High School Sports

High school roundup: Hughson pins win at Mariposa

Hughson had forfeited three matches and was looking at a Trans-Valley League loss Thursday night unless it could turn things around.

The Huskies did just that, winning the next four matches by pin for a 48-33 victory over host Mariposa. Andrew Costa (119 pounds), Ricky Salazar (125), David Pimentel (130) and Franky Bettencourt (135) sparked the Huskies' (2-0 TVL) comeback.

Modesto Metro Conference

DOWNEY 45, JOHANSEN 33, at Downey -- Paul Snoderly pinned Kyle Schneider at 2 minutes, 56 seconds in the 189-pound match to seal the victory for the Knights (6-1, 1-1) over the Vikings (0-2).

Western Athletic Conference

GUSTINE 42, ORESTIMBA 36, at Gustine -- In a match dominated by inactivity, with illness and overweight wrestlers leading to 10 forfeits, the Redskins' (2-0) Zane Atkins (125), Jake Williams (189) and Tivo Cruz (285) provided excitement by posting first-round pins over the Warriors (0-2).

Valley Oak League

OAKDALE SWEEPS, at Oakdale -- The host Mustangs (2-0) rolled past East Union 51-27 and Central Valley 54-9, as 119-pounder Shane Tate posted two pins in a combined time of 2 minutes 30 seconds.

Girls Basketball

BRET HARTE 59, LINDEN 54, at Bret Harte -- The Bullfrogs (11-3, 3-0 Mother Lode League), made only 11 turnovers against a press and outrebounded the Lions (9-5, 1-1). Wendie Canez, Alex Ballard and Kellie Carlon each had eight rebounds, and Canez had a game-high 24 points. Ballard scored all 12 of her points in the second half after spending much of the first half on the bench with foul trouble. Sarah Spellenberg had four assists.

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