Both East Union and Weston Ranch have showed glimpses of possibly being in position for a postseason berth, but Thursday the Lancers asserted themselves as the more dominant of the two, winning 9-3 in Valley Oak League play.
One swing of the bat and 19 strikeouts, all rom Allie Walljasper, were all Sierra needed to grab a 2-0 Valley Oak League win over the Manteca Buffaloes Thursday at Sierra High.
One streak fell. Two are still alive.
After dropping two straight and being shut out in the series opener in Sonora, the Manteca Buffaloes responded behind a strong pitching performance from sophomore Jake Corn in a 10-3 Valley Oak League win over the Wildcats Wednesday.
The Sierra boys golf team hosted the Oakdale Mustangs Wednesday, and the Valley Oak League frontrunners continued their early season roll, beating the Timberwolves 208-234 at Manteca Golf Course.
Asia Cortez was a perfect 3 for 3 on first-half shot attempts and was one of two Sierra Timberwolves to tally a hat trick in their 11-0 blowout of Weston Ranch at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium Wednesday.
East Union used a complete-game effort from Jordan Kron to cruise to a Valley Oak League win over Lathrop Wednesday, 8-1.
Sierra High pitcher Allie Walljasper was her usual dominant self Tuesday against visiting rival East Union, and the supporting cast did more than enough in a 3-0 victory.
Manteca High is suffering through a period of defensive difficulties, dropping its second straight Valley Oak League contest in a 10-0 shutout to the Sonora Wildcats Tuesday.
The strength is in numbers for the Oakdale High swimming program. Not just the numbers of the program's size, but the times the teams posted in its Valley Oak League program sweep of the Sierra Timberwolves Tuesday.
RIPON – The Escalon baseball team came into Tuesday's Trans Valley League contest with Ripon undefeated, and nothing changed for the Cougars after a 10-0 shutout engineered by senior pitcher Matt Valencia's no-hitter.
Jorge Sierra came through with the clinching point for Manteca High's boys tennis team Tuesday at Kimball.
The Manteca Buffaloes used a solid outing from Peyton Rose Tuesday, stopping the Lathrop Spartans 7-2 in Valley Oak League action.
East Union High's boys golfers had solid contributions up and down their lineup in a 202-292 win over Weston Ranch at Van Buskirk Golf Course Tuesday.
Throughout Ripon High's 2011-12 wrestling season, several components fell into place at the right time.
LATHROP - Kaitlynn Funsch and Alexa Mayen each scored a goal and assisted two others to help Manteca defeat Lathrop 6-2 in a Valley Oak League ...
RIPON - Ripon Christian's depth, or lack thereof, was tested in its 60-50 win over winless Riverbank on Thursday.
Lathrop High came into East Union's Dalben Center Thursday with a game plan: play smart and aggressive defense.
TRACY - Manteca is perfect no more in the Valley Oak League.
WATERFORD - Ripon Christian was a few minutes away from maintaining its comfortable lead atop the Southern League girls soccer standings.
One finally made it through.
National Signing Day was special in many ways for several local soccer products.
Manteca didn't need a triple-double from Tydus Verhoeven in its second meeting with Kimball.
HILMAR - Ripon closed the regular season with a 48-27 win over Hilmar in a battle between the Trans-Valley League's remaining undefeated teams.
LATHROP - When Junior Ballard hit his second 3-pointer in 30 seconds Wednesday night to tie East Union, the hometown crowd went wild. Unfortunately for the ...
A single tie in any of its final three regular-season matches will be good enough for East Union to wrap up the Valley Oak League ...
Manteca and Sierra were desperate for a win when they met at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium on Wednesday.
RJ Tisdell made it official.
TRACY - East Union's fall in the Valley Oak League standings continued Tuesday with a 54-45 loss at Kimball.
RIPON - Ripon Christian can't use the same old excuses when it keeps on winning.