Sierra warded off a late rally from Central to win 8-7 and finish the 44th Annual Fresno Easter Classic with a 3-1 record Wednesday at Clovis High.
Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is sitting pretty and on top of the Southern League standings at the midway point of the regular season after its 3-2 win at Mariposa Wednesday.
Kimball freshman Samantha Sarmiento used deception and craft to baffle Sierra hitters for the better part of five innings.
Tuesday's midseason tournament at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore was all about the individuals of the Trans-Valley League.
WESTON RANCH – The future of Weston Ranch softball is bright. And lanky … with a smooth left-handed swing. Elysia Hernandez kicked off the fourth inning of Tuesday's 5-3 loss to Manteca with a slicing drive down the left-field line. The ball tailed away from the outfielder's outstretched mitt, rolling into the shadows of a nearby building. The freshman, who rocketed out of the batter's box on contact, glided into third without a slide – ...
East Union ended the Cosumnes Oaks Easter Tournament with two rough losses Tuesday in Folsom.
RIPON - Sophomore Alyssa Harris shined in her longest outing in the pitcher's circle for Ripon High Monday, twirling a five-inning no-hitter in an 11-0 victory over nonleague visitor Foresthill of Placer County.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team is taking the one-at-a-time approach seriously.
Pitching and defense helped East Union open the Cosumnes Oaks Easter Tournament with a 4-1 victory over Folsom on Monday.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Stanley Johnson scored 26 points as Mater Dei of Santa Ana defeated Archbishop Mitty of San Jose, 50-45, to win the first California boys' Open Division championship Saturday at Sleep Train Arena.
Things did not start out so smoothly for East Union freshman pitcher Michelle Castro in her first crosstown rivalry game.
RIPON - The Ripon coaching staff is running out of superlatives for midfielder wizard Tia Sidtikun.
RIPON - Ripon High's lack of depth on its boys team nearly cost it in an 87-80 win over East Union Friday at Ervin Zador Aquatic Center.
Three tightly-contested matches went to third-set tiebreakers, and the two won by Riverbank proved to be the difference in Ripon High's 6-3 Trans-Valley League loss at home Friday.
Manteca High's anticipated Valley Oak League rematch with first-place Kimball wasn't much closer in the final outcome, but it was far more competitive.
Those pesky Warriors from Orestimba were at it again.
Marc Wilson had a huge game from the plate on Thursday.
Yok Jing Ma repeats as a champion, while Angel Tejada gets to go out as one.
East Union is starting to peak at the right time.
Nick Sharp brought his best to Stevinson Ranch on Thursday.
Manteca lost its outright grip on the top spot in the Valley Oak League with its 3-1 defeat at Oakdale Thursday.
Ripon made quick work of visiting Modesto Christian on Thursday, amassing seven runs in the second inning en route to a 10-0 mercy-shortened win. The Indians plated their final two runs in the bottom of the fifth to end it early.
The top sprinters on the Manteca High boys track and field team were nursing injuries in the Buffaloes' final Valley Oak League dual meet at East Union Wednesday.
RIPON – Ripon's Josh Clark and Fotios Jordanoglou had solid games defensively Wednesday.
Selena Gonzalez's RBI single in the top of the first inning gave Manteca some needed early momentum on the road.
Kimball High's Valley Oak League champion boys tennis team would have been guaranteed an individual title had standout Logan Staggs, one of the top players in his age group nationally, been healthy for the start of the conference tournament Tuesday at East Union.
The East Union Lancers won't have too much time to savor their 3-1 Valley Oak League win over visiting Sierra High on Tuesday.
Oakdale High's Nick Ippolito carried a 6.36 ERA and was 0-3 going into a pivotal Valley Oak League contest at Manteca Tuesday.
Sommer Wilson knows a thing or two about hitting the long ball.
Ripon had a slight hiccup on Tuesday afternoon, dropping a 10-0 Trans Valley League contest on the road against first-place Hughson.