The Modesto Babe Ruth baseball team is two wins away from claiming the Pacific Southwest Regional Tournament and reaching the Babe Ruth World Series for a second consecutive year after defeating Vallejo, 10-2, and Riverton, 23-3.
Success on the mat has been easy to come by as of late for Turlock High's Isaac Bertalotto. After securing his first state medal last season with the Bulldogs, Bertalotto continued to wrestle and became an All-American in April with his third place finish at the USAW/Cliff Keen Folkstyle Tournament.
The Turlock American 11-year-old All-Stars were knocked out of the Nor Cal Division II State tournament after playing back-to-back games at Soderquist Park on Sunday and Monday, getting outscored 15-2, including a shutout.
The Modesto Babe Ruth 16-18 year olds fell short of a second consecutive title on Monday after San Benito of Hollister shut out the local team, 5-0, in the second game of a doubleheader at the Central California State Tournament.
A fifth inning rally stranded the possible game-winning run on third for the Turlock American 12-year-old All-Stars as they fell just short to the Sunrise All-Stars, 4-3, in Wednesday's Section 6 championship game at the Western Little League in Stockton.
Ryan Leonesio struck out the final batter of the game to get out of a bases loaded jam and secure the second Section 6 Tournament victory in two years for his 11-year-old Turlock American All-Stars against the Delta All-Stars at Soderquist Park on Tuesday, 4-2.
The Turlock Seadogs summer swimming program is now 7-0 after a dominant performance at Turlock High on Saturday over the Oakdale swim team in a dual match. The Seadogs beat Oakdale by over 1,200 points.
The 12-year-old Turlock American All-Stars are the 73 district All-Star champions after defeating the Los Banos All-Stars in back-to-back games in Atwater. The American team outscored Los Banos, 32-14.