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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 lC SPOR00F:; AND I00k.ECREATION ] INSIDE SECTION C: FEATURING THE ACTION AROUND PLUMAS COUNTY I ........... ' ............ Chester's David Estacio tosses the ball back for the basket during the Volcanoes' 90-44 loss against Liberty Christian on Jan. 6. Later that week, Chester came back to beat Los Molinos 65-55. Photo by Tony Cordero Chester, Greenville boys' basketball teams win league games James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com Both the Greenville and Chester boys' basketball teams began their league play last week, and both teams pulled out a win. Greenville played its only game of the week Jan.-lgainst .... Loyalton, scraping out a 39-37 victory, The win elevated Greenville's record to 7-9 overall and 1-0 in league. That same night, Chester traveled to Los Molinos to take a 65-55 win. The Volcanoes had started their conference play earlier that week, Jan. 6, losing to Liberty Christian 90-44. The one win and one loss brought Chester's overall record to an impressive 10-3 and 1-1 in league. Greenville fought an uphill battle the entire game against Loyalton. The two teams swapped4eads throughout the game. Loyalton was collecting more rebounds and taking more shots, but Greenville's accuracy was spot off and ultimately won the Indians the game. See League, page 2C The Quincy High School ski team poses for a group shot at Alpine Meadows on the team's opening day of the season Jan. 6. From left: Daniel Haygood, Luke Zemple, Che Rubalcava-Cunan, Dayne Lewis, Cody Morrison, Justin Barker and coach Katy Dyrr. Photo by Lisa Kelly i Qu ncy ski team starts season James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com Despite facing a mild winter, Quincy's ski team started its season last week. Quincy traveled to Alpine Meadows on Jan. 6 for its -first vae.of the seaso .............. Chester was scheduled to hit the slopes at Boreal on Jan. 10 for its first set of races, but the races were canceled due to a lack of snow. "The race conditions were actually pretty good considering the lack of snow," stated Quincy coach Katy Dyrr about Alpine Meadows. "The resort had to use a lot of fake snow, though." Che Rubalcava-Cunan performed the best out of Quincy's ski team, placing second overall in the Central championship. Dyrr has high expectations for this year's team, and expects Quincy to perform even better than last year. "I think the boys will do really well," Dyrr said. "I'm hoping three of our members will qualify for state and even Division-II's first.race, a giant place in the  19 overall in slalom. Daniel Haygood placed 12th, Cody Morrison placed 14th and Luke Zemple placed 31st. Dayne Lewis fell midway and did not finish. Last year Quincy did pretty well, with two team members racing at the state our division." Quincy's next meet Was scheduled for Jan, 13 at Sugar Bowl. Details will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. Chester's next scheduled meet is Jan. 24 at Northstar Resort. Ski teams' 2014 schedule Quincy Ski Team 1/13 at Sugar Bowl 1/20 at Sugar Bowl 1/27 at Alpine 2/3 at Squaw 2/10 at Sugar Bowl Chester Ski Team 1/24 at Northstar 2/3 at Northstar 2/10 at Northstar 2/14 at Boreal 2/17 ' at Boreal Quincy,. Portol I 00oys' basketball teams win victories Portola's Juan Rodriguez jumps to make the layup against Incline on Jan. 7. Rodriguez scored 25 points during Portola's 84-50 win. Photo by James Wilson James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com The boys' basketball teams from both Portola and Quincy played one game each last week, and both came out with wins. The Tigers hosted Incline on Jan. 7, to win a whopping 84-50. The win brought Portola's record up to 4-7 overall. Quincy hosted Loyalton that same night and, with similar results, won 73-51. The win pushed Quinoy's record to an even 8-8 overall. Both teams will start their league play this Friday. The Tigers really showed Incline what they were made of in the second quarter. Portola had a humble 21-16 lead before outscoring Incline by 10 points in the second quarter to bring the score to 40-25 at the half. Portola kept its roll going through the second half for the big win. "I was really proud of my boys," boasted Portola coach Tim Brubaker. "They played really hard and good after just one week:of practice : ' after the break." Jual Rodriguez was the star of the Tigers' game againstlncline. Rodriguez reached the double digits in points and rebounds with 25 points and 15 rebounds. Rodriguez is a sophomore and this is his first year playing at the varsity level. Mike Martinez was right up there with Rodriguez, scoring 22 points. Martinez also led the team in rebounds with 21. Saul Juarez scored 10 points and Connor Kennedy scored nine, including two three-pointers. Quincy demonstrated its supremacy over Loyalton from the get-go. The Trojans came out full-forced to take a 34-15 lead by halftime. The Trojans basically maintained their position through the second half to secure their win. Brady Rick was once again the top scorer for Quincy with 26 points, including six three-pointers. Anthony Sullivan also contributed immensely. Sullivan scored 15 points and led the team in rebounds with 13. Ty Morrison added 14 points for Quincy. The game against Loyalton was Austin Wilson's first time playing this season for Quincy. Wilson, a point guard, was waiting on an athletic transfer to go through before he could play for the Trojans. According to Quincy coach Mike Woodlee, having Wilson in the mix made a world of difference. "We are able to play at full potential now and able to really push the ball down the court," said Woodlee. "Now that we are getting better at executing our game plan, we are a team to look out for.' Quincy will travel to Maxwell on Friday to play its first league game. Portola will host Williams at 7 p.m. January I ongboards races get canceled James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com Due to a lack of snow at the Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl, the first set of longboard races for 2014 has been canceled. Plans for the February and March races are still in place. February's races will coincide with Graeagle Plumas Alliance's annual Winter Snowfest, set for Feb. 14 - 16. In addition to including the longboard races, the Winter Snowfest will feature the state championship snowshoe races. " " The inaugural Snowshoe Thompson Championship Cup will take place;along with crosS-count ski and snowshoe tours. At Lake Davis, the Portola Rotary Club will host a snowmobile poker run. The longboard races will conclude the series of outdoor events in February's Winter Snowfest. To get updated information about Johnsville ski hill conditions, visit the Plumas Ski Club's Facebook page or go to plumasskiclub.org.