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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2010 lC , AND 1 After going 6-0 to win the Lassen Tournament Sept. 11, the Portola volleyball team won another tournament in Los Molinos this past weekend. The Portola players pictured, from left, are Emma Briggs, Lindsey Compton and Ellie Kibble. Photo by Brian Taylor Ashlee Nieman, left, and Elena Amodei prepare to receive a Greenville's Alexandra Posch dives onto the court in pursuit of serve for Quincy. Photo by Shannon Morrow the ball. Photo by Shannon Morrow Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plu The volleyball teams of Plumas County have been spending a lot of time on the court these past couple weeks, and the wins keep rolling in for several of the local squads. Chester 3, Quincy 2 The Chester Volcanoes and Quincy Trojans went a full five games against each other WednesdaY,' Sept. 15: Quincy won the first game 25-18, but Chester evened the match by win- ning a very close game two in extra points, 26-24. With that momentum, Chester eased through game three for a 25-9 win. Quincy refused to fold and evened the series 2.2by winning game four 25-18. In the final game, Chester came out on top 15-11 to take the match 3-2. their second straight tour- nament last weekend in Los Molinos, bringing their overall record to 23-4-1. After losing 2-0 to host Los Molinos early in the tournament, the Tigers won all five of their other games to meet Los Molinos again in the championship, which Portola won 2-I. In that final match, Porto- la dropped game one 25-21, but came back and won game two 25-19. The Tigers edged Los Molinos 15-13 in game three to win it all. "We played with a little more intensity," said Porto- la coach Matt Compton. "We were cruising in our first match (against Los Molinos). But in the cham- pionship against the home team, with the crowd and noise, the girls pulled to- gether and figured out what they needed to do to get the job done." Portola's Emma Briggs, Ashley Lopez and Ellie Kib- ble were selected as all-tour- Quincy 3, Greenville 0 nament players, and Lind- A night after losing to sey Compton was named Chester, Quincy bounced the Most Valuable Player. back with a 3-0 win in Greenville, but had to work hard for every game against Feather River College a scrappy Greenville team. The Golden Eagles won The match started out three of four matches this with an exciting first game past week. that went to extra points, After knocking off which Quincy won 27-25. Merced College 3-0 last The Trojans followed Thursday, Sept. 16, FRC with a 25-16 win in game traveled two. the next day to the Reedley Greenville started with aCollege Classic, where they 4-0 advantage in game three beat Reedley 3-0 before and led for much of the falling to American River time, but a late surge by3-1. Quincy ended it at 25-20.Feather River then tray- " eled to Porterville College Portola wins tournament the following day, where The Portola Tigers won they earned a 3-1 victory. i i I I I I * * * cores 1st 2nd 6 15 6 6 0 0 7 0 Final Ryan Bereznak dives into the end zone past a Burney defender to score one of his two touch- downs for Chester last Friday night. Photo by Ron Mosher Shannon Morrow Ryan Bereznakledwith 15 with five catches for 79 Sports Editor carries for 67 yards and two yards, one touchdown and touchdowns, Aron McCul- one two-point conversion. The Chester High School loch rushed 11 times for 42 Chester's defense was led football team improved to 2- yards and two touchdowns, by Westley Ruffer and Joel 1 with a 33-7 win at home and Chris Brown ran 10 Schmidt, with 10 stops apiece. against Burney last Friday times for 33 yards. The Volcanoes also forced night, Sept, 17. Brown also completed 7-of- four turnovers -- three fum. The Chester Volcanoes 9 passes to give the Volca- bles and one interception by gained 162 yards total rush- noes 86 yards and one touch- Brown. ing, with three players car- down through the air. Chester goes on the road rying the ball at least 10 Colin Houlihan was this Friday night to take on times apiece. Chester's leading receiver, Tulelake. "~/'~ ~ ,-,,/..Z.z-._ "- ..... J's Got'am Cove 55 Delleker Dr., Portola @ mcl I! Jl