The 15th ranked Shasta College football team hosts No. 5 American River College Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Sierra Pacific Industries College Game of the Week for a pivotal game for the NorCal Conference title. The Knights come in 7-1 while the Beavers are 6-2.
Scroll down to see information about the game and updates from Shasta County Sports crew on the sidelines.
Shasta College is 10-11 all-time against American River, including winning the first matchup 20-14 in 1955. ARC has won the past five meetings. Shasta College has not beaten ARC since 2004.
Team Stats comparison (state ranking in parenthesis out of 68 teams)
|#American River (6-2)||#15 Shasta (7-1)|
|185.3 (39th)||Pass Yds/G||217.4 (28th)|
|156.3 (23rd)||Rush Yds/G||117.5 (39th)|
|341.5 (31st)||Total Yds/G||334.9 (35th)|
|29% (49th)||3rd Down %||36% (24th)|
|64% (25th)||Red Zone %||67% (16th)|
|21.9 (47th)||Points/G||23.3 (39th)|
|178.5 (21st)||Pass Yds/G||140.9 (2nd)|
|140.0 (43rd)||Rush Yds/G||93.6 (11th)|
|318.5 (29th)||Total Yds/G||234.5 (2nd)|
|16.0 (9th)||Points/G||14.3 (6th)|
|18 (43rd)||Sacks||3 (16th)|
|7 (49th)||Interceptions||5 (58th)|
Shasta College quarterback Hokulani Wickard needs 18 completions and 36 pass attempts to tie Ricky Ray’s all-time record at Shasta College. Ray completed 353 passes and attempted 588 from 1997-98. Wickard is 335-for-552 for his career as a Knight. He also has thrown for 4,068 yards, which is fifth all-time in school history. Brian Jones holds the all-time mark with 5,375 yards set in 1999-2000.
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