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lllmllllllllllllllll - "- = IIIIIIIIII llllnllllnllllllllnlllllllllll -- .... - | _ Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, April 28, 2010 lC SPORTS AND RE CREAT I O N ............................................................................................................................................................................... ................................................................................................... INSIDE SECTION C: FEATURING THE ACTION AROUND PLUMAS COUNTY ................................................................................ QHS hosts tennis Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.corn The Quincy High School tennis team hosted its 32nd annual Quincy Invitational last Friday and Saturday, April 23-24. The eight-team tourna- ment featured more than 60 players from as far away as Etna and West Sacramento." All the players enjoyed sunny weather and the pris- tine tennis courts at Quincy High School and Feather River College. After two days of play, River City won first place in team points; followed by Plumas Christian in second, Chester in third, Etna in fourth and Quincy in fifth. In men's singles, Quincy's Anthony Braddick won first place, and Chester's Jamie Parker took second place. ,In women's doubles, Chester's Brittaney and Allysha Mattingly captured second place, while Quincy's Paige Massey and Lauren Braddick claimed third place. In men's doubles, Ptumas Christian School took second place with Carson DeCrona and Jono Robi- nette, and third place with Cole Peard and Nick Shirk. Quincy's Kobe Barker and Braddick earned conso- lation. "The Quincy Invitational was a huge success," said Jerry Sipe, who helps coach Quincy. "A great time was had by all." Quincy's Anthony Braddick won the men's championship last Saturday. Photos by Shannon Morrow Plumas Christian's Catherine Cruse helped her team place second overall. Chester's Jamie Parker sets up to hit one of his powerful forehand shots. The Feather River College baseball team won its fourth consecutive Golden Valley Conference championship after sweeping Lassen Col- lege and College of the Red- woods April 16-18. The Golden Eagles went on to sweep Butte College Friday and Saturday, April 23-24. This improved FRC to 30-4 on the season and 22-1 in conference. The Golden Eagles open the California state playoffs at home Friday, May 7, as they host the regional tour- nament for the fourth con- secutive season. The tourna- ment is a best 2-of-3 series against an.opponent to be de- termined Sunday, May 2. Feather River wins fourth straight championship Butte sweep Last Friday, the Golden Eagles traveled down to Butte College for a GVC baseball game and a football score broke out, as the Gold- en Eagles won 22-14 in twelve innings. Offensively, the Golden Eagles pounded out 29 hits, as the top four hitters in the order combined for 19 hits. Sophomore Thomas Mc- Carthy led FRC with a 6-for-9 performance and five RBIs. The Golden .Eagles put up eight runs in the first in- ning, but Butte battled back to take an 11-9 lead heading into the seventh. The Golden Eagles struck for five runs in the seventh and eighth innings to take a 14-11 lead, only to watch the Roadrunners score three in the bottom of the eighth to tie the game. Both teams went scoreless. the next three innings, be- fore the Golden Eagles struck for eight runs in the top of the 12th inning. The big hit of the inning was a grand slam by fresh- man Dayton Alexander to left-center field. Alexander was 5-for-7 with 6 RBIs in the game. Fellow freshmen Victor Mendoza and Kyle Stone each added four hits apiece. On the mound, the Golden Eagles struggled to find any consistency, as they walked 10 hitters and hit two Road- runners. Sophomore reliev- er Tony Robinson picked up his third victory of the sea- son. Saturday, the Golden Ea- gles used good pitching to stifle the Butte offense on their way to a 15-2 victory. Freshman lefty Rob Coop- er picked up his seventh vic- tory of the season by going six innings and allowing six hits, two runs and one earned run, while striking out two. Sophomore Dylan Giesler pitched a scoreless seventh and eighth innings, and freshman Cody AnderSon pitched a scoreless ninth, with two strikeouts. Offensively, the Golden Eagles managed 14 hits, as every starter had at least one hit. The Golden Eagles broke open a close game with three runs in the fourth, two runs in the fifth and seven runs in the sixth. Freshman Victor Mendoza had three hits and three RBIs, and fellow freshman Dayton Alexander added two hits, two runs and two RBIs. With base runners on first and third, FRC coach Terry Baum- gartner, No. 18, plans a way to score while the other team changes pitchers. No. 4 is Kyle Stone. Photo by Shannon Morrow victory over Lassen. The Golden Eagles offense pounded out 19 hits. Fresh- man Kyle Stone batted 4-for- 4 and freshman Grant Mar- cum, went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs. On the mound for the Golden Eagles, freshman Tyler Hoelzen threw five shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out two to pick up his fifth win on the season. Redwoods sweep The Golden Eagles trav- eled to Shasta College m Redding Sunday to take on College of the Redwoods in a make-up doubleheader. FRC was the visiting team in both games. In game one, the Golden Eagles broke open a scoreles} contest by scoring eight runs in the fifth inning. Feather River went on to win 10-2. The big blast in the fifth inning was from freshman Jaret Bogue, as he smacked a grand slam over the right field fence. The Golden Eagles' offense ended game one with 15 hits, led by freshman Kyle Stone and sophomore Thomas Mc- Carthy. They each went 3- for-4 in the game. Freshman Rob Cooper picked up his sixth victory of the season on the mound, as he went five innings, gave up five hits, two runs and struck out two. Sophomore Joey Webb pitched a scoreless s-Lxth and ' seventh for the save and the conference-clinching victory. In game two, the Golden Eagles put up 17 runs in the third inning on their way to the 20-1 victory over Red- woods. The Golden Eagles batted around three times and hit three home runs in the in- ning. Freshman AJ Alexander got the homer party started as he hit a two-strike, three- run bomb to left center field. Sophomore Thomas Mc- Carthy followed that up later in the inning with his own three-run homer over center field, and freshman Victor Mendoza made it back-to- back home runs with a HR to right field. The Golden Eagles offense pounded out 22 hits, as 12 different players had a hit. Freshmen Brett Wise, Patrick Wilhelm-Ioane and Bryce Gerhardt led the Golden Eagles with three hits each. On the mound, the Golden Eagles used a trio of pitchers to shut down the Corsairs. Fi-eshman Chris Mueller started and went the first three innings to pick up the victory, as he struck out four. Then sophomores Dy- lan Giesler and Tony Robin- son each worked two score- less innings to close out the victory. To get updated stats on the Golden Eagles, go to spin- or To get updated schedule changes, go to Lassen sweep The Golden Eagles beat Lassen College April 16-17, by scores of 19-0 and 14-3. In Friday's game at Lassen College, the Golden Eagles struck for 12 runs in the fourth inning, in route to the 19-0 victory. The Golden Eagles also threw a no hitter, as fresh- man Aaron Corwin went the first six shutout innings and struck out nine. Fellow freshman Drew Simpson pitched a perfect seventh inning to preserve the no hitter for FRC. Offensively, the Golden Eagles pounded out 18 hits, led by freshman Jaret Bogue, who went 4-for-4 with five RBIs and three runs scored. 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