Sports for the week of April 10, 2014

The 19th Annual Lions All Star Basketball Game was held Sunday, April 6 at Simpson University.  Left to right are Coach Jim Widby, Alberto Ortega (Big Valley), Ben Torres (Big Valley), Benjamin Jones, Fernando Alcala, and Coach Keith Weber. The boys played for the North squad. The South won a tightly contested game, 92-86.  "I was very impressed with the Modoc and Big Valley guys. They really entertained the fans," said Weber.


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Braves take two from Burney

Modoc’s baseball team took a pair of Shasta Cascade League games from Burney last Friday, 8-6 and 5-2. They’re off until April 15 when they play Lost River. They are at the Shasta Lake Tournament in Central Valley April 16-18.
In the second game, the Braves took a 7-2 lead in the first inning and added one more run in the fifth. Burney added one in the second, two in the fourth and one in the fifth inning.
Jarret Royce got the win, going seven innings, allowing six runs on nine hits, two earned, fanned five and walked three.
Daniel Beebout and Tyler Ewing led the offense, each going 2-4. Tyler Doss, Alex Valencia and Dillon Egle each added a hit.
The first game was tight with the teams tied a 2-2 in the second. Modoc added three in the top of the seventh and didn’t allow another Raider run.
Valencia went all seven innings for the win, allowing two runs on two hits, walked three and struck out two.
Ewing went 2-3 at the plate, while David Buckley, Valencia, Ben Jones, Doss and Grady Ingraham each had one hit.
The Braves are now 3-1 in the SCL and 6-6 overall.

Modoc girls 4-0 in SCL

Modoc’s tough girls’ softball team is now 4-0 in the Shasta Cascade League and 16-4 overall. They are off until heading to Lost River April 15.
Modoc took a doubleheader from Burney last Friday 14-1 and 7-4.
Morgan Bagwell got the win on the mound in the opening game. She went five, allowed just one hit, one run, struck out nine and walked two.
The Braves scored three in the first, three in the third, seven in the fifth and one in the sixth. Burney scored its run in the first.
Bagwell was also 2-4 at the plate, with Valerie Froeming, Pricila Madrigal, Melissa Knoch, Kristen Reed and Macie Larranaga each getting a hit.
Modoc had a tougher time in the second game getting down 3-2 in the first inning, but went up 4-3 in the third and added one in the sixth and two in the seventh. Burney added one run in the fourth.
Knoch was the winning pitcher. She tossed all seven, allowing four runs on seven hits, one earned, struck out five and didn’t walk a batter. Knoch led the offense with a 2-3 game, while Kelly Schmidt and Froeming each had a hit.

Tracksters getting into better shape

Modoc track athletes are starting to get into better shape and are producing some solid performances.
Claudia Serrano continued her quest for state finals in the discus by placing fourth at the North State’s largest meet. She tossed a personal best of 97'7".
Stephanie Gouveia, in her first 3,200 meter race, smashed her personal record by over 10 seconds, running a 13:09.
Junior varsity’s Emily Lowry placed fourth in the girls open 400 meters with a 67-second time. On the boys side, Allen Clark tossed the discus 114' 9". Shot putters Tristan Osborne and Troy Culp place sixth and eighth, both setting PR's.
JV runner Jonas Collier continued his rise the 800-meter ranks with a 2:20 time.

Modoc travels to Mount Shasta for the Fair Weather Meet on April 10

Spring sports

The spring sports season is underway.
Modoc High School’s Baseball team is at Lost River April 15, 4:30 p.m.; Central Valley Tourney April 16-18.
Modoc’s softball team is at Lost River April 15, 4:30 p.m.
Modoc’s track team is at Mt. Shasta today.
The Modoc golf team is at Modoc April 15, 12 noon; and at Mt. Shasta April 17.

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Braves head to Susanville meet