Week 10 calls for the final game of the regular season in Shasta County and the final installment of Helmet Stickers. Each week we take a look back at those who contributed the most to their teams. From single-season records to standout performances, that can earn one a Shasta County Sports Helmet Sticker. Here are Week 10’s honorees.
Eli Cortinas, Enterprise
The junior ranked 9th in the Northern Section for rushing finished the regular season with over 1,100 yards. A two-touchdown, 169-yard performance, propelled the Hornets in the 28-27 win over Red Bluff to avoid Enterprise’s first winless season.
Pierce Embury, Enterprise
A winless season was not going to happen for Embury. He tossed two touchdowns, including a 74-yard bomb to Wyatt Rivera and a 29-yard slant pass to Jahari Johnson. Embury and the Hornets get another test as they face Foothill in the first-round of Division II playoffs.
Wyatt Rivera, Enterprise
Rivera came up four catches four 92 yards, including a 74-yard bomb to take a double-digit lead over the Spartans that the Hornets’ would not look back on.
Devon Armstrong, Anderson
With starting QB Gator Wilson missing the game due to being ejected the week before against Corning, coach Don Trotter called up the sophomore and he delivered. Armstrong produced four touchdowns on 10-of-13 attempts and 226 yards in the win over Yreka. The Cubs’ must be excited for the future for this young quarterback.
Marquice Crowell, Anderson
The wideout is in the running for the Shasta County Sports Heisman Award, presented by Clear View Auto Glass. He ended his three-year varsity career with five catches for 111 yards and two touchdowns and had two interceptions on defense. Crowell has set Anderson’s single-season school record for receiving yards and touchdowns. Finishing with 1,085 and 15 TDs on 46 catches.
Christian Teague, Anderson
The dynamic duo of Teague and Crowell put up staggering numbers all season long, but could not sneak their way into the playoffs due to a loaded Division III field. Although, the 6-foot-3 senior added four catches for 110 yards and two TDs to his impressive varsity career.
Devin Wilson, Anderson
Initially Wilson was not expected to shoulder the load of the Cubs’ offense. He finished the season in the top five of the Northern Section rushing leaders after totaling 260 yards and three touchdowns on a season-high 33 carries in the win at Yreka. He also added two interceptions on defense.
Connor Pfadt, Burney
Pfadt continues to spark the Raiders offense, producing 170 yards on 5-of-8 passing and three touchdowns in the lopsided 58-7 win over Tulelake in the opening round of the 8-man football playoffs. He helped earn Burney’s first postseason win since 2005.
Kanon Gray, Burney
The wideout hasn’t had many standout performance thus far until last week. He caught three passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns in the Raiders playoff game over Tulelake.
Langston Tate, Burney
Tate has been consistent all season long, finishing with 110 yards and two touchdowns in the win 58-7 win over Tulelake.
Ryan Osborne, Fall River
The Bulldogs’ signal-caller earned Fall River the No. 1 seed in Division V playoffs. He added 140 yards and two touchdowns on nine passing attempts in the win over Los Molinos.
Royce Knoch, Fall River
Maybe the most eye-popping numbers for Fall River in the win over Los Molinos was Knoch’s two receptions for 111 yards and two touchdowns.
James Weaver, Shasta
The junior wing ran for 205 first-half yards on 11 carries and three touchdowns as Shasta took a 27-21 lead into intermission. He scored on runs of 92, 49, and 33 and totaled 214 yards rushing before ultimately falling short 38-35 to Lassen.
Nathan Bova, Shasta
The wing produced his second straight game with at least 100 yards on 12 carries and a score in the narrow loss 38-35 loss to Lassen. He found the end zone twice against the Grizzlies.
Cole Abel, U-Prep
The senior running back has his number called throughout the night against East Nicolaus to determine the Mid-Valley League championships. Although the Panthers didn’t get the victory, Abel carried the ball 32 times for 110 yards and added another seven tackles on defense.
Carson Piper, Redding Christian
The Lions won big over Greenville 58-18 in the opening round of the playoffs with Piper going off again. He finished with 258 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries, turned two receptions into 100 yards and two touchdowns and made six tackles.
Clark Smith, Redding Christian
The junior had 96 rushing yards and two TDs, 100 yards passing and two TDs, had a pick-6 on defense and six tackles in the win over Greenville.
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- Shasta County Public Health paves way for high school sport practices to begin
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