Manteca had an early lead thanks to Nacho Valdovinos' two first-half goals, and the Buffaloes were able to stay on top thanks to clutch goal keeping by Abdiel Chiquito.
With the box area crammed with more players than could be counted, Sierra High's Bryan Ramos and Nicholas Gonzalez somehow got cozy, cashing in on a pair of first half corner-kick conversions in Sierra's 5-1 win over Colfax Thursday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division-IV Championships opener.
The Ripon Indians came out focused in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Boys Water Polo Championships, blasting Pacheco High 17-2 Thursday in the tournament opener.
The Valley Oak League's top girls tennis players competed in their final matches during Thursday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Tournament held at Johnson Ranch Racquet Club in Roseville.
There weren't too many things that went right for the Sierra Timberwolves Tuesday, as they fell in Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Team Championships 9-0 Tuesday to McClatchy.
The Manteca Buffaloes opened the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Championships with a matchup against the Solano County Athletic Conference's No. 2 seeded squad, falling to Benicia High 5-4 on Tuesday.
Ripon High senior Cole Herrin is one of 20 Californians to be selected as a state finalist for the Wendy's High School Heisman award.
The Sierra High girls tennis team's postseason run rested on the shoulders of its No. 2 doubles tandem of Barbara Baxter and Kelsey Wells.
STOCKTON - East Union's girls golfers executed enough shots to be competitive, but all they could think about were the few they missed after the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament held at The Reserve at Spanos Park Monday.
It was set up perfectly for East Union to celebrate senior night with a three-game sweep of visiting rival Sierra on Monday.
The Valley Oak League co-champions are hosting first-round playoff games on Thursday, but there is no chance of them meeting again for the remainder of the season.
Each player on the Manteca soccer team knew East Union would be back.
TRACY - Vannida Nguyen couldn't hide her excitement, and who could blame her?
Sierra High's boys soccer team forfeited a golden opportunity to capture the Valley Oak League championship in its entirety Tuesday.
Ripon Christian captured its third straight outright championship in the Southern League Thursday with a 25-19, 25-15, 25-21 win at Mariposa Friday.
It was a game of runs Friday night.
TRACY - Craig Ward is hoping for a better effort next Wednesday when his Lathrop boys basketball team rounds out the regular season against Sierra.
RIPON - The Ripon High bounced back from a dismal start with a second-half surge at Ripon Christian during Friday's rivalry match-up.
RIPON - It took a total team effort for Ripon High to get past host Ripon Christian in Friday's Trans Valley League clash, 52-42.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is the Southern League champion once again.
Sierra weathered an early storm from visiting Weston Ranch on Thursday and picked up its second Valley Oak League win of the season, 50-47.
RIVERBANK - Noah Hernandez threatened to break a Ripon High record, and the Indians' boys basketball team claimed sole possession of the Trans-Valley League title with ...
LATHROP - The Sac-Joaquin Section's recommendation of moving Lathrop High out of the Valley Oak League and into a new-look Western Athletic Conference held up ...
Weston Ranch was able to cool off the hottest hand in the Valley Oak League on Wednesday.
East Union nearly forfeited the game on its own senior night Wednesday.
Despite playing the fourth quarter with vision in only one eye after a collision at the end of the third, Manteca's Tydus Verhoeven came ...
Jenna Zuniga won't soon forget this Christmas present.
East Union broke open a tie game late in the first quarter and ended the period on a 7-0 run, extending that run to 25-6 ...
LATHROP - Lathrop made a big step toward the postseason after completing a season sweep of Central Catholic on Tuesday, 50-35.
RIPON - Ripon Christian High has a little bit more breathing room atop of the Southern League standings.