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.
East Union's basketball team has opened the season playing a quality brand of basketball, and that didn't change Thursday for the Lancers. But the squad is coping with a 63-49 road loss to Davis High.
Giovanni Marin was a freshman when he moved to Manteca from Mexico.
TRACY – The Manteca High Buffaloes made the necessary half-time adjustments in Thursday's Tracy / West High Winter Holiday Boys Basketball Classic.
TRACY – The Lathrop Spartans have yet to win a Valley Oak League game.
All season, Manteca High boys tennis head coach Frank Fontana has praised the players on the lower end of the team ladder, and understandably so.
STOCKTON - Nick Sharp just missed making the cut Monday for next week's Nor-Cal Tournament at Corral de Tierra Country Club in Salinas.
It will be an all-Trans-Valley League showdown on Wednesday when Ripon welcomes back Escalon for a semifinal match in the Sac-Joaquin Section Coed Team Tennis playoffs.
Jake Menasco did all he could and then some.
RIPON - Ripon No. 3 batter Nick Price picked a good time to pick up a hit.
Kenny Wooten was not going to let a sore ankle slow him down.
Celina Cooper started her senior season with plenty of pop in her bat, but a pop in her knee is what ended it.
Yok Jing Ma and Mike Lopez's quest for a Sac-Joaquin Section Division II Tournament doubles title was a delayed for a day after the opening rounds rained out at Johnson Ranch Racquet Club in Roseville on Thursday.
Former Manteca High football standout Reggie Bell was among 11 rookie free agents signed by the Washington Redskins, the team announced Thursday.
Manteca will take on 10th seeded Ponderosa in the second round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division III girls soccer playoffs.
Sometimes, missing a shot works out too.
RIPON - Having two starting defenders out would put most teams at a disadvantage.
RIPON - The baby bounded across the soccer field toward her father, stumbling over her steps but smiling the whole way.
The Manteca High baseball team has a long road ahead in its attempt at gaining a second straight Sac-Joaquin Section championship.
Sierra (16-5) will have to wait until next season to get another crack at its Valley Oak League rivals.