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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 lC i! AND The Portola boys' basketball team poses after celebrating its second-straight Tiger Classic Championship. Photos by Jake Jacobson / Jake Jacobson and Quincy, 54-38, scored 13 points and Kodiin 17 points for Portola. Sports Writer respectively. Lowdermilk added in 12 for With a 2-0 record, the sports@plumasnews•com Portola opened up its home his squad, with eight coming Tigers headed into the tournament strong, handing in the first half. Modoc's championship game against The Portola High School a defeat to the Modoc Braves, Collin Martin led all scorers rival Quincy. In what would boys' basketball team walked despite being without senior with 16 total points• be a rematch of last year's away with the Tiger Classic forward Evan Leal. The The Tigers' next game championship, Quincy Championship for the second Tigers f mished with three resulted in a 25-point blowout looked to avenge its previous year in a row, last week. players in double-digit over the Biggs Wolverines• year's defeat and take back The Tigers finished an scoring. Rodriguez led the Tigers with the Tiger Classic trophy to undefeated 3-0 in the Leading the way was Tiger19 points and 12 rebounds, Quincy. However, Portola tournament, defeating senior Chris Avalos with 15 marking a double-double in had other ideas• Modoc, 66-54, Biggs, 65-41, points. Juan Rodriguez the books. Leal also chipped The Tigers took control early, leading 27-21 at the second half, it was all about break. The third quarter, the Tigers. however, is where Portola With both teams having would really begin to roll. starters in foul trouble, Kicking off the second half Portola coach Tim Brubaker with a bang was Portola turned to his bench to try to junior Dominic hold the lead. His reserve Vukobradovich, coming up squad not only met his with a huge bucket and the expectations and held the foul to start his team's lead, but also extended it to scoring momentum. 24 points to secure the home From the second the ban was in-bounded to begin the See Classic, page 2C Golden Eagles start season with 14-0 record Jake Jacobson Sports Writer sports@plu The Feather River College men's basketball team was ranked No. 1 in the state by the California Community College Athletic Assocation's most recent coaches' poll that came out last week. Following an 11-0 start, the Golden Eagles received the top rank for the first time in program history. FRC improved its record to 14-0 after defeating Foothill 82-75 and winning the Foothill tournament Dec. 13. With this win. the Golden Eagles won their fourth consecutive tournament this season. FRC coach Randy Rick's squad defeated Napa College, 96-89, and Santa Rosa College, 90-65, in their first two games in the Foothill Tournament, which took place in San Francisco Dec. 11-13 Against Napa, Golden Eagle point guard Derrick Randolph lit the gym on fire. Randolph, who leads the state in baskets made, three-pointers made, and The undefeated Golden Eagles celebrate after winning the Foothill tournament Dec. 13 in San Francisco. It was FRC's fourth straight tournament title this season. Photo submitted total points scored, scored a steps in the process for our season high 55 points, program to compete for a "I think we've earned the GVC title and host a playoff right so far to be considered game. We still have a lot of as one of the top teams in basketball left to play this the state because of the season and I want our schedule we've played," players to stay focused on Coach Randy Rick said. competing and playing hard "But there are a lot of teams one game at a time." in the state that can be just FRC will play next in the as good as us on any given Santa Rosa tournament Dec. night• This is just one of the 17-19. Devin Partain holds his bracket division. Photo Submitted puincy The Quincy High School wrestling team finished second place in the small school division at the Northeast Classic in Modoc on Dec. 11. The Trojans also finished sixth overall, which is the first true placing for the program since its resurrection. Devin Partain placed first after winning the Northeast Classic in seco at 106 pounds, while Miles Rubalcava-Cunan finished sixth at 120. Parker Carey was fourth at 126 pounds, and Noah Ray fifth at 132. Logan Haesche went 1-2 at 138, with Josh Greene placed sixth at 138. Lane LaMar finished just one match away from placing at 160. Nick Keely took sixth place Modoc for the 106 pound at 170 and Ben Heaney wrestled hard and came up just short at 182. Andrew Bagley made his coaches very proud, wrestling at Heavyweight. "As quoted by many opposing coaches, 'This is a scrappy bunch of kids'," said Quincy coach Cody Clayton. The Trojans will wrestle at Wheatland on Dec. 19.