East Union High's girls basketball team isone win from a shot at the Tom Hawkins/Tracy Breakfast Lions Tournament championship. On Wedensday, it handled co-host West High with ease 50-28 to advance to the semifinal.
SALIDA - Defensive adjustment.
Both Weston Ranch and Hercules High got off to a quick start in the first round of the West Coast Jamboree. Hercules couldn't keep pace, faltering behind a four-point second period in a 60-49 Cougars win Wednesday in Brentwood.
The Sierra High boys basketball team began its defense of Columbia College's Robert Dominic Fuchs Classic championship with a 63-54 victory over Enochs of Modesto Wednesday in Sonora.
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.
No. 2 Sierra used a monstrous first inning to advance out of the elimination round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III baseball playoffs Thursday, defeating El Camino 12-2 in five innings at McAuliffe Memorial Ballpark in Sacramento.
The Valley Oak League's top girls swim team was well represented in the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Trials Thursday at Tokay High in Lodi.
STOCKTON - Jeremy Wager-Smith was just too much for Ripon Christian to handle on Thursday.
Arianna Cardenas hadn't scored in more than a month, and she was battling a freshman for minutes, but few have been better in big games.
CERES - A chance at making history turned into heartbreak for the Manteca High boys tennis team in the first-ever Sac-Joaquin Section Division III team final.
Natalia Duran got the last laugh Wednesday.
Ripon Christian is heading to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII championship game for a second straight year after upending fourth-seeded Vacaville Christian 4-1 on Wednesday.
Cindy Alvarez started on defense for a second straight game.
Ripon's softball team is hoping the fourth time is the charm against Hughson.
RIPON - Emily O'Brien and Alli Hickman's valiant effort came up short in the No. 2 girls doubles match, as Ripon lost to Trans-Valley League rival Escalon 5-4 in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis semifinals Wednesday.
The Ripon High baseball team is hitting its stride at the right time.
SACRAMENTO - Second-seeded East Union came out swinging Tuesday against No. 15 American Canyon.
Frank Fontana joined in on a three-on-three drill, talking a little trash and sharing laughs in what was the final practice of the season for the 2015 Manteca High boys tennis team.
Four Manteca-area schools qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section girls soccer playoffs, and all four are a win away from playing for the blue banner.
SACRAMENTO - Christian Brothers put up three runs in the third inning and coasted to a 5-1 win over Manteca in opening-round action of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III softball playoffs Tuesday at the Sacramento Softball Complex, ending the season for the Buffaloes.