Players to watch for in each of the 10 Northern Section basketball finals

Championship weekend is here and it’s a hoops heaven for basketball lovers with 10 games spread out over two days, starting Friday at Butte College with Divisions IV and V and wrapping up Saturday at Shasta College with Divisions III, V, and VII.

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Girls Basketball Team of the Week: Foothill Cougars

With two games left in the regular season, the Foothill girls basketball team is having a high-water mark year. The Cougars’ 16-9 overall mark is the second-best mark in the MaxPreps era (2004-present) and can tie the 04-05 team with 18 wins if Red Thunder goes perfect this week against Red Bluff and Pleasant Valley.

Last week, Stephanie Ahluwalia’s bunch went 2-0 with wins over Shasta (54-40) and Chico (56-53) to earn the Girls Basketball Team of the Week honors.

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