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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 lC mmmmm ans win m r m Volcano Paige Reed, No. 5, makes her way down the court Feb. 13 in Chester against Los Molinos. Photos by Shalee Purin Shalee Purin Sports Writer shalee@plumasnews.com The Chester Volcanoes girls' basketball team won its home conference game Feb. 13 against the Los Molinos Bulldogs with a score of 46-33. Chester took the lead in the first quarter with the help of senior Theresa Millerm who scored 6 of the Vols' 13 points in that first quarter. Millerm is recognized as a team leader averaging 11.1 points per game, 4.9 assists and steals. She has played in 22 games and made 244 points for her team this season. Chester girls were up 13 points at the end of the second quarter. Senior Paige Reed made three 3-pointers earning 9 of the Vols' 10 points in the third quarter. Reed averages 6.2 rebounds per game while the national average is only 2.8. She has played in 21 games this season and scored 199 points for the Chester .Volcanoes. Reed was top scorer of the Feb. 13 game earning 16 points for the Vols. Following closely in her footsteps was Miller scoring 15 big Chester points. Senior player Ronnie Rhoads has been a major contributor to Chester's basketball success this season playing in 22 games and earning 107 points for her team. Volcanoes vs. Redding The Volcano girls won their home conference game Feb. 14 against Redding Christian by forfeit. Volcanoes vs. Burney The Volcanoes traveled to Burney on Feb. 16 where they took a win over the Raiders with a final score of 64-48. Stats were not available at press time. With these three cumulative victories, The Chester girls now have a record of 16-9 record overall and 6-2 in league play. "You'll have to go through Molinos Bulldogs. usl" say Paige Reed, No. 5,Elly Fernandez, No. 24 and No. 11, Elizabeth Bereznak, to the opposing Los No. 11, Elizabeth Bereznak, teammate. prepares to pass the ball to a L Shalee Purin Sports Writer shalee@plumasnews.com The Greenville Indians stood a little taller after taking the victory Feb. 16 at their home conference game against the Loyalton Grizzlies that wrapped up with a final score of 61-54. Zack Pew made the first basket of the game. He owned the first quarter scoring 7 of the 9 Greenville points. Playing hardcore defense, the Indians drastically minimized any chance for the Grizzlies to score. It was anyone's game as the buzzer blew as the first quarter ended with a score of 9-6. Coach Jonathan Kusel must have given an impressive pep talk between quarters because the Indians were pumped up and hit the court running. The Indians intercepted the ball nearly every time the Grizzlies tried to pass. The second quarter was filled with excitement as Greenville took control of the ball and scored 12 points to the Grizzlies' 7. This heavily tipped the scale in favor of the Indians and put the score at 21-13 at the end of the first half. "Give it to Drew," shouted the crowd when play got going in the third quarter. Carter Kingdom proved, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again," as he snagged the rebound off his missed first attempt and made the basket on his second try. Remarkable sportsmanship of young II athletes was exhibited during every "rough encounter" on the court. The third quarter ended on a score of 39-29 with Drew Tilton as top scorer earning 6 of the Indians' 18 points in the third. The Grizzlies were desperate to regain control of the court during the fourth quarter, but the Indians wouldn't allow it. Weston Meyer was on fire, scoring 7 points for the Indians and stealing the ball every chance he got. Meyer was top scorer of the game earning 15 of the team's 61 points. Carter Kingdom came in second, adding 12 points to the win. The Greenville cheerleaders gave an amazing performance rallying the fans and supporting the boys throughout the evening. Parents of all senior players were honored with roses and words of heartfelt thanks for all the support and love they have provided this season. This was truly a special event for the players, family and community of Greenville. Greenville vs. Downieville The Greenville Indians won their Feb. 14 away conference game against Downieville by a score of 60-20. The Indians took the lead in the first quarter 4-1 and never let go. At the half the score was 28-11 and going into the f'mal quarter. 43-14. The Indians now have an overall ranking of 14-10 and a League ranking of 7-1. Way to go Greenville! "The UnstoppableH Carter Kingdom gets around the Corte Smith, No. 12, gets past the Grizzlies. Loyalton Grizzlies. No. 23, Zack Pew, is ready for action off the bench. !