The Sierra High girls tennis program took a number of steps forward during the 2008 season, finishing 9-5 in Valley Oak League for a respectable fourth place finish in a conference dominated by Ceres, Oakdale and Sonora.
MODESTO - It goes without saying that East Union seniors Ashley Rose and Rachel McDaniel are expected to bring their 'A' game to the court each and every night, and, luckily for head coach Jim Agostini, that's exactly what they do.
FREMONT – Although Spreckels Park never trailed, South Siskiyou-Weed came back late to narrow the gap but could not close it as Rafael Diaz allowed just three hits in 5.2 innings to help Spreckels Park post a 6-4 victory Saturday in the California Division II Little League Junior All Star Tournament at Gomes Elementary School in Fremont.
VALLEY SPRINGS – Benny Slaughter came up big late in the game Monday for the Northgate 10-11 all-stars in a 12-8 win over Sunrise of Stockton in the consolation final of the Little League Section 6 Tournament at Duke Powers Field.
On nearly every play during 11-on-11 sessions, coaches routinely had to remind players to ease up when wrapping up opposing ball carriers on Monday - the first of three days in Manteca High's four-team summer camp.