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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, April 7, 2010 lC i & i ...................................................... i. INSIDE SECTION C: FEATURING THE ACTION AROUND PLUMAS COUNTY ............................................................................................................................................................................................................ The Johnsville Junior Ski Team, which is comprised of youth skiers from around Plumas County, won first place at this year's Buddy Werner Invitational. Photos by Lisa Kelly II Daniel Haygood will be ready to compete at the high school level next season, thanks to what he's learned through JJST. Junior ski racers from Plumas County does very and coaching. throughout the Lake Tahoewell, and its coaching isWorking collaboratively region competed in the Bud- even more outstanding, astoward opening the Plumas dy Werner Invitational Sat- is evidenced by the success Eureka Ski Bowl will bene- urday, March 27, when theof JJST," said Kelly. fit the Johnsville Junior Ski Jotmsville Junior Ski Team Many years ago, JJST was Team and also support the took first place with its A- created with the help of the Learn to Ski Program, Team and third place withPlumas Ski Club, whose which is currently an annu- its B-team. mission is to "...perpetuate al trip to Lake Tahoe, spon- JJST's Miranda Lemons the history of skiing in the sored by Central Plumas was the fastest overall racer (Plumas County) area and Recreation and Parks Dis- at the competition, to foster and promote win- trict. "This Is a very special ac- ter recreational activities The Learn to Ski Program complishment," said JJST throughout the county, with did not take place this year co-director Lisa Kelly. particular emphasis on due to budget constraints. "Johnsville Junior Ski school programs, and to PSC and JJST are fully Team doesn't have all thepromote competitive ski committed to acquiring lo- advantages of the Lake meets." cal, state and federal fund- Tahoe teams, like a home This year, JJST and PSC ing to build infrastructure, mountain or PE classes onworked collaboratively tomeet ADA requirements the hill, but we do have raise $2,000 for One of their and acquire a lift for the amazing coaches -- all vol- own. Plumes Eureka Ski Bowl. unteers," said JJST co-di- Jedidiah Lusk races for If you are interested in rector Mike Wood. Fire on Ice, with his father, participating in the Plumes Wood will serve as the di- Scott, as his coach, Ski Club, contact President rector of JJST next year.This year, Jedidiah was Ron Logan or go to plumass- Kelly and her son, Danieldiagnosed with an inopera- kiclub.org. Haygood, will move on to ble brain tumor and was on- For information on the the high school team, join- ly able to compete in theJohnsviile Junior SkiTeam, ing the many other families first race of the season,contact CPRPD, visit the that have moved from JJSTThe Lusk family has PSC Web site, or go to the to the high school level,a long history with Facebook page: Johnsville "Skiing is something thatJJST, both with racing Junior SkiTeam. I Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com The baseball game between Portola and Incline turned into a slugfest in Portola Wednesday, March 24, as the two teams combined for 33 hits. The Portola Tigers won the game, 18.14. There were four lead changes in the game. Portola started things off with a 3-0 advantage after the first in- ning. In the second frame, both teams scored five runs. Incline put up six runs in the top of the third, and then Portola answered back with three runs in the boftom of the inning. This tied the game 11-11 going into the fourth inning. Portola's defense held In- cline scoreless in the top of the fourth frame, and then Portola's offense tacked up four more runs to take the lead for good. Incline added one run in the fifth inning and two in the sixth. Portola recorded three insurance runs in the bottom of the sixth. Dillon Soares led Portola After being tied 11-11 going Photo by Shannon Morrow into the fourth inning, the Portola High School baseball team defeated Incline, 18-14. This improved Portola's overall record to 7-4. with four hits, followed bybrought in five RBIs, while three times. Broad, Stark, 10 of the 20 batters he faced shared pitching duties for Les Carr with three and Bil- Broad and Sears plated two Carr, Sears and Jarrod over four innings of work, theTigers. ly Broad, Max Stark and runners apiece. Fleisher each accounted for allowing seven hits and Portola, with an overall Harley Sears with two Kyle Heskett scored four two runs. three earned runs. record of 7-4, will compete in apiece, runs for the Tigers and On the mound, Portola's Soares, Piero Selvaggio the Winters Tournament Soares and Carr each Soares crossed home plateJarrod Fleisher struck out and Rickey Lowdermilk also AprilS-10. |