The enormity of Monday's Valley Oak League all-important showdown with visiting Oakdale didn't do the trick.
It was only appropriate that Sierra High's Alysia Atkins closed off the Manteca Buffaloes' hopes to win an emphatic smash, sending the Timberwolves off with a 3-0 win over Manteca Thursday in Valley Oak League play.
It took a combination platter of the best tennis players at Sonora High to accomplish a feat no Valley Oak League doubles tandem was able to do, when Brianne McRee and Brielle Snyder teamed up for a 6-2, 6-0 win over No. 1 seeded Stephanie Vanni and Maryann Baker Thursday.
The Weston Ranch Cougars' downward spiral continued as they were swept by the East Union Lancers Thursday in Valley Oak League play.
Ripon Christian got off to a quality start and it never let up, posting a one-sided 6-0 blowout on Turlock Christian Thursday in Southern League play.
ESCALON – Escalon High had no problem battling with the Ripon Indians and keeping the match skin-tight over the first two games, but the Cougars would eventually succumb to the Trans Valley League's best, falling in a 3-0 sweep Wednesday to the Indians.
The Sierra High soccer program stepped into the driver's seat for the Valley Oak League championship with last week's win over Manteca, but the road got a little bumpy Wednesday as the Timberwolves were stopped in Sonora 1-0 by the Wildcats in league action.
Throughout the entire season, the East Union Lancers have turned to one another to find its motivation to continue along an unchallenging 2010 Valley Oak League season. So it was pretty fitting that East Union could only find themselves atop the leader board in Tuesday's VOL Tournament at Lockeford Springs Golf Course.
The opportunity to close out her senior season as the Valley Oak League's No. 1 singles player is right in front of Sierra High's Vannida Nguyen, but to conquer that feat Nguyen will most certainly have to earn that title.
The Lathrop Spartans were able to respond after dropping the first game, bouncing back to take the next three in a 3-1 Valley Oak League win over the Sierra Timberwolves Tuesday.
Mathematically, the Ripon High boys varsity soccer squad remains in the playoff hunt.
The Valley Foothill League's end of season golf tournament was the final opportunity for players to try to extend their seasons, and Ripon Christian's Jennie Wickham as well as the Ripon High team did just that, earning a spot in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V tournament with a strong showing Monday.
It was business as usual for the Ripon Christian volleyball team, as they remained perfect through their first trip in the Southern League, handling Denair High with ease in a 3-0 win Monday.
The East Union Lancers saw the results of coming into a contest without a sense of urgency in their last Valley Oak League loss to Weston Ranch. That was not the case for the Lancers Monday, as they continually fought back to hand Oakdale High a 4-3 loss in VOL action.
The Manteca High varsity volleyball squad continued to show signs of improvement in Valley Oak League play.
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STOCKTON - The Weston Ranch Cougars maintained their momentum from the previous game.
Bikram Thiara knows how to deliver a jump start.
MOUNTAIN HOUSE - Ripon High emerged as the top team in the Trans-Valley League with its 46-34 statement win over upstart Mountain House on Tuesday, and ...
BERKELEY - Anand Hundal made up for a last-second gaffe in regulation with a dominant effort in overtime as he helped Manteca escape Haas Pavillion with ...
SACRAMENTO – Ripon's Tristan Smith battled his way to the 285-pound championship bout Saturday against Nic Iversen of Ukiah and lost 6-1 in the Tim ...
East Union started the game Friday with crosstown rival Sierra on a 9-0 run and scored the first 16 points of the second quarter, riding ...
ESCALON - The Ripon Christian boys spoiled winter homecoming at Escalon Friday with a 55-44 Trans-Valley League victory.
Gyse Hulsebosch hit a pair of free throws to tie the game with 2:13 remaining, and then with 1:11 showing on the Dalben ...
STOCKTON - Asked last week who his team's most valuable player is, Weston Ranch head coach Chris Teevan singled out D'Angelo Finley without hesitation.
RIPON - Forget style points.
HUGHSON - Karla Calderon had one of her best offensive nights for Ripon on Thursday, but the senior guard was by her coach for other reasons.
LATHROP - After starting the game on the bench, East Union's Olivia Vezaldenos ended it in the zone.