East Union's girls soccer team dominated Lathrop 4-0 at Dino Cunial Field Friday to maintain its wide lead atop the Valley Oak League standings.
After Sommer Wilson's home run over the centerfield fence knotted the game in the bottom of the fifth, Kimball High fought back with a run in the eighth to pull even with Sierra in the Valley Oak League standings with a 5-4 extra-inning win Thursday.
There was little drama in Manteca High's run to the Valley Oak League boys tennis championship this week.
Dennis Wells hoped for a sub-190 score.
The Manteca High swimming program has made tremendous strides all season long and that continued Thursday with a sweep of the Kimball High program on both fronts in Valley Oak League action.
East Union got to Sonora starter Karson Canaday with back-to-back hits in the first inning, but after that threat was thwarted the Lancers would not record another hit until the fifth. Sonora scored six runs in the third, and East Union was left coping with a 10-1 Valley Oak League loss Wednesday.
Jessica Cuenca thought she had blown it for her team.
Weston Ranch's softball team is beginning to pick up its play, and just in time to make its push for a possible postseason berth.
Manteca High relied on a strong pitching performance from Daniel Miramontes and a few timely base hits to handle the Lathrop Spartans in a 7-2 Valley Oak League win Wednesday.
Frank Fontana encourages his Manteca High boys tennis players to embrace pressure, and on Tuesday they responded with a 7-2 win over visiting Weston Ranch to secure sole possession of the Valley Oak League championship.
Coming off three defeats in four games, Manteca High's softball team pieced together its most complete effort in a 5-0 win over visiting rival East Union on Tuesday.
Sierra High's track and field team won at all levels in a makeup meet at East Union Tuesday.
Both East Union and Manteca highs girls swimming programs finished deadlocked in an 85-85 tie Tuesday in the two clubs' Valley Oak League matchup.
The Ripon High golf team may not have clinched anything with its 205-230 Trans Valley League win over Hughson Tuesday, but a loss to the Huskies would have definitely hampered the Indians season-long expectations.
Ripon Christian showed some ill effects on a lengthy spring break, but the Knights found their stride soon enough in a 7-1 blowout win over Le Grand High Tuesday in Southern League play.
East Union felt unstoppable at this point last season.
Weston Ranch struggled with serving errors throughout its Valley Oak League match at Sierra on Wednesday, but Judit Zamora came through in a big way ...
MODESTO - Manteca saved its best for last Wednesday at Central Catholic.
RIPON - Four Manteca players shared the top spot Wednesday in their 222-311 victory over Lathrop at Jack Tone Golf Course.
RIPON - Ripon continued its roll through the Valley Foothill League's North Division on Tuesday, dispatching Escalon 149-166 at Jack Tone Golf Course.
MERCED - The Ripon High boys water polo team placed eighth out of 18 in the two-day Roddy Svendsen Shootout at Merced College.
Manteca wasn't always sharp, but the Buffaloes were good enough to sweep rival Sierra across town Monday, 25-15, 25-16, 25-19.
The offense did not need to be perfect for the East Union sophomore team last Friday at Dino Cunial Field.
RIPON - Ripon fell behind early in its first set with visiting Escalon on Thursday and ended up dropping that first game before rebounding to win ...
The Manteca High improved to 4-0 in Valley Oak League play Thursday with a 8-1 victory over rival East Union.
ANGELS CAMP – Ripon High sits atop of the Valley Foothill Hill League-North Division standings following a 188-215 victory over Bret Harte on Thursday.
LATHROP - Heather Anderson finally has her first win as Lathrop High's new volleyball coach.
With four teams idle, it's a light week on the grid iron in the area but an important one for the few in action.
TRACY - All Megan Oblin wanted to do was keep pace with Iris Carrillo in the first of three Valley Oak League meets Wednesday at Eagal ...
After gutsy play by Manteca forced a fourth match game Wednesday night, two-time defending Valley Oak League champ showed they have not lost much from ...