Oak Ridge 47, Golden Valley 64 — Behind 27-21 in Wednesday’s CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I boys basketball playoff game in Merced, Oak Ridge was held to nine points in the third quarter that proved to be the difference in the game. Oak Ridge (13-14), which entered the playoffs as the No. 10 seed, trailed 45-30 entering the fourth quarter. The Trojans fell behind to the Cougars in the first quarter, 17-10, but went on a 7-0 run to trim the lead but it wasn’t enough. Tyus Millholin scored 21 points for Oak Ridge.
The Rolling Hills Middle School Wrestling Team, known as the Warrior Factory, placed third overall as a team at the Folsom Athletic League Championship Tournament and also placed third at the County Area Championship Tournament. The FALC includes all middle school programs in El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park and Folsom. The CACT includes programs from El Dorado Hills, Folsom, Cameron Park and the entire Western Slope of El Dorado County.
“What our team lacks in sheer numbers, we made up for in heart, hard work and strong fundamental skills,” head coach Lawrence Divinagracia said. “We’re competing against other programs with 50 or more wrestlers but our warriors proved that together they can overcome great odds. We have qualified eight wrestlers to the prestigious NorCal Regional Championship Tournament.”