basketball

Valley too much for Forest Lake

LAKE OF THE PINES — After four straight losses to Forest Lake Christian over the last three seasons, Samantha Shoemake and her Valley Christian teammates were more than ready for ...

Breaking down the boys playoffs

It’s hard to disagree with the Sac-Joaquin Section regarding the seeding for the upcoming basketball playoffs. A look at the trends for the last five years show that the high sch ...

Section releases brackets

Six area high school basketball teams will host first-round games this week as the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs get underway. The section released brackets Sunday for the girls, w ...

Falcons find redemption at Crabbe

Notes from a week spent wondering why I didn’t do more curling in my youth:Joey Jergo and the Colfax High boys entered Earl Crabbe Gym Thursday with a chip on their shoulders ...

Ritchart sparks Forest Lake past Foresthill in finale

Laura Ritchart drained five 3-pointers to spark Forest Lake Christian past feisty Foresthill Friday night. The Falcons pulled away for a 41-36 victory on the road.Ritchart scored 1 ...

Red-hot Del Oro tops Rocklin

The Del Oro High boys posted their fourth straight win to close the regular season with a 71-66 win at Rocklin Friday night.Senior Spencer Butterfield lit up the Thunder for 32 poi ...

Colfax spoils Placer’s finale

It was a perfect environment for payback. Ryan Salmonson and the Colfax High boys basketball team took full advantage of the opportunity. The 6-foot-9 senior scored a team-high 1 ...

Del Oro girls roll to 50th straight SFL victory

The Del Oro High girls basketball team got defensive Thursday night on the way to its 50th straight Sierra Foothill League victory. The Golden Eagles crushed rival Rocklin 49-23 t ...

Del Oro boys swat Granite Bay

LOOMIS — Aaron Hendricks’ best Lebron James impersonation helped Del Oro High improve its playoff position while dashing the postseason hopes of an archrival Wednesday night. ...

Capuchino leads Colfax past Lincoln

Senior Kacey Capuchino led the balanced Colfax High girls basketball team to a 51-38 victory at Lincoln Tuesday, all but securing a home playoff game for the Falcons.Capuchino had ...