Brianna Fernandez buried 10 of 14 free throws and scored 18 points to lead Lathrop High's sophomore girls basketball team to a 56-44 win over Tokay of Lodi Wednesday.
Weston Ranch's boys basketball team is rolling. Now it's a matter of stopping the other team from doing so.
After the second of its final two last-second shot attempts came up empty, the Manteca Buffaloes were left clinging to a 58-56 loss to Tokay High during first round action of the Tom Hawkins/Tracy Breakfast Lions Basketball Tournament Tuesday.
Ripon Christian was able to jump out early on Escalon and cruise, setting up a semifinal contest with Hilmar High after its 61-42 win over the Cougars in the first round of the Ripon Christian Tournament Tuesday.
Ricky Morris, you just qualified for the California Interscholastic Federation State Cross Country Championships for a second straight year.
Harleen Pabla was a year old the last time a Manteca High cross country runner - male or female - competed in the state meet.
After taking a commanding lead early and sustaining it through three quarters, East Union allowed a determined Ripon High group to the take advantage of Lancers' lapses on offense and force overtime. East Union would take care of business at the free-throw line in overtime for the 59-56 win Friday.
Prior to her freshman year in high school, Andie Shelton had rarely, if ever, spiked volleyballs with any regularity.
Sierra High won a wild shootout Thursday against highly-touted Lodi.
TRACY - Joseph Sausau had the look of a confident player as he toed the free-throw line.
LODI – There was one player in John Giannoni Gym standing with the basketball with the balance of the game resting on her decision.
East Union's basketball team has opened the season playing a quality brand of basketball, and that didn't change Thursday for the Lancers. But the squad is coping with a 63-49 road loss to Davis High.
Giovanni Marin was a freshman when he moved to Manteca from Mexico.
TRACY – The Manteca High Buffaloes made the necessary half-time adjustments in Thursday's Tracy / West High Winter Holiday Boys Basketball Classic.
TRACY – The Lathrop Spartans have yet to win a Valley Oak League game.
ELK GROVE - Carl Chandler stared at the ground as he paced alongside the triple jump runway, while Manteca High teammate Kenny Wooten was preparing to take his final leap in the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet Thursday at Elk Grove High.
Two East Union standouts were rewarded for their breakout efforts in the Valley Oak League.
Leo Soto hopes he can help San Diego Christian University take the next step the same way he did for Sierra High's baseball program.
Jacob Souza's selfless act led to a Valley Oak League championship for Sierra's baseball team and the Most Valuable Player award.
Jamie DeBruyn takes a defense-first approach to soccer, so it is no surprise that he nominated Ripon High senior defender Zaire Davis for the Trans-Valley League's MVP award.
FAIR OAKS - Anthony Santiago scratched on his final attempt in Friday's Sac-Joaquin Section Division II-III shot put final at Bella Vista High.
Sierra junior Scott Tolman established himself as one of the state's top swimmers Friday at the Clovis Olympic Swim Complex.
There was plenty of star power to go around in the loaded Valley Oak League this past girls soccer season, but one stood above the rest to the coaches.
Ripon freshman Taylor Werner is advancing to the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters track and field meet in three events, while Ellie Waters and Brandon Roma both qualified in two events.
SACRAMENTO - After losing the winners-bracket semifinal, one the Lancers felt was taken from them, the East Union softball team left little doubt that it belonged in Wednesday's Sac-Joaquin Section championship round against Pioneer.
SACRAMENTO - Sierra wasn't at its best in its Sac-Joaquin Section Division III semifinal series with Yuba City, but the Timberwolves' best may not have been good enough.
Taariq Davis and Jordan McNeal spearheaded impressive Day 1 efforts for East Union sprinters in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II-III track meet on Wednesday.
STOCKTON - Ripon went down swinging against Dixon pitching ace Tyler MacKenzie.
SACRAMENTO - After being dispatched to the consolation bracket of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball championships with a heartbreaking 4-2 loss to Pioneer on Tuesday, East Union bounced back and scored three runs in the fifth inning of the nightcap to pull away from Vanden 7-4 at the Sacramento Softball Complex.
The decorated careers of Mike Lopez and Yok Jing Ma came to an end Tuesday in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Individual Tournament.