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2C Wednesday, March 14, 2001 Bulletin, Progressive, Rec~l, II Senior Ryan Chappell leaps over two defenders during a Portolm playoff game. File photo for a shot basketball season over By caused several turnovers. S~x~s Editor "We didn't bring our A game The thrill ride had to that night," said coach Brad end sometime. Miller. A long, glorious sea- Justin Ward scored 22 points son of basketball for Portola in the game and tore down 21 High School came to an abrupt boards. Jason Ferrin drained finish March 6, as both its boys 24 points. and girls teams were defeated Saint Elizabeth went on to in back-to.back games in fronf, beat Victory Christian and of their home crowd. Capital Christian last week, Just three days after earning the regional title. winning their Northern Sec- Saint Elizabeth will play in the tion championships, each of State Championship game Portola's teams were upset in against No. one-seeded Price the first round of regional this Friday at ARCO Arena playoffs. The boys lost to seventh- seeded Saint Elizabeth from Girls the Oakland area, 74-68, and Rincon Valley Christian was the girls fell to fifth-seeded leading Portola 22-12 at the end Rincon Valley Christian from of the first quarter, and the La- Santa Rosa, 61-55. dy Tigers were never able to gain the lead. "We couldn't shoot," said With a strong defensive coach Rich Martinez, whose press, Saint Elizabeth held players were less th n 30 per- Portola's offense in check and cent at 15-52 from the floor. "We had a let down after File photo Emily Patton has been chosen to represent Quincy at the TourneySport USA Hawaii Classic this July. Chico. We couldn't put the ball in the hoop." Jennifer Kehoe, who earned 14 points and 16 rebounds, ".had a great game," said Mar- tinez. Ashley Diaz led the scoring with 16 points and Megan West added 10 points. "It was a great season. I'm so proud of the girls," said Mar- tinez. The Lady Tigers finished with a record of 28-5, and won the section title for the first time. By Mlrna Deigadillo Special to Feather Bulletin FRC 16, Lassen 3 The Feather River College baseball team, behind a strong pitching performance by fresh- man starter Jonathan Troop, earned a win over Lassen Col- lege last Friday. Troop, now 2- 1, pitched his first complete SpOrtS Editor Emily Patton, a junior at Quincy High School, has been selected to compete at a na- tional soccer tournament in Hawaii this July. Patton is among the top 5 percent of soccer talent across the country that has been in- vited to the TourneySport USA Hawaii Classic. Approximate- ly 2,600 players were nominat- ed by their coaches to this prestigious tournament, but only 125 players are allowed to attend. The criteria for selection in- cluded past performance, fu- ture potential as a soccer play- er, position played, most cur- rent statistics, academic stand- ing, athletic awards received, and a coach's personal evalua- tion and recommendation. Alan Morrison, Patton's soc- cer coach, nominated her for the tournament. "When asked to consider a junior athlete for this tourna- ment, Emily Patton immedi- ately came to mind," said Mor- rison. "She has excellent soc- cer skills, academic achieve- ments and leadership quali- ties." Patton was Quincy's leading scorer last season with 25 goals, earning her an all- league selection. She is also a member of Quincy's basketball and track teams, and has earned a 4.0 in school. "She's a very good sports- game with three earned runs, seven hits, and six strikeouts. The Eagles' first run came in the fifth inning when Dustin Garcia walked, stole second, and scored on a single by Ju- lian Russell to bring the score to 2-1. In the sixth inning, FRC ex- ploded offensively, scoring eight runs on six hits, giving '99 KIA SEPHIA LS '99 PONTIAC SUNFIRE SE 5 SI~MKI. A/C, PS, C.D, I~oo,~e, otdY '15,000 m~. #757652. Aulo,A,C. Ix....j, poL. TW, CC.c~,,ABS.~oi~r#520327, '98 CHEVY LUMINA v.8. ~buto., A/C, F~, I"W. CC I~ c~m, ABS, o~ ~.000 ~, ~I~272. FORD F-150 4X4 Off road pkg., XLT,/VC, PS, F:~N, PDL TW, CC, cass., 5.8, two tone, more, #(;21920, '99 HYUNDAI ACCENT GL cas$., spoiler, only 24,000 custOrr OAC, '1,~ do~ 8.S% APR. e0 mo=. P~ too.. OAC. ' H i Per mo. OAC. '1.000 down. 85% APR, (10 rnoe. Per too.. OAC, '1.000 dow~ 10,5% APR, 80 mo~ , 0,5% ~, ~ n~ 2OO HYUNDAI ACURA IHTEGRA = ........... *7 GRAND SUZUKI SIDEKICK 4:, CHEVY EXT. CAB $6 $= ........ $7t PONTIAC Imcm SE '94 TOYOTA , -- 257-4465 822 Main St. Susanville pmces aooe mROU OOZ ALL Fm:n Pt.us TAX, tiC. ANO eoc. man and leads by added Morrison. excellent Quincy High School entire community." The tournament will July 15-24 at the campus on the Island The players will spend the week playing will also get to spe] days touring the s Hawaii, including Beach, Pearl Harbor olulu. Three colleges ol choice will be her participation in nament, complete wit sonal profile. A arship will be athlete in The total ment is $2,516. This expenses including ground transportatio lodging and aU penses. The Pattons will be ing fundraisers to the trip, and need nity's support. "If people could few dollars each, up," said Linda ly's morn. An account has at Bank of America Emily Patton Soccer you would like to tribution. Or you either Linda Patton. the Eagles a 9-2 lead. cobsen, who was 4-5 game, started the a single. Freshma Green, who was 2-5, double to start the Mark Stahlke also added the Golden Eagles. inning, Chris Genung tentionally walked, up Jacobsen, who hit run single. The seventh inning more excitement Genung smashed a homer to center, going the day. ' Three more runs plate in the ninth singles by Chris Green, Nate Kerr, Backlund helped win for FRC. I.a 7, FR 8 Despite great Eagles couldn't Lassen Cougars in game of the series. Tony Biale (2-1) strong innings with no walks, striking batters. Offensively, the shut out until the six when Dustin Garcia and Julian Russell Stahlke both got on walks. Chris Genung lowed with a sac fly right, scoring Listenberger two-run single to center, ing the score to 6-3. In the bottom of the inning, the Eagles more runs on within one run of the Freshman pitcher Melarkey then pitch in the eighth striking out all he faced. In the top half of inning, the run on one hit to lead to 7-5. ninth, the Eagles unable to make a against the Lassen Bria, who threw innings and recorded for the Cougars. Laseen 3, FRC 2 The Eagles fell Lassen in last series, performance by Nate and Joey Melarkey. Land a (2-2) got the the Eagles. He one-third innings runs and five hits. ended the game, and two-thlrds inn: one strikeout. Dustin Garcia was an RBI double, Kerr was 2-2 with a run, and an RBI. loss, the Eagles are the Golden The Golden Butte College in oro Friday, March 16, first pitch scheduled and a doubleheader on Saturday, March ing at noon.