The 25th-ranked Shasta College Knights (1-3 NorCal, 4-4) are traveling to face #11 Butte College (3-1 NorCal, 5-4) Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff. It’s the 51st meeting between the two teams, who first squared off in 1963, resulting in a 12-all tie.
Pregame broadcast starts at 12:40 p.m.
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Aaron Williams is on the play-by-play, T.J. Holmes is on the color commentary and camera while Mike Daly is on the field taking photos. Today’s game is brought to you by our sponsors: Shasta Orthopaedics, Tri Counties Bank and Redding Rancheria.
- Butte owns the all-time series 36-12-2 against Shasta, including 13 straight meetings and a 37-20 defeat in 2019. The the last Knights victory in the series was on Oct. 31, 1998. Shasta hasn’t won at Butte since 1991 (12 straight losses).
- Shasta last game: lost to Santa Rosa 23-14
- Santa Rosa last game: beat Siskiyous 42-7
- Shasta ranks 16th in the state in rushing yards per game with 172.8
- Running back Tyler Boston ranks 8th in the state with 83.5 rushing yards per game and is 12th with 8 rushing TDs
- Defensive back Maurice Outten is tied for third in the state with 5 interceptions
- Linebacker Anthony Slayton is 8th in the state with 8.8 tackles per game and 9th in tackles for a loss (13)
- Knights’ defense ranks 10th in the state in rushing yards allowed per game with 78.3
Butte College Roadrunners
- Butte ranks 19th in total offense (3,344 yards) and 7th in rushing yards per game (201.9)
- The Roadrunners rank 13th in red zone efficiency, scoring 80% of the time (24 of 30)
- Butte running back Johnny Williams is ranked 7th in the state in rushing yards per game (92.2)
Week 10 Games – NorCal Conference
#25 Shasta (1-3 NorCal, 4-4) at #11 Butte (3-1 NorCal, 5-4) | 1 p.m.
Siskiyous (0-3 NorCal, 1-7) at #12 American River (3-1 NorCal, 5-4) | 1 p.m.
#14 Sierra (2-1 NorCal, 5-3) at Santa Rosa (2-2 NorCal, 2-7) | 5 p.m.