Emily Baptista had nine kills and four aces in the first game and the Yellowjackets never let up as they swept Ripon 25-18, 25-15, 25-21 in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV semfinals on Tuesday night in Strom Gym to earn a second straight trip to U.C. Davis for a section championship match.
Laurel Carpenter’s time in the pool isn’t ending any time soon. The Merced High senior signed her national letter of intent to accept a swimming scholarship to Cal State East Bay on Tuesday in front of her family, coaches and friends at Merced High.
A.J. Stewart caught Tokay’s attention on Friday night as he hauled in seven catches for 134 yards and two long touchdowns that helped spark the Bears 66-27 win in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs at Veterans Stadium.
The third-seeded Los Banos High football team went into the locker room of Friday night’s 28-6 victory over No. 6 Dixon in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV playoffs down by a touchdown after managing just 64 yards of offense in the first half.
Merced’s Megan Kravec made her college choice official after signing her national letter of intent to accept a softball scholarship to Notre Dame de Namur in front of her family and a few friends in the Merced student body office on Friday morning.
The Merced High football team hopes all the preparation will lead to a lengthy stay in the postseason. The Bears (8-2) are one of eight area teams opening the playoffs on Friday night. The fourth-seeded Bears will host No. 13 Tokay (7-3) in Division II of the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.