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Sac-Joaquin Section Playoff Results

Not a bad night---4-2--- for Elk Grove teams in first round action on the Sac Joaquin Section boys basketball playoffs……..In Division I Sheldon beat Turlock 89-54 so the Huskies move on to play Oak Ridge Friday night----Pleasant Grove beat Tracy 74-47 and the Eagles move on to play Kennedy which beat Monterey Trail 65-58-----and Franklin was surprised by River City 62-53….In Division II Cosumnes Oaks defeated Bethel 85-51 to set up a second round game against Beyer----and Elk Grove upsets Whitney 47-45 to set up a second round game against Modesto Christian……All second round games will be played Friday night.

CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs Tonight

Tonight is opening night of the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section boys basketball playoffs and six Elk Grove area teams are in action…….In Division I Sheldon High hosts Turlock-----Franklin hosts River City------Pleasant Grove will be at home against Tracy----and Monterey Trail plays at Kennedy…….In Division II Cosumnes Oaks hosts Bethel while Elk Grove plays at Whitney………Winners will play again in round two Friday night.

CSD Building Fire

Still no word on what caused the fire on February 20th that caused serious damage to the Cosumnes Community Services District administration building……..No one was hurt but the early damage estimate is between $3 and $5 million dollars for the 94 year old building………CSD records were remarkably spared----they were in a room that wasn’t touched by the fire---Their offices can’t be used for now though and neither can the classrooms used by the pre-school program……Nothing has been ruled out yet---including arson---as the investigation continues.

Alcohol Beverage Control Training In Elk Grove

The Elk Grove Police Department is inviting  business owners (with an ABC license) and their employees to attend a free seminar presented by the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Elk Grove United Tryouts

It’s a big weekend for soccer tryouts with the Elk Grove United Soccer Club………Boys U12-U14 are trying out from 8:30 to 10am both Saturday, February 21st and Sunday February 22nd at Cosumnes River College----Girls U12-U14 get their turn from 10:30am to 12noon and there will be one more try out for both next Saturday, February 28th at the same times ……You should arrive a half hour before ---bring cleats, shin guards, ball, water and not wear gear affiliated with any soccer club…….if you have any questions email president@elkgroveunited.com    

 

High School Basketball Playoffs Set

The Elk Grove Unified School District is well represented in the upcoming CIF Sac-Joaquin basketball playoffs……….Four local high schools are in the Division I bracket-------#2 Sheldon will open against the winner of the Turlock-Edison play-in game------#4 Pleasant Grove plays Tracy-----#6 Franklin will host River City---and #12 Monterey Trail will play at Kennedy……..In Division II Cosumnes Oaks is the #4 seed and will host Bethel-----and Elk Grove is the #10 seed and will play at Whitney….And in Division III Florin is the #6 seed and will host Vallejo…….All first round games will be played Wednesday, February 25th.

League Title For Cosumnes Oaks

The Cosumnes Oaks High School boys basketball team has won the Capital Valley Conference championship with a 72-70 win over Antelope last night in a game played at Oakmont High………The Wolf Pack was forced into a one game playoff for the league title after losing to Ponderosa Monday night………..Cosumnes Oaks was led by Eric Toles with 33 points as they improved their overall record to 20-7----12-3 in league play………The Wolf Pack now waits for tonight’s playoff announcement from the CIF Sac Joaquin Section to see where they will open the post season.