The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team was not able to get much offense going for the second night in a row, this time against a hot team as Cal State Monterey Bay won 70-44 Saturday night.
It came down to the final moments of the game in a very tightly-contested battle - and the visiting Cal State Monterey Bay Otters ended up on top with a 78-74 win Saturday night at Fitzpatrick Arena.
An 11-0 run by Cal State L.A. in the middle of the second half turned the tide on Cal State Stanislaus as the Warriors dropped another close game this weekend, this time a 64-58 decision.
Briana Cotton found the right time to get hot Saturday night. Her long-range bombs, and Lauren Godde's 28-point night, propelled the Warriors to their first CCAA win of the season in a 72-65 victory over Sonoma State.
A late rally by the Warriors came up just a little shy of taking over the game as Sonoma State held on by making its free throws for a 70-67 decision Saturday night at Fitzpatrick Arena.
The 2011-12 women's basketball season was supposed to be a great opportunity for Camille Roberts. The recently graduated Turlock Bulldog had made her way onto Modesto Junior College's starting roster, fulfilling a dream 14 years in the making, and was averaging 11 points a game as a freshman as she worked to draw the attention of four year universities.
Turlock Christian went two for three at this year's West Coast Jamboree in Dublin. Competing in the Onyx Division, the Eagles earned a first day win over McKinleyville High, 48-44, fell short against International High on Friday 59-32, and bounced back against Berean Christian on Saturday to earn their 10th win in 11 games with a 48-45 victory.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team picked up its first win of the season just before the Warriors turned the calendar as they beat Holy Names, 68-61, Saturday night.
Chico State didn't miss many shots and the Warriors were not on target with their field goal tries as the Wildcats came into Fitzpatrick Arena on fire and left Turlock with an 86-48 win on Saturday.
California State University, Stanislaus students may be on winter break, but the University's basketball teams don't get a Christmas vacation.
Four starters scored in double figures and Ray Mitchell turned in another double-double performance as the Warriors defeated previous unbeaten Cal Baptist, 88-78.
It may not be a victory, but at this point it could be a small moral win for the rebuilding Cal State Stanislaus women's basketball team. Saturday night, on the road, the Warriors came close before No. 20 Chico State held on for a 68-58 conference win.
The on-again, off-again contest versus Pacifica was played as scheduled - and the Warriors used it to flex their offensive muscles as Cal State Stanislaus doubled-up the Gladiators, 116-58, Monday afternoon.
The Cal State Stanislaus women's soccer program continues to succeed, not only on the field but also excelling in the classrooms as a group. The Warriors received another Team Academic Award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
At this time last year Alek Carlson was preparing for the annual Frank Godinez Basketball Tournament with his Turlock High teammates. The then senior was the anchor of a Bulldog squad that had won the Central California Conference title a year prior and was the unquestioned leader on and off the court.