Although a combined 17 athletes from Turlock and Pitman high track and field teams made it to the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters meet at Elk Grove High last week, no locals will move on to the State meet.
Hilmar's varsity baseball and softball teams were, by many standards, the surprise of the year - at least in the Trans-Valley League, and in a year where there wasn't much of an expectation heading in.
Turlock High golf's Bailey Old and Preston Magina were coming off great performances at the Divisional tournament which then catapulted the team into the Sections masters tournament on Monday at the Reserve at Spanos Park.
The Hilmar High girls soccer team had high expectations coming off a boys soccer championship title during the fall and were driven and determined to do the same in the spring, but it just didn't come together for the 'Jackets.
Just like prior seasons, there wasn't really any high expectations for this year's Delhi High varsity girls soccer team, but the roster of 20 decided to change history and write something new for the Hawks and future teams to come.
Wednesday's crosstown rivalry game between Pitman and Turlock's varsity softball teams was more than just the season finale, it was an opportunity for the winning side to clinch a playoff berth in the upcoming postseason bracket.