Shane Endemano of Del Norte High, top, during a dual meet match against Arcata on February 9. The Warriors will take part in the Humboldt-Del Norte Conference Championships today in McKinleyville The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
After an up-and-down season full of injuries and sickness which have thwarted them at times, the Del Norte High wrestling team looks to have a good showing at the Humboldt-Del Norte Conference Championships today.
The tournament is being held at McKinleyvile High School starting at around 10 a.m.
Barett McClaflin of Del Norte High shoots the ball versus Fortuna on February 4. The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
It appears that the Del Norte High boys basketball team will receive a berth on Sunday in the Northcoast Section Division III playoffs, despite a losing overall record.
Warrior athletic director Tony Fabricius said after speaking with NCS officials that while anything can happen, it’s likely Del Norte will earn a No. 15 or 16 seed in the playoffs, which features teams from both the NCS and East Bay.
Crescent Elk and Redwood split in 7th and 8th grade basketball action
Jordan Carpenter of the Crescent Elk eighth grade boys A team goes up for a basket against Redwood in Crescent City on Thursday night. For more photos go to triplicate.com/photos. The Daily Triplicate/Bryant Anderson
For countless years it has been a major local rivalry when Crescent Elk and Redwood meet on the basketball court for boys basketball.
With local sports a passion on all levels, from the youngest kids to high school and adult leagues, it’s not a surprise to see this interest and zeal when the two largest middle schools in the county meet.
After playing at Redwood in Fort Dick earlier this season, the seventh and eighth grade games were held at Crescent Elk in Crescent City on Thursday night as crowds packed into the gym to cheer the teams on.