MANTECA -- It'll be Escalon High vs. host Manteca in the championship game of the Walker Vick Baseball Tournament today at approximately 3 p.m.
Escalon's Jimmy Zepeda tossed a one-hitter in a 3-2 victory over Davis, while Manteca drubbed North Valleys of Reno 13-2.
MANTECA 13, NORTH VALLEY 2 -- Ricky Acosta scattered two hits over six innings as the Buffaloes (3-3-1) rolled. Acosta also lined a triple. Teammates Kevin Allen (two hits, two RBIs) and Kevin Miller (two hits) also had big days at the plate.
ESCALON 3, DAVIS 2 -- Zepeda tossed a one-hitter, striking out eight, as the Cougars (5-1) handed the Spartans (4-1) their first loss. Escalon scored the winning run in the top of the seventh, when Spencer Franceshetti singled in Nick Largent from third base.
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ENOCHS 13, NORTH VALLEY 6, at Manteca -- J.T. Boles and Kevin Miller each drove in two runs as the Eagles (2-4) stopped North Valley.
The Enochs bats pounded out 13 hits.
SONORA 4, PITMAN 3 -- Travis Workman tripled and drove in two runs in a four-run fifth as the Wildcats (5-1) advanced to the tourney championship.
TURLOCK 11, MODESTO 1 -- Jared Alldrin drove in three runs and Jared Serpa had two RBIs as the Bulldogs topped the Panthers. Turlock plays Johansen for fifth place today at 10:30 a.m. at Turlock High, while Modesto faces off against Lodi for seventh at 10:30 at Pitman.
BIG VALLEY CHRISTIAN 10, WOODLAND CHRISTIAN 0, at Modesto -- Andrew Wright, a freshman making his first high school start, tossed a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts in the Lions' non-league victory over the Cardinals (0-4).
DENAIR 16, RIVERBANK 4, at Denair -- Dylan Warner and Kevin Chance both homered, driving in a combined nine runs, as the Coyotes (3-0) rolled.
TURLOCK CHRISTIAN 3, CHAVEZ 1, at Stockton -- Trevor Starn threw four scoreless innings as the Division VI Eagles (4-0) got past the Division I Titans.
RIPON CHRISTIAN 5, WATERFORD 2, at Waterford -- Senior pitcher Cody Prins struck out seven batters as the Knights (2-5) beat the Wildcats (3-3).
CENTRAL VALLEY 5, DOWNEY 1, at Ceres -- Brian Creek drove in two runs without an official at-bat, he squeezed in a run and had a sacrifice fly, as the Hawks (3-3) beat the Knights (0-3-2).
CLOVIS 5, BEYER 3, at Clovis -- The Patriots (3-4) couldn't hold on to a 3-2 lead in the fifth inning in the loss to the host Cougars in the Coca-Cola Classic. Beyer finished third in pool play, and faces Clovis East today at 2 p.m.
Sierra Girls Soccer Tournament
HILMAR 2, RIPON 0 -- Noelle Silveira and Blake Lopes scored goals in a rematch of last year's Sac-Joaquin Section Division V championship game.
RIPON 3, JOHANSEN 1 -- Meredith Perkins, Lauren Goeppert and Kallie Jacobs all scored goals for the Indians (4-2-1). Perkins added an assist.
SIERRA 1, CENTRAL CATHOLIC 0, at Manteca -- Michaela Scott scored the game's lone goal as the host Timberwolves (7-0-2) stopped the Raiders in the Vern Gephart Tournament at Sierra.
SIERRA 3, PITMAN 1, at Manteca -- Michaela Scott scored two goals, leading the Timberwolves past the Pride and into today's semifinal match against Chico at 1:30 p.m. at Sierra High School.
EAST UNION 2, CASA ROBLE 1 (12), at Sacramento -- Erin Arevalo, The Bee's 2007 softball player of the year, set a personal record with 26 strikeouts in the Lancers' 12-inning victory over the Rams. In the nightcap against St. Francis of Sacramento, Arevalo struck out 16 in a 1-0 loss.
TURLOCK 3, CALAVERAS 2, at Turlock -- The Bulldogs scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to beat the Redskins.
HILMAR 8, RIVERBANK 3, at Hilmar -- Courtney Ramos scattered two hits and scored two runs as the Yellowjackets (3-2) beat the Bruins.
ESCALON 3, PLACER 0, at Jackson -- Freshman Caitlin Brooks tossed a perfect game, striking out 13, as the Cougars (5-3) shut out the Hillgals.
CERES 64, WESTON RANCH 40, at Ceres -- Four Bulldogs swimmers -- Anthony Chavez, Aaron Torres, Vincent Wester and Aaron Cunningham -- were double winners.
TURLOCK 107, LOS BANOS 73, at Turlock -- Glen Cramer (50 and 100 freestyle) and Eric Bonander (200 and 500 freestyle) each won two events.
TURLOCK 86, LOS BANOS 84, at Turlock -- Stevie Wills and Erin Callahan were double winners as the Bulldogs (2-0) got past the Tigers.
CERES 123, WESTON RANCH 39, at Ceres -- The Bulldogs (1-0) won every event, with Kelly Yoder with the victories in the 50 and 100 freestyle races.
PITMAN 133, BUHACH COLONY 37, at Atwater -- Stephanie Young, Haylie Selby, Megan Bohlender and Nicole Scudder were all doubles winners as the Pride (2-0) rolled past the Thunder (0-2).