RIPON - A reduction in turnovers normally leads to more points. In the case of the Ripon Christian girls basketball team Wednesday night, it led to a win, too.
While the outcome of Monday night's non-league girls basketball game between Manteca and visiting Laguna Creek of Elk Grove was never in doubt, Manteca coach Ryan Bono looked beyond the 57-29 Buffaloes thumping at Winter Gym to see the progress of his two injured stalwarts who have been out since Monday, Nov. 28.
RIPON – Reina Sausedo scored eight of her team-high 13 points in the first half before the tournament-host Indians went cold in the second half and lost the championship game of the Ripon Winter Classic 43-38 to Bret Harte of Angels Camp.
RIPON – Ripon went on a 9-0 run midway through the third period Saturday and lucky for the Indians they did as Stagg of Stockton then went on an 11-2 run in the championship game of the Ripon Winter Classic with Ripon holding off the Delta Kings for a 71-60 win at Ripon High.
RIPON - Vincent Olmo is a big boy, and he used all of his 6-foot-6, 250-pound frame at just the right time Friday night.
RIPON - It took a quarter, but the Ripon girls basketball team finally caught on to Kayla Jacklich's example.
RIPON - Sierra narrowed a 10-point deficit to six in the fourth quarter but could not close the gap as host Ripon held on for a 45-39 win in non-league girls basketball action at Ripon High.
STOCKTON - It is never over until it is over.
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The big girl can get it done at both ends of the court.
LATHROP - After never leading through three quarters, Ripon rallied for 10 straight points to start the fourth period to come within four points, but Lathrop repelled the charge with a six-point run of its own and won the non-league girls basketball contest 53-38 at Lathrop High.
The Sierra High boys had a couple of tough-luck losses Saturday to finish fourth in the Timberwolves Soccer Tournament at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Jadyn Shinn blasted two second-half goals Saturday to lead tournament-host Sierra to a 2-0 win over Vacaville in the championship contest of the Vern Gebhardt Soccer Tournament at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
TURLOCK – Ripon had big first and third quarters Saturday to win the consolation championship of the 40th Annual Frank Godinez Memorial Tournament, defeating tournament host Turlock 67-58.
Manteca used a balanced attack Saturday with all the players seeing the floor in a 55-33 win over host Sierra in Valley Oak League action.
STOCKTON – It came down to the final two matches Saturday between Hilmar and Ripon for first place in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Team ...
STOCKTON – While victories were few and far between for East Union on Saturday in a 51-24 opening-round loss to Vista del Lago of Folsom in ...
OAKDALE – Lathrop kept itself in the hunt for the third and final playoff slot from the Valley Oak League with a 44-32 road win over ...
STOCKTON - Although the game was out of reach Friday night, Manteca's Tydus Verhoeven slammed home the exclamation point in the fourth quarter.
One finally made it through.
LATHROP - When Junior Ballard hit his second 3-pointer in 30 seconds Wednesday night to tie East Union, the hometown crowd went wild. Unfortunately for the ...
Kacy Bolding stepped up at the right time Tuesday night for Manteca.
Manteca's Jocelyn Reyes got to live the dream Saturday.
Hector Romero scored two goals for East Union on Saturday and the Lancers added a late goal on a penalty kick for a 3-1 win ...
Saturday night was the seventh annual Hoops for the Cure Classic between Ripon and East Union, a fund raiser for cancer. For Lancers senior Ruby ...
STOCKTON - When visiting Sierra ran its lead to nine points with a 5-0 run to start the second half, Weston Ranch regrouped with a timeout ...
STOCKTON - There are only so many was to score a goal, and as just a freshman, Lathrop's Kassandra Ceja may have come up with ...
MODESTO - Manteca came up with big stops when it needed to Wednesday at Central Catholic.
LATHROP - Gurveen Bal knows how to set the tone.