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Bulldogs shut out Hawks, keep rivalry one-sided
Ceres High's and Central Valley's varsity boys tennis teams faced off for the first time in 2007.

The Bulldogs moved their all-time record versus the crosstown Hawks to 11-0 with a commanding 9-0 victory on Monday, March 19 at CHS.

"They're doing the best they can with what they have," Ceres High head coach Bryan Harden said.

The Bulldogs won all six singles and three doubles matches during the Western Athletic Conference clash.

Julio Ochoa defeated Chan Chau 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles play.

Gurman Bains defeated Alex Hernandez 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 singles play.

Alick Liang defeated Alex Sanchez 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3 singles play.

Chase Harden defeated Alexis Zigala 6-1, 6-4 in No. 4 singles play.

Jordan Mey defeated Eddy Perales 6-2, 6-2 in No. 5 singles play.

Victor Pimentel defeated Alexis Villa 6-0, 6-0 in No. 6 singles play.

Trevor Brazil and Esteban de la Torre defeated Jesus Lopez and Eric Robles 6-0, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles play.

Sergio Zepeda and David Cisneros defeated David Saucedo and Justin Omaque 6-4, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles play.

Heath Adrian and Shane Kumar defeated Edgar Castillo and Gian Alvarez 6-1, 6-1 in No. 3 doubles play.

"I definitely think we could have played better tennis," coach Harden said. "We took care of business. We did what we had to do."

Wolves 5, Bulldogs 4

Ceres High suffered its first loss of the season on Tuesday, March 20.

Host Livingston eked out a 5-4 win

"We didn't play our best tennis," coach Harden said. "We lost because the effort wasn't there and they outworked us."

Ceres High, 15-1 overall and 6-1 in the WAC standings as of Sunday, hosted Central Catholic on Monday and will compete at Los Banos this Wednesday.

"We definitely have some tough matches ahead," Bryan said. "We still control our own destiny."