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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 lC AND : ~i~ The Chester High School girls' soccer team is all smiles after the Volcanoes claimed another Feather River League championship with a 4-1 victory over Quincy on Oct. 31. Photo submitted .iii. For at least the fifth year this season, very end of the it would be a draw, Chester in a row, Chester's girls' "The Chester girls were achampionship game." scored three goals to clinch soccer team captured the pleasure to coach this year Chester dominated ball the league title. Feather River League they bonded early and possession. Most of the Elizabeth Bereznak, championship after played the entire year as a match was played on Paige Reed and Eza Steffan defeating Quincy, 4-1, team that truly were like a Quincy's side of the field, all scored late goals for the Saturday, Oct. 31. family together," O'Kelley But neither team was ableVolcanoes. Chester ended its season said, "I am honored to have to get one past the net for Despite the loss, Quincy with a 9-1-3 overall record been associated with such a most of the half. With two coach Sarah Goard had and an undefeated 8-0 record fine group." minutes left in the half,nothing but praise for her in league play. The loss The Chester coach also Chester scored first on asquad. dropped Quincy's record to offered praise for his team's goal by Brehna Delacour. "I couldn't have been 0-6-2 in league, oppenent. The two teams battled more proud of the girls for Chester's win came in the "Quincy continued to most of the second half with the way they played, final six minutes of play, improve throughout the a 1-0 score in Chester's especially since we had no when the Volcanoes scored year and they definitely favor. With 16 minutes left, subs the entire game," she three quick goals to secure saved their best for last," Quincy's Autumn Brawley said. "They played the best the victory. O'Kelley said. "Quincy evened it up with a goal off game they've played all year. Chester head coach Eric should be proud of the an assist by Jazzmyn They played as a team and O'Kelley said he was proud effort they gave and the Bryant. I am so very proud of each of his team's performance grit they displayed to the Just when it looked like and every one of them." T ........ Portola football team: tops Esparto to go 10-0 Jake Jacobson would start to roll. On the Special to Feather Publishing ensuing kickoff, : " Vukobradovich jumped on a The undefeated Portola fumble and brought Leal and High School football teamthe Portola offense right back traveled to Esparto and on the field. overwhelmed the Spartans,The second offensive drive 45-24, last Friday night, Oct. for the Tigers was all 30. Vukobradovich. A couple The contest was essentially plays later, he caught a the Mountain Valley League five-yard touchdown pass championship game. And the from Leal to give the Tigers a Tigers secured the crown as 14-8 lead. they improved their record to With under three minutes 10-0. left in the first quarter, the "Nobody thought that our Spartans turned over the ball team would be standing here yet again; this time recovered tonight at 10-0, but theyby Memo Ruiz. showed up at camp and came Portola again capitalized on together early as a family and the turnover. The Tigers a team," said Portola head wasted no time in marching coach Steve Heskett. "No down the field. individuals. They just cared Leal found George what the scoreboard read at Ourjanian with a circus catch the end of the game." on a 39-yard pass which put The victory also secured the Tigers on the Spartans' home-field advantage for the nine yard line. After a couple Tigers throughout the quick handoffs, Cuevas Northern Section playoffs, racked up another score with But it was Esparto that a one-yard TD run, putting struck first on its home field. Portola up 20-8 at the end of The Spartans took their time the opening quarter. on their first drive and,With 10 minutes left in the scoring six minutes into the second quarter, Esparto first quarter. With a fumbled the ball again. Tyler successful two-point Billups made the recovery. conversion, Esparto took an Portola capped off the drive 8-0 lead. with another touchdown Portola would answer right connection from Leal to back with a nine-yard rushing Vukobradovich, this time for touchdown by Junior Edgarnine yards. The duo hooked up Cuevas, set up by a long again immediately on the 35-yard pass from Evan Leal two-point conversion for a 28-8 to Dom Vukobradovich. lead. After Juan Rodriguez's But Esparto kept fighting extra point, Portola cut the back. Two minutes before the lead to 8-7. This is where the Tigers See Football, page 8C ............... L ~ _ __ Chester Community Tree Lighting Saturday, Nov. 7 5:30 PM 1st Avenue, Chester Library Parking Lot Bring an Ornament! Veterans Day Parade Wednesday, Nov. 11 11:00 AM Main Street, Greenville Christmas Tradition Holiday Open House November 6, 7 & 8 Indian Valley www.MountainAffairs.com