SALIDA - Defensive adjustment.
The Sierra High boys basketball team began its defense of Columbia College's Robert Dominic Fuchs Classic championship with a 63-54 victory over Enochs of Modesto Wednesday in Sonora.
Brianna Fernandez buried 10 of 14 free throws and scored 18 points to lead Lathrop High's sophomore girls basketball team to a 56-44 win over Tokay of Lodi Wednesday.
Weston Ranch's boys basketball team is rolling. Now it's a matter of stopping the other team from doing so.
Ricky Morris, you just qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation State Cross Country Championships for a second straight year.
Harleen Pabla was a year old the last time a Manteca High cross country runner - male or female - competed in the state meet.
The numbers are staggering:
Prior to her freshman year in high school, Andie Shelton had rarely, if ever, spiked volleyballs with any regularity.
TRACY - Joseph Sausau had the look of a confident player as he toed the free-throw line.
Giovanni Marin was a freshman when he moved to Manteca from Mexico.
Haylee Fannin's golf game has come a long way in three short years.
East Union gave up the first nine points in a nonleague game against host Lincoln of Stockton Tuesday before clamping down defensively in a 51-41 win.
Celine Barber is turning out to be quite the clutch player for Sierra.
Ly Hoang doesn't earn style points with her defensive approach to tennis.
Manteca High's girls basketball team is in a little bit of a funk.
Sierra's bats started hot, its pitcher got into a groove later and the defense was solid throughout.
Modesto Christian limited Ripon to just four hits, but the Indians took advantage of seven walks and five errors to post a 9-6 Trans-Valley League baseball win in Salida on Tuesday.
The Ripon High coed tennis team got clutch victories from its doubles tandems, and the Indians ended visiting Escalon's Trans-Valley League win streak at 88 with a 5-4 stunner last Friday.
After Monday's results in the Valley Oak League, East Union is once again the team everyone else is chasing.
East Union's week of heartbreaking losses ended with yet another on Friday.
Manteca's softball team came out swinging in Friday's Valley Oak League contest at Oakdale.
Sierra's swimmers are beginning to peak, though it didn't show in the final outcome of their Valley Oak League dual meet with host Oakdale on Friday.
As assistant coach, Vic DeAnda got to see the Sierra's two best softball pitchers go through the program over the past eight years.
The Sierra boys tennis team exacted revenge against visiting cross-town foe East Union on Thursday, winning 5-4 despite dropping the first three singles matches.
The Sierra and Oakdale boys track and field teams battled to a rare draw in a Valley Oak League dual meet on Thursday.
The fun is about to start for Manteca High's girls soccer team.
Ripon didn't need to wait long to find out where it stands in the Trans-Valley League.
Coming off a loss at Oakdale, East Union's boys golf team got back on track Tuesday by routing Manteca 219-275 at Manteca Park Golf Course.
The Ripon boys and girls swim teams tallied their first wins in the Valley Oak League season Tuesday, toppling visiting Weston Ranch. The Indians won every race.
Joshua Patton was named All-Valley Oak League MVP for a second straight season, only this time he gets to share the honor with a friend.