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6C Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter In a questionable, call by officials, Feather River College offensive relieved of his helmet and then penalized for continuing to play Sacramento City College. Photo by Greg Knight lineman Ebrahem Salem is during last week's loss to Greg Knight conversion, gave FRC an :Krotmd, however, as the Sports Writer eight-point play. Golden Eagles could only sports@plumasnews.com From that point on, Feather muster a net of 4 yards River and Sacramento traded rushing on 19 attempts. When the Feather River back and forth on trips to the Hommel logged two College football team took the end zone, with Golden Eagle interceptions, including a late field last Friday afternoon in Mervin McCane scoring on a one returned for a Cougar Quincy against the 61-yard punt return just touchdown. Garrnon was also Sacramento City College minutes into the fourth intercepted once for a return Cougars, hopes were high for quarter and Gambletaking in the early going. a win that might snap a another long pass, again from Individually, Nigel Dillard five-game losing skid but it 65 yards out, to put the fmal led the Golden Eagles on the was not in the cards for FRC touchdown on the scoreboard ground with 28 yards on six as the hometown squad took a for FRC. carries. Josh McClam and 54-28 loss in a match that saw On the FRC sideline thereHommel combined for 20 the Golden Eagles penalized was quite a ruckus at many more yards, though a 11 times for 131 yards, points in the game as ofl'lcials minus-44-yard tally for Starting out on offense at tossed 11 flags against the Garmon, who was largely the beginning of the game, Golden Eagles, many of which unable to escape the grasp of FRC quarterback Ja'Quay were considered questionable the Cougar defense, left FRC Garmon found Andrew by the squad's coaching staff, with the 4 yards net rushing Gamble on a 65-yard One of those debatable on the day. Gamble led all completion for a touchdown infractions involved offensive receivers with 202 yards on and a 6-0 lead after a botched lineman Ebrahem Salem, who eight catches and had two two-point try went south, was relieved of his helmet by TDs. What followed for the Golden a Sac City defensive player On defense, Nate Stroshine, Eagles were six scoring before being flagged for Charles Hicks and Derrick opportunities seized by the continuing to play without his Mackey led with seven tackles Cougars for a 33-6 lead at the hat-- despite the fact that each. Javon Washington and half and a 40-6 deficit just five Salem was firmly locked in by Trirezs Gunn each logged a minutes into the second half. the Cougar lineman and was sack for FRC. After an injury sidelined unable to shed the block.The Golden Eagles, now Garmon, freshman Matt Sac City had 14 penalties for sporting a 2-7 record overall Hommel took over at 119 yards in the game. and an 0-4 record in the Golden quarterback for the Golden The air game for FRC was Valley Conference, will end Eagles and was able to put outstanding, with Garmon the season this week when together a drive that included and Hommel combining for they travel to Rock/in to face a 61-yard touchdown pass to 332 yards passing and going 18 Sierra College, a team with an Kai Roberts that, along with a for 39 to the receiver corps. It equal record so far this season. successful two-point was not the same story on the Kickoff is set for i p.m. STILL UNDER FACTORY WARRANTY! 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He averaged 10:6 yards per carry and had a long rush of 22 yards in the first haft. After scoring on a Ray Bustamante interception, Big Valley drew first blood to lead 8-0, but that tally would not last for long as Greenville put two on the board after a safety by Dalton Johns got the Indians their first points of the game. And the Indians were not done just yet. At the beginning of the second quarter, on a fourth- down-and-four play from his own 49-yard line, Bustamante handed off to James Martinez for what would be a 51-yard touchdown run to give Greenville a 10-8 lead. Despite the brief lead held by the Indians, the squad from Greenville didn't score again the game and managed to give up 42 points to Big Valley for the 50-10 final score. In addition to his TD, Martinez was also a major force on offense with 155 all-purpose yards. Logan Carmichael put up 128 yards on the night. Darian Potts led the receivers with two catches for 49 yards. 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They also put together a five-game winning streak that started Oct. 4 against Herlong with a 38-8 road win. That victory was followed by wins over Elk Creek, Happy Camp, Westwood and Loyalton. After the game, Meyers gave credit to his teammates and ruminated about the passing of his final battle in orange and black. "The group of guys I played with this year was amazing," Meyers said. "Some of the, best players I have ever worked with were on this team and I have tried my best to give all I had this season. It's a little bittersweet to lose this game, but that is life. We move on." wn s36i99S s32,995 was s11,99S VOW was s24,495 ms18,995 was s31 Head coach Justin Allan said his team had a great season, but were simply outplayed by the Cardinals. "Overall, we had a good season and grew as a team. We came a long way," Allan said. "Those five wins in a row were big and we felt ready for this game, but they were just too much for us. They had a bunch of fast players and were able to pass. It was too much in the long run." Chester 35, Portola 13 The Volcanoes exploded out of their locker room to take a win at home against cross-county rivals Portola on Friday night, trotting to a 35-13 victory over the Tigers and earning the right to host the Etna Lions this Friday night in the first round of Division V playoffs. Chester will enter the playoffs with a 5-5 record overall and a 3-3 record in the Mountain Valley League. The loss ends Portola's season on a 2-7 record overall and a 1-4 tally in league. Ranked at No. 4 in the playoff hunt, the Vols will host the NO,. 5~anked Li0~s Qn Friday~ Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Quincy vs. Modoc The Quincy Trojans will travel to Alturas on Friday night to face the Modoc Braves in the first round of Division V playoffs. Quincy enters the game ranked at No. 6 in the division and sports a 4-5 overall record and a 3-3 record in the MVL. Modoc is ranked No. 3, having logged an 8-2 overall record and going 4-1 in the Shasta Cascade League. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in Alturas. Lady Golden Eagles split tourney win-loss The Feather River College women's basketball team took home an impressive 65-58 win over Ohlone College on Saturday, Nov. 8, at the San Joaquin Delta tournament : in Stockton -- in a game ' that saw three Lady Golden Eagle players score in double digits. Leading FRC in the scoring department, Portola native Kaitlin Boyd put up 20 points on 10 of her 12 shots. She also penciled in 17 rebounds with three assists and two steals. Not far behind Boyd was Brianna Luna with 12 points and Brittany McFalls with 11. Ashley Hibbard added eight, with Catherine Rees tallying up four points of her own in the win. The victory over Ohlone follOwed a 73-63 loss to San Jose on Friday at the tournament, in which Hibbard led all FRC scorers with 15 points. Hibbard was also on fire at the line, going eight for 10 in free throws. Rees had 11 points in the game. Up next, the FRC squad will face American River tomorrow at the Cosumnes River tournament in ' Sacramento. Tip-off is set for 1 p.m.