Mt. Shasta girls will play for 3rd at tourney

Abby Andrus led Mt. Shasta with 15 points against Klamath Union.

Abby Andrus led Mt. Shasta with 15 points against Klamath Union.

Photos by Violet Carter

The Mt. Shasta Bears girls squad easily took out Fort Bragg, 42-25, to open up the Holiday Tourney on Thursday. However, the Bears could not get past Klamath Union in Friday’s semifinal match, falling 53-33.

Neither team exactly lit up the scoreboard in the first quarter, with KU leading 5-4 heading into the second stanza.

The teams played even in the second period, each scoring 12 points, leaving KU with a 17-16 advantage at the intermission.

The game took a major turn in KU’s favor in the third quarter. The Pelicans out scored Mt. Shasta 18-8, for a 35-24 lead. The scoring disparity was similar in the final frame. KU again put up 18 points, and the Bears managed just nine. (more…)

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Mt Shasta rolls over Butte Valley

Mt. Shasta's Kody Bauman had a game-high 12 points.

Mt. Shasta’s Kody Bauman had a game-high 12 points.

Photos by Violet Carter

The Mt. Shasta Bears boys team rolled over the Butte Valley Bulldogs, 78-30, at the 2017 Mt. Shasta Holiday Tourney on Thursday night.

The Bears led 29-4 at the end of the opening period, and 51-12 at the half. After three quarters, it was the Bears up 68-22.

Kody Bauman led Mt. Shasta with 12 points. Anthony Gore and Kole Riccomini each scored 11 points. Kaden Riccomini and Dillon Ward put up 10 points a piece.

The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Jacob Field’s nine points, and Weston Boese with eight points.

Mt. Shasta will play Hidden Valley at 8:30 pm on Friday. Butte Valley goes up against Bear Valley at 2:30 pm.

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Miner Perk Yreka Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Hatch

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The Miner Perk Yreka Girls Soccer Player of the Week is Neina Hatch.

Hatch, “anchored our defense playing all five games without a break, and she scored a goal on a penalty kick,” said Coach Brian Cowley

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Strong 4th quarter helps Yreka girls defeat Etna, 48-38

Chaney Tidwell put up 11 points for the Miners.

Chaney Tidwell put up 11 points for the Miners.

InStorySRP copyThe Etna Lions and Yreka Miners girls teams opened up the 2017 Mt. Shasta Holiday Tournament on Thursday morning. Etna jumped out to a 5-0 lead, but Yreka came back with six straight points. They would not lead again until the final seconds of the third quarter. Etna hit a 3-pointer, to regain the advantage at 8-6. Game on.

Etna led most of the first three quarters by one to three points. It was 16-13 at the end of the opening frame, and 25-24 at intermission.

Late in the third period, Yreka tied the game 31-31, and then took the lead, 34-31, on a long-range shot by Terra Crawford, with 25 ticks left in the quarter. (more…)

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Subway COS Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week: Cain

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Coach Tom Power’s pick for the Subway COS Lady Eagles Basketball Player of the Week is Kacey Cain.

Cain, “has been improving every week, and it showed at the Contra Costa Tournament. She was named MVP, and helped improve our record to 7-1,” said Powers.

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Miner St. Meat Market Yreka Miners Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Cox

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The Miner St. Meat Market Yreka Miners Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Ashley Cox.

Coach Garron Whitehouse said, “Ashley led us in scoring in three out of our four games. She was able to hit ten threes and set the tempo for our games.”

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Subway Weed Cougars Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Arnett

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The Subway Weed Cougars Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Vicki Arnett.

Arnett, “played well on both ends of the court. She had a great defensive effort against Surprise Valley to help us get a win,” said Coach Ed Stokes.

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Thanks a Latte Yreka Miners Boys Soccer Player of the Week: Hunt

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The Thanks a Latte Yreka Miners Boys Soccer Player of the Week is John Hunt.

John, “filled in with little hesitation when our other two goalies were sick ,” said Coach Francisco Atanes

Congratulations John. Your certificate for Thanks a Latte is on the way

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Subway Mt. Shasta Bears Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Riccomini

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The Subway Mt. Shasta Bears Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Kaden Riccomini

Riccomini was chosen for, “his scoring and leadership,” said Coach Cliff Blakely.

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Golden Rush Espresso Yreka Miners Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Gaither

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The Golden Rush Espresso Yreka Miners Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Jarrett Gaither.

“During the Yreka Tournament, Jarrett was consistent offensively and defensively,” said Coach Louis Sanchez.

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Cougars crush Bulldogs 70-36

Cougar Xavia Martinez had a game-high 16 points.

Cougar Xavia Martinez had a game-high 16 points.

Photos by Violet Carter

What started out as a close contest, with Weed leading the Butte Valley Bulldogs 9-8 at the end of the first quarter, turned out to be a run away win for the Cougars on Tuesday night.

Weed put up 20 points versus the Bulldogs seven in the second stanza, to take a 29-15 advantage into the intermission.

Harley Williams had nine points in the first half, and Danny Formhals scored seven for the Cougars. The Bulldogs were led by Zack Hensley with 7 points.

Weed’s Xavia Martinez went off for 14 points in the third quarter, including four 3-balls, helping the Cougars to a 26-point outburst and a 55-25 lead heading into the final frame.

The fourth quarter went Weed’s way 15-11, for a final of 70-36.

Martinez led all scorers with 16 points. Williams put up 15, and Danny Formhals had 12 points for Weed. (more…)

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Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Bennett

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The Wildwood Crossing Etna Lions Girls Basketball Player of the Week is Caitlin Bennett.

Bennett, “had numerous rebounds last weekend. She was a key factor in our win against Biggs, getting Biggs’ big post player to foul out,” said Coach Alyssa Scala.” I am expecting big things out of her this weekend, and the rest of the season.”

Congratulations Caitlin. Your certificate from Wildwood Crossing will arrive soon.

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Lady Bulldogs defeat Cougars

Kelly Sullivan led the Bulldogs with 11 points.

Kelly Sullivan led the Bulldogs with 11 points.

Photos by Violet Carter

The Butte Valley Bulldogs and Weed Cougars girls teams were tied, 9-9, after the first quarter on Tuesday night. However, the visiting Bulldogs grabbed a 20-17 lead going into the intermission.

Baylin Holbrook led the Bulldogs with seven points in the first half. Christine Bangert dropped in a pair of 3-pointers and a deuce to lead Weed with 8 points.

Butte Valley outscored the Cougars 13-7 in both the third and fourth quarters, to secure the 46-31 win.

Kelly Sullivan was high-point for the Bulldogs with 11. Cristal Perez and Kylie Winkle each put up 10 points in the game.

Bangert hit a trio of treys in the game, and led all scorers with 12 points. Savanna Reynolds added seven points, and Christina Amezcua contributed six points.

Butte Valley and Weed will both be competing at the Mt. Shasta Holiday Tourney, starting on Thursday.

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Coffee Brake Mt. Shasta Bears Girls B-Ball Player of the Week: Bourke

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The Coffee Brake Mt. Shasta Bears Girls B-ball Player of the Week is Madison Bourke.

“Sophomore post Madison Bourke in her first varsity action was instrumental in our wins because of her determination and fight,” said Coach Kirk Andrus. “Everyone she guarded was bigger and more experienced than she was. She also made our team’s first post move of the season.” (more…)

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Subway COS Eagles Men’s Basketball Player of the Week: McClendon

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The Subway COS Eagles Men’s Basketball Player of the Week is Dwayne McClendon.

McClendon scored 24 points against Cosumnes River and 19 against Napa last weekend.

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Mountain Village RV Park Etna Lions Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Theofanides

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The Mountain Village RV Park Etna Lions Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Josh Theofanides.

Theofanides was the high scorer in all three of the Lions’ games at the Quincy Tourney. He averaged 21 points per game.

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Subway Weed Cougars Boys Basketball Player of the Week: Williams

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The Subway Weed Cougars Boys Basketball Player of the Week is Harley Williams.

“Harley has shown great leadership on the defensive end of the court, and has been willing to accept his new role this year,” said Coach Robert West. “Keep it up Harley.”

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