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Bulletin, RecOrd, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 lC SPOR.00]pS AND RECREATION Ryan Matz, the first-place winner of the 50-kilometer Lost Sierra Endurance Run around Graeagle, poses with his girlfriend, Jody Chinchen, after finishing. Chinchen won first place in the women's division of the 29-kilometer course offered at the third annual race. Photo by James Wilson Runners push themselves at [.akes Basin race James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com Just when the runners thought it couldn't get any worse, it did. That was the sentiment expressed by several runners at last Saturday's Lost Sierra endurance race based in Graeagle. The course, mapped out by the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewarclship,.:was lesined for the more experienced runners out there. Runners faced the steep and often brutal climbs Eastern Plumas County has to offer. It's the brutality of the course that has made it so popular among athletes around the nation. Teams from Texas and Florida showed up to participate, along with two runners from See Lost Sierra, page 5C FRC volleyball starts season with a bang James Wilson Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com From the scores reported this last weekend, it looks like Feather River College's volleyball team will have another successful season. The team spent last Thursday and Friday on the road starting its season, and came out with four wins. " FRC competed at the American River Classic on Sept. 4, beating out San Francisco City College in three games and tightly winning a five-game match .against American River. The next day, the Golden Eagles played in the Sacramento City Classic, taking out Sierra and Sacramento in three games apiece. Of the four wins, American River was by far the hardest fought. Last :year, AmericanRiver fmished fourth overall in .the state. FRC won the first two sets, lost the third and fourth, then took the mal set 15-11. Stephanie Ovitz killed it in kills, tallying 14 with a .407 kill percentage. Abbie Mikelson and Marinda Thomas both marked 10 kills apiece. Nina Holmes led the team's defense with 21 digs. Jessica Jacksonled in assists with 32. Great start to our season!" exclaimed FRC coach Sarah Ritchie. "We have a very talented group of players and are only getting better with every game and practice." This weekend, FRC will travel to Delta College to compete in its annual tournament. The team will play its first match at home Oct. 15 against Siskiyous. INSIDE SECTION C: FEATURING THE ACTION AROUND PLUMAS COUNTY [ ................................ J Quincy loses to Modoc Second,half battle costs Trojans season opener James Wilson Sports Editor sporls@pl u masnews.com The Quincy Trojans opened their season last Friday night with a home game against Modoc. The Trojans looked hot. They had the speed, they gained the yards and their possession was equ to Modoc's. Some slip-ups in the third quarter ultimately cost them the game, however. Modoc, which took down Chester in overtime the week before, beat out the Trojans 26-7. Quincy's running game looked good, but Modoc completed more passes that gained it major yardage. Aaron Race scored the fin'st and only touchdown for Quincy during the second quarter. Race also kicked the extra point to give Quincy its seven points for the game. Modoc scored one touchdown in the second quarter, but missed the extra point. Quincy entered the second half up 7-6 and the prospect was looking good. That's when everything started to fall apart for the Trojans. Right offthe bat, Modoc scored a touchdown. Then another. Then another. Within 10 minutes of play, Quincy went from leading by one point to trailing by 19. Quincy made some valiant comeback efforts, but wasn't able to complete any of its drives. The closest the Trojans came was midway through the fourth quarter. Quincy's Noah Ray plows through multiple Modoc players during the Trojans' season opener Sept. 5. Quincy lost the game 26-7 after Modoc scored three consecutive touchdowns in the third quarter. Photo by James Wilson Quincy drove the ball to Modoc's 19-yard line before being stopped. The Trojans will travel to Incline this Friday for their first away game of the year. In other football-related news from the county, Chester won its away game at Etna and Greenville lost its home opener against Hayfork. Portola, with a 1-0 record, had a bye last week and will play at Pershing County on Friday. Chester 20, Etna 7 The Volcanoes traveled to Etna on Sept. 5, going into the game with a 0-1 record. Chester remedied that to even out its record. "Slowly but surely" seemed to be Chester's game plan as it retained possession for the majority of the game. Chester received the kickoff and drove 56 yards for its first touchdown. 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