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BUllet=n, Kecoro, Progress=ve, Heporter Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 lC SPORT:; and RECREATION ................................................. : ......................................................................... 00Ac0000o.A.ou.D PWMASCOU.00 i ..................................................................................................................................... Two wins propel Quincy James Wilson Sports Editor The Trojans battled against Portola and Williams last week to come out with two more wins on its record and the No. 5 seed in the playoff brackets for Northern Section Division V. The Trojans started their week Feb. 18 at Portola, keeping a modest lead throughout the game to pull offa 79-71 win. On Feb. 21, the Trojans hosted their last game of the regular sason against Williams. Quincy really pulled aheacin the second half to win 83-65. The two wins put Quincy's overall record at 14-12 and its league record at 6-4. At Portola, it looked like Quincy was going to dominate right off the bat. Quincy racked up the score 9-2 in the first couple minutes of play. Portola came back to tie the game 11-11 within two more minutes. After that, though, Quincy took the lead and didn't let it go. By the end of the first quarter, Quincy was up 25-16. The Trojans maintained that lead to enter halftime up 45-35. Portola started to make a comeback toward the end of the game, shortening the lead to 68-62, but Quincy finalized its win from the free-throw See QHS, page 2C Trevor Roberts takes the jump shot for Chester during the Volcanoes' game against Greenville on Feb. 19. Chester's win helped elevate the Volcanoes to the No. 1 seed in their division's playoff brackets. Photo by James Wilson Quincy's Keston Pilgrim leaps over Portola's Kodi Lowdermilk for the layup when the two teams squared off Feb. 18. The Trojans took down Portola 79-71, the third time Quincy beat the Tigers this season. Photo by James Wilson Chester nabs top seed in playoffs James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plu The Chester boys' basketball team got its fifth and sixth straight wins last week, with a 89-47 victory over Greenville on Feb. 19 and a 63-32 stomp against Hayfork on Feb. 21. The wins propelled Chester's record to 22-4 overall and 10-2 in league play. Due to its outstanding record, Chester was seeded first in the Northern Section Division VI playoff spots. See Chester, page 3C Lady Tigers end regular season with 1,9-7 mark Wehrman als0 p e_rformed great final game of the regular season Portola's Alli Ramelli charges through Quincy's defense during the Tigers' 48-46 win Feb. 18. Ramelli led her team's offense, scoring 27 points. Photo by James Wilson James Wilson Sports Editor In basketball, Portola's girls took on three teams last week, and came out with two more wins. Portola first faced Quincy on Feb. 18 to come back and win, 48-46. The Tigers hosted Loyalton on Feb. 20 for a 52-45 win. The score came within two points once again the next day against Colusa, when Portola lost 58-56. The results put Portola's record at an impressive 19-7 overall, though the team has an even 5-5 record in league play. The Tigers' win against Quincy was very hard-fought. The lead switched between teams for the majority of the first half. Portola was up 21-19 going into the second half. Quincy pulled ahead in the third quarter to lead 34-26, before Portola came back to outscore the Trojans 22-12 in the final quarter and take the win. Alli Ramelli had one of her best games all season, scoring 27 points for the Tigers. Rachel for Portola, with 12 points and nine rebounds. Portola trailed Loyalton at the start of the game, but quickly tallied points to lead 23-19 by halftime. The Tigers steadily outscored their competition to take the win. Against Colusa, the Tigers got off to a bad start. Colusa quickly outscored Portola to lead 16-4 after the first quarter. The Tigers battled back, and outscored Colusa in every remaining quarter, but couldn't make up the difference. The Tigers landed the No. 6 seed in the Division V playoffs, and hosted llth seed Etna on " Feb. 25. Details will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. In other girls' basketball games around the county, Quincy won its final game of the regular season against Williams, and Chester took down Greenville. Quincy 65, Williams 41 The Trojans haven't had the best season. Going into their against Williams on Feb. 21, the Trojans stood at 4-17 overall and 1-8 in league play. At the beginning of the season, Quincy was consistently losing by 20 points. Once league play started, the Trojans began tightening their game a bit, though they still lost the majority of match-ups. In the game against Williams, Quincy outscor.ed its opponent in every quarter. The Trojans. really came out in the second half, outscoring Williams 36-18. 'Quincy was seeded 13th in Division V, and traveled to Hamilton on Feb. 25 for the first round of playoffs. Details will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. Chester 43, Greenville 30 Greenville hosted its final game of the regular season against Chester on Feb. 19, and the two teams got off to a battling start. The Indians' loss brought their overall record to 6-17 for the season with a 2-8 See Girls B-ball, page 2C FRC baseball tallies three wins Feather River College's Jordan Desguin lets one loose during the Golden Eagles' game at San Mateo on Feb. 22. Desguin struck out nine batters during the eight innings he pitched to contribute to the Eagles' 4-3 win. Photo submitted James Wilson Sports Editor The Golden Eagles baseball team was hard at it last week, traveling all over to take on four teams. Of the four games played, Feather River College came out of the week with three more wins. FRC started its week Feb. 17 at Sierra College with a 3-1 victory. On Feb. 21, FRC suffered a 2-0 loss against Ohlone. The next day the Eagles redeemed themselves with a 4-3 win at San Mateo. The following day, the Eagles played Cabrillo for the third time this season and took it down 7-5. The three wins elevated FRC's standings to 8-3 this season. Against Sierra College, the Eagles had a bit of trouble at bat. Sierra's pitchers struck out eight FRC batters and allowed only five hits. Luckily for FRC, those hits resulted in three runs. Shane Fenci, Bonson Aiwohi and Ryan Souza all got RBIs. Feather River's pitching topped Ohlone's, but fielding errors allowed Ohlone to get in some runs. The Eagles' pitchers struck out 10 batters and allowed only two hits. Brandon Erickson pitched into the sixth inning and struck out six. Chadwick Kaalekahi led FRC's batting with a double. Against San Mateo, the Eagles were back on track. In the top of the first inning, FRC rallied for three runs. Nathan Reynolds, Kaimana Perreira-Alquiza and Kaalekahi all made it home. One more run in the fourth put the Eagles out of reach for San Mateo. The Eagles' pitching was spot-on as well. Jordan Desguin opened for FRC See Baseball, page 5C Five Plumas Players selected to compete in Lions All-Star Game James Wilson Sports Editor Last week, the Lions Club made its roster selections for the 37th annual Lions All-Star Football Game set for July 19 atShasta College, and five Plumas County players made the cut. Greenville's Cooper Kingdon and A.J. Courtright will play on an eight-man team, while Chester's Hunter Morris, P0rtola's Kameron Osbourn and Quincy's Keston Pilgrim will all play on an ll-man team. Kingdon was Greenville's quarterback last season, and completed 99 passes for 2,292 yards and 31 touchdowns. Courtright held the Indians' line on both sides of the bail and tallied 43 tackles last season. Morris was Chester's quarterback last season and completed 49 passes for 970 yards and seven touchdowns. Morris also rushed 154 times for 1,151 yards and 17 touchdowns. Osbourn played tight end and defensive tackle for the Tigers, and really shone on defense. Osbourn got 41 , tackles last season, 33 of which were solo. Quincy running back Pilgrim carried 89 times for 769 yards and 12 touchdowns.