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2 Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2001 Bulletin, Progressive, II Lit The Greenville Indians extended their season record to 2-2 last Friday night with a win Greenville scored two touchdowns In the fourth quarter and won, 28-12. File photo at home over Dunsmuir. Sports Edh'0r Jesse Kingdon scored four Greenville touchdowns and rushed for 134 yards on 13 carries, leading the Indians to a 28-12 victory over Dun- smuir last Friday night. "Our line did an excellent job blocking," said coach Je- remy Grace. "They opened up big holes." All four of Kingdon;s- touch- downs were on the ground, as he found the end zone from 28, 21, 12 and 6 yards out. Dunsmuir scored the first touchdown of the game and then Greenville scored twice, making the score 14-6 at half- time. After a scoreless third quarter, Dunsmuir scored an- other touchdown in the fourth, but couldn't make its two-point conversion to tie the game. Ahead 14-12, Greenville ran in two more touchdowns within two utes to seal the win. Ryan Meacher picked yards for the Indians on' carries, and son rushed four times yards. Quarterback Robinson completed passes----one to Devin for 45 yards and one Morris for 31 yards Defensively, Roman ter was in on 14 tackles, Kingdon contributed t tackles, and Meacher credited with eight Wilcox and Casey Peters~ nabbed an interception. Jesse Kingdon and mend Robinson each successful at runni two-point conversion. This Friday night, the ans go on the road to Los Molinos High By Dave Keller Staff Writer The Quincy High School football team did a lot of the right things Sept. 21 in its game against host Mt. Shasta High School. The offensive was explo- sive at times, and the defense made some good plays, but it wasn't enough. Mt. Shasta overcame a 7- 0 halftimeII |#~!~lZn=~" deficit to de- feat Quincy, 19-7. Jeff Ray The Bears Quincy Coach used their ad- lining." The Trojans, who travel to Delta High School Friday night, entered the Mt. Shasta game as No. 1 team in the Northern Section's Division III. The loss dropped Quincy to No. 3. The loss also was only the ur kids hung in there. That's the one silver vantage in size and ex- ploited Quincy's lack of depth Trojans'+fifth loss in the past to wear down the Trojans in four seasons, and their first the second half. regular season loss since the "They're a pretty good 1999season. team. They out-played us, Quincy fell to 3-1 overall, tired us out and wore us but remains 2-0 in Sacramen- down," Quincy coach Jeff to Valley League games. Ray said. "Our kids hung in Even though Quincy could there. That's the one silver only put one touchdown on the beard, its output was the best of the season. Jason Kurpjuweit passed for 328 yards--the best game by a Quincy quarterback since Matt Ray threw for 311 yards in October of 1998. Moreover, the Quincy of- fense collect 454 yards, but a pair of intercep- tions and other good defensive plays by Mt. Shasta hurt the Trojans. Running back Mike Bar- ren was respon- sible for 85 yards rushing. Mr. Shasta quarterback Ryan Wheeler passed for 129 yards and two touchdowns, while running back Cooper Palfini rushed for 122 yards and a touch- down. "Mt. Shasta's program is much improved," Ray said. "They're well coached" falls 26-13 to Fall River Westwood High School's football team dropped to 2-1 following a 26-13 road loss to Fall River on Friday, Sept. 21. Westwood head coach Brian Johnson could not be reached for comment at press time. The Lumberjacks con- tinue the preseason this Friday when they travel to Esparto. Esparto, a Division IV team, started the season with a loss to Hayfork, but figures to have a strong season in a divi- sion that is tough from I top to bottom Spartan players to look i out for are fullback i Daniel Williams, All- Mid-Valley League offen- sive linemen ChrisI Looney, Amon Mueller and Justin Zabriskie, quarterback Coy Kaake t and running back Tyler Denny. I By ~ Momm~ Spor~ E~t0r Portola's football team traveled to Capital Christian High School last Friday night and got beat, 39-14. "Capital Christian is going to surprise a lot of people," said coach Rick Bass. "They're fast. That type of speed is something we haven't seen in a while." Particularly damaging to Portola was Capital Christ- ian freshman Ryan Thorton, who broke for two 60-yard touchdowns, the second of which came on the opening kickoff of the second half. "Our kids played a good game, but (Capital Christ- ian's) quickness got to us," added Bass. The Tigers scored the first points of the game on their opening drive with a six- yard touchdown run by Joe Thomas. But Capital Christ- ian responded immediately with a 60-yard touchdown on its first offensive play of the game. Capital Christian went on m m g to score the next downs, posting a total unanswered points. Portola's only other came late in the third ter when Jeremiah quette threw a to Ryan Ward, which set five-yard touchdown Thomas on the next plaY Capital Christian one more the fourth quarter on a yard quarterback sneak. Gaining 170 yards and 30 yards passing, Tigers totaled 200 offense Thomas carried ball 23 times for 101 Don Whitebird and Ward played strong sively. Portola was play without Tim Olson Ryan Litz, who due to injuries. Thomas was able to still wasn't at 100 cause of his ankle injury This Friday night la's homecoming, wherei will host Rio Vista. II Take your printing to THE PRINT SHOP AT FEATHER PUBLISHING CO. 555 W. MAIN ST., QUINCY, CA "where qual#.y printing makes a lasting impression" ] CALL OR STOP BY ANY OF OUR CONVENIENTLY LOCATED FEATHER PUBLISHING OFFICES: A T ~ $/t ..~,T,.y~,._ 555 W, Main Strt'et, Qnincy, Ca 283-0800 [I00 Main Street, Snsanvilk, Ca 2~;7-5321 P.O. 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