SONORA - The Robert Dominik Fuchs Memorial Holiday Classic championship is finally theirs.
The Sierra High sophomore girls basketball claimed its second non-league tournament championship Monday, this time winning its own 14th Annual Lady Timberwolves Rotary Classic by beating West of Tracy, 34-30.
WESTON RANCH - April Seth scored 13 points and hauled in 10 rebounds as the Weston Ranch sophomore girls basketball team improved to 5-4 on the season with a 54-49 home win over Central Catholic Wednesday night.
WESTON RANCH - Timnesha Wilson's buzzer-beating half-court heave rattled home at the end of the fourth quarter Wednesday night at Weston Ranch High where the unbeaten Cougars remained that way with a 58-42 win over Central Catholic.
RIPON - Christian Williams splashed down the last of his five 3-pointers from the top of the arc a minute and a half into the fourth quarter and was fouled in the process.
SALIDA - Ripon High is hitting its stride.
TRACY – Down by as many as a dozen points Monday, it would have been easy for Weston Ranch to roll over and give up.
SONORA - Turns out it wasn't a fluke the first time around, though Sierra High's boys basketball team had to work a little harder to beat Golden Valley of Merced this time around.
Eric Godfrey led three in double-digit scoring with 15 points, as Manteca High's sophomore boys basketball team defeated Ripon 47-32 in its own Block M Tournament Monday at Winter Gym.
Daniel Ruiz scored 14 points Tuesday night at the Dalben Center in leading the East Union sophomore basketball team to a 51-45 win over Patterson.
WESTON RANCH - Weston Ranch High's 45-19 win over Bear Creek Tuesday looks impressive on paper.
ATWATER - Sharon Washington hit six straight free throws during a pivotal stretch of the fourth quarter Tuesday night at Buhach Colony and Buffs went on to claim victory, 52-42.
Coming into Tuesday night's contest with Patterson at the Dalben Center, East Union knew that it would have to compete with the Tigers' impressive size and athleticism.
Following Ripon Christian's ouster in the second round of the Northern California Regional Championships on Nov. 29, Knights head coach Tiger Shelton had this to say about senior setter Candice Adema:
TRACY - Ten games, 10 victories.
Alyssa Burch and the rest of the Manteca High volleyball team couldn't mask their excitement after notching the clinching point.
Escalon had a score to settle with Ripon on Thursday as the two met in a showdown of undefeated teams in the Valley Foothill League's North Division.
Travis Vander Molen found the back of the net twice as the Ripon Christian boys soccer team nearly erased a three-goal deficit in a 5-3 loss to visiting Delhi on Thursday.
The Weston Ranch girls tennis team played its most competitive match of the season in a 5-4 loss to East Union on Thursday.
It was a three-person race for low-medalist honors at Manteca Park Golf Course on Wednesday, where cross-town opponents Manteca and Sierra met for a pivotal Valley Oak League dual match.
Ripon dominated visiting Lodi in a three-game sweep (25-10, 25-14, 25-17) Wednesday.
The Manteca High girls cross country team has some work to do if it wants to keep its spot on the Valley Oak League throne.
RIPON - Despite an aggressive first half, Ripon Christian found itself down by a goal at halftime against visiting Le Grand, the defending Southern League champion.
East Union's girls tennis team relied on its depth to upend visiting Kimball on Tuesday.
The Manteca High girls golf team overcame a strong effort form Oakdale's Dylanie Donahue in a 287-297 victory at Manteca Park Golf Course on Tuesday.
No other Manteca-area volleyball team had a busier pre-league schedule than East Union, a young squad that second-year head coach Rich Posz hopes gained some valuable experience in the last three weeks.
Sierra was playing its seventh game in as many days Monday.
Shannon Wesley led a balanced attack with nine kills, and Emily O'Brien anchored Ripon's defensive effort as the Indians coasted past visiting Sierra 25-16, 25-7, 25-15 in a nonleague match Monday.
No one drew a tougher assignment to start the Valley Oak League boys soccer season than Manteca.
McKenna Doyle became the third different low medalist of the season for Sierra in the team's fourth Valley Oak League match Monday.