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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 lC SPORTS and RE, CREATION Fal?ZOl,,lS skiers Olympic gold medalist Jenny Moseley, left, shares a laugh with Plumas Ski Club presi- dent Ron Logan. Moseley borrowed Logan's boots and skis during the Iongboard demonstration at Squaw Val- Icy last Sunday. For more photos of the event, see next week's Regional section. The Iongboard races scheduled for this Sunday have been cancelled due to lack of snow. Photo by Shannon Morrow Downhill racing begins Shannon Morrow Sports Editor Quincy and Portola's ski teams competed in their first race of the season Mon- day, Jan. 4, when they nego- tiated a giant slalom course at Northstar. Of the 51 skiers in the men's varsity division, Quincy and Portola cap- tured four of the top 10 spots. Portola's Chase Shirley took second place overall with a combined time of two minutes, 2.96 seconds. Quincy's Garrett Hag- wood claimed the fifth posi- tion with a combined time of 2:06.45. Quincy's Jared Kuipers came in seventh at 2:07.33, and Portola's Parker Newst- ed placed 10th at 2:10.18. Next was Portola's Tyler Atkins, with a time of 2:11.48 for the 14th position. Quincy had three skiers grouped together in 20th through 22nd place. Koby Barker recorded a combined time of 2:17.07, followed by Luis Rubalcava-Cunan at 2:17.23 and Henry Dilling- ham at 2:18.74. With a combined time sep- arated by .12 seconds, Quin- cy's Zack Theuriet-Howe ................ iili. Alexis DeCoe took seventh place in giant slalom at Northstar Jan. 4. Photo by Karen Barker and Anthony Braddick fin- ished 26th and 27th, respec- tively. Other racers who finished included Portola's Wyatt Smith (32nd), Quincy's Dante Knowles (38th), Quin- cy's George Thunecke (41st) and Quincy's DJ Amos (45th). In the women's competi- tion, four racers represent. ed Quincy. Alexis DeCoe placed sev- enth with a combined time of 2:14.18. Trinity Stirling and Stephany Barnes finished 19th and 20th, respectively, and Ashley Tolen took.37th. 1, ,-point win In their first home game of the new year, the Lady Tigers defeated Westwood 41.31 Wednesday, Jan. 5. Pictured is Lucy Wilbanks. Photo by Shannon Morrow Chester is ,:t00allenged The Chester High School wrestling team competed at the prestigious Nor-Cal In. vitational in Anderson last weekend. Fifty-three teams from California, Nevada and Oregon participated. Wrestlers ranked at the state and national levels at- tended the tournament, making it very competitive. The Chester Volcanoes placed 25th overall, beating out all other Division IV schools and two Division III teams. Clayton Buchanan earned a fifth-place finish, losing a hard-fought match to the eventual champion, Kurt Buxton, by one point. Aron McCulloch battled hard to finish seventh. Chester will wrestle at the Burney Invitational Friday and Saturday, Jan." 15-16. ;i';4 Clayton Buchanan took fifth place for Chester High School at the Nor-Cal Wrestling Invitational in Anderson last weekend. Photo submitted