postseason

Tigers capture first-ever section title

A goal three years in the making finally came to fruition Saturday night inside a rival’s gym. Thanks to outstanding performances from seniors Neal Reilly (14 kills), Zack M ...

Lions overcome mistakes in first semifinals matchup

Veteran baseball coach Brad Gunter Jr., leader of the top-seeded Division VII Valley Christian baseball team, knew his team might have a hangover following their emotional victory ...

Vikings can’t get past McClatchy in D2 bracket

For the second time in as many years, Oakmont’s baseball team had an early departure from the section playoffs.  After dropping a 6-0 decision last year at Benicia in t ...

Cater’s no-hitter; Gunter’s homer lifts VCA to pair of impressive playoff wins

Despite facing tough teams in the opening round of the CIF-SJS Division VII playoffs Wednesday, both of Valley Christian Academy’s baseball and softball programs emerged with ...

Grizzlies eliminated after heartbreaking walk-off

Three outs.  The No. 5 seeded Granite Bay High baseball team needed just three outs to clinch a win over No. 4 Davis and advance in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I Nor ...

Woodcreek upsets Will C. Wood in playoff opener

Once you get in, anything can happen.  That’s the approach Woodcreek’s baseball team has taken this postseason, and it’s already paid off.  The Timber ...

Roseville softball eliminated after surprising loss

With a roster chalk full of talent and a number of players committed to extend their playing careers at the collegiate level, Roseville’s softball team seemed poised for a de ...

Nelson delivers big in Granite Bay’s playoff opener

It didn’t take long for Darren Nelson to put his team in front during Monday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoff opener against Sheldon.  Granite Bay’s senior ...