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' 8C Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Quincy volleyball leads teams in county Quincy's Sara Nolan sets the ball with teammate Jasmin Sherman following during the Trojans' match against Lassen on Sept. 18. Quincy won the match in game five, which bumped the Trojans' record up to 12-4. Photo by Maddie Musante James Wilson Sports Editor spocs@plumasnews.com About one month into-its season, Quincy's volleyball team is dominating its opponents. The Trojans took on Greenville and Lassen last week to produce two more wins and elevate their record to 12-4 for the season. The Trojans hosted Greenville on Sept. 17 to come out on top with a three-game win. Greenville proved to be a tough opponent, however, narrowly losing to the Trojans all three games. For Greenville, Brook House led the offense with five kills. Trinity Lincoln was close behind with four. Autumn Brown led in serving with three aces. Valerie Peters. Marissa Willits and Brown were Greenville's defensive wall with five blocks apiece. The loss dropped Greenville's record to 0-6. "The Greenville match was a pretty good battle as they are a good passing and serving team," commented Quincy coach Chad Hyink. "They did a good job of keeping the ball in play and making us earn our points." Quincy's game the next day at Lassen was even tighter. The match was back and forth, with Quincy ultimately winning in game five by three points: After losing the first set 25-23, Quincy dominated the next two sets to win 25-15 and 25-19. Lassen came back and took game four 25-23 before Quincy ended the match with a 15-12 win in the final set. "At Lassen I thought we'd be pretty fired up to take on a bigger school, but we didn't play at our highest level," continued Hyink. "The last game was back and forth, but we were starting to serve and attack more consistently and were able to beat them to 15. It was a pretty intense match throughout." Quincy will host its inaugural tournament this Saturday, Sept. 27. Nine teams will compete at the tournament, including Portola, Chester and Greenville. In other volleyball news from the county, Chester traveled to Westwood and Big Valley last week for two losses, and Portola fell at Virginia City on Sept. 18. Chester The Volcanoes started their week in Westwood on Sept. 16, losing in four games. The game against Big Valley was closer, but the Volcanoes ultimately lost in game five. The two losses dropped Chester's record to 1-8. Against Westwood, Chester had a sluggish start. The Volcanoes lost their first game 25-11 before bouncing back and winning game two 25-16. The bounce-back wasn't enough, however, and Westwood won the next two sets 25-23 and 25-21. Allison House led the team's offense with 11 kills. In serving, Corin Houlihan led with five aces. Reanna Tujillo played great defense, tallying six digs. Against Big Valley, Chester won games two and four. Big Valley scraped out a 15-11 win in the final game to take the match. According to Chester's coaches, Chester's performance was even throughout the roster. Portola The Tigers traveled to Virginia City last Thursday night for a match that lasted three sets and resulted in a loss for Portola. The loss dropped Portola's record to 0-7 thus far this season. Virginia controlled the court the first two games, winning 25-9 and 25-14. The Tigers summoned up some chutzpah in game three, but were narrowly defeated 25-23. FOOTBALL, from page 1C The Tigers will host Hamilton this Friday at 7:30 p.m. In other high-school football news from the county, Quincy brutally beat visiting San Juan, Chester dominated Burney and Greenville lost big to Mercy. Quincy 62, San Juan .32 The Quincy Trojans scored their first win of the season last Friday night against visiting San Juan. The two teams were pretty evenly matched for the first half, with Quincy edging out a 28-20 lead at halftime. The Trojans rocketed out in the second half to dominate the field and take the win. Quincy's record rose to 1-2. Matt Beeson, Quincy's quarterback, led the team all around. Play after play, San Juan focused on covering Quincy's fullback, allowing Beeson the opportunity to slip out and gain some yards. Beeson recorded 249 yards rushing, resulting in three touchdowns. Craig Martynn was the other star of the game, rushing 81 yards off 12 carries for three touchdowns. Riley Dupont and Noah Ray both received for touchdowns as well. "(San Juan) didn't know what to do with the option play," said Quincy coach Tom Goss. "(Beeson) was able to do a great job of making big plays. He protected and threw the ball really well." Quincy's win was much needed after two big losses. The Trojans will enter league play this Friday, and Goss hopes the momentum from the win will carry into the rest Of the season. "We don't have the numbers this year," Goss said, referring to the team's Last Step, Last Drop. BO YOUR PART ANR RECYCLE YGUR USEU OiL & FlffER$. EVERY DROP COUNTS! / Used motor oil never wears out, it just gets dirty. It can be recycled, cleaned, and used again. /" Used oil can be refined into base stock for lubricating oil. t)J Refined oil with an API or SAE certification label has been tested to meet the same standards as any other oil with API or SAE certification. Advertising funded by a Grant from CalRecycle. Managed by Plumas County Department of Public Works. Quincy quarterback Matt Beeson rushes during the Trojans' 62-32 win over San Juan last Friday night. Beeson led his team in rushing with 249 yards, which resulted in three touchdowns for the senior. Photo by Kim Eliason smaller-than-average roster. "I think it boils down to being healthy. If we can continue to be healthy, we'll be hard to beat." Quincy will host Biggs this Friday at 7 p.m. Chester 44, Burney 6 The Volcanoes routed their visiting opponerit last Friday in a lopsided game that had Burney scrambling to put any points on the board. Chester's big win elevated its record to an even 2-2 this season. Both teams' defense ruled the first quarter. Chester's offense really came out and hit hard in the second quarter to score three touchdowns and go into the half up 19-0. Burney scored its only touchdown in the third quarter, but the Volcanoes were too hot to handle, reaching the end zone four more times in the second half. "It was an all-around team effort," commented Chester coach Rich Dreith. "Our defense was Greenville's Darian Potts breaks out of the pocket during the Indians' 44-6 loss. to Mercy last Friday in Greenville. Photo by Harlee Keller phenomenal -- almost like we were in Burney's huddles." Burney's sole touchdown was made by its defense. Chester threw an interception, then Burney ran back the ball. Every drive that Burney's offense attempted was shut down. Chester is scheduled to play at Weed this Friday night. Mercy 44, Greenville 6 Greenville's offense was stopped time and time again. last Friday night as Mercy's football team charged ahead for a big victory. The devastating loss dropped Greenville's overall record to 1-3 and league record to 0-1. "It was a tough game," commented Greenville coch Justin Allan. "We needed to tackle better, but we were going up against a really big team. Mercy's players were gigantic." Despite losing, Allan mentioned some highlights from Greenville's performance. Indians center Brent Washoe played a great game, according to Allan. Logan Carmichael rushed for Greenville's sole touchdown in the fourth quarter. The Indians will travel to take on Princeton this Friday at 4 p.m. We can assist with all your building needs - from plans to the finished product EATTY S CE 9 1 (530) 283-2035 P.O. Box 1369 QUINCY, CA 95971 Lic..#453927