Pitman High was well represented during this year's CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Track and Field Trials and Finals on Thursday and Friday at Elk Grove High School as at least eight of its 12 qualifying athletes finished in the top 14 of their respective events.
Nineteen local athletes competed in the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Track and Field trials this week at Elk Grove High, with Turlock sending seven athletes across five events and Pitman with 12.
The Central California Conference track and field championships were dominated by host schools Pitman and Turlock on Saturday. Turlock and Pitman both combined for nine first place finishes, with the Pride tallying six and the Bulldogs coming away with three in a day that saw both Turlock squads shine.
The Turlock High baseball team did something that they have failed to do in three of the past four seasons-beat St. Mary's in the playoffs-and on Monday history was made for the Bulldogs in the quarterfinal round of the Division I South CIF Sac-Joaquin bracket.
Coming off a historic win for Pitman softball, the Pride were confident going into the second round of the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin section playoffs. But Vacaville, the fifth ranked team in California, was able to play mistake free while Pitman's six errors led to a 9-0 loss.
The past two years have been Turlock baseball's time to shine and Thursday's Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin Section round two playoff game against Lodi was no exception. Despite a rocky start on the mound, the Bulldogs pulled off a 9-3 win over the Flames, securing a spot in the quarterfinals.
Delhi High's softball team is on to the quarterfinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI softball tournament after Thursday's 13-2, first round playoff win over Woodland Christian High. The Hawks ravaged the Cardinals of the Central Valley California League with a one-two punch from the plate and pitcher's mound as Briana Lopez and Alyssa Stockton applied a steady stream of pressure through the game's five innings.
Local high school golfers took their final swings of the 2014 season in Monday's Masters Tournament at the Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton with the ambition to reach the Northern California Tournament, but it was not to be.
The sixth seeded Turlock High Bulldogs fell to Lodi at home in Tuesday's opening round of the Division I CIF Sectional tournament, 2-1, after a very physical matchup that saw a stalemate for most of the game.
After a successful year that saw the Lady Pride soccer team finish third in the Central California Conference, the 15 seeded Pride traveled to Elk Grove to take on the number two seed in Franklin High, in the opening round of the Division I CIF Sac-Joaquin section tournament.