Lathrop High's third-year varsity baseball team scrapped its way to its biggest Valley Oak League win on Thursday.
Six days after stunning Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV finalist Manteca, Weston Ranch nearly shocked section champion Oakdale at home Thursday.
The East Union Lancers have shown steady improvement since their minor setback against the league leading Oakdale Mustangs, and that trend continued Thursday with a 198-217 Valley Oak League victory over Kimball.
Manteca High's boys tennis squad completed a season sweep of Lathrop with an 8-1 victory at home Thursday.
The Manteca High swim program earned a split against the Ripon Indians Thursday, winning in the girls meet 90-79 and falling to the Indians' boys 98-70.
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.
Sierra High's boys swim team can do no worse than first.
A Ripon High graduate and former coach at her alma mater, Jocelyn Benziger will now lead the volleyball team next door.
PATTERSON - Ripon wasn't exactly sharp in its 240-285 Trans-Valley League win over Hilmar at Diablo Grande Golf and Country Club on Thursday, but the ...
ESCALON - Ripon tuned up for its toughest stretch in Trans-Valley League play with a 6-1 trouncing of Escalon on Thursday.
East Union's offense is on a roll.
Manteca led off the bottom of the first Thursday with three infield singles that led to two runs, but visiting Oakdale proved to be too ...
OAKDALE - It was almost an all-Manteca final in the Valley Oak League Doubles Tournament at Oakdale High on Thursday.
RIPON - Ripon High's swim team celebrated Senior Day and another Valley Oak League championship for the girls on Thursday.
It has been seven years since Sierra last won a Valley Oak League championship, the longest title drought under longtime coach Manuel Pires.
It was a celebration of sorts for two East Union High teammates.
LATHROP - With a top of the lineup that went a combined 10 for 14 with eight RBI and Marco Gonzales dominating from the hill, East ...
MODESTO - Manteca's lead in the Valley Oak League keeps getting wider, even if it takes some close calls to get the Buffaloes to where ...
Christian Guzman did all he could to give Lathrop a chance, but his 2-over-39 score was not enough as the Spartans were nipped by Manteca ...
Valley Oak League softball games are tough, but Manteca intra-city games are tougher.
Weston Ranch senior point guard Jaelen Ragsdale has been recognized as the top Division III player in the state by Cal-Hi Sports.