Farmersville climbs up winning ranks
Farmersville (9-10) began their week by taking on one of the better teams in the Central Sierra League in Wonderful College Prep Academy (11-8). Extending their home winning streak to 4-0 the Aztecs slid by the Academy 71-66.
Next on the Aztecs agenda were the Orange Cove Titans (11-7). After sending Wonderful College Prep packing Farmersville did the same with the Titans in a 62-45 home drubbing.
Farmersville is on the road this week, first taking on Laton before moving on to the Orosi Cardinals.
Stumbling Strathmore falls on hard losses
The Strathmore Spartans (7-13) found it hard to pull out a victory against the Sierra Pacific Golden Bears (3-13). While the Spartans were on the road they dropped their first East Sequoia League game of the week 62-43.
Despite the loss, Strathmore was hoping to rebound with a home game against the Corcoran Panthers (4-14). Corcoran had different plans as they snatched a home win away from the Spartans with a 56-43 final, leaving Strathmore sitting 1-2 in ESL play.
Tigers grab narrow win against Panthers
The Woodlake Tigers (7-12) went on the road to take on the Corcoran Panthers (4-14) for an East Sequoia League bout. While Woodlake has had trouble with league opponents early on, the Tigers managed to pull out a victory on the road, 55-51.
Woodlake is slated to take on Sierra Pacific (3-13), tonight Jan. 27 on the road once again before heading to Porterville to face off against the Granite Hills Grizzlies (17-2) Friday, Jan. 29.
Monarchs hit 1-2 in early league play
After an opening league loss to the Selma Bears, the Exeter Monarchs (15-6) looked to even their Central Sequoia League record with a win against the CVC Cavaliers (7-11). Despite being on the road the Monarchs ripped away a league tying victor 61-31.
However that momentum did not stand up to the test of the Immanuel Eagles (10-7). Exeter had trouble keeping the Eagles grounded as they soared out of the Lions Den with a 65-55 win.
Exeter took on the Kingsburg Vikings (17-4) on Tuesday, Jan. 26 after press time and will be on the road to take on the Dinuba Emperors (7-14) on Friday, Jan. 29.
Monarchs manage to find winning ways
The Exeter Monarchs (6-8-2) donned a couple of shut out wins last week defeating the Immanuel Eagles 9-0 on Thursday, Jan. 21 before taking on the CVC Cavaliers (5-9-1) on Saturday, Jan. 23.
The Monarchs welcomed the Cavaliers to town for a make up game due to the rain earlier in the week. Exeter took it to the Cavaliers as they sent them back to CVC with a 4-0 loss.
Exeter has a couple of home games this week as they welcome the Kingsburg Vikings (7-9-1) to town on Wednesday, Jan. 27 before taking on the Dinuba Emperors (10-6) Friday, Jan. 29.
Cardinals fly to shutout wins against two Bears
The Lindsay Cardinals (8-4-2) crushed the lowly Sierra Pacific Golden Bears (0-8), 9-0 in East Sequoia League play before setting their sights on Granite Hills (1-7-3).
Lindsay managed to get all the goals they needed in the first half as they held the Grizzlies scoreless throughout the entire game. The Cardinals improved on their record with the 2-0 win.
Lindsay will hop on the bus and head over to Woodlake (8-3-2) Wednesday, Jan. 27 and then pack their road game once again as they travel to Corcoran (3-8-2) Friday, Jan. 29
Aztecs bounce back after 2 CSL losses
The Farmersville Aztecs (4-10) traveled to McFarland (13-6-1) and gave them a fight in a losing effort. Despite being down by only two goals at halftime the Aztecs weren’t able to overcome the deficit in the 5-3 loss.
Farmersville returned home to welcome the Wonderful College Prep Academy Wolves (0-6). The Aztecs had a huge rebound game against the Wolves as they sent them packing with a 10-0 defeat.
Farmersville took on the Orange Cove Titans Tuesday Jan. 26 after press time.
Cardinals pluck first league win
The Lindsay Cardinals (1-14) went on the road to take on the Granite Hills Grizzlies (1-10) on Thursday, Jan. 21. Despite being two lowly teams in the East Sequoia League the first half was an exciting 2-2 match. Lindsay fought off the Grizzlies from attacking the Cardinals lead, and scored two goals to take the 4-2 lead and eventual final.
Lindsay will take on the Woodlake Tigers (10-7) today, Wednesday, Jan. 27 at home.
Tigers pounce on early league lead
The Woodlake Tigers (10-7-1) took on the Corcoran Panthers (4-9) at home on Thursday, Jan. 21. After opening up East Sequoia League play with a win, the Tigers took a second with a shutout, 1-0 win against the Panthers.
The Tigers took on the Granite Hills Grizzlies (1-10) on Monday, Jan. 25 after press time, but will take on the Lindsay Cardinals (1-14) on Wednesday, Jan. 27 before taking on the Sierra Pacific Golden Bears (4-4) at home on Friday, Jan. 29.