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2C Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Chester hosts wrestling tournament Chester's Tony Rogers grapples atop Quincy wrestler Perry Greene in the 220-pound class at the Chester High School Invitational tournament last week. Rogers won the match against Greene and Chester placed sixth overall among the 16 teams attending. Quincy placed eighth overall with Ethan Henderson going 3-1 for third place individually. Chester's Javier Contreras (170) took first place with two pins. Photo by Greg Knight HOLLAND, from page 1C loss to Maxwell in the third-place consolation match. Meyers was the leading scorer again in those games, posting 18 points in each outing. The winner of the tournament was Whittell High School, of Zephyr Cove, Nevada, which defeated Redding Christian in a big way, 60-32, for the championship. Phil Bryant, the head coach of Whittell, previously coached at Westwood. Greenville will travel to the Westwood tournament tomorrow and the Elk Creek tournament Dec. 19 before opening at home against Providence Christian on Jan. 13, 2015. On the girls' side, senior Brooke House was on fire for the Lady Indians during the Holland tournament, as she put up 13 points in a 33-12 win over Loyalton's JV team to open the tourney. She also scored nine in the 50-31 loss to Whittell and 14 points in the 40-27 loss to Redding Christian. The Lady Indians will travel to Elk Creek on Dec. 20 to face CORE Butte at the Elk Creek tournament before opening at home against Providence on Jan. 13. Action in the Pioneer-Mountain League will begin Jan. 16 when Herlong travels to Greenville. ,'i'" The Feather River College men's and women's soccer teams, along with student athletes from nearly every other Golden Eagle team, moonlight as a bunch of good-natured hooligans at the ARC victory. Right; Freshman Justine Cota (No. 3) goes up for one of her four kills against American River in Round 3 of the playoffs. Photos by Greg Knight VOLLEYBALL, from pagelC over the Griffins. Grossmont In a statement after the fought back, however, taking game, posted on the CCCAA the fourth set 25-17 to tie it up website, FRC head coach Feather River squared off at two apiece. The final game Sarah Ritchie praised two of next against the Grossmont came down to a 15-6 win for her players and lamented on College Griffins. the Griffins and a the way her team fell short in After dropping the first set . fourth-place finish for FRC -- the later sets. 23-25, the Lady Eagles roared the best in school history -- "(Holmes) is legit and back for two consecutive sets and a 25-4 overall record for played her heart out this (27-25, 25-20) to take a 2-1 lead the 2014 season, tournament," Ritchie said. (775.786.3474) GUN REPAIR Fri 8 am-7pm, Sat 8 am-6 pm, Sun closed. FAMILY SPORTS & OUTDOOR SHOP I "Stephanie stepped up andOn offense, Ovitz led the became our go-to player here. Eagles with 10 kills on 19 I wished our outside hitters total attacks. Marinda had performed better. I think Thomas and Watt each later in the match we played logged eight kills, with Abbie scared, playing not to lose. Mikelson smashing seven, You can't do that in this type Justine Cota adding four and of tournament or you loseDiaz putting down two. , like we did." Jessica Jackson had one kill .... in the game. FRC 3, ARC 0 : ...... Holmes led_the Golden::~: :. Before the championships,Eagles defensively with, tP. the Lady Golden Eagles faced digs. Three other players, Lia the No. 3-ranked ARC Herloskey, Jackson and Beavers squad in the third Thomas, were also in double round of the play0ffs, digits on digs during the AlShough ARC was able to game. Ovitz and Mikelson jump out to early leads in each recorded blocks against each game, Feather River the Beavers. pushed back easily in each After the game and in set for the 3-0 win. tears, Ritchie said a pregame "1 Topsoil & Compost .................... 12 yards, delivered* $325 Topsoil, Compost & Manure ...... 12 yards, delivered* $350 Manure Only .............................. 12 yards, delivered* $350 - Screened and Processed - SAND & GRAVEL AVAILABLE Call (530) 257-4506 *Susanville area, call for outlying areas. pep talk was all she had left to give her players before they came out and took the w-in from ARC. "We had a talk in the locker room before the match and I told them I knew they could do it," Ritchie said. "As a coach I had done everything I could d to prepare them and now they,mere ready." Holmes added that, in addition to the dynamic of the team all season, the crowd at their games was instrumental in driving them this far. "We played with really good energy and came out confidant," Holmes said. "We had a lot of good pep talks from each other and from coach. Because of that, and this amazing crowd that is like another player for us, we believed and got a trip to state because of them." Feather River ends the season with a 25-4 record overall, a perfect 10-0 record in the Golden Valley Conference and a conference championship. The only losses the team suffered in the regular season were to Cabrillo, the reigning state champion. Follow Santa as he makes his rounds Christmas Eve You'll also find games to play, Santa's favorite music to listen to, stories to read about Santa and other holiday traditions. Go to and click on: .'i "