TURLOCK -- The Pitman High boys water polo team has had some tough luck this season, with only one victory in its first six Central California Conference matches.
But against favored Atwater on Thursday, the Pride put it all together, with Josh Day scoring with two seconds remaining in regulation to give Pitman a 9-8 victory over the Falcons (4-3 CCC) at Pitman High.
Day scored five goals to lead Pitman (2-5 CCC). R.J. Heller and Colby Jerner each scored three goals for Atwater.
CERES 18, DAVIS 13, at Ceres -- Kevin Fliflet scored six goals and teammates George Polovin, Shane Nunes and Chris Rossi each scored three as the Bulldogs got past the Spartans.
Girls Water Polo
DOWNEY 14, ENOCHS 13 (OT), at Beyer -- Lupe Morales scored her third goal with 42 seconds remaining in overtime, leading the Knights (1-7 MMC) past the Eagles (1-7).
TURLOCK 11, LOS BANOS 6, at Turlock -- Stevie Wills scored seven goals, spearheading a 7-1 comeback in the second half by the victorious Bulldogs (2-4). Jennifer Cobb and Kate Howard led Los Banos with three goals apiece.
CERES 5, SIERRA 2, at Ceres -- Danish foreign exchange student Nick Hansen had a goal and two assists in the second half as the Bulldogs (4-4 VOL) came back to stop the Timberwolves (3-5 VOL).
"Nick was our sparkplug," Ceres coach Randy Cerny said. "He had an outstanding second half."
MANTECA 1, CENTRAL VALLEY 1, at Manteca -- Jesus Perez scored in the first half and CV's Pedro Gomez tied it in the second.
WATERFORD 3, DELHI 0, at Waterford -- Carlos Navarette scored his 39th and 40th goals for the Wildcats (13-0-4, 6-0-2 SL) and also had an assist.
RIPON 7, MODESTO CHR. 1, at Modesto -- Eric Cavanaugh had four goals for the Indians (12-3-1, 6-2 TVL) and Joel Robles three assists.
RIVERBANK 2, RIPON CHR. 0, at Riverbank -- Vicente Vigil and Juan Luna scored for the Bruins, whose goalies only had to make three saves.
ESCALON 4, HUGHSON 1, at Hughson -- Julio Farias scored three goals for the Cougars (14-1-3, 8-0 TVL). It was 1-1 at the half.
TURLOCK CHR. 5, DENAIR 1, at Turlock Christian -- It was the first Southern League win for TC (1-6-1 SL), which got two goals from Caio Noronha and Stevie Nyquist. The Eagles led 2-0 at the half.
BIG VALLEY CHRISTIAN 7, MILLENNIUM 0, at Modesto -- Quinn Harter and Andres Guerra each scored three goals as the Lions (12-2-1, 2-0) shut out Millennium of Tracy (2-5-3, 1-1-1).
EAST UNION 232, OAKDALE 289, at Oakdale GCC -- Krysta Clark (43), Amanda Agostini (44) and Brionna Goulart (44) paced the Lancers (11-0 VOL) in their victory over the Mustangs (5-5) in cold, windy conditions.
ESCALON 194, CALAVERAS 216, at La Contenta GC -- Samantha Luque and Brittany Brunetti shot 47s to lead the Cougars (12-2, 9-2) to the Valley Foothill League victory over the Redskins (4-6). Calaveras' Shalane Langstaff shot a 45 for medalist honors.
HUGHSON 222, HILMAR 248, at Stevinson Ranch -- Cassie Anderson shot a 45, leading the Huskies (11-1 VFL) past the Yellowjackets (3-9). Alicia Barros led Hilmar with a 48. Anderson had a great round going until she hit the 387-yard par-4 ninth hole -- the final hole -- where she took a 10.