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2C Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter End of season The Portola High School basketball team receives instruction from head coach Tim Brubaker during a game earlier this season. The Tigers, seeded eighth in the-Northern Section Division V basketball playoffs, fell 73-63 to ninth-seeded Mt. Shasta in their opening playoff game at home Wednesday, Feb. 22. Portola firiished its season with a 6-0 league record to take first place in the Mid-Valley South League. Photo by Shannon Morrow Quincy reaches quarterfinals Shannon Morrow Sports Editor sports@plumasnews.com The fourth-seeded Quincy High School boys' basketball team, with two playoff games Quincy's Chris Guereque scored the first basket of the game, but then Tulelake re- sponded with nine unan- swered points, prompting a timeout by the Trojans. The timeout helped, as at home last week,..won tha JakHatzl,andJustin Lusk first round 63-34 against No. 13 Colusa Wednesday, Feb. 22, before losing 51-32 in the quarterfinals to No. 5 Tule- lake Friday, Feb. 24. In the opening round against Colusa, the first quarter ended fairly evenly with Quincy leading 15-14, but then the Trojans blew it open with an 18-5 run in the second quarter. The second half was simi- lar to the first half, as Quin- cy gained one point through the third quarter, but then went on an 18-4 run in the fi- nal period. Two nights later, the Tro- jans hosted Tulelake in the quarterfinals. each scored their first bas- ket, bringing the score to 10-6 at the end of the first quar- ter. Tulelake continued to pull away through the second quarter by outplaying the Trojans 12-7. Hatzell and Lusk each added another basket for Quincy, and Keyshawn Johnson scored while drawing a foul to gain three points. Both teams seemed tight during the first half, with an uncharacteristic amount of turnovers and missed shots. The score at halftime was just 22-13. The Trojans found them- selves in the third quarter and went on a 15-4 run to take a 28-26 lead, capped by a steal and layup by Justin Saltel. Tulelake quickly retook the lead by scoring the final five points of the third period for a 31,28 advantage going:: . into the fourth quarter. Early in the final period, Lusk scored one basket for Quincy and Jarrett Hughes made two free throws, but then the Trojans went the re- maining four minutes of the game without scoring a sin- gle point. Tulelake scored 20 points in the fourth quarter for a 19- point win. Tulelake will face top-seed- ed Liberty Christian in the semifinals Wednesday, Feb. 29. Quincy finished its season with an overall record of 19-8 and a league record of 5-1 to take first place in the Mid- Valley North standings. A CPA spends years preparing for moments just like these. For tax & financial advice based on unmatched knowledge, experience & education, ask a CPA Graduated from college, often with 150 semester hours and a Master's in Finance or Accounting Passed the demanding CPA exam Licensed by a state to practice Dedicated to CPA ethical standards Committed to 120 hours of continuing professional education every three years Haws, Theobald & Auman, PC Offices: 1740 Main St. Ste A Susanville 257-1040 328 Main St. Chester 258-2272 www, htacpa.com ...... =!iii!i:i:! ....... :i,,i!!;!:!:!:!:!i:i! i !iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!ii:  Quincy captain Keshawn Johnson darts right. After winning their opening playoff game, the Trojans were eliminated in the second round. Photo by Shannon Morrow Looking for a NEW car or truck? NO HASSLES NO EXTRA EXPENSE I can get you almost any new car or truck, virtually any make or model, for less than you are likely to pay going to a dealership out of town! LET MY 40+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE WORK FOR YOU! Quincy Auto Co. 530-283-CARS (2277) or 530-966-5463 1970 E. Main St., Quincy