Hilmar's varsity girls soccer team was coming off a 1-0 stunner over league opponent Modesto Christian on Thursday but failed to pull out that same magic on Friday afternoon after hosting another league opponent in Hughson.
For many student-athletes the end of their senior season is a bitter-sweet experience. On Thursday, 37 local basketball players got a final chance to display their skills on the court at the 2nd annual Central Valley Senior Showcase.
When No. 7 Turlock Christian's varsity girls' basketball team upset the No. 2 team in the Nor-Cal Division-VI tournament, Contra Costa Christian, they felt a sense of accomplishment after a disappointing Section final outcome, but they knew the journey wasn't over.
The start of the 32nd Annual Atch Pedretti Tournament fared better for the Turlock High Bulldogs than the conclusion, who started the tourney with a six-run win over Sonora on Wednesday, followed by two losses on Thursday at the hands of Gregori and Sierra.