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Championship effort
The Ceres Shock didn't have to deal with the disappointment of finishing in second place again.

The seventh-grade girls AAU basketball club brought home the championship from the Sac Area Sports Memorial Day Tournament.

"It was good to finally see them put it together," said head coach Delvekio Rudd, whose team was making its fourth appearance in the finals. "They played consistent the whole tournament. It was a relief."

Ceres won all three of its games.

The Shock defeated the Fairfield Ballers 34-20 in overtime for the title.

Ceres buried six 3-pointers in the extra period, including four by Shealyn Craven (14 points) and two by Sommer Anderson (six points).

Jenna Viss and Janae Jackson tallied 10 and four points, respectively.

"It was a really competitive game," Rudd said.

The Shock also topped the Oakland Bruins (33-27) and Rocklin Thunder Cats (21-16).

Viss scored a game-high 14 points against Oakland.

Lexi Tubbs had 11 points.

Keana Viss and Mariah Boucher chipped in with four points each.

Anderson collected a team-high six points against Rocklin.

Craven, Jackson and Jenna Viss finished with three points apiece.

Martiza Avila added one point.

Ceres competed in seven tournaments during the spring season. The Shock finished first once, second three times, and third, fourth and fifth once.

"In all the tournaments we played, we should have had a couple more titles," Rudd said.

Ceres Shock posted a 15-9 overall record.

Anderson, Avila, Boucher, Craven, Jackson, Tubbs, Jenna Viss, Keana Viss, Mia Viss, Analicia Johnson, Alyssa Sandoval and Satori Summers all contributed.