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2C Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Quincy boys' track team wins Division III championship Shannon Morrow Sports Editor The Quincy High School boys, track team won first place in the Division III championships at Mt. Shasta High School last Friday, May 18. Quincy took the top spot out of 12 schools in the boys' division with 216 points. Uni- versity Prep came in second with 154 points, and Durham finished third with 134 points. "There was lots of positive feedback on our team," said Harry Skemp, one of the Quincy coaches. "Our boys represented Quincy well, not only athletically, but sports- manship-wise." The Quincy Trojans won both the 4x100 and 4x400 re- lay races with two impres- sive team runs. Mason Kennedy, Henry Dillingham, Raphael Mielke and Ethan Skemp won the 4x100 with a time of 44.46 sec- onds. In the 4x400, Kennedy, DiUingham, Skemp and Josh Hanna placed first with a time of three minutes, 40.29 seconds. Mielke also won the 110- meter hurdles (16.44 sec- onds), won the long jump (19 feet, 11.25 inches) and placed third in 12-pound shot put (42 feet, four inches). Hanna captured two first places in the 400-meter run (51.47 seconds) and the 800 meter run (two minutes, 5.8 seconds). Dillingham placed first in the 300-meter hurdles (43.59 seconds) and second in the ll0-meter hurdles (17.02 sec- onds). Sophomore Shawn Hughes won first place invarsity dis- cus with a throw of 117 feet, nine inches. Skemp was the close run- ner-up in the 400-meter race with a time of 51.80 seconds, and he placed fifth in high jump with a height of five feet, four inches. Kennedy claimed fourth place in the 200-meter run with a time of 23.44 seconds. Quincy's junior varsity boys placed second in Divi- sion III behind Trinity. This Friday, May 25, all the varsity winners will compete in the Northern Section championships at West Valley High School in Anderson. The Quincy High School boys' track team earned first place out of 12 schools at the Division III championships at Mt. Shasta High School. Photo submitted Portola advances in playoffs Shannon Morrow Sports Editor The Portola High School softball team, seeded eighth in the Northern Section Di- vision V playoffs, ,,yon its first playoff game against ninth-seeded Biggs before being eliminated by top- s.eeded Mt. Shasta May 15. In their opening playoff victory, the Portola Tigers belted out 13 hits and scored in all but two innings on their way to an 11-5 victory. Biggs began with two runs in the top of the first inning, but the Tigers imm-, diately responded wih" four runs to take over the lead in the bottom of the frame. Portola added one run in each of the second and third innings to take a 6-2 lead. Biggs brought the score to 6- 4 in the fourth inning, but the Tigers added two runs in the fifth inning and three runs in the sixth inning to put the game away. Kaitlin Boyd totaled four hits for the Tigers. MacKen- zie Stark registered three hits, while McKenna Popish .and Lindsey Compton earned two hits apiece. Boyd and Popish scored three runs apiece. Taylor P.r,oser ,.rer,ded two hn'' and iJ"d0ubles. Compton, Sandra Kibble and Catherine Cruse also each recorded a double. Compton pitched a com- plete game for Portola, fac- ing 31 batters over seven in- nings and giving UP just five hits. With the win, the Tigers advanced to the second round, which was held the same day against host Mr. Shasta. Mt. Shasta won the quar- terfinal game 2-0 behind the pitching of Kayla Spini, who struck out 18 of 24 Portola batters and allowed just one hit in the shutout. The I Portola Tigers wrapped::,Up their season with an overall record of 12- 14 and a league record of 3-3. ........ 00iiiiiiii00 ' li i iiiii i00iii!,!! Advertising works! WISTERIA Fine Furniture, Rugs and Home D6cor 325 Main Street, Chester 530-258-4205 Brenda and Mark McColm Being the new owners of Wisteria, we wanted to capture the attention of our customers in Lake Almanor, Westwood, SusanviUe and surrounding areas, to let them know of our new location and the addition of new and beautiful lines of furniture, area rugs and home dcon Advertising with our local papers from Feather Publishing is helping us meet these goals. Thanks to our advertising expert Valorie Chisholm with her creativity and friendly professionalism, we are able to establish the message and the image we want our store to convey to our customers. We really appreciate all that Feather Publishing has done for us. 287 Lawrence Street, Quincy, CA 283-0800 Greenville, CA 258-3115 ': Westwood PinePress P.O. Box 790, Westwood, CA 258-3115 135 Main Street, Chester, CA 258-3115 100 Grand Ave., Susanville, CA 257-5321 0000,.JOITOLA I00Oltn 96 E. Sierra (Hwy 70), Portola, CA 832-4646 i I i :, ,,  , " : ,  ' : .... . ,,;!:::::::: :i  MacKenzie Stark stays alert on defense. The Portola Tigers won their first playoff game .against Biggs May 15. Photo by Tiffany Williams