The Del Oro rally. The Sac High shocker. The history-making win at Arco. About a year has passed since Lodi stunned the section and took the varsity boys basketball playoffs by storm, and on the eve of their next postseason push, the Flames still looked back fondly at 2012’s title game run.
“It set a standard for this whole program,” said senior Benny Simi, a key part of that section Division II finalist squad. “Everyone wants to follow in our footsteps.”