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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, May 21, 2014 7C Quincy High's softball team members flex their muscles after winning their fourth straight shutout and third straight no-hitter. The team finished its regular season last Tuesday with a win over Chester. Photo by James Wilson Trojans place, well at league chart plonsh00Ip mec t . on May 16. Quincy did pretty Quincy streak includes three straight no-hitters James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plu masnews.com Nolan closed out the game in the fifth inning, facing three batters to end the game with a mercy win. The Trojans were consistent at bat, as well, smacking 10 hits against the Volcanoes. Kaylin Henderson went two-for-two at bat. Samantha Keely and Tanah Braswell each got two RBIs off a hit apiece. Quincy's fielding was, as it has been  season, immaculate. Jasmin Sherman, Nolan, Kelsey McElroy and Maya Belsher-Howe all had 1.000 fielding percentages. Sherman put out eight runners in eight chances. Sherman has not committed an error this season. At time of writing, she has 97 put-outs for the season. In other softball news, Chester beat Mercy the day before playing Quincy, and Portola won its final game of the regular season against Loyalton. Chester 13, Mercy 11 The Volcanoes traveled to Mercy on May 12 to come out with a win in their last league game of the season. The Volcanoes let the first inning slip past them, trailing 4-0, before scoring nine runs in the second inning to take a lead they held through the rest of the game. Rebecca Branch was the team's power hitter, going three-for-three at bat, including a triple. Kaytlan Hedrick led her team in RBIs with three offtwo hits. Only one Chester batter struck out, while Branch struck out five Mercy batters. Portola 25, Loyalton 10 Portola had no trouble taking out Loyalton on May 12. The Tigers put in their starting players for the first inning to gain a 14-0 lead right offthe bat: For the rest of the game, Portola gave its freshmen players a chance to play some ball. According to Portola's coach, Karl Popish, most of the Tigers' runs came from walks. The dominating win brought Portola's regular season to an end with a 12-13-1 'overall record and a 6-4 league record. The Quincy High School softball team has been on one amazing streak. The Trojans ended their regular season last Tuesday with a 13-0 win over Chester. The victory marked the Trojans' fourth shutout in a row, and third no-hitter in a row. "This is the perfect time for us to peak," commented Quincy coach Mike Yalung on the team's performance. "Hopefully, we'll carry this momentum into the playoffs." The domination over Chester brought Quincy's record to 17-9-1 overall and 7-3 in league play. The Trojans played their first playoff game yesterday. The game also ended Chester's regular season, with a 15-10 overall record and 7-5 in league. The pitching duo of Brooke Potter and Sara Nolan scored Quincy its third consecutive no-hitter. Potter opened on the mound against Chester, and pitched the first four innings for five strikeouts. GOLF TOURNAMENTS Advertising works! nonmilitary guests. To register call 284-6300. May 3.1 Plumas Pines Golf Resort and Longboards Bar & Grill will host the inaugural Wine Walk and Golf Day, beginning at noon. The wine tasting portion includes live acoustic music. Entry is $25 per person (21 and up). Tickets can be purchased at Eastern Plumas Chamber in 7"i! ![ , " " -,: r, ,. Graeagle, 836-6811; Carey Candy Co. in Quincy, 283-4735; and Plumas Pines Golf Resort, 836-1420. The golf day has a noon shotgun start and costs $100 per person, $60 for Plumas Pines members (both include the wine walk). For information or to book a tee time, call the Plumas Pines Golf Shop at 836-1420 or email James Shipp at james@ plumaspinesgolf.com. May 26 A free military golf tournament with a noon tee time will take place at Mt. Huff Golf Course. Mt. Huff and the Plumas County Veterans Service Office are offering a free 18-hole tournament to Plumas County veterans and active military personnel. The tournament is limited to 44 players. A free New York steak dinner will follow; additional meals areS15 for well, with.its boys' and girls' varsity teams both placing third. Portola's two teams both placed fifth. The Trojans got four first placements at the meet. Che Rubalcava-Cunan came in first in the 400 meter in 54.16 seconds. Also on the boys' team, Shawn Hughes took the discus event, throwing the discus 147 feet, 2 inches. Hughes also placed second in the shot put with a distance of 43-11. Rachel Hanna took first in the long jump event, going 15-1-1/2, and first in the 300 hurdles with a time of 50.41. Hanna also finished second in the triple jump with a distance of 29:10-1/2. "With 12 athletes in attendance, we qualified to go forward to the Division III meet in 18 events," said Crowe Herbertson-Deemer, left, gets ready to take the baton from Craig Martynn, right, during the Mountain Valley League championship meet at University Prep last Friday. Photo by Ty Herbertson Quincy cotch Dan Hanna. "That is a great day for Quincy track and field. I am so proud of the spirit of competition exhibited by all our athletes." Quincy's relay team, made up of Rubalcava-Cunan, Dale Morgan, Crowe Herbertson-Deemer and Craig Martynn, placed second in both the 4x100 relay and the 4x400. Jessica Melms also placed second, in both the 800 meters and the 3200. On Portola's team, Damian Whittemore did the best, placing third in the long jump and fourth in the triple jump. Callie Harvey was the only athlete representing Portola's girls' varsity team. Harvey placed fifth in the discus. The next stop on the road to the state championship is the Division III championship this Friday at Shasta High School in Redding. Century ride returns to Indian Valley James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plu masnews.com With the weather warming up, it's the perfect time for folks to get on their bikes and enjoy a nice ride through Plumas County's beautiful scenery. The Indian Valley Chamber of Commerce aims to promote just that with its annum Century Bike Ride set for June 7. Three courses are offered for riders to enjoy: a 100-mile endurance course, a 100-kilometer route and a shorter 32- to 35-mile ride. The two shorter routes are both very flat, while the 100-mile course has a 1,500-foot climb up to Antelope Lake. Pre-registration for any of the courses costs $50 for those 17 and up and $25 for those 16 and under. Day-of registration is an additional $5 per person. Pre-registration is available at indianvalley.net. Riders of all courses will be fed a delicious lunch at the Genesee Store.Likewise, aid stations and support vehicles will be located along the route in case anyone needs any assistance. After the ride, showers are available at the high school for anyone who wishes to wash up. Check-in and take-off will take place at the Greenville High School between 7 a.m. and 9:30 a.m: June 7. The money raised from the ride will benefit the chamber's many events and projects throughout the year. For more information or to pre-register, call the chamber's office at 284-6633. THE GARDEN SALON & SPA 125 Main Street, Chester 530.258.2229 I have been a Hair Stylist for years in the Lake Almanor Basin. Recently I opened my own salon & spa. Kaitlyn, Owner/Stylist Treat yo.rself or that specialperson to a relaxing, rejuvenating facial ,. .. , , , , .............................. '!:i Offering complete privacy for your facial or waxing. 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