The Oakdale High School season two sports calendar is concluding, and for some the final chapter played out this past week. Others still have a few more contests to go, even though school is officially out for the summer.
The boys varsity soccer squad stayed busy this past week as they defeated Ripon Christian 9-4 and shut out Ripon 5-0. In a Monday, May 17 contest the team knocked off Ripon Christian. Oakdale scored six first half goals to separate themselves from the Knights. Kaleb McDonald had two goals and an assist while Kevin Camelin had two goals as well. Angel Pineda, Marcos Hercules, Christopher Diaz, Edgar Gonzalez and Joel Gonzalez all added one goal each. Caden Frazee led the team with three assists. Riley Blount had four saves in the contest.
The team went on the road against the Indians on Tuesday evening, May 18. All five of their goals came in the first half. Joel Gonzalez had three goals, McDonald added two goals and an assist. Frazee had three assists in the win. Camelin saw time as goaltender and had four saves.
The Mustangs are scheduled to finish the season with a couple of home games this week. They entered the final week of play with an 8-1-1 record and having won six consecutive contests.
For the Lady Mustang soccer team, they played two games, the first where they fell to Manteca 4-0. The varsity girls then hosted Escalon on Monday, May 24 in their final game of the season and shut out the visiting Lady Cougars by a 5-0 final. Notching the goals for Oakdale were Kiara Vigil, Tori Caldwell, Jade Manriquez, Mia Manley and Kyndra Obermeyer. Assists came from Caldwell, Mia Peterson, Manriquez, Maquel Besson and Delilah Perez. Goalie Victoria Rojas made four saves on the afternoon to secure the shutout.
Oakdale’s girl’s tennis team completed their season with a pair of victories. They defeated Ripon Christian 8-1 and Weston Ranch 5-1. Oakdale finished with a 10-2 overall record.
“These ladies are champions at heart,” said head coach Grant Miller.