Although visiting East Union outshot Manteca 21-5 Wednesday in the Valley Oak League finale for both teams, the Lancers managed only two goals.
Pinpoint serving by Tawny Deerinck and Kaitlyn Morenzone helped propel Manteca to a 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 sweep of visiting Central Catholic at Winter Gym in Valley Oak League action.
Vic Murrillo of Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity threw for four touchdowns and scored another on a punt return to lead Manteca to a 52-0 shellacking of the visiting Ceres Cowboys on Saturday at East Union High School's Dino Cunial Field in Delta Youth Football League action.
With one game remaining in Valley Oak League play Sierra kept itself in contention for the league title with a 6-0 win over visiting Central Catholic at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Tealen Gaines set up East Union's first touchdown, scored its last and added one more in the middle as the Lancers demolished visiting Kimball 57-0 on Thursday in Valley Oak League freshman action at Dino Cunial Field.
Matt Ender had two touchdowns and two interceptions for Manteca on Friday in a 42-6 thumping of Lathrop in Valley Oak League action at Guss Schmiedt Field.
I received a phone call from the girl Thusday morning and she informed me that I was going to disown her. Now, very few offenses in lifer merit disownment, as the love for a child is unconditional – tested at times, but unconditional. So I asked her what it was she could possibly do to have herself severed from the massive estate I will leave behind, and I could not believe what I heard next.
LATHROP – In the third set Tuesday Sierra's Brianna Padua served five consecutive service points to bring the Timberwolves from behind for the second set in a row and defeat host Lathrop 25-16, 25-22, 25-22 in Valley Oak League play.
Trabron Russell's fourth-down dive for the goal line late in the game was ruled inches short Sunday despite knocking over the goal-line pylon and as a result the Manteca Cowboys varsity lost 25-22 to the visiting Edison Jr. Vikings at Dino Cunial Field in DYSA action.
RIPON - Finally.
Central Catholic led by just a score at halftime Friday but the visiting Raiders had a goal-line stand to start the second half and then ran away with a 33-8 Valley Oak League sophomore win over Manteca at Guss Schmiedt Field.
MODESTO – Manteca came out on top of a wild second quarter Thursday and handed Central Catholic its first loss of the season with a 34-15 Valley Oak League win for the visiting Buffaloes at David Patton Field.
Turnovers can be deadly – just ask the Sierra freshman football team.
Eddie Aguilar had two goals and Armando Chavez two assists to lead host Sierra to a 2-1 win over Lathrop on Wednesday in Valley Oak League soccer action at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Lathrop - Manteca dominated Lathrop in the first two matches and played well enough to win in the third Tuesday with a 25-15, 25-11, 25-17 sweep for the visiting Buffaloes in Valley Oak League volleyball action.
LATHROP - Fred Lavender left little doubt how this one would turn out.
Like in every other Valley Oak League girls basketball game this season, East Union won Tuesday night.
STOCKTON – Ripon used a pin by Tristan Smith to defeat Natomas 36-33 on Saturday in opening round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Team ...
MODESTO – Lathrop's Aysia Cortez lived up to her No. 1 seed.
I try and not write in absolutes – best ever, worst ever, loudest ever, most obnoxious ever. So I will not say this was the worst ...
ESCALON - Ripon hit eight free throws down the stretch Friday night to finish off Escalon with a 10-2 run on the way to a 64-54 ...
RIPON - Ripon converted four steals into six straight points Thursday to start the fourth quarter of a 37-28 Trans-Valley League girls basketball win over visiting ...
East Union's Donja Payne can turn a game around.
Lejla Pepic came up big at the right time for Manteca on Monday night.
Well, the Super Bowl will be upon us soon.
Manteca scored the final 13 points of the game Friday night to turn a two-point thriller into a comfortable 62-47 Valley Oak League boys basketball ...
East Union's Ciara Goodwin can get things going the right direction in a hurry.
STOCKTON - Big players make big plays, and Monday against Central Catholic, D'Angelo Finley made the biggest play of the night.
MODESTO – Jackson Rusconi took second at 108 pounds Saturday at the Gregori Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Gregori High School.
Sometimes a game is more than just a game.