Shasta County Sports Report: Jan. 7-12

Here’s a daily recap of prep sports action around Shasta County. We will update the scores and highlights daily (with the newer games on the top). We invites coaches to send in scores and game information at

Saturday, Jan. 12

Prep boys basketball

Pleasant Valley 65, U-Prep 64
The Panthers led 40-30 at halftime but the Vikings outscored them 20-13 in the final period to win the non-league game. Jordan Miller registered a double-double with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Tanner and Mark Stephens each scored 13 points. U-Prep shot 7 of 14 from 3-point range in the game and 50 percent from the floor on the night.

Friday, Jan. 11

Prep boys basketball

Redding Christian 48, Los Molinos 38
The Lions led 20-17 at half and the game was even at 28 at the end of the third quarter. Austin Larson scored 28 points and had 10 rebounds and five assists, Drew Nelson-Crowell chipped in with a double-double with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Freshman Shane Harper and Jackson Black held Los Molinos’ top two scorers to nine and seven points, respectively. Redding Christian plays Chester on Tuesday.

Central Valley 57, Yreka 42
CV’s Dojah Alido outscored Yreka by himself in the first quarter as the Falcons led 15-6 entering the second. He would add three in the second and seven in the fourth to tally 17 points to tie teammate Nawoj Cawker for a game-high. Cawker scored 11 of his 17 in the third and finished with five 3-pointers. Kevin Seaman added eight points in the win for CV (1-1 NAL, 8-9), which hosts Lassen on Tuesday.

U-Prep 71, Anderson 47
The Panthers rolled the Cubs by 23 points from reigning NAL MVP Jordan Miller and 20 points from sophomore Tanner Stephens. Mark Stephens pitched in with six boards and six assists for the Panthers, who improve to 2-0 in NAL and 15-4 overall. Anderson drops to 0-2 in NAL and 8-10 overall.

Prep girls basketball

Yreka 50, Central Valley 30
The Falcons’ Kathy Duran had eight points and Ashley Norvell had 13 rebounds.

Redding Christian 48, Los Molinos 18
The Lions won their Five-Star League opener in blowout fashion to improve to 1-0 in FSL and 16-2 overall, ranking No. 2 in the state for Division VI.

West Valley 51, Lassen 48
The Eagles picked up a needed NAL road win over the Grizzlies in Susanville, using a 15-7 fourth-quarter advantage to rally for the victory. Jenna Adkins finished with 17 points and Ashlee Lewis added 13 points for West Valley (2-0 NAL, 10-9).

Prep girls soccer

Shasta 6, Red Bluff 0
Mia Fleming lead Shasta with three goals, Isabella Yonge, Grace Mattingly and Laney Green scored a goal each. Laney and Isabella both had two assists and Kaitlynn Cox and Mary Smith both had one assist. Shasta plays Foothill at Foothill on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Prep boys basketball

Pleasant Valley 69, Enterprise 46
The Hornets were outscored 19-6 in the second quarter and couldn’t catch the Vikings the rest of the way. Enterprise (0-2 EAL, 7-11), hosts Red Bluff Tuesday while PV improves to 2-0 in EAL play and 13-4 overall and hosts U-Prep on Saturday.

American Christian Academy 70, Chester 55
The Eagles won the first quarter 24-6 and never looked back to improve to 14-2 on the season and 1-0 in Pioneer Valley League.

Prep girls basketball

Modoc 59, Burney 29
The Raiders were outscored 35-16 in the second half to drop to 11-3 overall this season. Kylie Tiran scored eight points while Ava Bellino, Ashley Davies and Marcella Cruz each scored six.

Prep wrestling

U-Prep 48, Central Valley 27
The Panthers won a dual with nine winners. U-Prep’s winners include: 113s – Jacob Benson (UPREP) win via fall 0:49 over C. Simmons (CV), 120s – Sean Saini (UPREP) win via fall 3:21 over S. Haeckel (CV); 132s – Caden Adams (UPREP) win via 10-6 decision over M. Pendleton (CV); 138s – Brendan Nye (UPREP) win via fall 3:47 over R. Haeckel (CV); 145s – Evan Babcock (UPREP) win via fall 2:59 over N. Sanchez (CV); 160s – Nathaniel Klima (UPREP) win via 6-3 decision over L. Ross (CV); 170s – Aiden McFadden (UPREP) win via fall 1:20 over C. Maughs (CV); 195s – Adam Bellingan (UPREP) win via fall 1:00 over M. Beckham (CV); 220s – Miles Miner (UPREP) win via fall 1:30 over M. Gaura (CV).

CV’s five winners were: 106s – D Jetters (CV) win via fall 1:13 over Everette Miyasato (UPREP); 126s – T. Robinson (CV) win via forfeit; 152s – C. Lewallen (CV) win via fall 5:45 over Connor Christensen (UPREP); 182s – I. Wilson (CV) win via decision 6-1 in overtime over Justin Zedonis (UPREP); 285lbs- B. Luschinski (CV) win via forfeit.

Prep boys soccer

West Valley 3, Central Valley 1
The Eagles got one goal each from Alessandro Vazquez, Jose Velazquez and Jose Magana. Vazquez and Mario Vazquez each had an assist and goalkeeper Jacob Lopez had three saves. West Valley moves to 1-0-1 in NAL play and 6-5-3 overall while CV drops to 0-1 NAL, 0-5 overall.

U-Prep 3, Lassen 2
The Panthers scored all three of their goals in the second half to win the NAL match.

Anderson 1, Yreka 1
The Cubs played the Miners to a draw, scoring the equalizer in the second half. Anderson is 0-0-1 in NAL and 4-5-2 overall.

Prep Coed Soccer

Redding Christian 2, Durham 2
The Lions picked up their first tie of the season with a 2-2 draw against the Trojans.

Wednesday, Jan. 9

Prep girls basketball

U-Prep 44, Central Valley 21
The Panthers got 12 points from Emily Cox and Kylie Hokanson added nine as U-Prep led 17-5 at the half. The Panthers outscored the Falcons 15-7 in the third to cruise to the win. U-Prep travels to Anderson on Friday.

South Medford 73, Enterprise71
The Hornets lost at home to the Panthers, who are the No. 4 ranked team in Oregon. Enterprise drops to 14-5 on the year after the non-league loss and hosts Pleasant Valley on Thursday in EAL action. Jadyn Matthews scored 29 points and had 11 rebounds and four steals, Karina Archibald scored 15 points, Mianna Saechao scored 14 points and Abby Shoff had nine rebounds.

Prep boys basketball

Redding Christian 78, McCloud 30
The Lions held the Loggers to single digits in three of the four quarters, leading 35-14 at half to cruise to their 20th straight victory and stay unbeaten. Redding Christian hosts Los Molinos on Friday. Austin Larson had 33 points, 10 rebounds and five assists, Drew Nelson-Crowell had 14 points and eight boards, freshman Shane Harper had 11 points and five assists, Wyatt Hughes scored nine points to go with five boards and Ty Vickery had five points and 10 assists and four rebounds.

Tuesday, Jan. 8

Prep boys basketball

Shasta 51, Chico 36
The Wolves held the Panthers to six second-half points to pick up a win in their Eastern Athletic League opening. Shasta (11-7, 1-0 EAL) trailed 27-19 at half, but limited Chico to three points in the third and fourth periods, while the Wolves scored 22 in the fourth period to open the game up. JT Beasley, the Tri Counties Boys Basketball Player of the Week, scored 21 for Shasta, which hosts Foothill on Thursday. Caden Cushman added 18 for the Wolves.

U-Prep 52, Central Valley 48 (OT)
The Panthers got an overtime win at CV despite being down 28-16 at the half in the Northern Athletic League opener. Logan Hawes scored 20 for U-Prep (14-4, 1-0 NAL), including six in overtime. Kaden Jones had eight for the Panthers and Jordan Miller pitched in seven. Andres Munoz-Nieves led the Falcons with 18 points and Nawoj Cawker added 12 for CV (8-10, 0-1 NAL).

Fall River 61, Etna 45
The Bulldogs opened up a 31-20 lead at half and cruised to the Shasta Cascade League opening win. Fall River (9-6, 1-0 SCL) travels to Mt. Shasta on Friday.

American Christian 73, Princeton 35
In a battle of the Eagles, the ACA Eagles used a 26-5 first period to distance themselves on the road. ACA, which travels to Chester on Thursday, led 42-15 at the break.

Prep girls basketball

Enterprise 54, Foothill 39
The Hornets got the league-opening win as Jadyn Matthews scored 17, Abi Shoff added 10 and Karina Archibald chipped in nine for Enterprise (14-4, 1-0 EAL). Foothill (10-7, 0-1 EAL) was paced by Riley Wallen’s 12-point night, while Jenna Wallace added 11 for the Cougars, who host Shasta on Friday.

Burney 38, Mercy 36
The Raiders overcame a four-point first quarter to beat the Warriors. Burney (11-2, 1-0 Five Star League) opened the game up with a 15-8 third-quarter edge and hung on down the stretch.

Evan Flynn led Mercy with 13 points.

American Christian 44, Princeton 15
ACA held Princeton scoreless in the opening period and rolled to the victory.

Etna 51, Fall River 45
The Bulldogs fell in their SCL opener to the Lions.

Prep boys soccer

West Valley 2, Lassen 2
The Eagles scored both goals in the first half to lead 1-0 but gave up the equalizer in the second half. Jose Velazquez scored once and assisted Fernando Trejo on his goal. Goalkeeper Jacob Lopez had six saves for West Valley (5-5-3).

U-Prep 4, Yreka 0
The Panthers scored twice in each half to complete the shutout. Hamza Khan scored twice, Micah Saiki and David Tate each scored once and Tate, Ryan Cruse and Dean Farber each had an assist for U-Prep (12-3).

Prep Girls Soccer

U-Prep 7, Yreka 0
U-Prep got seven goals from six people as Ryanne Ampi scored twice and had an assist to lead the way. Other goals were scored by Rebecca Gaido, Isabel Lendman, Haley Bramante, Ashton Newman and Alexis Hayward. Assists came from Eila Chin, Savannah Leak, Sarah Richards, Gaido, Lendman and Ampi. Kendall Nadin picked up the shutout in goal for U-Prep (15-0).

Anderson 5, Central Valley 0
The Cubs scored two in the first half and three in the second to own the Falcons on the road.

West Valley 3, Lassen 1
Samantha Finnegan recorded a hat trick to score all of the goals for the Eagles. Kalie Doane, Taylor King and Abby Colliver each had an assist and Alyssa Sheats registered six saves in goal for the Eagles (8-2-1).

Shasta 3, Enterprise 0
The Wolves scored all three times in the second half to pull out the home win. Shasta’s Madalyn Peterson and Alexis Highfill each scored a goal and had an assist, Isabella Younge scored once and Kaitlynn Cox had an assist. Goalkeeper Avery Harbour had three saves in the cleansheet.

Prep Coed Soccer

Hamilton 6, Redding Christian 0
The Lions gave up five first-half goals in the loss to fall to 0-7 on the season.