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Bulletin, Recorcl, Progress!ve, Reporter Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 1C AND ACT,ON AROUND PWMAS C OUN ili!,i,iiiiiiiii!iiiiiiili iiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiii!i,iii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!ii!iiiiiiiiiii:i iiii ii i! i iiii! i ii iiiiiiiiiii!iii, ! ii,i iiii!i , ,! ii,i ii !: ' : ...... i : Portola's Connor Kennedy i Jan. 17. Kennedy broke his season i during the game. Photo by James Wilson ill !James Wilson i Sports Editor i Both the Greenville and Chester boys' basketball i teams began their league play : last week, and both teams :pulled out a win. Greenville i played its only game of the iweek Jan. 10 against i Loyalton, scraping out a 39-37 !victory. The win elevated i Greenville's record to 7-9 i overall and 1-0 in league. That same night, Chester i 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. Greenvfll. e fought an uphill battle the entire game against Loyalton. The two teams swapped leads throughout the game. Loyalton was collecting more rebounds and taking more shots, but Greenville's accuracy, was spot on and ultimately won the Indians the game. "The game was well contested," commented the Indians' coach, Russ Crouch. "Loyalton is always a hard team to play. It was mainly a defensive game, and it was nice to come out on top." Walker Meyers was Greenville's top scorer with 14 points. Cooper Kingdon was next with nine points. Christian Beres and Justus Eaglesmith each contributed moves through Williams' offense record with 21 points . seven points. Of the 16 games Greenville played up to this point, Meyers put the most points on the board for Greenville in 13 of those games. Due to an upcoming surgery on his fingers, Meyers will have to sit out the rest of the season. Meyers' last game was against American Christian on Jan. rch W Kara Rockett-Arsenault releases a rough-legged hawk to the wild after a transmitter was attached to the bird of prey Jan. 17 in Quincy. Members of the Plumas Audubon Society were on hand to watch biologists from Kidd Biological out of Perris, Calif., conduct their research. The transmitter will track the location and migration of the bird for five years. For a complete story and information found from the research, see next week's Sports and Recreation section. Photo by James Wilson 14. Details will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. Chester's game against Liberty Christian was doomed from the get-go. Liberty piled on the points while Chester tried to keep up, but kept falling behind. Liberty Christian, a private. school out of Redding, has lost only two games this season, both to other private schools that recruit for basketball. Hunter Morris and Wyatt Durkin scored most for the Volcanoes with 11 points apiece. David Estacio was right behind them with eight points. Durkin led in rebounds with nine. In their game against Los Molinos, the Volcanoes had the upper hand. Chester got a modest 21-18 lead by the end of the first quarter, then elevated it to a 28-38 lead at halftime. The Volcanoes maintained the 10-point lead to come out as the victors 65-55. The Volcanoes hosted Mercy Jan. 14. They will also host Westwood today, Jan. 15, and travel to Redding Christian on Friday. Details will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. James Wilson Sports Editor The Quincy High School ski team raced its second race of the year Jan. 13. The race, at Sugar Bowl Ski Resort, was the first slalom course cet e team tackled this year: The team members' results varied, but overall the team maintained its good feeling about the season. Che Rubalcava-Cunan was once again the team's highest placer, coming in third place. Dayne Lewis made the top 20, placing 15th overall. Luke Zemple placed 23rd, Cody Morrison 30th and Daniel Haygood 37th. "We are training really hard to get everyone iip into the'top 20;" said Quincy's ski coach, Katy Dyrr. On Monday, Jan. 20, the ski team returned to Sugar Bowl to race. Results will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section Quincy ski team's Che Rubalcava-Cunan practices his form while racing a slalom course at Sugar Bowl on Jan. 13. Rubalcava-Cunan placed third overall. Photo by Lisa Kelly Quincy softball team Girls' bas bali teams have. a busy week James Wilson Chester's coach, John that week, on Jan. 17, the Chester's Paige Reed goes for the layup for two points during the Volcanoes' matchup with Westwood on Jan. 15. Chester played games three days in a row last week. Photo by Tony Cordero Sports Editor It was a busy week for the girls' varsity basketball players of all four Plumas County communities. Chester had the most games with three, while Portola hosted two teams. Quincy and Greenville were both on the road. Quincy played one game while Greenville played two. Chester The Lady Volcanoes played three days in a row, which resulted in three losses. On Jan. 14, Chester lost 52-35 to traveling team Mercy. The next day Chester hosted Westwood and lost 67-39. The Volcanoes had a tighter game on the road at Redding Christian on Jan. 16, but ended the game with a 53-43 loss. The losses dropped Chester's record to 3-11 overall md 1-3 in league. "We have a tough schedule this year," commented Potter. "We're playing theTigers again won at home, top teams in Division V and taking down Williams 59-47. Division VI. We're also very The wins upped Portola's young. I am very happy with record to 11-3 overall and 1-0 the team we have right now, in league. though. The girls are Virginia City couldn't progressing more and more match up to Portola's speed, each day." accuracy and defense. At the Chester has one of the half the Tigers were already youngest teams in the state ahead 28-6. Alli Ramelli and with only one senior. Rachel Wehrman led the Despite the freshness of the team. Both girls scored 12 team, some of its members points apiece. Sandra Kibble are making incredible plays, nabbed the most rebounds In the game against with seven. Redding Christian, Reanna Williams was a tougher Trujillo, a sophomore, team, but also couldn't keep scored 22 points. At the up with the Tigers. free-throw line Trujillo went Wehrman again led the team seven for nine. Potter also with 17 points. Taylor mentioned Haylee Potter, Prosser and Abby Folchi the team's point guard, as a both scored 12 points., great addition to the team. The Tigers hit the road Haylee controlled the flow of this week. Portola will Chester's offense by moving travel to Chester on the ball into pivotal points. Thursday and to Maxwell the next day. Both games Portola will start at 6 p.m. Portola is on fire this season. The Tigers hosted Virginia City on Jan. 13 for a 38-14 home victory. Later See Girls Basketball, page 2C to hold fundralser Though Quincy High School's softball team doesn't start its season until mid-March, the team is already getting ready. One important task on the preseason agenda is obtaining new uniforms. The team is planning a fundraiser for Feb. 12 to help accomplish its goal. The fundraiser theme is Father/Daughter Valentine's Day dinner. Fathers will have a chance to take their daughters out to a nice dinner at Moon's Restaurant. Dinner guests will have their choice between two different seatings: one at 5 p.m. and one at 7 p.m. Each guest will be served a calzone, salad, bread, dessert and a drink. The cost is $20 per father and daughter combo and $10 for each additional daughter. Presale tickets are available at Carey Candy Co. and T's 2 Go in downtown Quincy.