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6C Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 Quincy girls win MVL championship Greg Knight Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com The Lady Trojans varsity basketball squad won the 2014-15 MVL championship on Tuesday, Feb. 17, by defeating the Lady Tigers, 70-52, in Portola. It was not easy sailing for head coach Harlon Sevier's team throughout the entire game -- after leading the Tigers 26-21 at the end of the first half, and leading by as much as 10 points in the opening minutes of the second half, the Trojans let Portola wither that lead to just one point by the end of the third period. Senior Jasmin Sherman led the Trojans back from that brink in a big way by scoring 27 points on the night. Her play was easily the most Weber retires as head consistent offensive display of the game as she scored in each period and earned a 16-point second half. In fact, one of the biggest plays of the fourth period had Sherman's name written all over it. With three minutes to go in the game, Sherman hit a bucket and, after Portola' inbounded, immediately took a steal that she drove to the hoop for another deuce -- and a foul against her under the basket by Portola. After the game, Sherman said a poor showing under the basket helped contribute to the dwindling lead the Trojans eperienced near the end of the match. "It was our rebounding and we weren't boxing out like we should have," Sherman said. "After we started to do that and got our coach for Greenville After more than a decade as head coach for the Greenville Lady. Indians, Indian Valley Academy Principal Sue Weber has mentored her last team and will retire from the hardwood this'year. Her best season came during the 2005-06 school year when her team posted a 10-0 record in the Feather River League to take an undisputed championship trophy. Photo by Greg Knight heads out of our butts, we were able to come back from that one-point difference to win the game." Though junior Haley Cline only scored three for the Trojans, she was a powerhouse on defense and contributed a pair of steals against the Tigers. She said the speed of the game Quincy is playing against foes has contributed to their success in league. "We really slowed down our tempo in this game by seeing our passes and seeing the court in general," Cline said. "It has helped us out to do that this season. We're still undefeated and league champs now, which is definitely a step up from last year." For Quincy, Angel Garrish scored 12 points, which included a six-of-eight showing from the free-throw line. Kaylin Henderson added nine of her own and the duo of Brooke Potter and Rachel Hanna ended with eight. Shania Barnes finished with three. Of note for Portoia in the game was junior Alli Ramelli, who scored not just 28 points against Quincy, but managed to score two buzzer-beating three-point shots at the end of the first half and end of the third period. In all, Ramelli earned a trio of threes and shot nine buckets to lead in scoring for the Tigers. The win upped Quincy to 7-0 in league and, thanks to a forfeit by Maxwell's Lady Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter ,:.:. Quincy senior Jasmin Sherman drives through a group of Portola defenders on her way to the basket. Sherman finished the game against the Lady Tigers with 27 points. Photo by Greg Knight Panthers and the 1-5 league record of final opponent Esparto, gave the Lady Trojans undisputed ownership of the MVL title. Quincy 55, Esparto 22 The Lady Trojans' final game of the regular season against Esparto merely pat an exclamation point on Quincy's ownership of the 2014-15 MVL championship as Sevier's squad decimated the Spartans, 65-21. Sherman put up 14 points, while Henderson added 12 in the win. Ashland Wingfield scored eight, with the pair of Barnes and Garrish each adding seven. Morgan Fowler added four. The win sent the Lady Trojans to the playoffs as the No. 4 seed to face No. 13 seed Los Molinos on Feb. 24. :. Portola girls head to playoffs as No. 11 seed :" :" The Lady Tigers earned a No. ::::. 11 seed berth to the playoffs . :.: after compiling a 6-3 record in the MVL. Their first round match came against No. 6 seed Colusa on Feb. 24. Results for . : that game were not available : : : by deadline for this story. :. :. J .i : iliiiil ::i  Are you or someone you know, stru00 We need 17 people with difficulty situations, to evaluate: the latest in di[lii Miracle-Ear: We will perform thorough Hearing FREE of charge to ALL callers. We will then choose 1 candidates for this event. ?