Marcus Rivera raced for 149 yards Friday and his Manteca Buffaloes put up 29 first-quarter points on the way to a 52-12 Valley Oak League sophomore victory over host Weston Ranch.
Brandon Arreola threw two touchdown passes for Sierra on Thursday in a 14-6 win over visiting East Union at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium in Valley Oak League freshman action.
East Union went to its placekicker to give the Lancers and their home crowd at Dino Cunial Field a spark Friday against intra-city rival and Valley Oak League contending Sierra.
RIPON – A year ago, Waterford denied Ripon Christian its first outright Southern League football championship with a stunning late-season defeat.
STOCKTON - Every time the Manteca High offense was entrusted with the ball against the Weston Ranch Cougars it scored.
RIVERBANK – Ripon's 21-game Trans Valley League winning streak came to a halt last week against Hilmar, but that didn't faze the Indians Friday night.
LATHROP – The Lathrop Spartans were hoping to build on last week's momentum against Sonora.
Sierra and Ripon aim to rebound from tough Week 7 losses, while Manteca and Ripon Christian are rolling along in their quests for outright league championships.
A pair of fourth-quarter fumbles returned for touchdowns helped key East Union High's stunning 36-22 come-from-behind victory over host Lathrop in Valley Oak League sophomore action at Paul Wiggin Stadium.
HILMAR – Nick Price shouted until his voice went hoarse, imploring his defense to come up with one last stop.
OAKDALE - Trent Merzon saw something that wasn't quite right.
Manteca High coach Eric Reis warned his team about a possible letdown Friday against Kimball.
LATHROP – Kenny Garrett not only led Lathrop High to its first victory of the season, but he also helped the Spartans record their first-ever win over a Manteca Unified rival, snapping an 18-game intra-district losing streak.
DELHI – Due to a fire alongside Highway 99 that slowed traffic to a crawl, it took Ripon Christian High's football team and its large contingent of fans an unusually long time to make the trek to Delhi High School Friday night.
Early turnovers and Sonora's physical triple-option offense were too much for Weston Ranch to overcome in a 55-16 loss Friday.
OAKDALE - Eric Reis walked toward the scoreboard and gave it a quick glance for one last reminder of what had just transpired at The Corral.
League championships and playoff berths are at stake in the penultimate chapter of the 2015 regular season.
Tealen Gaines set up East Union's first touchdown, scored its last and added one more in the middle as the Lancers demolished visiting Kimball ...
Matt Ender had two touchdowns and two interceptions for Manteca on Friday in a 42-6 thumping of Lathrop in Valley Oak League action at Guss ...
RIPON - In a dead sprint Modesto Christian has the edge over its Trans-Valley League foes.
Not even the lingering impacts of last week's Valley Oak League showdown with Central Catholic could keep the Manteca Buffaloes from returning to their ...
TRACY -East Union came close to notching its first Valley Oak League win on Friday.
RIPON - Senior-heavy Ripon Christian honored its veteran players Friday in what was their final Southern League home game and a 54-0 rout of Denair.
Joe Pirillo returns to familiar territory this Friday, but there will be a level of unfamiliarity for him and his Lathrop football team.
Central Catholic led by just a score at halftime Friday but the visiting Raiders had a goal-line stand to start the second half and then ...
MODESTO – Manteca came out on top of a wild second quarter Thursday and handed Central Catholic its first loss of the season with a 34-15 ...
Central Catholic may have been saving its best offensive weapon for Friday's Valley Oak League showdown of unbeaten teams at Manteca High's Guss ...
LATHROP - The Battle of I-5 trophy is remains in Lathrop for a second straight year.
RIPON – The opening drive of a football game rarely affects the outcome.
A defensive struggle turned into an offensive explosion in a Valley Oak League tilt pitting Kimball and host Sierra at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium on ...