Mustang’s sports campaigns are coming to an end
Oakdale High School’s second season sports schedule is winding down, and for some, the final chapter was just last week. Others still have a few competitions to compete in, even though the school is officially closed for the summer.
The men’s varsity football team stayed busy last week beating Ripon Christian 9-4 and shutting out Ripon 5-0. In a contest on Monday, May 17, the team eliminated Ripon Christian. Oakdale scored six goals in the first half to separate themselves from the Knights. Kaleb McDonald had two goals and an assist while Kevin Camelin also had two goals. Angel Pineda, Marcos Hercules, Christopher Diaz, Edgar Gonzalez and Joel Gonzalez all added a goal each. Caden Frazee led the team with three assists. Riley Blount made four saves in the contest.
The team hit the road against the Indians on Tuesday night, May 18. All five of their goals came in the first half. Joel Gonzalez scored three goals, McDonald added two goals and an assist. Frazee had three assists in the win. Camelin saw time as a goalie and made four saves.
The Mustangs are expected to end the season with a few home games this week. They entered the final week of play with an 8-1-1 record and having won six straight games.
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 in a 5-0 final. Kiara Vigil, Tori Caldwell, Jade Manriquez, Mia Manley and Kyndra Obermeyer scored Oakdale’s goals. Assists came from Caldwell, Mia Peterson, Manriquez, Maquel Besson and Delilah Perez. Goaltender Victoria Rojas made four saves in the afternoon to secure the shutout.
The Oakdale women’s tennis team ended their season with a pair of wins. They beat Ripon Christian 8-1 and Weston Ranch 5-1. Oakdale finished with an overall record of 10-2.
“These ladies are champions at heart,” said head coach Grant Miller.