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GIRLS HOOPS: Buffaloes ride early barrage in blowout win
Bulletin girls basketball 2018-19
Manteca's Kyaira Jacobs sprints toward the basket against visiting Oakdale on Friday. - photo by DAVE CAMPBELL/The Bulletin

The Manteca girls basketball team led from start to finish Friday, scoring 11 of the game’s first 14 points and holding Oakdale to as many points as turnovers in the first quarter in a 65-33 lopsided Valley Oak League win at Winter Gym.
The visiting Mustangs (0-1 VOL, 12-5 overall) scored just six first-quarter points, while Manteca (2-0, 11-6) forced six turnovers.
“This was one of our better four quarters we put together all year,” Buffaloes coach Ryan Bono said. “We’ve had a lot of good quarters this year but I think this is the first time we have played a legitimate four quarters.”
Manteca’s Jayda Jackson led all scorers with 18 points along with four rebounds and two steals.
“Coach Bono does a good job of preparing us for what we need to do,” Jackson said. “We make the adjustments we need to and we have to give credit to Bono because he is the one preparing us for these games.”
Kyaira Jacobs tallied a double-double from her guard position with 10 points and 12 rebounds along with three assists and a steal. Jacobs scored the last six points of the third quarter as part of a 10-0 blitz to run the Manteca lead to 48-21. Four of those points came on fast breaks after she grabbed a defensive rebound and went coast to coast and the third basket was in transition.
“We just wanted to come out and match Oakdale’s intensity,” Jacobs said. “We were playing good help defense, keeping the intensity up and cheering for each other.”
The Buffaloes had two others in double figures with Paige Peterson (three rebounds, steal) netting 12 points and Jadyn Nieman (three rebounds) adding 11 points.
Manteca hosts Sierra on Monday at 7 p.m.
Junior varsity
Oakdale 46, Manteca 45

Giovanna Jimine4z poured in 21 points for the Buffaloes and Katelynn Gross chipped in 12 points.