Composed of schools from the Modesto Metro Conference, Central California Conference, Valley Oak League and Western Athletic Conference. Results as of Wednesday’s matches.
1. (1) Pitman: Whitney Barnes had 15 kills, nine digs, and Kaylin Randhawa had five blocks as the Pride improved to 14-1 with a 3-0 victory over Buhach.
2. (2) Turlock: The Bulldogs have won 20 matches for the second straight season; will play at the Tiger Cup, hosted by Notre Dame Belmont.
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3. (4) Gregori: The Jaguars overwhelmed MMC rival Enochs with a fast offense and a pair of young finishers, Jenna Tobin and Emily Joseph.
4. (5) El Capitan: The Gauchos snapped Los Banos’ 48-match conference winning streak and confirmed their status as the WAC favorite.
5. (3) Enochs: Started slow in each game and suffered a disappointing 3-1 loss to Gregori; defensive specialist Lexi Guerra shined in defeat.
6. (6) Oakdale: The Mustangs haven’t dropped a game in VOL play and have won 15 consecutive league matches dating back to last season.
7. (nr) Golden Valley: The Cougars rebounded from back-to-back losses to Pitman and Turlock with five-game victories over Buhach and Atwater.
Composed of schools from the Mother Lode League, Trans-Valley League, Southern League and Central California Athletic Association. Results as of Wednesday’s matches.
1. (1) Sonora: Business as usual for the Wildcats, now 6-0 in MLL play, 18-2 overall and ranked No. 3 in the Sac-Joaquin Section’s Division IV poll, according to MaxPreps.
2. (2) Hilmar: The well-rounded Yellowjackets dispatched their two chief threats in the TVL – Ripon and Escalon – dropping only a game in the two matches.
3. (3) Escalon: The Cougars suffered their second loss in two weeks to Hilmar, but remain a TVL contender with senior Taylor Laugero.
4. (4) Ripon: Stephanie Petlanksy and Samantha McCreath were locked in against Mountain House: Petlanksy had 28 assists, while McCreath racked up 10 kills.
5. (5) Turlock Christian: The Eagles’ four-match winning streak will be tested next week with trips to Stone Ridge Christian and Big Valley Christian.
6. (7) Big Valley Christian: After a long layoff, the Lions returned with a bang, sweeping Venture Academy and Brookside Christian. Emily Stubbert had 48 assists in the two wins.
7. (6) Bret Harte: Sophomore Emily Juarez had nine kills and Christine Lora 17 digs, but it wasn’t enough as the Bullfrogs were swept by Sonora. Bret Harte has lost three of its last four matches.