The playoffs are a tough time to have a bad shooting night. The seventh-seeded U-Prep girls basketball team found that out Tuesday in a 44-34 loss to No. 10 Wheatland in the Northern Section Division IV playoffs.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 U-Prep girls got 18 points from freshman Jordan McCoy, 13 from Kaleia Mizuta and 12 from Madi Friebel as the Panthers downed Redding Christian 55-33 on Wednesday at home.Read More
The U-Prep girls basketball team is sitting at 5-1 in Northern Athletic League play heading into a tough three-game week that culminates with a showdown against West Valley, also 5-1 in league.
Last week, the Panthers did a good job of TCB (taking care of business) in NAL play, getting a tough home overtime win over Lassen and a road win against a CV team that’s not faring well in league but is vastly improved. For the perfect week, U-Prep is the Shasta County Sports Girls Basketball Team of the Week.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
Building confidence is a major focus in the preseason. Add in overcoming a little adversity and it could be a recipe for a building a championship caliber team.Read More
Shasta County Sports is continuing its countdown to basketball season with its Top 25 Girls Basketball Player Rankings, sponsored by Eagle Eye Painting Company.Read More