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.
It was business as usual for the Sierra Timberwolves, receiving a complete team effort in their 7-2 Valley Oak League win over Lathrop High Tuesday at Sierra.
STOCKTON - There are only so many was to score a goal, and as just a freshman, Lathrop's Kassandra Ceja may have come up with ...
MODESTO - Manteca's streak of shutout wins ended at six Thursday in a 2-1 loss at Central Catholic.
LATHROP - The Lathrop Spartans took what the Weston Ranch High defense gave them.
MODESTO - Manteca was on the brink of breaking it open Thursday against Central Catholic, leading 27-16 with 2:30 to go in the second quarter.
Bulletin staff reports
RIPON - It was an upset in the making for the first 60 minutes of Ripon's Trans-Valley League tussle with Hughson at Stouffer Field on ...
OAKDALE - East Union distanced itself further from the pack in the Valley Oak League thanks to a 2-1 win on Oakdale's artificial turf at ...
STOCKTON - Weston Ranch scrapped its way to another home victory Tuesday, edging out Interstate 5 rivals Lathrop, 50-47.
East Union earned the distinction of being the best of the rest in the Valley Oak League in its final double dual of the regular ...
MODESTO - Manteca came up with big stops when it needed to Wednesday at Central Catholic.
RIPON - Derek Wright was feeling it.
LATHROP - Gurveen Bal knows how to set the tone.
Tuesday was a whirlwind day for Loretta Kakala.
RIPON - Emily Manes and Abby Buitrago jump started the Ripon Christian attack early, and the Knights kept the pressure on visiting Delhi in a 10-0 ...
HUGHSON - Ripon Christian, leading by double digits for much of the game, fended off a late rally from Hughson to escape with a 52-44 win.