Portola, the No. 11 seed in the Division V basketball playoffs, traveled to sixth-seeded Modoc last Wednesday to compete in the first round of playoffs. The Tigers started strong, but struggled defensively in the second quarter to lose 77-60.
The loss meant the end of the road for Portola, and brought its record to a final 9-18 for the season. In league play, the Tigers finished 3-7.