STOCKTON – After both teams returned to the floor after halftime, Calaveras High built a 10-point lead in early in the third. Weston Ranch found some resiliency, outscoring the Redskins in the fourth and earning the tourney title with a 59-58 win at Stagg High.
The Manteca High boys varsity basketball squad continued to its winning ways on Friday.
A strong opening half propelled Weston Ranch to a comfortable 70-59 victory over Edison High Friday in the Delta Queen tournament in Stockton.
Manteca High used a strong opening period and a dominant fourth to push past the Livingston Wolves 65-56 in opening round action of the 4th Annual Save Mart Classic in Atwater.
The Ripon Christian Knights dominated from the outset Thursday against Summerville in the Lady Huskies Basketball Tournament in Hughson.
It's been a while since I fished in any tournaments.
When push came to shove, the East Union Lancers met the challenge, taking a three-point lead on a Alex Del Real three-pointer with just over four minutes remaining. It would be the Lancers' last challenge met, as Riverbank closed on a 15-0 run on its way to a 54-42 win Wednesday.
Out of shape and rusty, Ripon High senior Andy Yciano was in his comfort zone once he hit the mat in a dual meet at Lathrop High Wednesday.
STOCKTON - The Weston Ranch High boys varsity basketball squad fell to 0-3 in the young season, losing Wednesday to Lodi.
Karleasha Thompson is fast.
When Will Ward gets the ball in the low post, he usually draws a swarm of defenders.
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.
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.
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.