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An amazing comeback
Central Valley High School's boys basketball team overcame a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter of Wednesday's 73-70 win over the host Cougars during Escalon Summer League Play.

"We picked up the intensity a little bit, hit some shots and got some stops on defense," head coach Darryl Dickson. "That was critical."

Miguel Rodriguez and freshman Jaron Dickson both scored a team-high 17 points for the Hawks.

Dickson made five 3-pointers, while Rodriguez buried two.

Camron Thornton tallied 14 points.

Jordan Sek, Diego Sanchez, Tranjit Singh and Benji Magana added eight, six, four and three points, respectively.

Jonathon Martinez and Edgar Urbieta had two points apiece.

Central Valley trailed 61-51 with 6:22 to play.

The Hawks stormed back on the strength of a 22-9 run.

Dickson drained four treys and totaled 12 points in the fourth quarter.

Sek chipped in with four points.

Rodriguez, Urbieta and Sanchez all contributed two points.

Jaron drilled tying and go-ahead 3-pointers in the final minute.

"He can attribute that to all of the hard work he has put in throughout the summer," Darryl said. "I'm proud of him."

Central Valley beat Escalon despite trailing by as much as 14 points in the opening half.

The Hawks won thanks in large part to their never-say-die attitude and long-range shooting.

Central Valley knocked down nine 3-pointers against the Cougars.

"It's a really good win for us," coach Dickson said. said. "That's probably one of the better teams we've played this summer."