With Turlock High already the lone Central California Conference title holder, as well as cinching a postseason berth, it was Pitman who was looking for a must-win game in their home regular season finale to keep their postseason hopes still alive.
The tennis teams of Delhi, Turlock Christian, and Denair High have had to deal with Ripon Christian High all through the regular season, each team falling to the Knights and contributing to their perfect record.
Turlock High's baseball team picked no better way to end their regular season home finale then with a Central California Conference title clinch by trouncing last place Golden Valley, 13-0, in Wednesday's mercy-rule win.
After dominating Johansen High in their first game of the annual Dick Windemuth baseball tournament, the Pitman Pride fell in back-to-back games on Wednesday, 15-6 to Enochs followed by 7-6 to Beyer, only to end the tournament with a huge 18-0 win against Davis on Thursday at Enochs High.
For the first time in head coach Juan Alanizs' five year tenure as the Turlock high boys tennis coach, they finished their season undefeated with a perfect 12-0 record in the Central California Conference after trouncing cross town rivals Pitman High on Thursday afternoon.
Turlock High senior Kenny Fraser, the 6'6" leader on the court for Bulldogs basketball this past season, has settled on his destination after graduation. Fraser signed his letter of intent to play for the UC San Diego Tritons Wednesday afternoon where he is expected to receive significant minutes on the court his freshman year.
Turlock High boys' tennis continued its unbeaten streak Tuesday afternoon with a 7-2 defeat of Golden Valley High - number two in the Central California Conference standings-to extend its record to 9-0 in the CCC.
Small-school track teams made it happen at this year's Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV/V Championships, specifically Hilmar and Delhi High who exited the final day of the two-day competition at California State University, Stanislaus on Thursday with a combined five qualifiers for next week's SJS Masters Championships.
Turlock Christian High found success on the track in its inaugural year in the Central California Athletic Association with its girls' team winning the league championship and its boys' team finishing second overall.