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Bulldogs win three games at Modesto JC
Ceres High's boys basketball team swept all three of its opponents last Thursday in the Modesto Junior College Summer League.

"We played consistent on both ends tonight," head coach Brian de la Porte said.

Shooting guard Justin Canatsy averaged 18.7 points per contest.

"I'm a senior," he said. "This is my third year on varsity. I'm pretty motivated."

"He's our go-to guy," de la Porte said.

Ceres High made eight 3-pointers while cruising to a 59-32 victory over Ripon Christian during Game 1.

Canatsy scored a team-high 10 points.

John Dhillon tallied eight points.

Mark Schwark and Edgar Lopez collected seven points apiece.

Lance Hunter had six points.

Beau Pimentel, Vineel Kumar and George Borden contributed five points each.

The Bulldogs buried five treys on their way to racing to a 17-2 lead in the early going.

Canatsy knocked down two 3-pointers.

Dhillon, Schwark and Kumar all made one.

"We shot the ball extremely well," de la Porte said. "We were unbelievable."

Ceres High pulled away for a 73-59 win against East Union in Game 2.

Canatsy poured in a season-high 27 points.

Pimentel, Hunter, Lopez, Schwark, Kumar, Dhillon and Chris Hilgen added 12, nine, eight, seven, five, three and two points, respectively.

The Bulldogs led 37-28 at the break.

"We were hustling, running our plays and connecting as a team," Justin said. "We got so many more weapons this year."

Ceres High throttled Linden 61-34 in Game 3 despite resting its starters for the opening 16 minutes of the contest.

"Our defense was really good," de la Porte said.

Canatsy tallied a game-high 19 points, including 12 straight.

Borden made four treys and totaled 12 points.

Hunter, Tyler Brenning, Lopez and Kumar contributed eight, seven, six and four points, respectively.

The Bulldogs improved to 13-9 overall and 7-2 in the MJC Summer League.