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Triple Threat 8th Grade Girls Champs in ‘Battle for the North State’

From Left To Right Katie Parady, Taylor Nethery, Rylee Friddle, Kennedy Hampton, Taryn Giacomelli, Ronnie Merrill, Acelyn McCullough, Grace Heimbigner Back Row: Coach Mike Giacomelli Not pictured: Autry Satica and Doug Satica ~photo provided

Submitted by Michael Giacomelli

Triple Threat 8th grade girls traveled to Redding to compete in the Battle for North State sponsored by the Shasta Magic. Triple Threat opened up against the Colusa County Elite beating them 47-13. Game two Triple Threat played the North Valley Vipers winning 52-35. Game three Triple Threat played UPREP from Redding beating them in a close game 47-40, bringing home the Championship.

These girls played their hearts out this weekend. The thing that impressed me the most was how we were able to adjust in transition to a variety of defenses. The opposing teams just couldn’t make the adjustments needed to score.

We executed three different press defenses to perfection totaling 71 steals in 3 games! This is a very fast team that loves to press. It will be exciting to see these girls play at Lassen High School.

Doug Satica and I have coached most of these girls since 3rd grade. We play an average of 30 games a year! Its not just the girls that make this team successful – without the parent support it just wouldn’t happen.

When these girls aren’t playing to their full potential these girls hear it from the parents not just the coach. These are old school parents for sure. In this day in age where everyone gets a trophy its hard to find such an awesome combination. Congrats Girls, so proud of you!

Anytime Fitness Offering Free Community Workout Every Saturday in May

Get yourself to a healthier place this spring! The nice folks at Anytime Fitness will be offering a free one-hour community workout session every Saturday during the month of May.

The workouts will be held each Saturday from 9:00 to 10:00 on the McKinley School playground. New this year, the community workouts will feature team events.

Organizers will also be adding kids activities this year with their own separate workout on the other side of the field. Kids aged 6 to 12 meet on the left side of the field and ages 13 and up meet on the right side of the field for the adult workout.

Parents must stay and can’t just drop off the kids. Waivers must be signed by the attending parents who stays for child to participate, no exceptions.

The Anytime Fitness free community workouts start promptly at 9:00a.m. The final Saturday will include a special two-hour session from 9:00 to 11:00a.m. with Anytime Fitness providing food and prizes.

To find out more about your local Anytime Fitness and their free community workouts click here or call 530-257-7770.

Mark Your Calendar: Lassen Youth Football and Cheer Sign-Ups

Interested in playing youth football or cheering in the Lassen Youth Football League? You can follow this link to register online or attend one of the following sign-up dates:

April 24th at Roundtable Pizza from 5:30 to 7:30p.m.

May 1st at the Chester Pizza Factory from 5:30 to 7:30p.m.

May 22nd and June 12th at the Susanville Elks’ Lodge from 5:30 to 7:30p.m.

For football players there is a $200 fee and an additional $50 refundable equipment deposit. Practice and game equipment is provided, except for cleats. Registration includes a personalized jersey.

For cheerleaders the fee is $75. There are also uniform fees – visit the website for more information.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificates.

If you have questions please call or text Kaleigh Keele at 530.646.7001.

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