RIPON - Ripon Christian's boys basketball team reaped the benefits of having a first-round bye in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division V playoffs, taking the opportunity to both rest and scout the competition.
The thought of Ripon and Riverbank meeting in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semifinal would have been unfathomable at the start of the season.
STOCKTON - Trevor Smith came to Day 2 of the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament with business to handle.
For Julianna Triplett, the road is looking somewhat familiar.
Shalane Jackson and the rest of the East Union girls basketball team went out with a bang Thursday.
STOCKTON - Two wins.
SALIDA – Manteca opened the fourth quarter trailing by 10, but the Buffaloes responded, to put themselves in position for the upset and a chance to cut the lead to two. The five-point deficit would be as close as they'd get in a 58-49 loss Thursday.
RIPON - Teagan Manus helped Ripon Christian High to a second round Sac-Joaquin Section Division V win Thursday over feisty No. 6 Foresthill.
RIPON - Cole Herrin has been Mr. Reliable from the foul line for Ripon High.
Sierra High made it 24 straight wins on Wednesday.
WESTON RANCH – Even when everything finally lined up for Weston Ranch, Vista del Lago senior Patrick Lowman found a way to ruin the moment. Lowman converted two of three free throws with less than 30 seconds remaining to help Vista pull off the 72-71 Sac-Joaquin Section Division III upset Wednesday.
East Union was able to play Lancer ball through the game's first three quarters, but depth, or lack thereof, proved to be too steep a challenge in East Union's 64-47 playoff loss at Lindhurst Wednesday.
Lathrop High's first boys basketball postseason run was short-lived.
The Manteca Buffaloes opened both the first and fourth quarters with offensive spurts, separating themselves for good with the double-digit fourth quarter push in a 62-40 Sac-Joaquin Section Division III playoff win Tuesday.
East Union's girls basketball team made its 12th straight appearance in the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Tuesday night.
There isn't an easy path to the finals for the three league titlists from the Manteca area.
Syd'Nee Fryer made visits to a handful of NCAA Division I schools, but she found a home in Southern Oregon.
DELHI - Ripon Christian's girls soccer team topped off its fifth straight Southern League championship season Wednesday with a 2-1 victory at Delhi.
STOCKTON - Not bad for a rebuilding season.
LATHROP - Michael Mills let go of a corner 3 as time expired.
Wednesday's 67-52 loss to visiting Central Catholic of Modesto in all likelihood ended East Union's season, but it was a season in which ...
For all that Tydus Verhoeven and Loretta Kakala have accomplished in their four years as varsity basketball standouts, a Valley Oak League title had eluded ...
OAKDALE - Manteca already had at least a piece of the Valley Oak League championship when it visited Oakdale for the final regular-season game of the ...
East Union's Zach Hernandez got knocked to the ground on a corner kick from Trent Rivera early in the second half, but he did ...
Josie Reyes was in on two first-half goals for Manteca and that lead would hold for the rest of the game as the Buffaloes held ...
Sierra celebrated senior night and its Valley Oak League outright championship with a trouncing of Weston Ranch on Tuesday night.
RIPON - Ripon will take a three-game winning streak into the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs after exacting revenge against Hilmar on Tuesday, 44-43.
HUGHSON - Ripon Christian appears to be peaking at the right time.
MARIPOSA - Nick Van Vliet scored twice, and Ripon Christian benefited from an own goal from Mariposa to sneak away with a 5-4 Southern League win ...
Manteca dominated from start to finish, but Noelle Smith and visiting Lathrop made the Buffaloes work for their 3-1 win in their annual Kicking for ...