 points, nine of Big Red was hoping to snap a which came off a trio of four-game losing streak that three-pointers. Jake Rick put up 12 saw the team hovering at just points and was perfect from the above .500 so far on the season, line at three for three, while Erik The hoped-for outcome Schwartz was also in double digits came to pass for Quincy as the with 11 points. Trojans were victorious over the The game was notable for the fact Mercy Warriors on a 76-38 final that, besides the players in double The win indeed digits, every Quincy athlete put up snapped the streak and points in the game; the quartet of brought the Trojans to Tyler Hartline, D.J. Davis, Chris 7-5 overall. Dorris and Crowe Senior Brady Rick Herbertson-Deemer all made once again led thescoring plays in the matchup. i squad with 19 On defense Brady Rick got ever points off seven so close to a triple double as he put deuces, a up nine rebounds and seven assists. He also had five steals and a block. It was a night of rebounds for the entire team as well -- with Schwartz, Dorris and Mike Fowler each taking down five grabs. Grammer and Hartline each had three rebounds, while Jake Rick and Herbertson-Deemer had a pair apiece. Grammer led with three steals. Speaking on the wifl, head coach Mike Woodlee said it was team effort that got his team through the four periods of basketball. "(It) was a very balanced effort," Woodlee said. "Everybody played and contributed in the game." See Basketball, page 3C Jake Rick is one of three Quincy Trojans to score in double digits against the Mercy Warriors in the opening round of the Liberty Christian Tournament last week in Redding. Photo by Greg Knight Find a Motor Oil Recycling Center near you FROM THE SPORTS DESK GREG KNIGHT Sports Writer sports@plumasnews.com East Quincy Transfer Station 39 Abernathy Lane, E. Quincy Delleker Transfer Station 73980 Industrial Way, Portola (Delleker) Greenville Transfer Station 300 Greenville Dump Road, Greenville Chester Transfer Station Intersection of Hwy. 36 & A13, Chester Advertising funded by a grant from Cal Recycle managed by Plumas County Department of Public Works A man for all motors? Far too often one of the sports that gets overlooked ina world full of balls, bats and grassy fields is motorsports -- the loud, fast and obnoxiously odorous world of Motocross, NASCAR, endurance rally racing, hovercaft racing and, I suppose, even demolition derbies. It's a world where talent and skill behind the wheel or handlebars is just as important as a unique breed of men and women who, often smelling of oil and possessing a full tool kit, make the motors turn and maximize performance. Once in a while, you get both wrapped into one. One of those special hybrids of the motorsport world in Plumas County is also one of my oldest friends, Jeff LaMattina, a professional small-engine mechanic and an award-winning former Motocross rider from Greenville that used to tear it up all over Northern California and the Western U.S. I was spurred to write this article because the world of engine repair has always befuddled me -- and Jeff needed help holding a flashlight as he worked to ' the headlights on his brother's truck last week up Greenhorn way. While I held that flashlight Jeff gave me an elementary lessOnstuff andin explainedmtrs andwhyfLXinghe loves doing what he does. :' The idea to write this ctually started as we were . 'driving into Quincy from i Greenhorn Ranch. Since Jeff one of the best mechanics :I have ever known I asked See Sports Desk, page 3C 7" '13 KIA FORTE WHEEL DRIVE ONLY 31,000 MILES! STK #1722 VIN #662525 PEN 7 DAYS A WEEK US on *PRICES PLUS TAX, LICENSE, SMOG AND DOC. FEES PRICES GOOD UNTIL 1/12/15 Facebook STK #1709 VIN #702707 EX FRONT '1 3 CHEW SONI STK #1754 VIN #165914