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Chavez tops CV
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The Central Valley High freshman girls basketball team concluded its preseason schedule with a 59-46 loss to Cesar Chavez on Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Stockton.

“We didn't have an answer for No. 33,” Hawks coach Delvekio Rudd said. “That was the difference. She played an exceptional game. She was doing it on the defensive end as well.”

Holly Trammel led Cesar Chavez with 27 points, including three 3-pointers.

Miranda Espinoza led Central Valley with 24 points, including one 3-pointer. Calderon, Katherine Isaac and Gizzelle Mendoza added seven, six and five points, respectively.

Central Valley (8-2) trailed by just one, 17-16, at the end of the first quarter. Espinoza and Trammel scored 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Cesar Chavez maintained a 48-29 lead heading into the final quarter.

Trammel had six points in the second quarter and seven in the third. Espinoza had two in the second and none in the third.

Central Valley outscored Cesar Chavez 17-11 in the fourth. Espinoza tallied nine points.

Central Valley shot 25 percent from the floor, 36 percent from the free-throw line and committed 19 turnovers.

“They surprised us,” Rudd said. “They were very aggressive. They were hitting their shots. They just outworked us. They brought their A-game.” - By DALE BUTLER / Staff reporter of the Ceres (Calif.) Courier