The Turlock High Bulldogs were unable to claim their 10th straight victory to advance to the semifinals of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Football Playoffs Friday night, losing to the Elk Grove Thundering Herd 42-19.
November 18, 2016|
|High School Sports
Just because the 2016 Pitman volleyball team is done for the season after losing to St. Ignatius, 3-1, in the first round of the Open Division CIF State tournament, doesn't mean they are finished entirely.
For the fourth consecutive year, the Hilmar High volleyball team made it to the Division-IV Sac-Joaquin Section Championship game, and for the fourth straight year they came up just short of winning the banner.
Delhi High football, ranked No.7 in the Division VI Sac-Joaquin Section playoff bracket, was chasing history and a possible upset but they were unable to muster a good enough game plan against a near flawless Bradshaw Christian squad (last year's Div. VI champions) which rushed for 295 yards on Thursday and continued their win streak with a 35-3 beating over the Hawks of Delhi.
No. 7 Pitman football snapped their three-year losing streak in the postseason by topping No. 10 Monterey Trail in the opening round of the Division-I Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs on Friday in a 35-21 win.
For the first time ever Pitman and Turlock varsity volleyball teams will battle for the Division-I Sac-Joaquin Section Championship game after each pulled off upsets over the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds, respectively, on Tuesday night.
Six consecutive league titles isn't an easy accomplishment. Pitman varsity volleyball made it look somewhat simple when they toppled the Turlock Bulldogs at home in their regular season finale to clinch the Central California Conference after a 3-1 final.