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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 lC SPORTS AND RI00CREAT L--00g ] SECTIONC: FEATUR N]S THE ACTION AROUND PLUMAS COUNTY j The Chester High School wrestling team, left, won third place out of 20 teams at the Chester Invitational Tour- nament last weekend. Portola wrestler Noah Vaglivielo, be- low, overpowers his opponent before winning by a pin in a come-from-behind victory. Left pioto by Julie Buchanan, bottom photo by Shannon Morrow Wrestling tourney comes to Chester The 39th annual Chester In- vitational Wrestling Tourna- ment attracted 20 high school teams from Northern Califor- nia and Nevada last Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3-4. Chico won the tournament, followed by Fernley in second place and Chester in third. The Chester Volcanoes are again being led by long-time coach Tom Maumoynier, who retired several years ago, but generously picked up the torch again after former Chester coach Tom Rogers was hired as the wrestling coach at Lassen College this season. The Portola High School wrestling team, in its first year back, finished in 14th place overall. Chester had six wrestlers who won medals, giving the Volcanoes 136 points overall for the third-place trophy. Clayton Buchanan won first place for Chester in the ll2-pound weight division. Westly Ruffer (189 pounds), Aron McCulloch (171 pounds) and Dylan Ruffer (130 pounds) each earned a second place for the Volcanoes. Chester's Danny Hulsey claimed third place in the 140-pound weight division, and Chris Sexton took fourth in the 145-pound weight class. For Portola, Klint Williams registered a fourth-place fin- ish in the 160-pound weight class. The Chester Volcanoes will travel to Alturas this week- end to compete in tie North- eastern Classic. Holland Classic Greenville's Justin Posch leaps way above a Westwood defender at the John Holland Classic last Saturday. The Greenville boys' team went 3-2 overall. Photo by Shannon Morrow The 30th annual Quincy Tip- off Classic opened the sea- son for the Quincy and Por- tola boys' basketball teams Dec. 2-4. Quincy's Devonte Smith, above, cuts hard to- ward the hoop. The Quincy Trojans won their opening match by one point before losing their next two games. Portola's Less Carl left, is fouled by two ag- gressive Fallon defenders. The Portola Tigers went 2-1 to win the consolation bracket. Fallon won the tournament. Photos by Shan- non Morrow