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Bulletin, Progressive, Record, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010 lC Girls' MVP: Emma Briggs Portola sophomore Emma Briggs weaves in to- ward the basket against two Modoc defenders on the opening night of the tournament Dec. 9. Boys' MVP: Mario Rodriguez Senior Mario Rodriguez uses his strength and size to muscle his way under the rim in Portola's l 1- point win over Modoc. Photos by Shannon Morrow The Quincy Trojans won their first game against Loyalton, but couldn't get past Portola or Modoc. Keyshawn Johnson |11 Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com The Portola High School boys' and girls' varsity bas- ketball teams each won first place at the Tiger Classic, the annual tournament host- ed by Portola last Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 9-11. In addition to Portola's varsity teams going 3-0, the Portola girls' junior varsity team also won all three of its games, giving Portola the championship in three of the four divisions. Boys' varsity Portola opened with a 58- 47 win over Modoc Thurs- day night. The following day, the Tigers posted a 67- 48 victory over Quincy, and closed with a 55-9 drumming of Loyalton last Saturday. The Quincy Trojans fin- ished with a 1-2 record, after beating Loyalton 53-33 and losing to Modoc 45-31. Portola's Mario Rodriguez was named MVP. A11-tour- nament awards went to Kyle Heskett and Ricky Lowder- milk of Portola and Justin Lusk of Quincy. Lusk also won the boys' varsity three-point competi- tion. Girls' varsity The Lady Tigers won their division, as they beat Modoc 50-30, Quincy 51-42 and Loy- alton 45-10. Quincy took second place with a 2-1 record. The Tro- jans defeated Loyalton 67-35 and bested Modoc 50-34. Emma Briggs earned the MVP for Portola. All.tour- ney selections included Por- tola's Marissa Wehrman and Anna Roach and Quin- cy's Korey Cline and Ashlee Neiman. Boys' JV Portola finished I-2 and Quincy went 0-3 in boys' ju- nior varsity competition, af- ter Portola beat Quincy 57- 22. Modoc won the division. Flint Fambrough received an all-tournament selection for Portola and Jack Flani- gan was chosen to represent Quincy. Flanigan also won the three-point competition in the boys' junior varsity divi- sion. Girls' JV Portola's junior varsity girls finished on top by win- ning 46-38 against Loyalton, 41-18 against Quincy and 49- 14 against Modoc. Quincy went 1-2, with a 34- 25 victory over Modoc. Portola's Kaitlyn Boyd was named MVP. Teammate Rachel Wehrman won the free-throw contest and Casey Pearson took the three-point competition. \ In the girls' varsity division. Quincy finished with a 2-1 record for second place this past weekend. Korey Cline