The Turlock (9-9 overall, 0-2 CCC) Bulldogs girls basketball team was coming off a 66-51 win over Davis on Saturday but followed it up with a tough loss at home on Tuesday at the hands of Central California Conference foe Merced High.
Junior Kole Gaglio scored 10 of his game-high 20 points in a 5 minute span during the fourth quarter on Tuesday night as the Hilmar (10-5 overall, 2-1 TVL) High Yellowjackets defeated Mountain House for their second consecutive Trans-Valley League win, 58-52.
The Pitman High(8-6 overall, 1-0 CCC) boys basketball team dominated their Central California Conference opener Friday against last year's co-league champions, Golden Valley High. The win marked the biggest defeat for the Cougars in their young history versus Pitman.
The Turlock Christian boys basketball team (1-1) just couldn't get a win streak going this season. The Eagles notched a one-point victory in their Central California Athletic Alliance opener on Tuesday when they played Millennium, but Thursday's contest against Sierra Ridge was a different story.
Pitman's Lauren Solis will be taking her volleyball skills to the next level after signing to Division I St. Mary's College on Thursday on an athletic scholarship following a historic career with the Pride.
As high school winter sports prepare to start their respective league runs, I couldn't fully embrace this year's basketball and wrestling seasons without first taking a look back at the prep football season.
Senior Jando Diaz and the Pitman boys basketball team are off to a 2-0 start in the Oakdale Basketball Tournament after winning two close games against two Modesto Metro Conference teams, Downey and Enochs High on Monday and Tuesday, respectively.