Ripon High's girls basketball team is undefeated through four games, and it is doing it with defense.
Robert Orantes got the offense going with defense.
It took 8 minutes, 29 seconds for Downey's girls basketball team to score its first points in a nonleague contest with East Union Monday.
Brendon Curtright went undefeated with a clutch pin.
For the second time in as many games, the Weston Ranch Cougars' found themselves on the wrong end of a two-point loss, falling to host Vallejo High 77-75 Saturday.
The Manteca Buffaloes were able to run their winning streak to two games when the Buffaloes were able to hold off a stubborn Enochs High group in a 64-62 win in the Modesto City Classic finale Saturday.
MODESTO - John Fenech was the hero for Modesto City Classic co-host Beyer High on Thursday.
RIPON - Practice makes perfect.
Sierra High did not put together its best performance to open the first half of its Cartwright Classic second round contest with Folsom High, but the Timberwolves were able to get things going late. They closed out the contest with a 16-5 fourth quarter for a come-from-behind 48-46 victory Friday.
After trailing by a couple of baskets after one period of play, Weston Ranch got hot, blowing past Ponderosa High 60-40 behind a huge second period performance Friday in the Christian Brothers Tournament.
The Ripon High girls varsity basketball team may be young in terms of experience.
This time the East Union boys basketball team finished what it started.
Weston Ranch's girls basketball team could not climb out of an early hole in an 80-67 loss to the Christian Brothers Tournament host Thursday.
Lathrop High's wrestling squad won the final four matches to stun visiting Escalon 41-35 in a nonleague double-dual meet hosted by the Spartans on Wednesday. Chavez of Stockton was also present but did not face Lathrop due to time constraints.
The Manteca High boys varsity basketball team opened the Modesto City Classic tournament Wednesday with a 61-45 loss to Downey at Grace Davis High.
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.
East Union had a chit in the karma bank Wednesday night and picked the right time to get it back.