Momentum can be an underestimated outlier in turning the game around. Shasta College swung momentum in its favor in Saturday’s 52-51 comeback victory over College of the Siskiyous Saturday to clinch the NorCal Conference championship in the condensed spring 2021 season.
And the Knights are rewarded for their efforts.
JCGridiron.com ranked Shasta 44th in its latest national Dirty 30 junior college football rankings released Monday, up seven spots from the previous week as a bubble team. Shasta College coverage is presented by Shasta Orthpaedics.
Now the Knights head into the offseason on a three-game winning streak, a conference title, a roster full of freshmen who overcame adversity while gaining experience together and they continue to climb the national ranks.
Northwest out of Senatobia, Mississippi finished its season 6-0 and is the No. 1 team. California JUCO’s have 23 of the 55 overall spots with Riverside City College the top team in the state, coming in a No. 7 in the national rankings.
HIGHLIGHTS: Shasta beats Siskiyous 52-51
The Knights are locked in to face at least three nationally ranked teams in the 2021 season. Sierra (25th), American River (32nd) and Butte (40th) make up three of the five NorCal Conference opponents for Shasta. Santa Rosa joins the NorCal Conference in 2021, replacing Feather River.
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