Corissa Turley scored 26 points, but the top-seeded College of the Sequoias women's basketball team was eliminated one win short of the state final four after a 66-59 loss Saturday night to No. 4 San Joaquin Delta in the NorCal Regional in Visalia.
Selina Moore led with a game-high 29 points for the Mustangs (27-5), who advance to the state semifinals next week in Norwalk.
The Giants finish 29-4.
Vander Weerd races to second USAC win
Richard Vander Weerd of Visalia scored his second career U.S. Auto Club/California Racing Association Sprint Car series victory Saturday night, winning at Perris Speedway.
Vander Weerd, who was the second-fastest qualifier, won his heat race to earn a good starting spot and then took the lead on lap 8 of the 30-lap feature.
He got his first USAC/CRA win on the same track last May.
JC baseball: Reedley falls to Merced
Yuko Saito had a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading Merced past Reedley 8-7 in a Central Valley Conference baseball game.
The Tigers (6-12, 3-6) tied it after trailing 7-4 into the eighth.
Fresno Pacific runner sets two school marks
Fresno Pacific's Courtney Moore broke school records in the 1,500 and 800 as the Sunbirds competed at the Kim Duyst Invitational track and field meet in Turlock.
Moore was first among all collegiate runners in the 1,500, finishing in 4:33.39 to top the record set by Amanda Johnson (2009) by 7 seconds. She won the 800 in 2:11.28 to break Johnson's mark by 1.5 seconds.
Sunbirds manage split at water polo tourney
Courtney Hall's 12 saves helped the Fresno Pacific women's water polo team gain a split on day 2 of the Convergence Tournament in Claremont.
The Sunbirds set a season low for goals allowed and the team snapped a five-game skid in beating Occidental 9-3. Fresno Pacific (5-13) earlier lost to Whittier 12-7.
Emily Marr scored three goals in the defeat and Kelsie Harvey made four saves and recorded three steals for the Sunbirds. Against Occidental, the Sunbirds used a 7-0 run in the middle two periods to take control. Kaeli Hanson scored three goals.
Rams gain softball split against No. 6 Cabrillo
Sarah Santana homered and drove in three as Fresno City rallied in the bottom of the sixth to beat state sixth-ranked Cabrillo 5-2 and salvage a split of a nonconference softball doubleheader.
The Seahawks had run their winning streak to five with a 2-1 victory in the opener, then fell to 16-5 on the season. The Rams (8-14) have won 5 of 6 to improve to 8-14 as they head back to Central Valley Conference play at home Tuesday versus Porterville.