Sports for the week of September 25, 2014

MODOC'S Cam Johnston, 27, Phil Thompson, 80 and Sean Anderson, 36, stopped this Trinity runner for a short gain. Photo by Kim Valena

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Modoc falls to Trinity 30-20

The Trinity Wolves opened last Friday’s varsity football game with an 80-yard touchdown run on its first play, then scored a second touchdown with only four minutes off the clock in the first period.
Modoc trailed 16-0 and Modoc Coach Shaun Wood was a bit concerned, if not shocked. The Braves added a touchdown in the second period and Trinity then scored on a 61-yard run to close out the first half with a 24-8 lead.
Modoc heads to Etna Friday night to open the Shasta Cascade League season. Wood expects the Lions to be a quality team, but feels his Braves should be able to correct the Trinity game miscues and get back on track.

Wolves shut out Modoc JV

Modoc’s junior varsity team just couldn’t get the offense on track against Trinity Friday night, losing 21-0. They meet a good Etna squad Friday in Etna.
Trinity scored seven in the first, seven in the second and seven in the third for the win. Modoc could not find the endzone.Tanner Cook carried the ball eight times for 44 yards and caught the one pass. Collin Martin rushed three times for 29 yards and Schluter one for 10.
Budmark is looking for a tough game at Etna. They beat Chester 34-8, while Modoc lost to Chester 14-12.

Modoc plays at Durham Tourney

Modoc’s volleyball team saw plenty of action at the Durham tournament last weekend, winning a few and losing several. They have Fall River here Sept. 25.
The Braves lost the opening game to Durham 15-25, 12-25. Orland won the second game 16-25 and 21-25. Gridley beat Modoc in the third game 23-25, 25-22 and 15-13.
Modoc then beat Las Plumas 25-17, 21-25 and 15-11. The Braves beat Providence 25-18 and 25-20. Gridley beat the Braves 17-25, 17-25. Orland beat Modoc 16-25, 17-25. The Braves beat Las Plumas 25-15 and 25-22. Modoc beat Providence 25-17 and 25-20.

Tulelake soccer beats Modoc 7-0

Modoc’s soccer team fell victim to Tulelake's experience 7-0 last week and hosts Fall River Sept. 25 and Trinity Sept. 27.
Modoc lost against Weed Tuesday 3-1. Michael Bratton scored the first goal of the season and kept Modoc in the game through 70 minutes. Weed scored the first two goals of the game and led 2-0 before Bratton scored.
Modoc plays at home on Thursday against Fall River at 5 p.m. at the Alturas Elementary soccer field and on Saturday against Trinity with a start time of 2 p.m.

Cross County runners improve

Modoc’s Cross Country team had a good outing Friday at the Mt. Shasta Invite.
The top finisher in the event was girls’ junior varsity runner Taryn Burns who was first in the 2.35-mile race in a time of 17:52.
The varsity girls improved with Stephanie Gouveia and Casey Burns finishing 16 and 17 respectively. Madelyn Binning finished at 26 and Cindy Cohen at 31.
Cameron McCarty was the only boy running for Modoc and ran well. He had improved his time earlier this month by 5:31 and at Mt. Shasta trimmed that by another 3:38.
Modoc heads to Foothill Friday and then to the Henley Invitational Sept. 30.

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