Soccer players from the Tri-City Athletic League, including four players and the West High coach, beat the team from the San Joaquin Athletic Association during the San Joaquin Soccer Alliance Senior Showdown on Sunday, Dec. 2, at St. Mary’s High School in Stockton.
The teams, made up of all-star seniors from each league, tied 1-1 in regulation, and the TCAL team won it 6-5 on the penalty kick shootout.
West High players on the TCAL team included Manuel Lopez, Shawn Frisbie, Jose Murillo, David Reyes and coach Nate Perry.
SJAA players from Tracy High were Paul Mayes, Byron Munoz and Grant Bessette.
The showcase is the second annual event organized by Lincoln High alumni David Wardell, Eric Martin and Will Martin, and includes a day of skills training and college coach presentations, along with a day of competition.
Super Bowl raffle for local charities
The Community Foundation of San Joaquin will host its fifth annual Super Bowl Raffle in support of 25 local charities.
Six winners will get two tickets to the Super Bowl in New Orleans on Feb. 3, plus $2,000 in cash.
Other prizes include high-definition televisions, laptop computers, digital cameras, Napa winery tours, cash prizes and tickets to see the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco Giants, Stockton Ports, Stockton Thunder and the University of the Pacific basketball teams.
People who buy tickets can name a charity that they want as a beneficiary. Two Tracy nonprofits that can benefit are the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tracy and McHenry House Tracy Family Shelter.
Each will receive $90 out of the $100 cost of each ticket sold in their names.
Tickets can be ordered through the Boys & Girls Club, 753 W. Lowell Ave., Tracy, CA 95376, phone 832-2582; McHenry House, 757 A St., Tracy, CA 95376, phone 835-2328; or Community Foundation of San Joaquin, P.O. Box 286, Stockton, CA 95201, phone 943-2375. The drawing will be Dec. 19.
Wolverines host hoops championship
The Mountain House Wolverines seventh-grade boys emerged as champions of the Xtreme Hoops Holiday Hoops tournament at Hardwood Palace in Roseville on Saturday, Dec. 1.
The Wolverines went 3-0 for the day, including a 54-22 win over The Grove, a 56-38 win over Cal Reign, and a come-from-behind 47-44 victory over the Yellow Jackets sixth-graders.
Point guards Lamont Couch Jr. and Uriah Wiley, shooting guard Zach Assaf, forward Armani Wright, and centers Jared Larot and Jonah West made up the six-player roster.
Two other team members were absent from the team for the tournament.
Warriors host Wolverines
The Golden State Warriors have invited the Mountain House Wolverines basketball team to their home game at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 against the Charlotte Bobcats at Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Wolverines director Reno Ursal started the club in 2011, and players from Mountain House, Tracy, Ripon, Dublin and Alameda play in Amateur Athletic Union tournaments in California and Nevada.
The Warriors’ Celebrate Mountain House Basketball event will bring two Wolverines teams onto the court at Oracle Arena for play before the game and at halftime, and players will also shoot free throws after the game.
A portion of the ticket sales through the Warriors-Wolverines events page will support the team.
Tickets can be purchased at https://www.gs-warriors.com/forms/secure/fct_1213_MHWolverine.html, or by calling 510-986-5403.
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