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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, April 16, 2014 3C James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plu It's official. The Trojans are on fire. Quincy took on three teams last week and came out with three wins. The Trojans' league record rose to an even 2-2 and their overall record to 8-6: Quincy spent the whole week hosting. On Monday, April 7, Quincy squelched a comeback attempt from Portola to win 10-7. The Trojans then beat Biggs twice April 11, 6-3 and 12-2. Quincy got off on the right foot against Portola from the first inning. Matt Beeson knocked out a homer to center field to bring himself and two others home to put Quincy up 3-0. The Trojans kept plugging along, adding a run here and a run there to their score. Portola finally put some numbers on the board with two runs in the sixth inning. Then in the top of the seventh, Portola got on a roll to add five more runs. Quincy stopped Portola there, though, to win the game. In the first game against Biggs, Quincy scored two runs in the first, fourth and fifth innings. The Trojans' fielding truly won them the game, with no errors. Tyler Hartline pitched the entire game, striking out two. Adrik Yacelga and Kyle Froggatt led at batting with two hits apiece. Yacelga crossed home plate twice and Froggatt three times. Beeson and Chase McDonald got two RBIs each. In the second game, Biggs made some crucial errors in the inning. A culmination of walks and errors put Quincy up 5-0 going into the second inning. Biggs scored one in the fourth and one in the fifth inning, but one more run in the bottom of the fifth put Quincy up by 10 to end the game egrly. ,.. Members of the Quincy Trojans" baseball team congratulate Matt out of the park in a game against Portola on April 7. After beating win two more games last week. Photo by James Wilson Beeson after he knocked one the Tigers, Quincy went on to In other news involving outlook didn't look pretty, Greenville 8-7 April 8 and Plumas County's baseballGreenville coach Mike wiped out Loyalton'9-0 the teams, Chester was on fire Chelotti asked Chester coach next day. Portola's record last week, winning four Terry Hernandez to not cut moved to 9-6 overall and 0-1 games in a row. Portola and the Indians any slack, in league. Greenville both had fairly ,Chester's batters got 18 hits Portola nearly lost to even weeks, winning two and combined and were walked 11 Greenville. The Tigers pulled losing two. times. Jason Schlueter ahead to 7-2 in the first pitched for Chester, striking inning, but didn't score Chester out seven batters and allowing another run until the bottom The Volcanoes finished only two hits. of the seventh. By then last week with a 3-1 record in The first game against Greenville was all tied up, league play, and an 8-4 record Liberty Christian the next day 7-7. overall. The rise in standings had similar results. Chester Portola's seven-run drive was due to four wins, all tallied 14 hits in total, while in the first inning was a lopsided in Chester's favor, allowing only two from the whole team effort, Tim Chester started its weekother team. Benbow had the team's April 7, racking up runs to A highlight from the gamehighest batting average, beat Greenville 30-2. The next was a home-run hit by Hunter going two for two. day the Volcanoes hosteda Morris. Spencer Lee shut out The next day, Portola shut doubleheader against Liberty Liberty Christian from the out Loyalton. Kodi Christian, and crushed the mound with seven strikeouts Lowdermilk pitched the first visiting team 26-0 and 12-0. and no errors, five innings, striking out 10 To end their week, the The second game against batters and allowing no runs. Volcanoes traveled to Reno to Liberty Christian was also a Connor Kennedy and play Portola in the Triple-A shutout. Tyler Grant pitched Lowdermilk shared the best Aces stadium and won 5-2. For and struck out 12 batters and batting averages of the game, a report on that game, see the was only hit off twice. Grant going two for three at the article on page 1 of this section, made no errors, plate. Charlie Baumbach Chester's game against went one for two and tallied Greenville only lasted five Portola two RBIs and two runs. innings. Though the In addition to playing Volcanoes were way ahead of Quincy and Chester, the Greenville Greenville and the Indians .... Tigers arrowly beat The story of Greenville's .... ..... week last week is one of amazing improvement. The Chester's Rebecca Branch gets ready to pitch during game one of a doubleheader against Liberty Christian on April 8. Chester dominated both games for two more wins. Photo by Tony Cordero SOFTBALL, from pagelC least once for the Volcanoes that game. Chester Chester got seven runs in The day before Chester the third inning and six in lost to Portola, the Lady the fifth for most of its Volcanoes beat Liberty points. Rebecca Branch hit a Christian twice in a doubleheader at Chester. triple during the game. The Volcanoes Branch also pitched for the overpowered their game's entirety, striking opporlent in both games, out eight batters. winning 14-3 and 10-3. In the second game, The first win was truly a Allison House and Lanee team effort on Chester,s Hansen both went three for four. House got three runs part. The 14 runs were divided among 10 players, and hit the team's only Every girl on Chester's triple, and Hansen got two team crossed the plate at RBIs and two runs. team got off to a practice habits. "We've just later-than-usual start to its finally caught up to where we season this year mainly due need to be. We played well to weather. The first two against Princeton." games Greenville played this In the two games, James week were enormous defeats Martinez led Greenville's against Chester and Portola. batting with six hits and a Then the Indians turned homerun. Martinez and things around. Darian Potts pitched for the Greenville hosted Indians, with a combined Princeton in a doubleheader strikeout tally of 17 batters April 11 for two wins. The and only two walks. Indians took out Princeton Only two players on 14-7 and 13-3. The last time Greenville's roster are Greenville played Princeton, returning players on the March 18, the Indians lost team. Both are juniors. The 15-2. This time they were rest of the team are clearly more prepared. sophomores and freshmen, "We haven't been doing and are facing other schools' much different," said varsity teams nearly every Chelotti on the team's game. O Quincy Rotary's Saturday, May 3, 2014 PLUMAS PINES GOLF COURSE GRAEAGLE 'Registration 10 am Shotgun Start 11 am Following Golf: Hors d oeuvres I Prize Raffle a Awards Presentation PRIzEs I $5,000- Hole #11 Sponsored by Plumas Bank and Les Schwab r~re - Quincy $5,000- Hole Sponsored by Steve. Jng of Edward Jones Investing POLARIS and Flanigan Leavitt Insurance Sportsman 400 4x4 ATV Hole #3 - Sponsored by DuPont Power Tools and State Farm Insurance, Richard Stockton Clay Dyrr Memorial Cash Prize Players-only Bonus $400 Your registration automatically makes you eligible to win one of four $400 Cash 1oo cash prizes to be drawn after tournament play! Sponsored by the Fehrman family and Mike & Keri Taborski Cash $100 per person --4-person Scramble includes golf, cart, lunch & hors d'oeuvres Entry deadline April 24, 2014, or the first 144 players, IndiViduals, pairs and teams are all welcome, Please include addresses of all golfers for our mailing list. Golfer #1: Phone #: Mailing address: City: Zip: Golfer #2: Phone #: Mailing address: City: Zip:_ Golfer #3: Phone #: Mailing address: City: Zip: Golfer #4: Phone #: Mailing address: City: Zip: I MAIL CHECKTO: Quincy Rotary Club, 546 Lawrence St., Quincy, CA 95971 I r---] Yes, I would like to be a tee/hole sponsor. I understand my $50 donation will help our local children who benefit from Rotary's projects and scholarships funded by this tournament. Information on tee/hole sign