boys basketball

Woodcreek stops Rocklin, now one win from section crown

Cashing in a second-quarter explosion that gave it as much as a 21-point advantage, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team took care of business Thursday night with a 71-64 win ov ...

Woodcreek, Rocklin rubber match Thursday at Arco

Ever since back-to-back losses four weeks ago caused some to doubt it, the Woodcreek High boys basketball team has played like a team on a mission.   Losses to Rocklin and D ...

Oakmont basketball arrives in prime time

Despite its No. 4 seed coming into the postseason, there was not much playoff buzz around the Oakmont High boys basketball team, except on the school’s Roseville campus.Since ...

Valley Christian can't recover against Victory

Sometimes early mistakes become very difficult to overcome. On Tuesday night in Galt, that was certainly the case for the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team. The Lion ...

Valley Christian preps for section semifinal, Victory Christian

Trying to turn a major playoff semifinal matchup into just another game in the minds of his players is the goal for Valley Christian Academy boys basketball coach Brad Gunter as he ...

Hoops semifinals start times released

The Sac-Joaquin Section released on Saturday morning most of the times for the basketball semifinal matchups coming up next week. Tuesday night brings the Division V boys and g ...

Lincoln falls to Sacramento 85-64

Lincoln High’s boys basketball team gave the top-ranked Sacramento Dragons all they could handle on Friday night. However the visiting Zebras, the No. 8 seed in the Sac-Joaquin S ...

Back to familiar territory, Thunder returning to Arco

In arguably the most entertaining game to date of this year’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs, the Rocklin High boys basketball team earned another trip to Arco Arena by ...

Woodcreek rolls Inderkum on way to Arco

The Woodcreek Timberwolves advanced to the semifinals of the Division II Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Friday with a blowout win over the Inderkum Tigers, 90-56. Twelve Woodcreek pl ...

Lions survive Sac Waldorf second round challenge

Sometimes the approach that a win is a win has to carry you through when nothing else will. For the Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team Friday night, survival was the ...

Vikings vanquish Jesuit, set course for Arco Arena

By the time reserve forward Eric Marten banked one home from mid-court at the halftime horn, you knew it was going to be a special night at Oakmont High. Riding the energy of a ...

Thunder boys top Grant 67-60 in round one

Rocklin High’s boys basketball team beat the visiting Grant Pacers 67-60 in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section, Division II playoffs on Wednesday night. With this win, th ...

Timberwolves bury Bulldogs in Division II playoffs

The Woodcreek High boys basketball team cruised through the first round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs burying Folsom 67-44 on Wednesday night. With the black m ...

Valley Christian dispatches Big Valley in D-V opener

The Valley Christian Academy boys basketball team got its playoff quest off on the right foot Wednesday night. The Lions (24-4) owned the backboards with a 38-20 rebounding adv ...

Vikings gut out initial postseason win

It wasn’t necessarily easy and it wasn’t always pretty, but the Oakmont High boys basketball team found a way to win its playoff opener Wednesday night. “Survive and advan ...