The stage is set for yet another Mount Shasta-Weed super-game Friday night in Weed, where one of the south county rival boys basketball teams will claim sole possession of first place at the midway point of the Shasta Cascade League season.
Weed and Mount Shasta both won by wide margins this past Friday night, Jan. 21, and both improved their undefeated SCL records to 4-0. Expect a packed house when they face off Jan. 28 in Weed beginning at 8:30 p.m.
The Cougars improved to 13-3 overall with a 66-19 blowout at Etna.
Jake West scored 15 points, Mykeil White 11, Roberto Sanchez 9, Brandon Williams 8, and Micah White 8.
Senior Andrew Campbell had his best scoring game of the season with 21 points in Mount Shasta’s 60-40 win over Fall River Friday night in Mount Shasta.
Sophomore Kegan Snure scored 12 for the Bears, Sergio Rodriguez 8 and Tim Jaegel 7 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists.
The Cougars and Bears were SCL?co-champions a year ago and split two down-to-the-wire games they played against each other. The 2010 league championship was the second in a row for Mount Shasta and first in 20 years for Weed. Weed won in Mount Shasta last year, 48-47, then the Bears won in overtime in Weed, 55-52.
In other games Friday night:
Mount Shasta’s girls fell behind 7-0 against Fall River and never could make up the deficit, losing 43-33.
Freshman Kathryn Andrus had her best scoring game of the season for the Bears with 13 points, sophomore Janelle Jaegel scored 10 and junior Jeanette Ricci 8.
Mount Shasta won both JV games against the Bulldogs, including a 57-41 JV boys victory sparked by freshman Brandon Acord’s 27 points.
In Dunsmuir, freshman Chelsea Helms scored 24 points to lead the Tiger girls to a 54-37 win over Big Valley, improving their overall record to 10-4.
Freshman Marki Stibi scored 14 and senior Katie McIntyre 12.
The Tiger varsity boys thumped Big Valley, 60-38, as Jake Mekeel scored 16 points, Christian DeLeon 14, and Collin Lattanzio 9.
Lattanzio had 12 rebounds and DeLeon 9. Mekeel had 6 assists.
Dunsmuir JV boys, after holding a 30-23 halftime lead, lost to Big Valley, 57-53. Cody Hagedon scored 13 for the Tigers, Mason Mekeel 12, and Justin DeClusin 10. Orion McRee had 7 rebounds.