Portola senior Lindsey Compton gets under the hoop. In last Thursday’s quarterfinal match, Compton made a game-saving basket at the final buzzer to put the match into overtime. Photo by Shannon Morrow
The Portola High School girls’ basketball team won two playoff games at home last week to advance to the Northern Section Division V semifinals.
The Portola Tigers, seeded second, hosted third-seeded Colusa in the semifinal round Tuesday, Feb. 28. The results weren’t known at press time, but will be posted on plumasnews.com.
If Portola defeated Colusa, the Tigers will compete in the Northern Section championship match at Chico State University this Saturday, March 3.
To reach the semifinals, the Tigers beat Chester 58-44 in their first playoff game Feb. 21 and then eliminated Weed 42-34 in overtime Feb. 23.