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Central Valley boys, girls excel against Timberwolves
Central Valley High School varsity track and field coach Mike Reynolds was satisfied with his team's efforts against defending Valley Oak League champion Sierra on Friday in Ceres.

"Of course we wanted to do better," he said. "But it's our first meet. We were competitive."

Central Valley's girls lost 82-55 to the Timberwolves.

The Hawks had six firsts, four seconds and eight thirds.

"They did well," Reynolds said. "I can't complain. We didn't get blown out like last year. We made it close and fun."

Latrisha Jordan finished first in the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and 200.

She also ran a leg on the winning 4x400 relay team that featured Marissa Cabusas, Danny Sandoval and Adrianna Mendez as well.

"Latrisha dominated everything she did," Reynolds said.

Added Jordan: "I feel like I could have done so much better."

Adrianna Mendez finished first in the 3,200 and second in the 1,600 (6:10.40).

Danny Sandoval finished first in the high jump and third in the 400.

"Those two girls (Adrianna and Danny) stepped it up," Reynolds said.

Jasveen Brar finished second in the 400.

Nicole Weese finished second in the pole vault.

Destiny Brazil finished second in the long jump.

Monika DeLeon finished third in the pole vault and long jump.

Hilary Jones finished third in the triple jump.

Brooke Davis finished third in the discus.

Erica Marmolejo finished third in the shot put.

Veronica Haro finished third in the 3,200.

"I'm pretty proud of all the girls," Jordan said. "They did good today."

Central Valley's boys lost 109-27 to Sierra.

The Hawks scored points in eight of 16 events with two firsts, six seconds and two thirds.

"I'm pleased with how we did," senior Tony Marques said. "We had some success. We had fun."

Marques finished first in the high jump and third in the triple jump.

"I could have done a lot better," he said.

The 4x400 relay team of Kunal Jamnadas, Michael Gutierrez, Junior Reyes and Rudy Reynoso finished first.

Jamnadas finished first in the 100 and third in the 200.

Anthony Pires finished second in the 100.

Ernesto Plancarte finished second in the 300 hurdles.

Robert Morgan finished second in the high jump.

Joaquin Casas finished second in the long jump.

Christian Martinez finished second in the shot put.

Central Valley will host Manteca today at 3:30 p.m.

"I think we'll continue to get stronger," Reynolds said.