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6C Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter er leas ull Sawyer Durkin, No. 10, is unstoppable. Shalee Purin Sports Writer shalee@plu The Chester Volcanoes leashed the Los Molinos Bulldogs on Feb. 13 in a home conference game. The final score was 67-63. Sawyer Durkin and Brandon Dye scored 7 points each, greatly contributing to the first quarter's score of 19. Senior Brenden Ackerman made two free throws in the first quarter earning 2 points for the Vols. Ackerman has played in 23 games and scored 191 points for his team this season. He averages 8.3 points per game and has a remarkable free throw percentage of 72. Senior Darren Jilbert sank two 3-pointers and one 2-pointer during the second quarter. Jilbert made 11 points for his team throughout the game. Jilbert has played in 20 games and made 94 points for the Volcanoes this season. He averages 4.7 points per game. Senior Brandon Dye was top scorer of the third quarter earning another 7 points for the Vols. As No. 33, "Slam Dunk Dye," has played in 2.4 games this season and earned a phenomenal 573 points for the Vols. Dye averages 23.9 points per game and has an impressive free throw percentage of 61. Dye added an additional 10 points in the fourth quarter and earned the title of Chester Basketball Player of the Game. Junior Adam Branch worked his magic during the fourth quarter knocking down a 3-pointer and five additional shots putting 9 points on the Volcano scoreboard. This win puts Chester at 17-7 overall and 9-1 in league. No. 22, Brenden Ackerman, controls 13. Photos by Shalee Purin the ball at home against the Los Molinos Bulldogs on Feb. Darren Jilbert, No. 0, tries to break free. ill " Shalee Purin four very impressive 3-point season. So far she has Sports Writer shots during the game averaged 9.6 points, 6.0 against Loyalton. Altogether, rebounds and 2.5 steals per she earned her team 16 of game. She made 6 of the 37 The final score for the their 37 points. She was top points for her team in the Greenville Indians against scorer of the game. match against the Grizzlies. the Loyalton Grizzlies on Senior Hannah Lambach Senior Julianne Cook Feb. 16 was a loss for the once again showed earned 4 points for her team Indians, 65-37. The Greenville outstanding skill and hustle in the game. She has girls rank 11-12 overall and as she made not only eightaveraged 1.8 points and 2.1 4-2 in the league, offensive rebounds, but eight rebounds per game this The Greenville girls may defensive rebounds as well. season. not have won Feb. 16 in their Lambach had two steals Sydney McIntosh has home conference game against Loyalton. Lambach played 19 games and earned against the Loyalton averages 11.8 points per game her team 55 points, She has Grizzlies, but there was still a this season while the averaged 7.1 rebounds and 2.9 great deal to celebrate, national average is only 4.2. points per game. McIntosh The season has provided an She also averages an scored 2 points in the abundance of good memories impressive 10.1 rebounds per Loyalton game. for the girls to take with game while the national The Greenville Indians them wherever they go from average is only 2.8. won the away conference here. Senior Shasta Banchio has game Feb. 14 against Ashlyn Bustamante maple played in 19 games this Downieville by forfeit. Tiger Coaching Breaking through Trojan freshman Luis Santos, No. 10, breaks through the Tiger barrier to get the first Quincy points on the scoreboard during the big rivalry rematch against Portola on Feb. 14 in Quincy. Photo Mari Erin Roth Portola Tiger basketball coach Tim Brubaker pulls his team together to strategize on how to beat the North Lake Tahoe Lakers on Feb. 15 in Portola. As the season winds up Brubaker will switch his coaching skills from basketball to baseball for the upcoming Tiger season. Photo Mari Erin Roth Quincy Ski Moms "Ski Moms" from left, Julie White, Michelle Petroelje and Suzi Brakken, brave the slopes to support their team Feb. 17 at Boreal Mountain. On the way home the "moms" went off the road, but managed to avoid damage. Fortunately someone came by and rescued them. "The roads were a mess," said Brakken. See story on page 7C. Photo submitted