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21) Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2007 Lassen County Times, Westwood PinePress Lady Grizzlies volleyball celebrates senior night on Thursday, Nov. 1 Ben Wilgus Sports Writer Lassen High's varsity vol- leyball team fell in three games to the top team in the Northern Section, the West Valley Eagles on Tuesday, Oct. 23. West Valley came into the game with a 37-2 record and a perfect 7-0 in Northern Athletic League play. This was the second meet- ing between the two teams, as the Eagles had defeated the Lady Grizzlies in three games on Tuesday, Oct. 2. The Lady Grizzlies (1-6, 3- 18-1) were never really able to get much going in any of the games and fell 25-8, 25-13, 25- 14. "We passed a lot better tonight," Coach Jeff Morrish said. Leading the way for Lassen was Sydney Tharp who was eight of nine on her serves and added two kills. Nicole Pitts added five blocks and Celeste Blakeman had two blocks and a kill. "We were able to alter their shots with our blocks," Morris said after the game. Also serving well for Lassen was Melissa Garbutt, Jessica Arredondo, Emlyn Ngiratmab, Darci Trask and Ashlyn Paredes. In the first game, Lassen fell behind early 5-0 and was unable to get any closer. The Eagles went on runs of three, six, three and four points to take a commanding lead. The second game had Lassen's passing and setting was much improved from the first game. The Lady Grizzlies were able to dig out kill attempts by West Valley and played much better then the score shows. The Lady Grizzlies jumped ahead in the third game going up 5-2 behind a Pitts block and two hits out of bounds by the Eagles. The Eagtes did not trail for long as they tied it up at 8 before taking the next three points to go up 11-8. From that point on, Lassen was unable to get back into the game, as West Valley scored 14 of the next 20 points to take the third game. Lassen plays at Central Valley on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and then plays at home on "senior night" against Yreka at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1. Lassen defeated Yreka on Thursday, Oct. 11 for their first league win. Cross country defeats Anderson Cubs Sprint to the finish! Tyler Medders, of Lassen High School's junior var- sity boy's cross country team, takes first place in the JV race at Ranch Park on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Photo by Ben Wilgus Ben Wilgus Sports Writer Lassen High's cross coun- try teams each defeated the Anderson Cubs at Anderson River Park on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The varsity girl's team is quite different from last year where there was a large num- ber of senior and experi- enced runners. This season the team is Currently run- ning with a freshman, sopho- more and junior. Lassen's varsity girls took the top three spots in Anderson with freshman Tiffany Heflin leading the way. Heflin completed the 5,000-meter race in 28 min- utes and 23 seconds. Sophomore Jessica Dedrick was second, finishing in 35:02 and Paige Torres, the j unior, took third in 37:10. The Grizzlies' varsity boys' team is young as well with three juniors, a sopl~omore and a freshman competing. Just like the varsity girls team, Lassen was able to take the top five spots in'the 5,000- meter race with sophomore Eli Ramirez taking first place in 27:10. Not too far behind Ramirez was Chris Cain, who com- pleted the race in 27:30. Tyler Medders, a freshman, was third for Lassen finishing in 28:19, Taft Memmott wad fourth in 28:47 and Josh Belin was fifth in 36:39. Lassen's junior varsity boy's team took the top three spots with Nell Christian tak- ing first in 17:50, followed by Andrew Pass who was second in 18:03 and Kyle Beem who was third in 21:27. Zachary Guibergia of Anderson was fourth in 21:58. Next up for Lassen is the Northern Athletic League Championships on Thursday, Nov. 1 at Greenhorn Park in Yreka. The course for the NAL championship puts the run- ners ona variety Of surfaces, ranging from dirt roads, to blacktop to trails and to grass. The top runners from the NAL race will advance to the Northern Section Championships, which will be held at West Valley High School in Cottonwood on Thursday, Nov. 8. Varsity races will be three miles and the junior varsity races will be 2.2-miles. Accounting Forms Bill Of Lading Forms Claim Forms Continuous Forms Correspondence Forms Debit / Credit Memos Delivery Logs Expense Forms Gift Certificates Inventory Forms/Tags Invoice Forms Message Pads Packing Slips Proposal Forms Purchase Orders Receipt Forms Receiving Forms Sales Forms Software Compatible Forms Statements Can we help you? at Feather Publishing Co Inc. Lassen golf continues to win Ben Wilgus SI:)OKs Writer Lassen High School girl's golf team continued their winning ways by sweeping the other teams in the 18 hole Northern Athletic League finals. The Lady Grizzlies finished 39 strokes ahead of second place Mount Shasta, finish- ing NAL play undefeated and in first place. This year the NAL finals were played on the new John Daly course in Coming, Sevillano Links, which Coach Greg Dickerson said was the most challenging course the girls had played all year. Leading the way for Lassen was Ashley Novosad who took third, Sarah Quale who was fifth, Erin Trevino was sixth and Kaitlin Swickard who was 10th. Also compet- ing for Lassen were Emily Dedrick and Carley Taylor. Lassen witl be competing at the North Section finals at 10:30 a.m. at Sevillano Links on Tuesday, Oct. 30. CORRECTION In the Tuesday, Oct. 23 issue of the Lassen County Times, the Times wrote that Jesse Abshire had his Class A Professional Card. Abshire does not have a Class A Professional Card. Also the Times reported Abshire was hired by Diamond Mountain Golf Club. He actually is a Golf Club. 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