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LOWER LEVELS: MHS frosh girls blast Oakdale

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POSTED January 22, 2013 11:22 p.m.

The Manteca High freshman basketball team handled business on its trip to Oakdale, getting an early lead and bringing home the 42-25 Valley Oak League win Tuesday over the Mustangs.

Jade Griffin busted loose for a game-high 23 points, making the difference for Manteca in the squad’s fifth league win. Teammates Celina Burks (six points) and Shawntae Kidd (four points) also made minor contributions for Manteca (5-2 VOL, 12-3 overall).


Sierra 55, Lathrop 16

The Timberwolves remained perfect on the VOL schedule with a blowout victory over the visiting Lathrop Spartans Tuesday.

Trayana Davis went off for 18 points and four steals to pace Sierra, while Briana Padua chipped in with a dozen. Devi Coglio added nine points for the Timberwolves (7-0, 11-2).



Oakdale 40, Manteca 38

The Buffaloes got a solid effort from Chelsea Burch, but they could not get out of Oakdale High with the win, falling to the Mustangs by a bucket Tuesday.

Manteca got 10 points from Burch, who was the only Manteca player to finish in double-digits.

Sierra 43, Lathrop 38

The Timberwolves sank 6-of-7 free throws down the stretch to hold off the visiting Spartans Tuesday in VOL action.

Kiana Barber had 10 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead Sierra, while teammate Amelia Teicheira and Kristin Maestretti chipped in with eight and six, respectively.


East Union 37, Sonora 30

The Lancers built a huge halftime lead, but had to fend off the host Wildcats in a seven point VOL win Tuesday.

Destiny Flores led the Lancers (5-2, 12-5) with 13 points in a battle that saw Sonora close the gap to three

points in the game’s final minute.


Weston Ranch 44, Kimball 40

The Cougars were plagued by 15 missed layups, but it wasn’t enough to cost them the victory in VOL play against host Kimball Tuesday.

Terese Haley (10 points) was the only Cougar in double-figures, while both Victoria Gulley and Shayla Moore chipped in with nine.


Ripon 47, Hilmar 11

The Indians had no trouble taking care of the visiting Yellowjackets, beating Hilmar by 30-plus Tuesday in TVL play.

Karisa Carlson led the way for the Indians with 11, while teammate Melanie Ulrich chipped in with eight. The Indians will be back on the court Monday when they host Escalon High.



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