Sports Briefs for the week of November 11
Twenty-four Susanville runners competed in the 27th Annual Almond Bowl Run and Walk Sunday, Nov. 4 in Chico.
In the three-mile run, Doug Hutchinson led the way for the locals, finishing 20th overall and third in the 40-to-44-year old division with a time of 17:39.
Jerry Douglass was first in the 60-to-64 year old age group and took 72nd overall (21:58). Phil Nemir won the 50-to-54 year old division and was 30th overall at 18:59. Mike Rivas was third and 26th overall, competing in the 45-to-49 year old age group with a time of 18:50.
Lassen High School's Brandon Larson took fifth and 24th overall in the 14-to-17 year old division at 18:39. Teammate Heidi Ard placed third overall in the women's division at 19:41.
In the six-mile run, Lassen High School cross country coach Jim Reichle took first in the 40-to-44 year old division and ninth overall with a time of 35:02.
Other local runners included John Dozier, Paul Holmes, Janiska Muthert, Jessica Musick, Andrew Rena-Dozier, Ian and Carlotta Kloppenburg, Laurie and Ed Maurino, Teresa Pustejovsky and Jed Reichle.
Lassen High School's Amy French was chosen to play in the inaugural All-Star Volleyball Match, which pits the top senior Northern Section high school volleyball players against each other on Sunday, November 25 at Butte College in Oroville.
Game time is set for 5 p.m.
French, who was Lassen's team captain, was one of 24 players to be picked out of 70 volleyball programs in the section.
Luena Harbert of Bieber captured top honors at this season's first California High School Rodeo Association District No. 1 Rodeo Saturday-Sunday, Oct. 27-28 in Redding.
Harbert, who topped Wendy Bruce of Los Molinos by 14-1/2 points, was the all-around champion after finishing first in girls cutting, taking fifth in goat tying and teaming up with Cody Jones of McArthur to place fifth in team roping.
Weslee Lockard of Standish finished as the third runner-up, finishing 38 points behind Colby Camacho of Red Bluff in the all-around standings. He took second in steer wrestling.
COUGARS TO COMPETE
Lassen College's wrestling team will host the Lassen Duals Friday, Nov. 23 and Great Western Open the following day in Reno. Call 251-8827 for locations and starting times
The Cougars also entertain North Idaho on Friday, Dec. 7 and Menlo College Saturday, Dec. 8 at the college. Starting times were unavailable at press time.
Earn your California Fish and Game hunter safety certificate through a home study course.
Learn safety practices to avoid hunting accidents, respect for the values of non-hunters and how to prepare for hunting outdoors. The course covers the same material taught in the classroom. Exams will be given as needed, usually every six to eight weeks.
For more information and to pick up your home study packet, call Cliff Bannister at 257-7552.
Lassen High School's soccer teams open the season at home against Enterprise Tuesday, Nov. 20. The girls' game starts at 3:15 p.m., followed by the boys' game at Susanville's Riverside Park.
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