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4~2 Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 Chester and Quincy square off Shannon Morrow Sports Editor With a 79-56 win over Quincy last Friday night, the Chester High School boys' basketball team improved its league record to 5-0. The Chester Volcanoes jumped out to an 8-1 lead ear- ly in the contest, but then Quincy went on an 11-0 run to take a four-point lead. At the end of the first quarter, the score was tied at 19. The teams played evenly Check ............ Out Our ~ I PLUMASNEWS.COM early in the second quarter, but then a couple 3-pointers by Chester's Topher Taylor broke Quincy's spirit. The Volcanoes outscored the Tro- jans 24-10 through the second period. The first half ended with a spectacular buzzer-beater by Chester's Tyler Hernandez, who took the shot fFom near the sideline at half-court. Af- ter rattling hard against the glass and rim, it fell through the net, giving Chester a 43- 29 lead at halftime. The Volcanoes dominated the third quarter by outscor- ing Quincy 17-6, but the Tro- jans never gave up and out- played Chester 21-19 in the fi- nal period. The many Chester fans in attendance provided boister- ous support for their team, and they were thrilled when Alex Omnerik came off the bench and scored a basket in the last minute of the game. Four Chester players scored in double digits. Cole Fanning totaled 19 points, followed by Chad Durkin with 16, Taylor with 14 and Hernandez with 10. Durkin pulled down 11 re- bounds for Chester, and David Ryn captured nine re- bounds and eight points. Taylor led with nine as- sists and three steals. For Quincy, Cody Cline played his heart out and fin- ished with 25 points and 13 rebounds. Devonte Smith totaled nine points, while Keshawn Johnson and Keefer Hokan- son scored seven apiece. Andrew Murphy delivered five assists. Johnson claimed four assists and four steals. ENDEAVOR HOMES 1.800-482-8453 iiii P,O. Box 1947 Oroville. CA 95965 Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Topher Taylor nailed four 3- pointers for Chester in Quincy last Friday night. Chester defenders Jessica O'Kelley, left, and Abbey Schmidt, right, close in on Quincy's Blanca Ruiz as she looks for a shot. Photos by Shannon Morrow Vols climb back Shannon Morrow Sports Editor After starting league com- petition 0-2, the Chester High School girls' basketball team evened its record last week with two big wins on the road against Loyalton and Quincy. Against Loyalton Feb. 2, the Chester Volcanoes won in overtime, 48-45. Chester led 24-18 at half- time, but Loyalton outscored the Volcanoes 14-9 in the third quarter and by one point in the final period to send the game to overtime. MacKenzie Lee led the Vol- canoes with 11 points, fol- lowed by Jessica O'Kelley with eight, Taylor Labosky with seven and Shaye Quam with six. Three nights later, Chester faced the Quincy Trojans, who had defeated the Volca- noes in their league opener three weeks earlier. In a very physical game, Chester pulled out to a 33-24 lead at halftime, but Quincy got within five points early in the fourth quarter. At that point, the Volcanoes went on a 10-1 run midway through the fourth quarter and ended up winning 57-41. "I have 11 girls that can play, so we were pretty fresh," explained Chester head coach Joe Gilmour. "We made some adjustments on defense. We rebounded well and got the ball out." Gilmour added that his team works really hard in practice, and they're turning it up for the playoffs. Local Man Gallops 1.2 Miles Without Pain BEXAR COUNTY -Aiier tLsing Them-Gesic> pain creme on his sore legs, Tom W was comlbm~bly romping through town while laughing, according to witnesses When asked alxmt .................... the lau~hm~ he re ;~hed The price on th,~ product [~ is silly!" 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