The Sierra High Timberwolves were able to close out the Lodi Girls Basketball Tournament with a solid win over the host Flames 54-40 Saturday.
The cards were stacked against the East Union High varsity boys basketball team Friday night.
Not surprisingly, the 2012 All-Valley Oak League team is littered with Oakdale High players, but many Manteca-area athletes also got their due.
Sarah Phillips, Anthony Melena and Josh Bird all went undefeated for East Union to help the Lancers wrap up the team portion of the Bear Creek wrestling tournament 3-2 on Friday, finishing seventh out of 14 teams.
STOCKTON – When Eric Duncan's final shot fell harmlessly to the floor as time expired the El Cerrito Gauchos looked more relieved than thrilled. Weston Ranch gave the Gauchos all they could handle in a 69-66 gut-wrenching loss Friday in the 3rd Annual McDonald's Classic semifinal at Delta College.
STOCKTON – Sierra High still has a ways to go, but the Timberwolves seem to be heading in the right direction, fending off a solid Chavez High squad 57-49 in day two of The McDonald's Classic hosted by Edison High in Stockton.
Chris Teevan wasn't impressed with how his Weston Ranch Cougars came out in their second round tourney matchup against Bethel of Vallejo Thursday night.
East Union High opened with a blistering first quarter, but a defensive lapse in the third nearly cost the Lancers in a 61-50 Gene Honk Williams Memorial Basketball Tournament victory in Vacaville Thursday.
The Sierra Timberwolves were able to open the Lodi Tournament on a good note, taking care of first round opponent Downey High 65-40 Thursday in Lodi.
RIPON – With more forfeits than pins the Ripon Indians surely didn't get their most challenging test, yet Ripon showed glimpses of where the club wants to be in a dominating 60-13 Trans Valley League wrestling win over Modesto Christian Wednesday.
The Manteca Buffaloes girls basketball team was able to break loose with a 17-point fourth quarter to close their deficit against West High, but it wasn't enough in Manteca's 39-34 loss to West Wednesday in nonleague action in Tracy.
Starting off The McDonald's Classic with a win was the most important thing for Weston Ranch. The squad answered the call, handling Oakland High 63-53 Wednesday during first round action of the Edison High hosted tournament at Delta College.
When the ball slid through the net after Victoria Vezaldenos' 3-point play late in the fourth, what was in close game became a formality as the junior led East Union to its first win of the season with a 21-point effort in a 46-33 win over Downey High Tuesday.
The spoils of victory were fittingly divvied out to the tri-champions of the Southern League.
East Union's boys basketball team picked up a quality win in Riverbank Tuesday, leading the previously-undefeated Bruins by 22 at one point of a 60-47 victory.
East Union boys soccer coach Edgar Zelaya was glad to come away with a tie under the circumstances.
Sierra staved off a fourth-quarter charge from Tokay to escape with a 69-65 victory.
STOCKTON - The Manteca High boys basketball team put its full squad on display for the first time this season Tuesday at St. Mary's with ...
Manteca's girls soccer team may lack the offensive firepower from years past, but that doesn't mean it's lacking capable scorers.
The big girl can get it done at both ends of the court.
LATHROP - After never leading through three quarters, Ripon rallied for 10 straight points to start the fourth period to come within four points, but Lathrop ...
Outshot 15-14 in its Valley Oak League opener with visiting Central Catholic, East Union was far more efficient with its opportunities Monday at Dino Cunial ...
PATTERSON - Gyse Hulsebosch poured in 15 of his game-high 29 points in the second quarter, but it was the play of P.J. Gill and ...
Lathrop coach Alfredo Reynaga came away encouraged after his Spartans dropped a 2-1 decision to host Sierra in the first Valley Oak League match for ...
The Sierra High boys had a couple of tough-luck losses Saturday to finish fourth in the Timberwolves Soccer Tournament at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Jadyn Shinn blasted two second-half goals Saturday to lead tournament-host Sierra to a 2-0 win over Vacaville in the championship contest of the Vern Gebhardt ...
TURLOCK – Ripon had big first and third quarters Saturday to win the consolation championship of the 40th Annual Frank Godinez Memorial Tournament, defeating tournament host ...
STOCKTON – After Atwater came from behind to force overtime Saturday, Lathrop High outscored the Falcons 11-4 in the extra period to take third place in ...
SUNNYVALE – Winter Formal weekend may have trimmed the Ripon High wrestling roster Saturday, but the Indians still had a successful trip to the Wedber/Lawson ...
ATHERTON - Menlo-Atherton proved to be too big, too fast and too good.