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2C Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter FRC falls to Fresno, 3-0 Greg Knight Sports Writer sports@plumasnews.com A win in the second round of the playoffs just wasn't in the cards for the Lady Golden Eagles soccer squad as it fell 3-0 to the Fresno City College Lady Rams on Wednesday, Nov. 26, in Fresno. After the tough loss, head coach Don Williams said the year was special and notable given what his team experienced this season "I am so proud of our women," Williams said. "I have never in all my 23 years of coaching had a team have to overcome so much adversity. These women handled themselves with such class, looking out for not only each other but for those around them. I'm going to miss our sophomores very much, but looking at our future we have a large group of amazing freshmen. This is their team now and our future is very bright." "1 am so proud of our women, I have never in all my 23 years of coaching had a team have to overcome so much adversity." Don Williams Head Coach Even though the season is over for FRC on both the women's and men's sides, a number of Golden Eagle players have been honored in the Golden Valley Conference. On the women's team, Ryann Abeyta, Shannell McDonnell and Hope Giumti-Vasquez were named first team all-conference. Josefin Leberger, Danielle Smith and Samantha Buchanan were named to the second team. Sherffatu Sumaila was named Offensive Player of the Year. Abeyta, McDonnell, Vasquez, Leberger, Sumaila and keeper Stacy Cavill were also named academic all-conference. The men of FRC were also recognized, with Brent Pedlow, Thomas Cowling and Paul Mayes named first team all-conference. Darryn Hlabangana; Jamie Reid and Oyvind Tolgensbakk made it to the second team. Jacob Price earned the Goalkeeper of the Year nod; Gavin Gillies was named as the best offensive player in 2014. Mayes and Pedlow, along with Andrew Maynard, Dylan Saib, Tom Murphy and Tom Cowling, were named academic all-conference. Fresno native and Feather River College freshman Makenzie Clark goes toe to toe with Fresno City College last week in the second round of the playoffs. Photo by Toni Williams Holland tournament will.feature eight regional schoc)ls Greg Knight Sports Writer sports@plumasnews.com The annual John Holland Invitational basketball tournament returns to the gym at Greenville High School this week Thursday, Dec. 4, and runs through Saturday, Dec. 6. In the boys' North bracket the L0Yalton Grizzlies start off the basketball action Thursday as they look to beat Maxwell in Game 1 at 11:20 a.m. Game 2 features the Herlong Vikings taking on Nevada's Whittell High School The South bracket tips off at 4:40 p.m. as the Westwood Lumberjacks face Redding Christian and Greenville takes on Elk Creek starting at 7:20 p.m, In girls' action Loyalton starts off the Thursday games at 10 a.m. when it faces Westwood and Herlong follows with a 12:40 p.m. game against Redding Christian. Maxwell goes head to head with Whittell at 3:20 p.m. and Greenville battles Elk Creek at 6 p.m. The winners of the Thursday games will go on to play Friday in Round 2, with the winner of the boys' Loyalton-Maxwell game facing the winner of the Whittell-Herlong match at 3:20 p.m. The winner of the Redding Christian-Westwood game will play the victor of the Greenville-Elk Creek game at 7:20 p.m. The loser bracket games will be at 10 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. Onthe girls' side, the winners will play at 4:40 p.m. and 6 p.m. while the loser bracket matches will be played at 11:20 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wrapping up on Saturday, : the championship match will tip off at 5:20 p.m. The consolation championship game will be played at noon and the fifth place game will start at 2:40 p.m. The game for seventh place will be at 9:20 a.m. Admission to the tournament, in Friday's four-game bracket segments and for the second and third rounds, is $5 at the door for adults and $3 for students. Concessions will be available and all money raised will help fund Greenville athletics tourists & visitors ..... to your buslnessl We'll make it simple for you. The Plumas County Visitors Guide is designed locally to entice & invite tourists & visitors to our pristine area. , Visitors will look here first & that's how they will find you. you want the business & we've got the perfect product! This colorful publication is the area's premiere guide to picturesque Plumas County. Over 85,000 copies are printed annually and distributed at more than 400 locations throughout the Feather River Country and outlying areas. As an ADDED VALUE ... we'll put the entire publication on our web page at plumasnews.com (A large number of our views come from the Sacramento Valley & surrounding areas) Fea Wt| Look for us at your business soon - advertising deadline is Feb. 11, 2015 Your LOCAL newspaper advertising representative is looking forward to working with you El 283-0800 Sherri, Holly, Marc 258-3115 258-3115 832-4646 Val Cheri, Val Roger PORTOLA REPORTER