The St. Vincent boys basketball team tipped off its season by winning one of three games in Anderson Valley's Redwood Classic Tournament in Boonville.
St. Vincent stumbled in its opening game, losing to Pinewood, 62-38. Pierson scored 12 points to lead the Mustangs.
St. Vincent bounced back for its first win, defeating host Anderson Valley, 47-31, behind 21 points from Pierson.
Tulelake downed the Mustangs, 42-31, in their final game. St. Vincent led, 23-22, at the half, but scored only eight points in the second half.
St. Vincent continues on the tournament-trail this weekend, playing in the Cloverdale Tournament Thursday through Saturday.
Shelters for Pawnee fire evacuees
Lower Lake High School, 9430 Lake St., Lower Lake, is the official shelter established for people evacuating from the Pawnee fire. It is equipped to handle animals.
The Clearlake Oaks Moose Lodge, 15900 E. Highway 20, Clearlake Oaks, is not authorized by the Office of Emergency Services but is also sheltering fire evacuees, mostly people in campers and RVs who want their animals with them.
There is an authorized Lake County animal services station in an open field at Highway 53 and Anderson Ridge Road in Lower Lake.