The playoffs before the playoffs began Wednesday for Lathrop High's boys basketball team.
Jazmin Strane produced 19 points and 22 rebounds in Weston Ranch's 66-56 girls basketball win at Sonora Wednesday.
Manteca High used its superior team speed to knock off host Lathrop 72-51 in Valley Oak League girls basketball action Tuesday.
WESTON RANCH - After going scoreless the first four minutes of the fourth quarter, Weston Ranch looked to be on its way to assisting Sierra High into a share of the Valley Oak League championship. A smothering full-court press to close the quarter would hold Sonora scoreless and pull the Cougars to a 54-47 win Tuesday.
The East Union High Lancers came away with a 57-56 overtime victory at Kimball on Tuesday.
Things just got interesting in the Trans-Valley League girls basketball race.
Weston Ranch's boys basketball team still owns bragging rights over Modesto Christian after edging the Crusaders 69-68 Saturday in Salida.
Lathrop High's boys basketball team took a big step backward in its quest for a first Sac-Joaquin Section playoff berth.
STOCKTON – Ripon High wrestling rode the sterling effort of freshman Bret White on Saturday to unseat treigning Sac-Joaquin Section Division V Champion Escalon in a 39-35 team-dual championship.
STOCKTON – When the championship rounds were complete in the Sac-Joaquin Section Girls Regional Tournament Saturday, a pair of Ripon wrestlers finished with titles and opened their pursuit for a State Championship.
LATHROP - The Valley Oak League's reigning boys basketball champion has made a habit of living on the edge this season.
ESCALON - Jake McCreath couldn't wait to take on Trans-Valley League rival Escalon.
Mia Ramirez contributed in every way imaginable for the Manteca Buffaloes, but even her huge offensive night needed the late accompaniment of a clutch 3-pointer from Jessica Hasal with 1:25 remaining in Friday's 55-52 win over Sonora.
A double-double by Will Ward and the sniper-like shooting of Joseph Berry helped Sierra High keep its win streak alive Friday night in a 72-56 romp over Tracy's Kimball High.
Lathrop High was able to come out and establish itself in the opening period, leading Weston Ranch after one period of play. The second period would bring about a few changes, with the Cougars picking up their intensity and pulling off with a 69-56 win Friday in Valley Oak League action.
Manteca worked its seventh-inning magic yet again.
ESCALON – Sometimes the game of baseball is just about being in the right place at the right time.
Alejandra Rascon is accustomed to hitting tape-measure shots at Northgate Softball Complex, but she didn't have a home run to show for it heading ...
TRACY - Manteca High's boys tennis team lost its final regular-season match in heartbreaking fashion Tuesday.
The Sierra baseball team won its fourth straight thanks to Jacob Peterson's walk-off hit off the right-centerfield wall in a 3-2 nonleague win over ...
East Union managed to shut down Manteca's all-time leading scorer once again, but its mastery of the Buffaloes came to an end Monday in ...
East Union has already gotten past cross-town rivals Manteca and Sierra in its defense of the Valley Oak League championship.
The Ripon High girls roared to a first-place finish and the Sierra boys finished second in the Ervin Zador Invitational on Saturday at Ripon High ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian looked forward to the rematch.
RIPON - Brian Thomas yearned for the opportunity to come through with the game-winning hit for Ripon Christian, which scored four runs in the bottom of ...
Central Catholic of Modesto booted the ball around early and often Friday, committing six errors against a Sierra team that is heading in the right ...
TRACY - The Sierra High boys track and field team edged out Kimball 66-64 and is now a frontrunner in the Valley Oak League with a ...
DELHI - It wasn't a matter of "if," but "when" for the Ripon Christian soccer team Tuesday at Delhi.
RIPON - Ripon High boys golf coach Chris Musseman hoped that his team's first round of the season was is its worst.
Manteca gift wrapped four first-inning runs for East Union on Thursday but got them all back when it was two outs from losing via the ...