When you want to put together a complete team, the term “balance” usually lingers around the top of the conversation. Yes, you want a strength and an identity. But when you talk look at the 2018-19 All-Shasta County girls basketball team filled with all-Northern Section and all-league talent, and league and section champions, it will take you awhile to find a weakness.Read More
It’s been a while since the Willows High girls basketball team has truly been tested on the court.
The Honkers have rolled through opponents, often doubling up other teams, which earned them a No. 1 seed in Division IV.Read More
Winning in the playoffs isn’t always easy. Winning on the road in the postseason is even tougher. West Valley High’s girls basketball team happened to do both last week.Read More
Playing a team four times in one season has its perks.
On one hand, there aren’t many surprises come playoff time. And if one side finds success, there’s no shortage of confidence to propel another win.Read More
The Eagles’ Northern Athletic League title hopes are still alive.
Ashlee Lewis banked in a six-footer for the go-ahead bucket with 36 seconds left to lift West Valley High’s girls basketball team to a 37-35 road victory to not only spoil U-Prep’s homecoming night but prevent the Panthers from clinching the NAL title.Read More
The Panthers’ defense is a force to be reckoned with.
The physical defense and ability to draw fouls for the University Prep Panthers helped knock off inner division West Valley 43-30 on Tuesday night.Read More
When Maddie Steele’s in front of you, good luck trying to dribble around her.Read More
When it comes to high school basketball, it’s easier to work inside then out. West Valley has it easier than most thanks to its duo of forwards Jenna Adkins and Ashlee Lewis.Read More
As league play rolls around this week, Shasta County Sports is taking a look at 10 girls players who impressed during preseason and who we think hoop heads should keep and eye on.Read More
Photo gallery from West Valley girls basketball team beating Sutter 60-39 in the semifinals of the Eagles’ New Year’s Hoops Tournament.Read More