Each week we take a look at extraordinary performances throughout Shasta County from Friday night. From game-altering plays, to standout performances. The standouts can earn a Shasta County Sports Helmet Sticker. We look at not only those who compiled the most stats, but had an impact on the game. Here are this Week 6’s recipients.
Cade Lambert, West Valley
The Shasta County Sports Player of the Week and Redding Rancheria Player of the Game rushed eight times for 212 yards three TDs. He also added a 69-yard TD catch. After being held to three carries for 17 yards in the first half, Lambert exploded for runs of 47, 22, and a long 89-yard TD burst.
Kitt McCloughan, West Valley
The Eagles’ signal-caller helped his team remain unbeaten against intradistrict rival Anderson, tossing three touchdowns and 157 yards through the air on 5-of-8 passing.
Josh Aguilar, West Valley
The bruising back is in full rhythm as the Eagles improve to 7-0. Aguilar had 10 carries for 119 yards and now has back-to-back games with over 100 yards.
Gator Wilson, Anderson
The Cubs’ quarterback threw for 316 yards on 14-of-23 passing, three touchdowns, and an interception, in an effort to knock down rival West Valley. But ultimately fell short in the 4th quarter. Friday night is another test as Anderson hosts Lassen.
Marquice Crowell, Anderson
The Cubs star pass-catcher caught six passes for 208 yards, two touchdowns, and helped Anderson stay with West Valley for three quarters before running out of gas.
Trevor Trueblood, U-Prep
The Panthers are off to their first 5-1 start in program history after a 55-8 dismantling of Hamilton. Trueblood played only three and a half quarters of action but completed 11-of-15 of his passes for 237-yards and tossed three TDs.
Trayton Laustalot, U-Prep
The wideout caught three passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns, including 51-yard touchdown catch in the 55-8 win over Hamilton.
Nathan Bova, Shasta
The Wolves senior accounted for three touchdowns in one half of work. He ran for 71 yards on nine carries and found the end zone twice. He also caught a 17-yard TD strike from Derek Myers.
Derek Myers, Shasta
The junior QB was 5-of-8 for 107 yards and two scores – one to Bova and the other to James Weaver, who also tallied two scores.
Shasta’s offensive line
The front five of Jason Kupono Kealiinohomoku, Logan Thibodeau, Aydin Gibson, Bladen Stankey and Kane Stankey paved the way for 352 yards rushing by Wolves’ runners. Eight Shasta backs gained at least 25 yards rushing behind the O-line.
Alex Beltran, Shasta
The safety/linebacker hybrid posted 16 total tackles – seven solo, nine assisted – in the 49-17 win over Red Bluff.
Isaiah Pena, Shasta
The senior linebacker tallied eight tackles – three solo, five assisted – including two tackles for a loss and an interception of Eli Wehbey.
Derek Meyers, Shasta
Meyers has helped his team find their way against Red Bluff as he completed 5-of-8 of his passes for 107 yards, two touchdowns.
Tyler Carey, Foothill
The heavy fog didn’t stop the senior. Carey compiled 127 receiving yards and two touchdowns on four catches and carried the ball twice for 90 yards, including a 69-yard TD run and a 90-yard kick return for a score.
Brandon Merryman, Foothill
Foothill topped Fortuna 35-20 behind Merryman’s 206 yards, three-touchdown performance. Using his legs for another 53 on the ground.
Bryan Banos, Burney
The sophomore back had an impressive performance as the Raiders topped Princeton. Leading the team in rushing, Banos had 125 yards and two touchdowns, only carrying the ball eight times.
Connor Pfadt, Burney
The Raiders shutout unbeaten Princeton 58-0. Pfadt led the way, three touchdowns on five passes for 130 yards. He also had an interception on defense. Burney improves to 4-3.
Jahari Johnson, Enterprise
The 6-foot-2 sophomore zoomed for a 95-yard touchdown on a kickoff, starting the second half against Pleasant Valley. Johnson is another bright spot for Enterprise head coach Chris Combs.
Eli Cortinas, Enterprise
The junior running back rushed for 136 yards in the loss to PV. Although the Hornets remain winless, Cortinas has six games over 120 yards on the year and has shown he’s one of the elite rushers in the section.
Clark Smith, Redding Christian
The Lions knocked off previously unbeaten Tulelake behind Smith’s three-score game. He added 121 rushing yards and 64 yards passing.
Carson Piper, Redding Christian
Piper and the Lions remain favorites in 8-man football. He had an all-around game with 143 yards on the ground, 55 receiving and 67 passing, including a 29-yard bullet.
Josiah Van Denend, Redding Christian
Van Denend had a pair of pick-6’s in the win over Tulelake and added six tackles.
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