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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Mar. 3, 2010 11B SPORTS and RE(00'REATION Lady Tigers beat Los Molinos in playoff match Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.corn The Portola High School girls' basketball team won their first playoff game at home against Los Molinos Feb. 23, when the Tigers post- ed a 5840 victory. This advanced Portola, seeded sixth, to a quarterfi- nal match up against third- seeded Etna last Thursday, Feb. 25. The Tigers were de- feated 57-46. In their first-round win against Los Molinos, Portola outscored their opponent 8-2 in the first quarter and 19-8 in the second quarter to take a 27-10 lead at halftime. After the break, Los Moli- nos came out and scored the first nine points of the second half. Midway through the fourth quarter, Los Molinos had worked back to within six points of Portola at 41-35. This prompted Portola to take a full time out, after which the Tigers went on a 17-5 run for a convincing win. Anna Roach scored 14 tioints for Portola, making eight of 10 shots from the free-throw line. Emma Briggs totaled 12 points for the Tigers, fol- lowed by Bailey Holt with nine and Cassidy Ledwig with seven. On the boards, Briggs pulled in eight rebounds. Lindsey Compton and Roach made seven rebounds apiece, while Holt and Ledwig each grabbed five. Compton registered four blocks. Compton and Holt each snagged four steals, while Compton and Ledwig delivered two assists apiece. Two nights later, Portola tt'VVetd to Ettia f0rthe Sec- ond round of the Division V Portola's Emma Briggs gets in close for a nice jump shot between three Los Molinos defenders. playoffs, within seven. After falling behind 38-20 at Etn a regained control in halftime, the Tigers came out the final period by outplay- of_ th.Ictckbr, room.with,,a mg P0rt01a 14-10,for_an,t1, fury and outscored Etna 16-5 point win. in the third quarter to get Briggs buried 18 points for Cassidy Ledwig breaks away for a layup in Portola's 58-40 playoff win Tues- day, Feb. 23. Photos by Shannon Morrow the Tigers, and Anna Roach netted 10. Roach led with eight re- bounds, followed by, Brlggs with seven,'Uompton with five and Marissa Wehrman eredthree assists apiece. with four. Portola finished the season Wehrman captured three with an overall record of 19-9 steals, hge Briggs and Nolg.,.,,kend won fh, st,place in the.,, nabbed two.apiede. Feather River League. Briggs and Compton deliv- Playing in the snow It snowed most of the day during the Iongboard races at Plumas Eureka Ski Bowl 'Feb. 21. In the women's championship race, pictured left, winner Dana Ludington (center) is flanked by Kathy Rhode (second place) and Rebecca Dennis (third place). Photos by Shannon Morrow Saylor Flett (above) won the men's races, and Steven Dolloff  (left) took second. Zach Orman (not pictured) finished third.