Plumas County football news


Shannon Morrow

Sports Editor


Quincy 36, Colusa 8

The Quincy High School football team improved its undefeated record to 6-0 last Friday night, when the Trojans traveled to Colusa and defeated the Redskins 36-8.

The victory brought Quincy to 3-0 in the Mid-Valley League, while dropping Colusa’s overall record to 0-6. No statistics from the game were made available.

Portola 33, Esparto 32

For the second week in a row, the Portola Tigers staged a come-from-behind victory at home last Friday, when the Tigers edged Esparto 33-32 for their homecoming game.

After trailing 26-20 at halftime, Portola scored 13 points in the third quarter while holding Esparto to 6 points.

The fourth quarter turned into a defensive battle and both teams went scoreless, giving Portola the win.

The Tigers benefited from interceptions by Kyle Heskett and Oscar Romero and fumble recoveries by Klint Williams and Tyler Atkins.

Heskett scored two touchdowns for Portola, while Williams, Mario Rodriguez and Evan Hungerford each scored one.

Portola quarterback Piero Selvaggio completed 6-of-10 passes for 126 yards and three touchdowns. Heskett and Rodriguez caught three and two passes, respectively.

On the ground, Williams gained 97 yards on eight carries, Heskett gained 97 yards on 13 carries, and Hungerford added 39 yards on six attempts.

Portola’s defense was led by Williams (seven tackles, three assists), Romero (five tackles, four assists) and Rodriguez (four tackles, six assists).


FRC 21, Sierra 27 OT

After falling behind 14-0 in the first quarter, Feather River scored two touchdowns in the in the second quarter to tie the game at halftime.

The Golden Eagles took the lead on their first drive of the second half with a 55-yard touchdown run by Reggie Powers, but Sierra then tied it with a short touchdown pass.

In overtime, Sierra’s defense scored the winning touchdown after picking up a fumbled pitch.


Chester 22, Maxwell 58

The Chester Volcanoes put up a good fight at home against a talented Maxwell team last Friday night, but Maxwell’s big-play abilities kept the Volcanoes on their heels, and Maxwell totaled almost 500 yards on offense.

Maxwell improved to 5-1 overall, while Chester moved to 3-3. No statistics from the game were made available.

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