Some of Oakdale's fall sports programs are gearing up for CIF Section play, while others are entering their final regular season games of the 2015 campaign. Girls golf, volleyball, boys water polo and cross country are all heading into the final stretch of the season.
November 04, 2015|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
Senior Night 2015 was a gridiron success for the Mustangs. Oakdale clicked on all cylinders during the team's 45-14 dismantling of the visiting Manteca Buffaloes. The Mustangs (9-0 overall, 6-0 VOL) got things rolling defensively as they made a statement early in the first quarter. With the Buffaloes driving in Oakdale territory, Manteca converted on a fourth-and-two from the 27 yard line. On third-and-eight Manteca attempted a pass in the end zone but it fell incomplete. Manteca went for it on fourth down but Oakdale senior Ben Solario matched the Buffalo wide receiver step for step and deflected the ...
November 04, 2015|
By DENNIS D. CRUZ
With the Aquatic Center at OHS out of commission for the time being, the varsity boys and girls water polo clubs hosted their home games against Central Catholic at the Oakdale Plunge (community pool) on Monday, Oct. 19. Both teams swam away from the competition as the girls took care of business first with a convincing 13-3 win, followed by a 17-5 victory for the boys.
The Oakdale varsity soccer boys are back in second place after falling to third on Oct. 16. Since then the boys faced off with East Union and Kimball, winning one and tying one to get back into second place in the competitive Valley Oak League.
Oakdale's junior varsity football team continues to tear through the Valley Oak League as Weston Ranch became the latest to fall prey to Oakdale. The Colts defeated the home Cougars 41-6 on Friday night.
The Oakdale varsity Mustangs football team improved to a perfect 5-0 in the Valley Oak League (VOL) standings after blasting Weston Ranch 58-20 in Stockton. On Friday night, Oct. 23 the Mustangs went into Stockton and declawed the Cougars on their Senior Night.
As the 2015 fall season is rapidly coming to an end, and with playoffs approaching, the Lady Mustangs ball clubs are prepping for postseason play. Oakdale's volleyball, tennis and golf were all in action this week and walked away with at least one win each.
A battle of Valley Oak League unbeaten squads took the spotlight on Friday, night, Oct. 16 when East Union hosted Oakdale in a junior varsity showdown. Oakdale went into Dino Cunial Field and was not intimidated by the Lancers, as Oakdale knocked off the previously unbeaten Lancers 28-0.
Away from The Corral for only the second time this season, the varsity football Mustangs battled the East Union Lancers on Friday night, Oct. 16. The Mustangs used a 33-0 run that began in the second quarter to help pull away from the Lancers 40-14 at Dino Cunial Field.
The Oakdale Stampede football teams hosted the Turlock Bulldogs on Saturday, Oct. 17 at The Corral. Oakdale's peewee team fell 27-6 but has improved over the course of the season. The junior varsity team suffered a tough loss as Turlock scored a touchdown with less than two minutes to play to take a 20-18 lead, which was ultimately the final score. Tyler Brown and Zeke Saffer both found the end zone for the Stampede squad. Oakdale's varsity team won their seventh game of the season in convincing fashion with a 40-8 victory over the Bulldogs. Oakdale has two ...
When the week started, the varsity Oakdale Mustangs boys soccer club was in first place of the Valley Oak League. By the end of the week, Oakdale sat in second place, just one game behind first place Weston Ranch. Oakdale (14-4-4, 7-1-2) defeated the winless Lathrop Spartans 5-0 on the road Monday, Oct. 12. The Mustangs firepower ran out, however, when they fell to Sierra, 2-1, two nights later.
Tracy's Eagle Lakes hosted the cross country Valley Oak League (VOL) #2 meet on Tuesday, Oct. 6. All eight of the VOL schools showed up and battled it out in six different races. Oakdale's frosh and sophomore girls' team finished 6-1 in the two mile run with top finishers Bailee Garcia, Dahlia Flores and Kaitlyn Dickson finishing within 17 seconds of each other. As a team, Oakdale went 11-3 on the day and tied for first with Lathrop.