Sierra began its defense of the Valley Oak League boys and girls track and field championships Thursday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
The Timberwolves girls dusted visiting Central Catholic 102-19, while the boys prevailed, 94-32.
Stanislaus State signee Megan Oblin helped lead the way with wins in the 800- and 1,600-meter runs. Returning state qualifier Miranda Miller took first in the long and triple jumps.
Hurdling standout Nick Stanley paced the boys with top finishes in the 110 and 300. Younger brother Kimoni Stanley won the 100- and 200-meter sprints. Axel Rios claimed the mile and two-mile events. Holden Fishburn contributed wins in the shot put and discus.
Ysabella Hernandez won the 100 and 200 as Sierra squeaked out a 37-33 win in frosh-soph girls. Central Catholic avoided the sweep as the frosh-soph boys escaped victorious, 50-44. Sierra’s Vincent Lopez won the 110 and 300 hurdles.
W. Ranch 10, McNair 1
STOCKTON — The Cougars (2-2) put together a well-rounded home win, getting a strong pitching effort from Carlos Souza. Javier Jauregui threw the final two innings in relief.
Atlantis Gohleston (run) and Austin Cappas (two runs, two RBIs, double) both went 2 for 4. Carlos Drain finished 1 for 1, walked three times and plated four runs.
Ripon 183, MC 280
RIPON — Freshman Gage Anderson finished 4-over 35 as Ripon (1-0, 1-1 overall) handily won its Trans-Valley League opener.
Nico Ilardi and Cade McCusker each had a 36. Jacob Baird added a 37 and Kenny Johnson a 39. The Indians compete in the Yellowjacket Inviational next Monday at Diablo Grande.
Grace Davis 8, Lathrop 1
MODESTO — Matthew Schuck came through for Lathrop’s lone point, as he won the third-set tiebreaker in the No. 2 singles match. The Spartans head to Beyer today.
East Union 16, Gregori 4
MODESTO — The Lancers (6-1) opened the Rainbow Classic with two one-sided wins.
They started with a mercy-shortened shellacking of Gregori, Marissa Carranza made the most of her hacks, crushing a three-run homer as well as a grand slam. Emma Silva also went yard, finishing 3 for 4. Andrea Smith plated four runs.
East Union 9, Golden Valley 1
MODESTO — Emma Silva fired 11 strikeouts in a two-hitter.
Savannah Wilkerson belted a home run, Serena Ruvalcaba roped a pair of hits including ga triple and Heighlee Mosher swatted two hits and drove in three runs.