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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, March 20, 2013 lC AND JRING THE ACTION AROUND PLUMAS COUNTY The winners from this year's Longboards Revival Series World Championship line up for the cer- Siblings Saylor and Dana Flett congratulate each other with a fist bump after they both won emony March 17. PhotosbyJames Wilson their world championship titles. James Wilson in size as the day drew on. Sports Reporter Saylor Flett won all his races to take the 2013 men's championship title. Flett's sis- The Johnsville Historic ter Dana Flett proved that ski- Longboard Revival Series fin- ing runs in the family by win- ished its 2013 season with the ning the women's division. Longboards World Champi- The two siblings are origi- onship last Sunday, March 17, nally from Yreka, but have at the Plumas Eureka Ski made Quincy their home. This Bowl. was Dana's first time entering Mike Kelly puts on the brakes as he whizzes down the hill. Kelly made it to the top four of the men's racers. The last set of races this the longboards competition year brought a larger than av- and the fifth time for Saylor. erage crowd of more than 300 Ryan Murray took the silver spectators. Racers were plenti- in the men's races and Craig ful as well, totaling 28 men Kusner took the bronze. Kim- and 10 women, berly Kaznowski placed sec- Proceeds from the event ond in the women's races and went toward the installation Jessica Nelson placed third. of the new chairlift for the ski Prizes were also awarded bowl. Installation is slated to for Best Crash, Best Dressed, take place n xt winter. Farthest traveled, and Best Set "It's just been an extraordi- of Skis. nary statement of good will Highlights from February's and enthusiasm about an op- race, along with interviews crating ski area," said Chris with Saylor, Dana and Rob Murray, one of the Longboard Russell will air on A C-RA-" races organizers. Channel 3 the evening of The top contenders for the March 21 and replayed the world championship dwindled morning after. Ryan Murray halts after losing by a hair to Saylor Flett in the championship race. The Eagles' pitcher Jace Pucket fires the ball back to first baseman Ryan Coleman as one of Mike Egami is mid swing as the ball Lassen's players jumps back on base March 16. The Eagles swept Lassen in a three game series, from the dugout. Egami's hit resulted Photos by James Wilson Cobo home. comes flying towards him and his teammates watch on in a single and RBI which brought his teammate Brandon James Wilson Feather River to 6-0 in confer- rhythm. We had a great day day we had guys in scoring Neither team scored in the Eagleton closed the game in Sports Reporter ence play. Two weeks prior, in general that day." position, but just couldn't get eighth and ninth and the the ninth. sports@plumasnews.comthe Eagles swept Shasta in an The Eagles took off in the our guys home." game went into extra innings.' The Eagles didn't score away series. The wins also fourth inning, bringing four The Eagles struck first The Eagles' closer, Bray,their first run until the bot- The Feather River Goldenbring the Eagles overallplayers home. Justin Bohn, blood in the first when Jose pitched incredibly at the end tom of the sixth when four Eagles' baseball team swept record up to 13-7. Jake Bray, Brock Asher and Sierra hit a single to score of the game. Bray struck out players made it home. Feath- its second team this season, "We like where we are right Chadwick Kaalekehi all made Ryan Coleman from third,all three batters in the ninth er River scored two more the Lassen Cougars, in a three now, being 6-0", said the Ea- it home. Both teams were on top of and the first two in the tenth, runs in the seventh and one game series March 15-16.gles' coach Terry Baumgart- Bray followed the fourth in- their games after that and the Finally, in the bottom of the in the eighth. The Eagles traveled to Su- ner. "It's very important to ning up with a homer in the next four innings were score- 10th, with the bases loaded, "In the last few innings, we sanville on March 15 for their us, knowing we're doing a fifth, the only run of the in- less. Kaalekahi hit a grounder that got a good number of hits in," first game of the series and good job and learned from ning. The Eagles made one Lassen scored in the sixth bounced out to left field to said Baumgartner. "That's hosted the Cougars the follow- February's games. We like more run in the seventh and when Dennis Morelli singled bring Bray home and win the what won us that game. Also, ing day for the remaining March right now." two more in the eighth to fin- and Walker GemmiU scored, game. all three games this weekend two. The Eagles' pitcher Michael ish offthe game. The Cougars followed it up in The Eagles kept their win- were pitched very well. In a The Eagles dominated on Bennett carried Feather River The next day was the Ea-the top of the seventh when ning momentum going in the three game series we only Lassen's field, shutting out in the first game against gles' first game of the season Daniel Gonzales ran homenext game. Lassen got an ear- gave up three runs, so that's the Cougars 8-0. The next day, Lassen. Bennett struck out at Feather River College. from third on a passed ball. ly run in the first, which ulti- pretty good." the Eagles squeaked out a 3-2 seven batters. Only two bat- Fans packed the bleachers, The close play at the plate mately ended up'being its on- The Eagles' next game is win in a close game that en- ters managed to hit off Ben- rootingthe Eagles on. The Ea- was debated amongst the ly one of the game. against Butte College on tered the tenth inning. Imme- nett. gles didn't disappoint their crowd. The Eagles pitching was March 22 at 2 p.m. in Quincy. diately following, the Eagles "Bennett was really goodfans. Feather River tied the game once again solid. Matt The game is the first in a allowed only a single run to that day," said Baumgartner. "We finally got a good hit in the bottom of the seventh Thomas pitched the first six three game series. The last beat Lassen 7-1. "He was in command all day when we needed it," corn- when Mike Egami singled to innings, Kody Kuhlman thetwo games will be played at The three wins advanced and created an offensivemented Baumgartner. "Allbring Brandon Coborn home. seventh and eighth and Clay Butte the following day.