Who to watch at 3 on 3: High School hoopers

The Redding 3-on-3 basketball tournament at the Redding Civic Auditorium is a true North State spectacle. From the youngsters to the “old(er)” players, the 3-on-3 marks the passing of not just generations, but the passing of the torch.

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Shasta County Sports 2018-19 All-County girls basketball team

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.

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Clutch shot propels Redding Christian girls to 41-37 overtime win in Division VI finals

Redding Christian’s Aleah Matos scored eight points in the Lions’ 41-37 win over Etna on Saturday in the Northern Section Division VI girls championship game. None were bigger, however, than the game-tying 3-pointer the sophomore drained from the right corner to give RC life and send the game to overtime. In the extra period, Sammie Wunner took over down low and helped Redding Christian win the battle of the Lions and avenge last season’s 46-36 section title loss to Fall River.

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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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Tri Counties Bank Girls Basketball Player of the Week: Sammie Wunner, Redding Christian

When one player scores as much as the entire opposing team, it’s sure going to catch some attention. Stats aside, Redding Christian junior center Sammie Wunner has turned a corner the second half of the season and is a rising talent to keep an eye on as the Lions push for a Northern Section championship.

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