Fifteen up, 15 down. Peyton Rose and the Manteca softball team made quick work of Sonora Wednesday. She struck out eight of the 15 batters she saw in a five-inning perfect game, and the Buffaloes doled out 15 hits for a second straight game in a 22-0 rout of the host Wildcats. Manteca (1-0 Valley Oak League, 7-3 overall) continued to garner momentum for Friday's rivalry showdown with East Union, going into ...
Ripon was ahead comfortably with a two-goal lead at halftime Wednesday in Salida.
WESTON RANCH - It took nine-plus years for Weston Ranch to notch its first win over Manteca, one of the Valley Oak League's perennial powers over that stretch.
Jack Thomson sent his Sierra baseball team onto the field for its Valley Oak League opener with three objectives.
Sophomore Dominic Pisano and Lucas Vaughn combined for a five-inning no-hitter and were a pitch away from perfection as they led Manteca High's 11-0 drubbing of Weston Ranch Tuesday.
A two-out, two-run error was the ultimate decider in Ripon's 4-3 road win over Trans-Valley League rival Escalon.
East Union needed its defensive midfielder to jump start the attack Tuesday against visiting Weston Ranch.
East Union recovered well from its first Valley Oak League defeat of the season, outpointing Kimball 205-249 behind Will Brink's 1-under 36 on the front nine of the Manteca Park Golf Course Tuesday.
Manteca High's softball team capped its pre-league schedule Monday by drubbing visiting Argonaut of Jackson with a 12-2 win, its fifth in a row.
Lucas Garcia and Justin Ontiveros helped East Union jump out to a one-run lead against heralded prospect Jonah Wesley and host Tracy High Saturday at Monte Vista Middle School.
Four straight walks. Not the way East Union wanted to start off against a hard-hitting Ripon club Saturday at Northgate only freshman catcher Alejandra Rascon stuck a bandage on the early wound, and Savina Brandi stopped the bleeding in long relief as EU prevailed 7-1 to avenge its 2012 loss to the Indians. Rascon threw out a base stealer after the leadoff runner ...
Leah Manuleleua was a first grader when Manteca High's girls soccer team last beat Sierra.
RIPON – George Contente graciously accepted the praise of his colleagues, but believes they whiffed on Ruth Waters.
The East Union boys looked to their relay teams for victory, while the Sierra girls relied on the strength of its individuals.
The Ripon Christian girls soccer team continued its dominant start to the Southern League season with Friday's 5-2 win at Gustine.
Going into the regular-season finale between East Union and Manteca girls soccer teams there's plenty of intrigue beyond feuding neighbors.
RIPON – For Tami Kamper and the Ripon Christian tennis team, the matches will get infinitely harder beginning with the Sac-Joaquin Section Team Tournament.
Ripon Christian's boys golf team got even with Southern League rival Turlock Christian in the conference tournament Monday at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club.
Nick Sharp could feel the shadow cast and left behind by arguably the most gifted golfer to play for Ripon High's tradition rich boys program.
Celina Cooper needed just two innings to rack up six RBIs, and Peyton Rose twirled a mercy-shortened three-hitter as Manteca walloped visiting Lathrop 17-0 Friday.
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.