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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 7C Mari Erin Roth championship, which first race and ended 30th. He Sports Editor combined the results of five rallied in the second race, races, taking 21st place in his first Junior Kainoa Hall landedseason of ski racing. His The Quincy High School fourth place in the first race, league rankings were boys' ski team swept its then placed second in theunavailable. league championship last secdnd slalom race just 2All skiers were required to Friday, Feb. 17, and qualified seconds behind teammate assist the league by acting as four skiers for the state finals Morrison. He ended the gate-keepers for snowboard in March. league season in third place races following their own The Quincy team placed overall, races, which kept them on four skiers in the top 10 Senior Luke Zempel took the ski hill in wet and snowy among five high schools and seventh and eighth place,conditions for most of the 33 racers, following two consecutively, in the Friday day. slalom races held in snowy races, placing seventh place Ski team participants conditions at Boreal overall, received a reward for valiant Mountain on Feb. 17. Freshman Sam Lawson effort, tough competition and Unofficially, that should placed ninth in both races, a wet day in the snow by way make them the top ski team and moved up to ninth place of a league barbecue and in the Central 1 League of the overall for the season, awards ceremony at the California Nevada Freshman James White Auburn Ski Club lodge at the Interscholastic Ski and scored 13th and 14th in end of the day. Snowboard Federation, Friday's races and took the The QHS Ski team now although team awards won't 13th spot in the league moves on to state be announced until the state overall, championships at Northstar competition. Teammate Lucas on March 7 though 9. The Senior Cody Morrison won Fernandez, a foreign races will feature both giant both slalom races with his exchange student from slalom and slalom races with best run at 40.55 seconds. He Madrid, Spain, lost a skitop skiers from all over the ended up first in the league during the second run of the state. Kainoa Hall, left, and Cody Morrison take a breath after their final race. Morrison grabbed first place in both league runs and Hall was right behind him with second- and fourth-place finishes. Photos by Suzi Brakken Snowy conditions don't slow down QHS Cody Morrison as he takes two first-place runs. QHS ski team member Sam Lawson makes his way down the run Feb. 17 during the league championships at Boreal in very fresh snow. It's a good thing he is dressed for the occasion. Brandon Dye is up, up, and away Feb. 14, against Redding Christian. Photos by Shalee Purin No. 10, Sawyer Durkin, No. 22, Brenden Ackerman, No. 24, Owen Delacour and No. 33, Brandon Dye watch the shot. Forget the sweets Vols bring 3-pointers Shalee Purin Sports Writer shalee@plumasnews'cm The Chester Volcanoes boys' basketball team turned the Redding Christian Lions to lambs Feb. 14 during its home conference game that ended with a fmal score of 73-61. The Chester boys doubled the Lions' score by the end of the first quarter, 18-9, and it was all downhill for the Redding team from there. Brenden Ackerman started the night off right as he wowed fans with three 3-pointers. Ackerman earned 12 points in the first quarter and helped put his teammates on Easy Street for the win. The Chester boys were on a roll scoring four 3-pointers in the second quarter and keeping the lead by 22 points. Darren Jllbert made three 3-point shots and one 2-pointer, making him the top scorer of the third quarter. He made a total of five 3-pointers in the game. Redding Christian made an impressive comeback during the fourth quarter scoring 29 points and putting them back in the game, but the consistency of the Volcanoes team prevailed in the end, awarding them the victory. Brandon Dye earned 30 points for the Volcanoes, Ackerman racked up a total of 19 points and was selected as the Chester Basketball Player of the Game. This win bumped the Volcanoes to 17-7 overall and an impressive 9-1 in league play.