Central Valley High School’s varsity baseball team suffered its ninth straight loss this past week.
Livingston earned a two-game series sweep of the Hawks with a 10-3 home victory on Friday.
The Hawks fell to 6-20 on the year and 0-12 in the Western Athletic Conference standings.
The Wolves improved to 12-12 and 4-8.
Central Valley totaled 10 errors versus Livingston, including six during the second contest.
The Hawks collected five hits with six strikeouts on offense at Livingston.
Jorge Alvarez batted 1-for-3 from the plate with one RBI.
Alex Centeno batted 1-for-2 with one run.
Israel Anaya and Robert Nieto scored one run each.
Andrew Brekke and Brandon Hale both singled.
Livingston totaled 13 hits.
Central Valley starting pitcher Juan Ochoa surrendered two runs and two hits with no strikeouts and one walk over three innings.
The Hawks trailed 7-0 at the end of the fourth inning.
Central Valley cut the deficit to 7-3 in the top of the fifth inning. The Wolves responded with three runs of their own in the bottom half of the inning.
Livingston defeated Central Valley 8-4 on Wednesday in Ceres.
The Hawks pounded eight hits, but committed four errors.
Ben Ortiz batted 2-for-4 with one double, two RBIs and one run.
Hale batted 1-for-2 with one RBI.
Andrew Sen chipped in with one run.
Israel Anaya singled twice.
Centeno, Ochoa and Gaige Martinez all singled.
Mikie Lopez, Central Valley’s starting pitcher, lasted four innings.
Lopez yielded seven runs (two earned), scattered eight hits, struck out two and walked two.
Livingston smashed 12 hits.
Central Valley trailed 5-3 at the end of the third inning.
The Wolves outscored the Hawks 3-1 the rest of the way.