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Bulletin; Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 5, 2014 5C Members of Chester's wrestling team pose after placing ai the sectional tournament in 'Redding last weekend. Two of Chester's wrestlers will advance to the state tournament this weekend. Pictured from left is Chester coach Tom Rogers, Cole Conner, Silas LaGroue and coach Clay Montgomery. Photo submitted James Wilson Silas LaGroue, Javier how tough our kids Sports Editor Contreras and T.J. wrestled," said Chester Eidhammer all contended at coachTom Rogers. "I told the tournament. Each them there's something in Members of Chester's member showed the skills he the water, and they asked me wrestling team traveled to learned through Chester'sto bring up a water truck Redding last weekend to extensive wrestling program, next time." compete in the Northern and the team came out in Conner went the ,furthest Section Master's 13th place out of 37 schools, on Chester's team, going Tournament. Chester Most of the schools were three and one and finishing wrestled against top much larger than Chester.second in his weight class. wrestlers in the state from Chester's athletes grappled LaGroue went four and one much larger schools and with wrestlers from Chico, to place third and qualify came away from the Orland, Corning and many with Conner for the state tournament with two team other large schools that had championship. Contreras members qualified for the more wrestlers competing,went four and two and placed state tournament. The tournament fourth and Eidhammer went Quincyhad two wrestlers encompassed all divisions, two and out. qualified as alternates, Ethan Chester was the only Chester's boys will head to Henderson and Taylor Division III or Division IV Bakersfield this Saturday for Hendrick, but no qualified school to qualify two the state tournament. Details wrestlers were bumped and wrestlers for the state on how they do will be in Quincy didn't get the chance competition, next week's Sports and to compete. "I had a lot of coaches Recreation section. Chester's Cole Conner, come up to me and tell me QHS, from page lC The Trojans had a 12-10 lead when Rick put one in from before jetting ahead 24-12 by within the key with 20 at the Division V the end of the first quarter, seconds remaining. Fall championship. The main contributing factor River tried for a run, but the Quincy was seeded No. 5 was Quincy's rebounding,Trojans' defense shut the and hosted the 12th-seeded led by Brady Rick. The opposition down. Fall River Bulldogs on Feb. Trojans utilized any missed Ty Morrison was Quincy's 26. The lead swapped backshot by the Bulldogs, top scorer. Morrison landed and forth through the game allowing them second seve! three:p0inters nine with Quincy finally winning chances. .... r. attempts, added to two:' 75-73. Against Durham, Quincy continued to tally layups for 25 points. AnthonY Quincy ended its season with points in the second quarter, Sullivan was on top of his a 65-55 loss two days later, but Fall River began to inch game as well, sinking eight The one win and one loss its way back into the game. baskets and a free throw for By the half, Quincy reduced 17 points. Rick also reached from the week brought Quincy's record to 15-13 for its lead to eight, up 40-32. the double digits with 12 the season. This was a vast Fall River came back after points. improvement frona last the half to show Quincy it Against Durham, the year's team, which ended its wasn't willing to lie over and Trojans were simply season with a 4-20 record, die. Fall River had an outmatched. Durham's "We improved our wins by outstanding third quarter, coverage didn't allow 375 percent, decreased our tallying 23 points compared Morrison and the other losses by 35 percent and to the Trojans' 14. At the Trojans many long-shot made it to the quarterfinals," buzzer, Fall River sank a openings. The Trojans Quincy coach Mike Woodleelong shot to take the lead for missed some opportunities at commented on the team's the first time in the game, the free-throw line as well, improvement. "The future is 55-54. missing 14 shots. Rick was bright for Quincy basketball. The energy on the court the team's high scorer with We got tons of compliments and in the stands was 38 points. about our team playing roaring, as the two teams "They were methodical on battled back and forth for the offense and relentless on through adversity and performing higher than upper hand. The two teams defense," commented some people's expectations." traded the lead four times as Woodlee about Durham, Against Fall River, Quincy it became obvious the clock before adding, "We didn't found its gumption midwaywould be the final decider in box out and rebound well through the first quarter, the game. enough." The score was tied 73-73 Hunter Morris the first for the Golden Special to Feather Publishing Eagles. Quincy Pierce started the game against San Joaquin Going into the Saturday, Delta and was credited with Feb. 22, doubleheader, the the nine runs. Despite the Feather River College softball loss, Womer hit a triple and team had one win and four knocked in Theresa Feyling to losses. Unfortunately the score the team's lone run. Eagles would not improve on The long weekend didn't their record, end Saturday as the They dropped a close game disappointment carried into to Napa losing by a final of 6-5. Sunday as well. In FRC's Their day was concluded by second game against San falling to San Joaquin Delta Joaquin Delta, Pierce started 9-1. The following day Feather once again and threw five River College fell to San" innings and gave up eight Mateo 11-1 and also lost to earned runs. Feather River's Sequoias 16-5. defense committed four errors In the first match-up of the as a team and ended up weekend against Napa, the adding three more unearned Golden Eagles out-hit their runs to the final score. Pierce opposition, but allowed Napa got the team's only hit of the a big sixth inning, which was game. ultimately too much to It seemed to be looking up overcome, for the Eagles in the first Sydney Womer went the inning against Sequoias, distance on the mound, giving when they jumped out to an up five runs on seven hits. At early 1-0 lead, but their hopes the plate, Emily Larzabal had were stifled when Sequqias two hits', one being a home tallied six runs in the second run, and was responsible for inning and another six in the plating two of the Eagles' third. runs. Amber Casner also had The Eagles were unable to an outstanding game, getting end the downpour, but three hits while batting in one showed resilience by run. bouncing back in the fourth Saturday's second game inning to score another four was just as disappointing as runs. Casner and Katie Barnes both knocked in a pair of runs. The Eagles had success stealing bases against Sequoias. Womer led the team with two steals and the team ended with a total of five. The Golden Eagles are heading into conference play sitting first in team batting with an average of .286, and are the top team in their conference in base percentage at .360. Sophomore catcher Katie Barnes has come out hot this season, getting 11 hits in 27 at-bats, earning herself a .427 batting average. She also leads the team in runs scored with 11. Freshman Abigail Ferrall has had similar success so far this year, racking up nine hits in 24 chances at the plate, giving her a .375 batting average. She has also shown her power by hitting a home run earlier in the year against Cabrillo. Womer leads the team with three stolen bases; she also boasts a .320 batting average. The Eagles will begin conference play by traveling to Redwoods on March 7. FRC's first home game is March 21 against Lassen College. Teams forming for the 2014 softball season The Central Plumas Anyone interested in in umPiring for.the league. Recreation and Park District forming a new team is Training will be provided. has started its preseason encouraged to attend the"Being an umpire over the planning and sign-ups for the preseason managers' meeting summer is a great way to get 2014 Adult Softball season, on Wednesday, March 19, at connected with the Scheduled practices will 5:30 p.m. at the Quincy community, make some money begin Monday, April 7, and library, and have fun," said Seibel. will continue throughout the "We would like to Anyone interested in month of April. encourage new players and "becoming an umpire is Softball league games are teams from around the area to encouraged to contact the tentatively scheduled to begin come out and participate this Recreation and Park District. May 12. season," said Recreation and New players that would like Teams are currently being Park District sports andto get connected with a team, formed during the preseason recreation coordinator Jeren or individuals interested in and practice period. All games Seibel. "Adult softball is a forming a new team, are will be played on'weekday great way to spend time with invited to contact the evenings at either Gansner friends, family and recreation district at 283-3278 Park or the ball fields at co-workers, in an or go to 34 Fairground Roadin Feather, River College. environment that promotes Quincy. 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