Grizzlies kick off the season with a winning streak, tournament championship
Daniel Perry, back left, Franky Shepherd, Bryant Wood, Kyle Barnetche, Wyatt Martin, Keith Rose, front left, Quinn Thompson, Justin Dupree, Tyler Winn, Dakoda Hahn, Thomas Raschein and Calder Bailey celebrate after winning the Durham Tournament championship Saturday, Dec. 7. The Lassen High School varsity basketball team kicked off its season with a five-game winning streak. Photo submitted
December, Dec. 18 — It’s hard to image a better start to the basketball season for the Lassen High School Grizzlies.
After only two weeks of non-league play, the team had an undefeated record, five wins and a tournament championship under its belt.
“I truly feel that if we keep playing the way we are, we’re only going to get better and we will continue to battle to be in the game in the last two to three minutes to have an opportunity to win,” said Lassen High head basketball coach Kevin Jones.
Lassen wrestlers face the Lady Grizzlies on the basketball court
The wrestling team, coached for the evening by Jason Bernard, had some secret weapons in its playbook when it scrimmaged the Lady Grizzlies basketball team in the Lassen High School gym Monday, Dec. 16. Here, Skyler Ingwerson jumps off of a teammate’s back to make a slam dunk. Photo by Maddie Musante
Tuesday, Dec. 17 — The Lassen High School wrestling team took on the girl’s basketball team in a scrimmage last night, Monday, Dec. 16.
It was a fun evening of basketball, entertainment and lots of laughter as the two teams faced off on the basketball court.
The JV girl’s basketball team won the scrimmage against the wrestlers, 40-39. The varsity girl’s basketball team and the wrestling team tied, 37-37.
In between the JV and varsity games, the Lassen High School cheer and drill teams entertained the crowd with Christmas-themed performances. One lucky sports fan even won an iPad in a raffle during halftime of the varsity game.
The scrimmage was a fundraiser for the Lassen High School girl’s basketball and wrestling programs.
Lassen High wrestlers and girl's basketball players to scrimmage
Dec. 13 — The Lassen High School wrestling team and girl’s basketball team will be going head-to-head on the basketball court Monday, Dec. 16.
In a night intended to bring fun and entertainment to both basketball and wrestling fans, the JV wrestling team and JV girl’s basketball team will kick off the evening with a scrimmage on the basketball court. Between the JV and varsity games, the Lassen High School drill and cheer teams will perform for the crowd. For the grand finale, the varsity wrestling team will face the Lady Grizzlies in a basketball scrimmage.
The JV game begins at 6 p.m. in The Cave and the entire event is expected to last until about 8 p.m. The teams will play 15-minute halves with a 10-minute halftime.
The snack bar will be open during the scrimmages, so fans can enjoy hot food and drinks while watching the teams face off.
The event is fundraiser for the girl’s basketball teams and the wrestling team. All proceeds will be split between the two programs.
Grizzlies look back on football season
Cole McCown, back left, Sam Joseph, Franky Shepherd, Quinn Thompson, Case Bennett, Jace Woginrich, front left, Tyler Clark, Colton Faure, Jake Thomas and Kyle Barnetche were all presented with awards during the Lassen High School varsity football awards ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 4. Photo by Maddie Musante
Dec. 12 — The Lassen High School varsity football team spent last Wednesday evening honoring players’ accomplishments, expressing gratitude to its supporters and reminiscing over a memorable football season.
The Grizzlies held their awards ceremony in the Lassen High School Student Center where head football coach Tom St. Jacques kicked off the evening by showing a compilation of highlight videos from the season.
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