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Bulletinl Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 14, 2012 3C H ,, ,,/?!iii:i::i:ii !II!IIIIII:I! !!i!i!!!iiiii!iiiiiiii::: Israel Fernandez, far left, moves from second to third base. Hunter Morris, left, hits a two-RBI double. In their most recent game Saturday, March 10, the Chester Volcanoes beat Los Molinos 7-1 to improve to 3-2. Photos by Kathy Morris Golden Eagles beat Merced The top ranked Feather River College Golden Eagles baseball team defeated sec- ond ranked Merced College Thursday, March 8, by a score of 3-1. The non-conference con- test was played at a neutral site for both teams: Sierra College in Rocklin. The Golden Eagles used timely hitting and clutch pitching to pull out the hard fought victory over the Blue Devils. With the victory the Golden Eagles are now 13:3 on the season. The Golden Eagles scored two runs in the bottom of the third to take a 2-0 lead into the fourth inning. The Blue Devils responded by pushing a run across in the top of fourth with two outs and the Golden Eagles got an insurance run in the bottom of the sev- enth to complete the scoring in their 3-1 victory. On the mound for the Golden Eagles, freshman Michael Bennett picked up his fifth victory of the sea- son, as he pitched the first four innings. He allowed four hits and one run, and he struck out three Blue Devil hitters. Sophomore Andy Amaro pitched two shutout innings, allowing no hits and strik- ing out two hitters. Fellow sophomore Alex Vetter went the final three innings. He allowed one hit and one walk, and he struck out one batter to pick up his first save of the season. The Golden Eagles offense was led by sophomore Paul Cagle and his two hits and two RBIs. Cagle got the scor- ing started for the Golden Eagles with a one-out single in the bottom of the third that scored the'first two runs. Freshman Mike Egami also added two hits and a run scored for the Golden Eagles. The Golden Eagles will now take the weekend off as they get ready for GVC play again this Friday, March 16, against Lassen College. Friday's game will be tbe home opener for the Golden Eagles and first pitch is set for 2 p.m. Following Fri- day's single game both teams will square off in a doubleheader on Saturday at Lassen College with a noon start time: Friday and Saturday's games are scheduled to be on the radio with a broad- cast time starting 15 min- utes before the first pitch. To get updated stats and in- formation on the Golden Ea- gles go to or the Feather River College base- ball Facebook site. FRC baseball ranked No. 1 Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plurnasnews.corn The Feather River College baseball team is the top ranked program in Northern California, according to the March 6 poll posted by Califor- nia Community College Base- ball Coaches Association. This is the first poll of the season, and it is voted on by baseball coaches throughout Northern California. Feather River, with a 12-3 overall record, earned 595 points for the No. 1 ranking. Merced, ranked second with a 10-4 record, garnered 549 points. Santa Rosa sits in a close third with an 8-3 record and 544 points. Fresno City (9-6), Chabot (9-5), Delta (8-4), San Mateo (9-6) and Sierra (7-4) round off the eight top-ranked teams in Northern Califor- nia. This is the second year in a row the FRC has earned the No. 1 rank- ing. "It's my name on the door; people count on me. When it : comes to taxes and finances, : I need to find someone who cares as much about my business as I do." iiiii!iiii!i!iill i Haws, Theobald & Auman, PC Offices: 1740 Main St. Ste A Susanville 257-1040 328 Main St. * Chester 258-2272 Looking for a NEW car or truck? NO HASSLES * NO EXTRA EXPENSE I can get you almost any new car or truck, virtually any make or model, for less than you are likely to pay going to a dealership out of town! LET MY 40+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU! Quincy Auto Co., 530-283-CARS (2277) or S30-966-S463 1970 E. Ma!n St., Quincy / THE !i; JULY 20 8 PM at LASSEN COUNTY FAIR (July 18-22) avaifa6fe soon/