Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs

Tracy rallies to beat Granite Bay football in OT, reach SJS football finals

GRANITE BAY — Granite Bay High junior Scott Henrichs had two chances to send the Grizzlies to the D1 Sac-Joaquin Section football finals Friday, but he couldn’t beat a ...

FOOTBALL PREVIEW/PICK: Cooper's Granite Bay Grizzlies happy to practice on Thanksgiving in preparation for Tracy

The most successful prep football coaches will make no Pilgrim’s progress this week. A team that wins two Sac-Joaquin Section playoff games is still alive by the 13th week o ...

Valley Christian wins another section baseball crown

They’re all rewarding, these Sac-Joaquin Section Division VII baseball championships. Whether it’s three in a row or five in six years, each carries a little something ...

Pair of aces, one big swing put Valley Christian in Division VII title game

Valley Christian Academy needed two big-time performances from its two big-time pitchers — and got both. The Lions also needed one mighty swing — just one — and ...

Woodcreek loses on bizarre call in Division I softball playoffs

Woodcreek High School, the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II softball champion last year, was eliminated from the Division I playoffs Saturday on a bizarre call. Tournament official ...

Another section volleyball title for Granite Bay

ELK GROVE — Ho-hum … another Sac-Joaquin Section championship. That’s the way it’s been for Granite Bay High School boys volleyball, and Thursday night was ...

Woodcreek falls to Elk Grove in eight innings in Division I opener

SACRAMENTO — This was a championship performance masquerading as a second-round game. Woodcreek and Elk Grove high schools went into extra innings in their Sac-Joaquin Secti ...

Walk-off single advances Valley Christian in Division VII baseball

SACRAMENTO — For five innings Wednesday night, it appeared Valley Christian Academy’s baseball season was over. But the Lions were too tough to tame. They mounted a fi ...

Woodcreek handles Tokay in Division I opener

For about 20 minutes Tuesday, it looked like the jump to Division I might have been a bit too much for the 2012 Sac-Joaquin Section Division II softball champions. But that change ...

Jesuit rolls a 7, does in Granite Bay in baseball playoff opener

The Sac-Joaquin Section baseball playoffs are as cruel, unforgiving and humbling as the game itself. One tiny slip, much like catching a little too much plate with a pitch, missin ...

Late slip-up dooms Oakmont girls in Division III loss at Patterson

PATTERSON — It wasn’t so much the 20 turnovers that did in Oakmont High School on Tuesday night. It was the one that was committed with a tie score. It was a subsequen ...

Hagerty drops 49 as Valley Christian routs Trinity Prep

Playoff basketball is here, so things are getting serious. Valley Christian Academy was merciless against visiting Napa-Trinity Prep on Tuesday night, as the Lady Lions rolled to ...

Granite Bay topples St. Francis in Division I tennis semifinal

The two giants of high school girls tennis in the Sacramento area met Tuesday afternoon, and this clash wasn’t built on promises, debates, slanted fact checkers, propaganda a ...

Granite Bay’s Lee qualifies for state golf tournament

Paige Lee will get one more crack at the State Championships. Maddy Gedeon missed another crack by one shot. Lee shot a 3-under-par 69 on Monday to finish fourth in the NCGA/CIF N ...

Rocklin volleyball likely No.1 one in Sac-Joaquin Section

The Rocklin High girls volleyball team furthered its chances of gaining the No. 1 seed in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs by defeating Woodcreek in three-straight sets, 25-17, ...