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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012 lC SPORTS AND RECR]I/0000TION SPORTS SCORES AND SCHEDULES FOOTBALL FRC Football 9/15 SJ Delta L 59-7 9/22 at Merced L 36-26 9/29 at Shasta 6p Chester Football 9/14 Burney W 44-19 9/21 at Etna W 48-21 9/28 Colusa 5:30p Greenville Football 9/14 Redding Christian L54-6 9/21 Westwood W 42-40 9/28 at Mercy 6p Portola Football 9/14 Upper Lake W29-26 9/21 Hamilton W 31-18 9/28 at Quincy 7p Quincy Football 9/14 Fail River L 38-30 9/28 Portola 7p VOLLEYBALL FRC Volleyball 9/19 at Shasta W3-0 9/21 at San Jose tourn 8a 10/5 at Coil Redwoods 6p Chester Volleyball 9/19 Los Molinos L 3-0 9/20 Princeton L 2-1 9/20 at Los Molinostourn L2-0 9/22 Fall River T 1-1 9/25 at Mercy 7p 9/27 Redding Chr 6:30p 10/2 U Prep 7p Greenville Volleyball 9122 at Colusa tourn TBD 9/25 at Champion Chr 5:30p 9/27 Providence Chr 5:30p 10/2 Westwood 5:30p Portola Volleyball 9/22 Mercy L 2-0 9/22 at Los Molinos L 2-0 9/25 Incline 6p 9/27 at Williams 7p 10/2 at Biggs 5:30 Quincy Volleyball 9/20 Susanville L 3-0 9125 at N Tahoe 6:30 9/27 Maxwell 5:30 10/2 Colusa 5:30 SOCCER FRC Men's Soccer 9/21 Amer River 3p 10/1 Fresno at Las Pos 4p Quincy Boy's Soccer 9/25 Redding Chr 4p 9/27 TBD TBD FRC Women's Soccer 9/20 Contra Costa W 3-1 9/22 Napa 1:30p 9/25 Coil Redwoods 12:30p 10i2 at Coil Redwoods lp Chester Girl's Soccer 9/19 at Portola D 2-2 9/26 Portola 5p 9129 Quincy 1 l a 10/3 Portola 5p Portola Girl's Soccer 9/19 Chester D 2-2 9/21 at Truckee 2p 9/26 at Chester 5"1} 10/1 atSusanville 6p 10/3 at Chester 5p Quincy Girl's Soccer 9/29 at Chester 11a 10/5 at Portola TBD Coaches: To report scores, email sports@plumasnews.com. Andrew Fairbanks dashes down the field in Greenville's game against Westwood. Greenville Sam Johnson gets a huge hug from teammate Brandon Meza beat Westwood in double overtime 42-40. Photos by James Wilson after Johnson scored Greenville's final point to win the game. Greenville stomps Westwood James Wilson Sports Reporter sports@plumasnews.com Anticipation and excite- ment filled the air Friday, Sept. 21, as the Greenville In- dians took on their rival team, the Westwood Lumberjacks. The two teams traded points through the game with Greenville eventually win- ning, 42-40, in double over- time. Greenville's defense was es- pecially tough Friday and made sure Westwood will not soon forget them. Sam Johnson made six solo tackles and assisted in 13 more. Johnson also sacked Westwqod:.s quarterback two times. Junior Daniel Moby made one solo tackle and as- sisted in 26. James Martinez and A.J. Cour.tright both made interceptions, changing direction for the Indians and the game itself. Martiez drew first blood and scored a touchdown for Greenville in the first quarter. Westwood quickly retorted and scored to end the first quarter with Greenville up 8-6. Greenville and Westwood both made two touchdowns in the second quarter. Greenville's Johnson and Martinez both scored for the Indians. Martinez ran a punt return back 76 yards with 32 seconds left in the half. Greenville was ahead at half- time 22-20. Tony Rogers was the sole player to score in the third half. Greenville was up 28-20 going into the fourth quarter. Westwood quickly scored and completed the two-point conversion to tie the game. Both teams traded possession, but neither was able to drive the ball into the end zone. The game went into overtime as the crowd cheered Greenville on while steeped in anticipa- tion. Northern Section California Interscholastic Federation rules follow a 10-yard line overtime procedure. Each team is placed at the 10-yard line and is given four plays to Score. Greenville won the coin toss and had first possession. Hunter Miller caught the ball in the end zone, but there was a holding call against Greenville, so the touchdown didn't count. The Indians didn't let that stop them, though. Johnson ran the ball in for a touchdown the next play. Greenville was unable to make the extra point. Once Westwood had possession, they fired right back. On the first down they passed the ball into the end zone for a touchdown, once again tying the game. With the game on the line, Greenville's defense stopped Westwood from converting the touchdown. The game., then went into double over- time. Westwood retained posses- sion at the start of double overtime. The Lumberjacks slipped past the Indians' de- fensive line to score a touch- down. Greenville once again stopped Westwood from mak- ing any extra points. Greenville needed a touch- down and extra points to win. Johnson ran the ball in to tie the score. With the roaring crowd behind them, Greenville attempted a two- point conversion. Johnson once again ran the ball into the end zone to end the game. Greenville's football team will travel to Mercy on Friday, Selat. 2kT.hey Dlay at 6 p.m. Feather Fest makes a splash James Wilson Sports Reporter sports@plumasnews.com River sports enthusiasts en- joyed the yearly Feather rest at the Indian Jim School- house last weekend, Sept. 21 - 23. The festival is held in con- junction with Pacific Gas and Electric Co. water releases in the Feather River. The event is one of Ameri- can Whitewater's major fundraisers, and it is put on annually by the Chico Paddle- heads. American Whitewater is a national nonprofit organiza- tion that works to conserve whitewater resources and en- dorses the recreational use of America's rivers. Through years of litigation, American Whitewater was able to persuade PG&E to re- lease some of the water stored behind its dams back into the Feather River. The releases not only allow boaters to en- joy the rivers, they are also crucial to the sustainability Of the river's ecology. Roland Mcnutt, Jim Dwyer and Quincy's Rick Stock orig- inally founded the Chico Pad- dleheads more than a decade ago. The club was meant to gather people who enjoy spending their free time on the rivers. At the end of every season they threw a party., Ten years ago they decided to throw the party as a fundrais- er for American Whitewater. "This is some of the best whitewater anywhere in Cali- fornia," said event organizer and American Whitewater Stewardship Director Dave Steindorf. "There aren't great resources out there, and this is some of the best." The area around the Indian Jim Schoolhouse quickly filled up Friday, as more than 500 people showed up for the festivities. Free camping was available and utilized around the schoolhouse. The Paddleheads hosted a film festival Friday night. The films shown were winners of the 2012 National Paddling Film Festival in Frankfort, Ky. The crowd of people set up their lawn chairs as the films were projected onto the Lisa Williams and Roland Mcnutt took place Sept. 21 - 23, centered back of the schoolhouse. All of the films dealt with pad- dling and river issues around the world. Two of the films were specifically about the rivers of California. The paddling festivities This stand-up paddle boarder focuses on not tipping over. A variety of floating gear was used at the Feather Fest. paddle a whitewater course in their two-person canoe, Feather Fest around the Indian Jim Schoolhouse area. Photos by James Wilson started Saturday morning. PG&E began releases at 9 a.m. and continued them un- til 1 p.m. Sunday. Releases ranged between 700 and 1,000 cubic feet per second. The releases changed the look and feel of the river dra- matically. Stretches of the river that would normally contain Class I rapids transi- tioned into Class III rapids. The river near Tobin con- tained a long stretch of Class V rapids. The Chico Paddleheads constructed courses in the river to hold races. A Class II slalom race and a Class V downriver race were held. Obstacles were hung up along the river that participants navigated around. Rafters, kayakers, stand-up paddleboarders and canoeists all paddled the courses. Saturday evening con- tained a slew of events. The Paddleheads held a spirited awards ceremony and a bar- becue. All proceeds from the dinner went to American Whitewater. Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. provided beer for the event. American Whitewater held a drawing and silent auction as well. The Perpetual Drifters, a neo-jazz band, performed af- ter the awards ceremony. The Delineators, a surfer rock band from Oregon, headlined the festivities through the night. Paddlers took advantage of the release through Sunday morning as well. Though there were no races held, paddlers got out onto the riv- er until the releases ceased at 1 p.m. Paddlers from across the U.S. showed up for some of the last whitewater of the season. In attendance were Olympians Eric and Rebecca Giddens. Eric competed in the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Rebecca won the silver in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. "We've been hearing for years this was such an awe- some festival -- we had to make the trip to check it out," said Rebecca. "This is one of the few things running this time of year, so it at- tracts a ton of boaters."