Quincy’s Morgan Fowler (No. 55) and Lydia Morgan (No. 13) fight for the ball against Fall River in the championship game at the Liberty Christian tournament Dec. 30. Photo by Richard Allan

High School basketball teams set to begin regular season

Quincy girls’ basketball

The Quincy High School girls’ basketball team played in the Liberty Christian tournament Dec. 28 – 30 in Redding.

The QHS girls ended the weekend with a 2-1 record and a second place finish to improve to 6-5 on the season.

On Dec. 28, Quincy played against Redding Christian and defeated the Lions by a final score of 53-39.

No statistics for this game were available at press time.

In the Lady Trojans game against Hayfork on Dec. 29, Quincy won 61-57 to advance to the finals.

Morgan Fowler led the way for Quincy, scoring 15 points, followed by Anna Hollister and Lydia Morgan, each with 14.

Ashlyn Wingfield led the Lady Trojans in rebounds with 13, followed by Kaylin Henderson with 10.

As a team, Quincy finished the night with 13 steals.

However, awaiting the Lady Trojans in the final round was a tough Fall River team. The Lady Bulldogs took down Quincy 58-38.

In the game against Fall River, Hollister led the way for Quincy with 24 of the team’s 38 total points. Hollister was also the game’s high scorer.

Senior Henderson and juniors Hollister and Morgan were selected to the all-tournament team.

Quincy boys’ basketball

The Quincy High School boys’ basketball team picked up its second win of the season in the Liberty Christian Tournament.

Quincy started the weekend with a 57-55 loss to host Liberty Christian, but bounced back and defeated Mercy 73-21 on Thursday night, Dec. 29.

The Trojans could not grab another win however, as the Quincy boys fell to Trinity 84-39.

Quincy’s record now sits at 2-13.

Los Molinos 49, Portola girls 41

The Portola girls’ basketball team fell to Los Molinos at Los Molinos 49-41 last Friday night.

With the loss, the Lady Tigers fell to 3-9 on the season.

No statistics were available at press time.

A note in the story from the Dec. 21 issue regarding the Burney Jamboree, Portola’s Madisen Boyd was also named to the all-tournament team.

Los Molinos 78, Portola 60

The Portola boys’ varsity basketball team lost its away game at Los Molinos last Friday night by a score of 78-60.

With the loss the Tigers fell to 4-8 on the year.

Senior point guard Kodi Lowdermilk led the way offensively for Portola, finishing the night with 19 points, followed by fellow senior Dom Vukobradovich with 17.

Junior guard Eric Jacobson led the team in rebounds with nine, followed by Vukobradovich with eight.

Portola will play next against Foresthill on Saturday.

Both games for the Portola boys’ and girls’ basketball teams on Jan. 4 against North Tahoe and Jan. 9 against Chester were postponed due to weather.

Greenville basketball

Greenville’s games against CORE Butte on Jan. 6 were postponed due to weather. Both teams are scheduled to play Chester tomorrow night in Greenville.

FRC basketball

FRC’s Anthony Smith throws down a dunk in a game last season. FRC’s GVC opener against Butte has been postponed until Jan. 25 due to weather. Photo by Jake Jacobson

The Feather River College men’s and women’s basketball teams games against Butte College on Saturday night were postponed due to weather. The games have been rescheduled for Jan. 25 at FRC.