YREKA – The Jackson Street School Rams eighth graders won the Yreka Invitational basketball tournament last weekend with a 46-27 win over the Scott Valley Junior High Panthers. Sisson defeated Weed Elementary 46-25 for third place. Montague downed Big Springs, 32-29 in overtime, to finish fifth.
The Sisson cheerleaders took first place in the cheer competition. Matthew Morgan was the Hot Shot champion, and Cody Hoff took the 3-point shooting championship.
In the championship game between the Rams and Panthers, it was the Panthers that looked strong early in the first quarter, jumping to a 7-1 lead. Ricky Reynolds opened the scoring. Then, Preston Munson scored on a reverse lay up, and nailed a 3-ball to make it 7-1.
The Rams responded when David Sellons made it 7-3 on a put back. Another bucket and a free throw by Sellons made it a one point game, 7-6. The Panthers went back up by four points, 11-7, but Michael Elfgen scored four points late in the first quarter to narrow the Panthers lead to 13-11. (more…)Share on Facebook