Sports for the week of January 29, 2015
TYLER EWING puts up two points against Weed. Wendy Ewing photo
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Modoc wrestlers rated high
The Modoc Braves wrestling team as eight wrestlers ranked in the North Section and the team is ranked seventh in the entire northern division.
Leading the ranking are 135 pound Steven Aceves and 220 pound Tristan Osborne. Cody Tiffany is ranked seventh with Brandon Hays, Lane Galvin and Tim Reed ranked eighth.
Last week Modoc won dual matches with Lakeview 48-33 and with Fall River 70-6. Osborne, Hayden Alverson and Alex Valencia each went 2-0 for the day. Leading the team in records this year so far are Tiffany at 19-6, Osborne at 16-4, Aceves at 16-5, Jarret Royce at 15-5, Zach Norby at 15-10, Valencia at 14-5 and Hays at 14-9.
Modoc having trouble in league
Modoc lost to Weed 61-53 Friday night in Alturas. Weed outscored Modoc 18-9 in the second quarter to take a 29-26 lead to halftime.
Fall River dominated the Braves Tuesday, 74-50. The Bulldogs led 21-8 after one and 46-22 by halftime. They slowed down in the second half, scoring 16 in the third to Modoc’s 14 and 12 in the fourth to Modoc’s 14.
The JV boys are playing pretty well despite two starters moving up to varsity this year. They are 11-4 overall and 3-2 in league. On Friday they met Weed, Modoc won 53-42.
Modoc played at Fall River Tuesday and had too many turnovers to come out on top, 32 to be exact. First quarter score was 21-6 Fall River and at the half 42-14 Fall River. After the third it was 53-26, and ended with a score of 70-49.
Girls lose to Weed
Modoc’s varsity girls lost to Weed 51-27, never breaking into double digit scoring in any quarter.
Weed led 10-4 in the first and 25-12 at halftime. The blew the game open in the third leading 43-18 and added eight to Modoc’s nine in the fourth.
Modoc’s junior varsity team beat Weed 34-24. They led 14-5 at halftime and outscored Weed 20-19 in the second half. The JVs fell victim to Fall River 41-30 Tuesday.
SV drops games
The Hornet boys lost to Hayfork 63-45 and to Butte Valley 70-50.
The girls lost to Butte Valley 50-25 and lost to Hayfork, but no score was reported.
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