The Shasta Cascade League champion Bears are seeded No. 1 and have a first round bye Tuesday in the Northern Section Fall Soccer playoffs. Weed, which placed fourth in the SCL, is seeded No. 6 and opens Tuesday against No. 3 Paradise Adventist Academy in Chico.
Mount Shasta High School clinched the 2013 Shasta Cascade League soccer championship Tuesday, then ended the regular season with a 2-2 tie Thursday at Tulelake. That was the only game the Bears didn't win on the way to claiming their school's seventh league title in the past eight years.
Mount Shasta (13-0-1) finished ahead of Tulelake (11-1-2) in the standings, reversing last year's finish when the Honkers halted the Bears' streak of six consecutive league championships.
Butte Valley (8-4-2) finished third and Weed (7-5-2) fourth, followed by Etna (5-7-2), Trinity (4-8-2), Modoc (2-12), Fall River (0-13-1).
The Bears earned the No. 1 seed for the Northern Section Fall Soccer playoffs and have an opening round bye this Tuesday, Oct. 29. They'll then host the winner of #5 Redding Christian vs. #4 Butte Valley Thursday at 3 p.m. at Shastice Park.
Redding Christian (15-5-1 overall) went 5-1 in the Feather River League, finishing tied for first with #3 Paradise Adventist Academy (12-5-0).
Weed, which won its final SCL match, 3-0, over Etna Thursday in Weed, is the No. 6 seed. The Cougars (9-7-3) are scheduled to play at Paradise Adventist Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Chico.
The winner of that match will advance to play a semifinal against the winner of No. 7 Etna (5-10-3) at No. 2 Tulelake (12-2-3).
The Fall Soccer championship game is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 2.