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Chester girls win Mountain Pride for second year in a row

The Chester High School girls’ basketball team won its home Mountain Pride tournament this past weekend.

The Lady Volcanoes began their weekend with a 58-41 victory over East Nicolaus and then followed up with a 38-29 win against Big Valley. Chester then closed out the tournament with a 52-33 win over Burney.

No statistics were reported at press time.

Theresa Miller, Ronnie Rhoades and Paige Reed were named All Tournament.

The Chester girls’ next game is Thursday against Mt. Shasta at the Marty Passaglia Invitational in Hamilton City.

Chester then plays Friday against Hamilton City and rounds out the weekend against Colusa.

Quincy’s Anna Hollister (No. 30) drives through the Portola defense looking for a teammate to pass to in the Trojans 50-37 win over Portola last Saturday.

Chester boys place second

The Chester High boys’ basketball team grabbed second place at their home Mountain Pride tournament this past weekend.

The Volcanoes started off the weekend strong with a 54-45 win against East Nicolaus.

However, Chester could not continue the momentum and fell to Big Valley by a score of 66-51.

Saturday night brought yet another win for Chester, when the Vols took down Burney 51-34 to improve to 5-3 overall.

Brandon Dye and Sawyer Durkin were named All Tournament players for Chester.

Chester’s boys also play Mt. Shasta on Thursday in the Marty Passaglia tournament in Hamilton City.

Friday night the Vols take on Hamilton City, before closing out the weekend against Quincy on Saturday night.

Portola rolls to 2-1 record at Tiger Classic

The Portola High School varsity boys’ basketball team had a successful weekend at its home Tiger Classic tournament.

Portola started off in a hole, when it fell to eventual tourney champion Modoc by a score of 62-46.

Kodi Lowdermilk led the way for Portola with 10 points, followed by Antonio Maddalena, who contributed 8 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers.

Portola found momentum Friday night, as the Tigers took down the Biggs Wolverines by a score of 56-48. Once again, the duo of Lowdermilk and Maddalena led the way for Portola with 14 points each.

Dom Vukobradovich chipped in 12 points. Portola’s big man Maddalena dominated the boards, finishing with 25 rebounds on the night.

The Tigers continued to roll on Saturday night, when they were victorious over rival Quincy by a score of 58-29 to improve to 3-5 overall.

No statistics were available for the game against Quincy at press time.

All Tournament players for the Tigers were Lowdermilk and Maddalena.

Portola plays next at the Burney Jamboree, facing off against Fall River on Thursday, before facing Burney on Friday night, and rounding out the weekend on Saturday afternoon against Big Valley.

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Lady Tigers struggle early on

The Portola High School girls’ basketball team fell 0-3 at the Tiger Classic this past weekend at Portola.

Thursday, Portola fell to eventual tournament champion Modoc by a score of 34-24.

The Lady Tigers then took the court against Biggs, but fell 40-32. Portola looked to snap a five-game losing streak Saturday night against Quincy, but fell just short and lost to the Lady Trojans 50-37 to fall to 1-7 on the year.

Heather Marsh was named All Tournament for the Lady Tigers.

Portola plays at the Burney Jamboree this weekend, facing off against Fall River on Thursday, before taking on host Burney on Friday night, and finishing off the weekend against Big Valley on Saturday morning.

Quincy picks up first win of season

The Quincy High School boys’ basketball team picked up its first win of the 2016-17 season in Portola’s Tiger Classic.

The Trojans took down Biggs last Thursday by a score of 40-36.

Quincy could not build from that momentum however, as the Trojans fell to Modoc 66-45 on Friday night, before losing to rival Portola 58-29 to fall to 1-7 on the year.

No statistics were available at press time.

The Trojans play Thursday against Hamilton City at the Marty Passaglia Invitational in Hamilton City. Quincy then faces off against Mt. Shasta Friday night, and finishes out the weekend Saturday night against Chester.

Quincy girls grab second place

The Quincy High School girls’ basketball team went 2-1 at Portola’s Tiger Classic this past weekend.

The Lady Trojans started off with a 55-48 win over Biggs on Thursday night, before falling to Modoc 52-48 on Friday night.

Quincy then took down Portola 50-37 to improve to 3-2 for the 2016-17 campaign.

No statistics for Quincy girls were available at press time.

Greenville takes down Princeton

The Greenville boys’ basketball team went 1-2 at the Maxwell tournament this past weekend.

The Indians started off the weekend with a 61-51 loss to Los Molinos, but found momentum with a 71-57 win over Princeton on Friday night. Greenville then fell to Faith Christian 51-29 on Saturday.

No statistics were available at press time.

Greenville plays next at the Mesa Verde Challenge on Dec. 22 against Valley Christian.

Greenville girls fall to Gridley

The Greenville High School girls’ basketball team lost its tournament game at Durham High School to Gridley by a score of 71-17 last Thursday.

The Lady Indians play next against Amador High School on Dec. 21 at the Mesa Verde Challenge, before taking on Argonaut High on Dec. 22.

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