WESTON RANCH – For two of the Valley Oak League's best wrestlers, their quest for Sac-Joaquin Section titles came to abrupt end in overtime losses. Both wrestlers though and several other VOL standouts earned the right to extend their season into next week's Masters Championships.
Manteca's three high schools, each with Valley Oak League championships, are tipping off the Sac-Joaquin Section boys and girls basketball playoffs at home this week.
For one reason or another, Guillermo Nunez doesn't like to lose.
So which school has the better girls basketball team, East Union or Manteca?
RIPON - The Ripon Christian Knights ceremoniously cut down the nets Friday after their 63-17 trouncing over Gustine.
For the first time in school history the Lathrop High boys basketball team is heading to the postseason ,and the squad is not backing into its first playoff matchup after handling Kimball in 68-54 Valley Oak League Friday.
RIPON - The Knights may not have been at their best Thursday against Gustine.
Just one night after blowing a shot at earning at least a share of its first Valley Oak League championship, Weston Ranch's girls basketball team still had reason to play with purpose in the regular-season finale at Sierra Thursday.
After a dismal offensive showing in the first half from Manteca, the Buffaloes' woes continued in the third and helped East Union to a one-sided 57-31 Valley Oak League win over the host Buffaloes Thursday at Dalben Center.
Senior night can lead to some quirky lineups.
WESTON RANCH – Playing for at least a portion of the Valley Oak League title seemed to be on the mind of only one team, as East Union built a double-digit halftime lead and never relinquished in a 57-48 win over Weston Ranch Wednesday.
Two sophomores stole the show on the Manteca High girls basketball team's senior night Wednesday.
Lathrop High's girls basketball stretched its winning streak against Oakdale to four games after trouncing the Mustangs on their home floor 53-33 on Wednesday.
It's safe to say that at 5 feet, 8 inches, Scott Thomason didn't play above the rim during his days as a player.
East Union High continued to play inspired basketball.
TRACY – Haighlee Kissee dominated in the circle and at the plate Wednesday to lead Manteca to a 13-2 Valley Oak League softball win over host ...
Izabella Owen showed cleanup power in the leadoff slot for East Union on Wednesday.
The Timberwolves held on Wednesday for a much-needed Valley Oak League win to defeat visiting Manteca High.
Fernando Segura led a mercy-shortened victory on Tuesday just one day after lifting East Union to an extra-inning win.
The Manteca High boys tennis team can capture the outright claim to the Valley Oak League crown this week.
The Blue Jays came close to avenging an opening-day loss to the Twins but left Israel Rosenblum stranded at third in the bottom of the ...
Sierra High athletic director Anthony Chapman announced the hiring of Larissa Founts as the Timberwolves' new head girls basketball coach on Monday.
Manteca did not trail until the third set Monday and then the visiting Buffaloes did not trail for long in a 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 sweep ...
RENO - Sierra High senior Branden Rullan dominated his five opponents en route to winning the Flo Reno Worlds 132-pound title while earning All-American status at ...
A sophomore who has already committed to Notre Dame, Sierra forward Jadyn Shinn wants to leave her mark on a team she speaks of in ...
Eddie Aguilar didn't always score goals in bunches during his senior campaign with Sierra, but he had a knack for coming up with the ...
East Union's Alexis Erich came up big in the field and at the plate Friday to lead the visiting Lancers to a 1-0 Valley ...
TRACY - Christian Guzman needed an unforgettable effort to finally get over the hump against Central Catholic's loaded golf team on Thursday.
Haighley Kissee, Tawny Deernick and Sierra Martinez make up more than half of the Manteca High infield.
The path is now clear for the Ripon High boys and girls to claim Valley Oak League titles after knocking off host Manteca at R ...