Danny Vander Molen delivered a clutch 19-point performance Saturday, including the game's final five points that helped lift Ripon Christian over its cross-town rivals, 71-66.
Weston Ranch junior Andrew Olaya was the only Manteca Unified School District wrestler to bring home a Valley Oak League championship during the VOL Tournament in Sonora on Saturday.
Elisabeth Alexander helped set up Weston Ranch's winner-take-all Valley Oak League championship against Kimball Tracy on Tuesday.
Manteca exited the locker rooms at Winter Gym Friday night playing ball like there was a playoff spot on the line – which there was.
East Union point guard Olivia Vezaldenos remained hot and put together a flashy performance during a 58-45 Valley Oak League victory over cross-town rival Manteca.
Nick and Joe Luna III have arguably put in more time on the mat than any other youth in the area.
STOCKTON – Sierra jumped out to a quick but not-so comfortable lead thanks to three early forfeits Saturday during the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Team Dual Championships at Lincoln High.
STOCKTON – Weston Ranch senior Alyssa Cantu will be making her third straight trip to the state tournament.
Sierra High's entire student cheering section showed up to Dalben Center Friday and rushed midcourt following a Valley Oak League victory against cross-town rival East Union.
Victoria Burke could likely make Sierra High history today.
LATHROP – Nick McGill came through in the clutch during Thursday's Valley Oak League finale between East Union and Lathrop.
Sierra was one of the tougher and more talented squads in the Valley Oak League this year.
Lathrop junior Isaiah Ellis put on a show in front of the home crowd Friday night.
Weston Ranch put Friday's Valley Oak League ball game against Sierra solely in the hands of standout sophomore Jaelen Ragsdale.
RIPON – Tiana Chacon has been an All-Trans Valley League first-team third baseman the past two seasons.
The Manteca baseball team showcased its talent and potential Thursday during a non-league contest against visiting Ceres.
Sierra brought the bats out during Thursday's preseason road matchup against Escalon.
RIPON – Ripon's Trans Valley League opener didn't pan out well for the Indians Wednesday evening at Stouffer Field.
Sierra sophomore Josh Spooner crossed the finish line and aggressively pumped his fists in celebration Saturday at the Tom Moore Relays at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Jasmine Basuil made a veteran-like save during Saturday's penalty-kick shootout against Valley Oak League rival Oakdale at Guss Schmeidt Field.
Despite Sierra giving undefeated Atwater a run for its money Friday, the Timberwolves (1-2) weren't able to shake a three-run deficit with just three outs to go despite putting two runners on with no one out.
East Union registered its first wins of the season Friday in the Ted Yoneda Tournament at Arnaiz Stadium in Stockton.
Alyssa Cantu and Jasmine Ivey both made their third consecutive appearance at the CIF 2014 State Girls Wrestling Championships this past weekend at the Visalia Convention Center.
The Lathrop girls soccer team opened the spring season with a 1-1 non-league draw against McNair-Stockton on Saturday.
STOCKTON – Lucas Widmer's prep career came to a conclusion against an all-too familiar foe during the third round of the consolation bracket of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament Friday night.
RIPON – Lillie Olson was a significant reason Sacramento Waldorf made it to the quarterfinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Tournament Thursday night.
East Union's six-game winning streak came to a halt Thursday night when the Lancers got acquainted with top-seeded Vanden-Fairfield during the quarterfinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III Girls Basketball Tournament.
FOLSOM – Six of the eight area wrestlers who punched tickets to this weekend's Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament in Stockton all came up empty during the finals of their divisional tournaments on Saturday.
STOCKTON – Chris Teevan took a lap around the track and paced all over the Weston Ranch campus while awaiting the final results of the Lathrop-Sierra game Tuesday night.