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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, May 12, 2010 lC SPORTS At,aE;' RE CREAT I O N PLUMAS COUNTY Josh Hanna kicks toward the finish line. Hanna won the 3200, 1600 and 800 meter runs at the Quincy track meet last week. Portola senior Cole Adams clears 5 feet, 11 inches to take first place in boys' varsity high jump. Photos by Shannon Morrow Quincy hosts meet Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@ Six high school teams com- peted in a track meet at Feath- er River College Wednesday, May 5, marking the first time in 11 years that Quincy High School has hosted a meet. The teams from Quincy, Portola, Loyalton, Durham and Willows all participated, and a couple students from Excel Christian School in Sparks, Nev., also participat- ed. Quincy was able to gather all the equipment necessary for hosting a meet, after pur- chasing a high jump pit from points, followed by Quincy in second with 106 points and Durham in third with 94 points. In the varsity girls' competi- tion, Loyalton won with 97 points. Quincy took second with 68 points, and Durham finished third with 52 points. Quincy won the junior var- sity boys' division, and Loyal- ton claimed the JV girls' divi- sion. Quincy's Josh Hanna cap- tured first place in three boys' varsity events: the 3200-meter run (11:41.27), 1600-meter run (5:02.49) and the 800-meter run (2:10.57). Alex Easley earned first Durham High-Sehool-for $1 place for Quincy in the 100- and borrowing a discus cage from Feather River College. "Lastyear we couldn't pull it off, but all these things fi- nally came together for us," said Quincy coach Dan Han- na. "It's meant a lot to Loyal- ton and Portola -- this is al- most like a home meet for those teams too." Willows won the varsity boys' competition with 110 meter dash with a time of 11.46 seconds. Portola's Alberto Pena won first place in the boys' varsity long jump with a distance of 18 feet, 11 inches. Cole Adams claimed first place for Portola in boys' var. sity high jump with a height of 5 feet, 11 inches. Chase Shirley of Portola completed the 400-meter run Alberto Pena leaps 18 feet, 11 inches to win the long jump event for Portola. in 54.11 seconds to finish in first place. Portola also took first place in the 4x100 relay race with a time of 46.02. In girls' varsity, Lydia Johnson won two first places for Quincy in the 100-meter dash (14.26) and the 300-meter hurdles (55.68). The week before, Quincy's varsity boys won first place at the Burney Spring Classic In- vitational Friday, April 30. Lydia Johnson won the 300-meter hurdles for Quincy, and she also won the 100-meter dash. Hanna won three first places in the 3200-meter, 1600- meter and 800-meter. Alex Easley took second in the 200-meter, third in the 100- meter and third in the 400- meter. Zack Vaughn placed second in the high jump and second in the 300-meter lurdles. Jarrett Gibson placed sec- ond in the 800-meter, and Chase Nieman captured third in discus. Four victories The Greenville High School baseball team won four straight games last week. The Indians defeated American Christian Academy 8-7 and 2-1 May 4, and beat Champion Christian 7-3 and 17-7 May 6. Pictured is Andrew Fairbanks, left, and Donnie Housen. Photo by Shannon Morrow ,,....,.,' .. ,, win title = = ,'*'    ' .2C; Shannon Morrow i '  ' 2, ' Sports Editor sports@plu ......  After completing its final : ' rodeo of the season in Las ,'/' Vegas last weekend, the " Feather River College men's rodeo won first place , ..... { overall in the West Coast  Region for the third consec- !! Feather River College dominated the bull riding event in the West Coast Region. Pictured is Josh Garner. Photo by Jack Upton Photography utive year. The women's team of FRC also fared well, taking third place overall out of the eight teams in the re- gion. "We get good kids," said FRC rodeo coach Jesse Se- gura. "We have a lot of sup- port from everybody here in Quincy." The FRC men's team fin- ished with 6,808.5 points, followed by West Hills Col- lege in second place with 5,699 points and Cal Poly- San Luis Obispo in third place with 4,387.5 points. On the women's side, Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo won with 6,106.82 points, fol- lowed by University Neva- da Las Vegas with 3,857 points and Feather River with 2,208.5 points. FRC had 11 students qualify for the College Na- tional Finals Rodeo in Wyoming, June 12-19. See next week's sports section for an article about each of the competitors. This evening, May 12, the FRC rodeo team will hold a benefit rodeo for Jedidiah Lusk at the FRC rodeo are- na, beginning at 5:30 p.m.