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Ceres High JV spikers win crosstown tilt
Ceres High School's junior-varsity volleyball capped off the 2012 season with a 25-6, 25-16 win over Central Valley on Oct. 29 at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

The Bulldogs swept the crosstown series, 2-0.

Ceres High (7-5) tied for second place in the Western Athletic Conference with Patterson and Central Catholic.

The Hawks dropped all 12 of their matches.

Ceres High freshman Nicole Bates tallied five aces, three digs and two kills against Central Valley.

Freshman Kaytlin Donaldson had four digs, one ace and one kill.

Cameron Diaz finished with three assists, two aces and one kill.

Ryleigh Honberger collected two kills, two digs and two aces.

Cinsera Fore added two kills.

Central Valley scored four straight points on its way to cutting the deficit to 20-16 in the second set.

The Bulldogs finished off the Hawks with a 5-0 run.

Near-perfect season

Ceres High School's freshman volleyball team had a memorable 2012 campaign.

The Bulldogs claimed a share of the Western Athletic Conference crown with a 25-11, 25-7 victory over crosstown-rival Central Valley on Oct. 29 at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

Ceres High (11-1) and Central Catholic tied for first place in the WAC standings.

The Hawks (4-8) took fourth.

"We have excellent athletes with great attitudes," Bulldogs head coach Darlene Tobler said. "We have hard workers. They're self-motivated. They all play softball together so they were a united team coming in."

Ceres High defeated Central Valley twice this season.

Bulldog Jessica Arreola had a team-high nine aces during the second meeting.

Sabrina Baisdon tallied five assists, three aces and three digs.

Mackenzie Veuve collected four kills and three digs.

Mahlena O'Neal contributed four aces, two kills and one dig.

Adryana Knights chipped in with three aces.

Ariel Knights added two aces and one kill.