Orestimba basketball players are transitioning from lacing up the football cleats to now lacing up those basketball shoes on the hardwood floor as the 2019-20 basketball season approaches.
Gustine High will field a team long on varsity experience in the upcoming girls basketball season, bolstering the Lady Reds’ hopes to return to the playoffs for the first time since the 2014-15 Southern League championship season.
A solid season for the Orestimba Lady Warriors came to a close last Tuesday in Calaveras, where the Mighty Reds prevailed over the West Siders 25-11, 25-15, 25-19 in Division IV playoff action.
Orestimba teams turned in a dominant showing at the Southern League cross country finals Friday, placing first in the women’s competition and finishing second to Waterford by the narrowest of margins in the men’s race.
Emily Lopez hits for the frosh-soph OHS Lady Warriors against visiting Gustine last Tuesday. Orestimba posted a 25-16, 25-18 win over the Lady Reds. Later in the week, Orestimba dropped a 22-25, 27-25, 9-15 decision to Ripon Christian.
Gustine’s Frankie Miske sends the ball over the net for the varsity Lady Reds against Orestimba last week. Gustine dropped a 21-25, 16-25, 11-25 decision to the Lady Warriors.
Lady Red Tianah Vitorino hits in a varsity match against visiting Delhi last Tuesday. Gustine and Delhi battled through five games before the Hawks prevailed 25-21, 25-23, 18-25, 16-25, 15-6. Later in the week, Ripon Christian defeated Gustine 25-27, 25-9, 25-9, 25-3.
Orestimba golfers Ryanne Alcala, left, and Sydney Bazar qualified for the section Division V tournament with strong showings in the Valley Foothill League South finals. The section tournament was played Monday in Auburn, where Alcala shot a 133 and Bazar carded a 137.
Gabriell Swisher serves for the frosh-soph Lady Warriors against visiting Denair last Tuesday. Orestimba defeated the Coyotes 25-5, 25-14. Later in the week, the JV Lady Warriors prevailed over Waterford 25-12, 25-19.
Jasmine Reynoso makes the defensive play for the frosh-soph Lady Reds against Delhi. Gustine came away with a 25-14, 26-24 victory. Later in the week, Gustine dropped an 18-25, 21-25 decision to Ripon Christian.
Janessa Marquez hits for the frosh-soph Orestimba Lady Warriors in their match against visiting Mariposa last Tuesday. Orestimba dropped a 20-25, 22-25 decision to the Grizzlies. Later in the week, the JV Lady Warriors defeated Le Grand 26-24, 25-20.
Lalanie Brace sends the ball over the net for Gustine in frosh-soph action action visiting Waterford last Tuesday. The JV Lady Reds prevailed 25-14, 25-13. Later in the week, Gustine defeated Denair 25-9, 25-16.
The Orestimba Warriors, coming off a great home win a week earlier, found the going much more difficult against Southern League co-leader Ripon Christian Friday.
Janessa Marquez sends the ball over the net for host Orestimba in a frosh tournament held Saturday. The frosh Lady Warriors turned in a strong showing, topping Patterson 25-13, 25-11, defeating Stone Ridge Christian 25-20, 25-21, dispatching Lodi 25-19, 25-15 and prevailing over Pacheco 25-2…
Melanie De La Cruz makes the play for the frosh Gustine Lady Reds during Orestimba tournament action Saturday. Gustine fell to Beyer 19-25, 22-25, defeated Franklin 25-20, 25-23 and dropped a 25-24, 15-25, 5-15 decision to Kimball in pool play. In bracket play which followed, Gustine lost to…
Gustine’s Nia Kellum putts from just off the green during a league match against Orestimba Thursday at Diablo Grande. Orestimba came away with a 206-244 victory. Nia Kellum and Ashlyn Alamo each shot a 59 to lead Gustine. Megan Azevedo and Emma Woods each finished at 60, and Kailyn Medeiros …