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Iullem, Itecord, Progresswe, Reporter Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 3C Members of the Feather River Claydusters line up during the team's first trap-shooting practice of the season Feb. 16 at the Gopher Hill Trap Range near Snake Lake. Photo submitted Junior trap program attracts 20 youth shooters The Feather River Claybusters conducted signups and their first practice at the Golpher Hill Trap Range near Snake Lake on Feb. 16. More than 20 youth shooters showed up, ranging from ages eight to 17, on a fantastic sunny spring-like afternoon. The first practice was a huge success. Students from Quincy Christian School joined the scholastic trap:shooting program which instantly increased the size of the team and provided much-needed and highly-welcomed parental support, as well as additional coaching. The Feather River Claybusters will shoot in the scholastic program with the California Youth Shooting Sports Association. Information 0n the program can be found at The Feather River Claybusters encompasses all qualified children from Chester to Graeagle who do not have a scholastic program in their area. Youth shooters must be enrolled in school, have a 2.0 grade-point average or better, and possess maturity, safe firearm handling skills and good sportsmanship. For more information call Matt Culver at 394-8390. CHESTER, from page lC Chester will have a bye during the first round of playoffs, then host either Mercy or American Christian on Feb. 27. The Indians, who finished with a 13-12 overall record and a 6-2 league record, were seeded at No. 6. The Indians hosted Hayfork on Tuesday, Feb. 251Details o thegame will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. Against Greenville, Chester started with a small lead, then really took off in the second quarter. Chester was up 19-14 at the end of the first quarter, right before it went on a 20-point run to widen its lead to 39-14. Greenville only scored six points in the second quarter compared to Chester's 28, to take the Volcanoes into the second half with a 47-20 lead. Chester continued to outscore the Indians for the win. Contributions came from all over Chester's roster, with four players reaching the double digits in points. The combination of Wyatt Durkin's layups and David Estacio's long shots made the Volcanoes unstoppable against Greenville's defense. Durkin led Chester with 22 points and 10 rebounds, while Estacio was right behind with 21 points including four three-pointers. Tristan James had a great game with 13 Greenville's Corte Smith watches as the ball floats to the basket last Wednesday during the Indians' final game of their regular season against Chester. Photo by James Wilson points and Eddy Perez scored 10. Though Greenville lost, several of its players stood out as well. Justus Eaglesmith had his 12th double-double of the season, with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Christian Beres contributed 10 points and Cooper Kingdon scored nine. Against Hayfork, the Volcanoes tripled their opponent's score in the first 1 quarter to lead 21-7. Chester continued to rack up the points throughout the game for the heavy win. Hunter Morris led the Volcanoes with 17 points. Durkin was right behind Morris with 16 points. Durkin led in rebounds with 11. SEAMLESS GU'I'TIIIW Save decks & siding from water damage Downspouts water diverter Custom installation Adds value & appeal to your house 22 Different Colors FREE ESTIMA00 257-7875 Michael Kirack, .... Owner/Builder CONSTRUCTION, INC % .: " ..,,. i FRC softball team loses twice in doubleheader at Sacramento James Wilson Sports Editor The Feather River College softball team hit the road Feb. 15, for a doubleheader at Sacramento City College. The Eagles took on Sacramento earlier in the day to lose 12-3 and Cabrillo later that afternoon to lose once again, 11-2. The two losses dropped FRC's record to 1-4 for the season. The Eagles have been getting in as much practice as they can before conference play starts March 7. FRC's first home game will be March 21 against Lassen. Sacramento struck first blood with a run in the first inning. The Eagles struck back, however, with!three runs in the second to take a 3-1 lead. Katie Barnes, Abigail FerraU and Quincy Pierce all made their way home. Sacramento didn't let up, though, and scored two runs in the third inning, five in the fourth and four in the fifth to win the game. Pierce pitched for FRC, giving up 13 hits. Against Cabrillo, Ferall and Sydney Womer both scored runs for FRC. The Eagles got the first run on the board in the first inning, but Cabrillo scored one in the first, three in the second, three in the third and four in the fourth to overpower FRC. Womer opened at the mound for the Eagles, and struck out two batters. Womer allowed 10 hits before Pierce took over for the final inning. Ferrall led the team in batting, with a home run. Barnes and Mattea Belmonte both hit doubles, and Belmonte also hit a sacrifice fly that brought Womer home. The Eagles played three games Feb. 22-23 at San Joaquin Delta. Details will be in next week's Sports and Recreation section. "Angel" is a sweet 10 year old spayed female Russian Blue. She is looking for a quiet forever home. "Skye" is a non-spayed brindle Pit Bull. She is about 1 1/2 to 2 years old. She loves to fetch tennis balls and would like a home with no cats. Shelter hours are Monday & Wednesday 8am-5pm, Tuesday & Thursday Ipm-5pm, Saturday " @@ 12-5 for vlewing only and closed Friday & Sunday. Plumas Animal Services charges a $]0 fee @ and license fees are $5 per year. An officer will deliver a pet to the adopting party's veterinary of choice to have the animal altered In completion of the adoption requirement. For more 0 0 information, call 283-3673 or visit or @ G O00 530-283-3386 1695 E. 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