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2C Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Chester's Trey Reed jumps up to get the ball in the hoop Jan. 15 during the Volcanoes' bout with Westwood. Chester finished the hotne game with a 58-31 win. Photo by Tony Cordero James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com The Chester Volcanoes boys' basketball team was unstoppable last week. Chester played three games in three days and came out with three wins. Greenville won its only game of the week to make it a four-game streak for the Plumas teams of the Northern Section Division VI. Chester Chester started its streak for the week at home against Mercy on Jan. 14, winning 65-42. The next day Chester hosted Westwood and won 58-31, On Jan. 16, the Volcanoes proved they don't let up on the road and took down Redding Christian 64-59. The wins upped Chester's record to 13-3 overall and 3-1 in league. Chester dominated both halves in the game against Mercy. By halftime, the Volcanoes were up 33-17. Wyatt Durkin scored 23 points to lead the team. Hunter Morris scored an additional 10. David Estacio led the team in steals with six. " The next night was similar, with Chester walking over its opponent. At the half, Chester led 27-13. Estacio truly performed on defense, nabbing 13 steals. He also scored 12 points. Durkin once again led in scoring with 18 points. Eddi Perez scored eight points. Chester didn't have as easy If you or someone you know is having a problem with gambling please call 1-800-GAMBLER to get help. Brought to you by dramaworks' SWEET program via a grant from The Office of Problem Gambling. a time with Redding Christian as it did against its other opponents of the week. Nonetheless, the Volcanoes were able to come out with another win. Chester was down 31-20 at the half. Redding Christian dominated the long shot with seven three-pointers in the first half. In the second half, Chester upped its coverage along the three-point line to force Redding Christian inside. Similarly, Chester started going more for the two-pointers and pulled off the win. Durkin was the high scorer once again with 27 points. In the third quarter the ball bounced off the rim and Durkin grabbed it and slammed it. Estacio was the next high scorer with 15 points. "This season is going well so far, but we need to keep improving," commented Chester's coach, Jake Simms. "We have a tough schedule ahead and it's going to be difficult." Chester will host Portola in a nonleague game Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. Though Chester's record is better than that of the Tigers, Portola is in a higher division. Greenville Greenville's away game against American Christian Academy on Jan. 14 was back and forth the entire game. Greenville kept its game tight to scrape out a 68-66 win and elevate its overall record to 8-9 with a 3-1 league record. Walker Meyers played his last game of the year for Greenville, as he is set to undergo surgery on his fingers. Meyers was the team's top scorer with 21 points. Cooper Kingdon scored next highest with 17 points. Justus Eaglesmith also reached the double digits, with 14 points. Eaglesmith led his team in rebounds with 15. Greenville will play its next home game this Friday at 7 p.m. The Indians will host Herlong, which has a 1-10 overall record. Portola's Taylor Prosser makes the shot during the Tigers' game against Williams last Friday. The Tigers kept a lead the whole game to win 59-47, Photo by James Wilson GIRLS BASKETBALL, from page 1C Quincy Quincy continued its streak with its ninth straight If you have a photo or photos you would like us to consider using in the 2014 Plumas County Visitors Guide that exemplifies everything that makes this county such a great place to visit, we would encourage you to submit them via email to PVGphotos@plumasnews,com. Be sure to include de- tails about where the photo(s) was taken, your phone number and permission for us to use it in our publication. The only renumeration we can offer for the use of your picture(s) is a photo credit. Deadline for submission is Feb. 13, 2014. We encourage scenic photos with people doing visitor-type activities, but scemcs are also welcome. Pick up a copy of the 2013 Visitors Guide at a local business to get an idea of the kinds of pictures we've used in the past, or visit our website, www.plumasnews.com and click on the Plumas County Visitors Guide link. loss Jan. 17. The Trojans traveled to Maxwell to lose 55-30. The loss drops Quincy's record to 1-10 overall and 0-1 in league. According to Quincy's coach, Harlon Savier, the team has rotated being sick throughout the roster nearly the entire season. On only four occasions has the entire team been able to practice with each other. "We're trying to find something that's going to work," commented Savier. "We have good athletes, but we haven't gotten enough practice with everyone to find the right combination of players to have out on the court." Savier named Brooke Potter as the star of the Maxwell game. Brooke scored 15 points, including four three-pointers. Brooke had problems shooting threes earlier in the season, but took her time and set her feet against Maxwell, according to Savier. The Trojans travel to Biggs this Friday to play at 6 p.m. Greenville The Indians won one and lost one last week, both on the road. On Jan. 14, Greenville lost 58-26 to American Christian Academy. Three days later, the Indians beat Downieville 40-21. The games brought Greenville's overall record to 3-9 and league record to 0-2. Brooke House was the top scorer in the game against American Christian. House scored nine points. The Indians will host Herlong on Friday at 5:30 p.m.