Sports for the week of December 18, 2014
CODY TIFFANY won the 120-pund division.
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Braves win NE Classic team title
Modoc’s wrestling team won their North East Classic wrestling tournament held here last weekend, over some much bigger schools and 25 teams.
The Braves won with 175.5 points, followed by Anderson second 158, Henley third 150, Klamath Union 112, Mazama 89, Lassen 85, Chester 78, Crane 75, Lakeview 70, Etna 54, Chiloquin 48, Modoc II 40.50, Fall River 31, Lakeview II 28, Quincy 22, Crane II 17, Mazama II 16, Tulelake 13, Lassen II nine, Klamath Union II seven, Bonanza 5.5, Etna JV two.
Modoc had three individual champions: Cody Tiffany at 120 pounds, Steven Aceves at 138 pounds and Alex Valencia at 160 pounds.
The Braves head to the Grants Pass Tournament Dec. 19-20.
Modoc goes 1-2 in Portola
Modoc lost to Quincy 73-53 in the opening round of the Tiger Classic in Portola on Friday. The Braves play host to the Rotary Block M Tournament this weekend.
Portola beat Modoc 50-36.
The Braves started slow again against Biggs, trailing 14-6 in the first, but fought back to trail 25-17 at halftime. The Braves pumped in 26 point in the third to take a 43-38 lead and went on to the 56-43 win.
Girls win two in Portola
The Modoc girls’ varsity placed second in the Portola Tournament after losing to Quincy, 47-41. The girls will be at home this weekend in the Rotary Block M Tourney.
Because of the weather, Modoc had to play Portola less then two hours later and upset them 41-29.
On Saturday Biggs beat Biggs 38-27.
Modoc junior varsity girls beat Portola 33-27 in their opener, then Quincy beat the Braves 38-33 in a tight game.
The Braves beat Biggs in the final outing 42-28. Modoc JV girls won the championship. It was a three-way tie (Modoc, Portola and Quincy) so it came down to free-throw percentage. Modoc beat Quincy by four percent with a 49 percent average.
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