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CV girls complete comeback
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Central Valley High School's varsity girls basketball team traveled to Modesto for its first non-league game of the 2011-12 season on Saturday.

The Hawks rallied for a 46-43 victory over the Enochs Eagles.

"The girls turned it on," Central Valley head coach Jesse Padilla said. "They looked like a different team (late in the second half). It was nice to see."

Mia Lorenzo had a productive debut for the Hawks. The sophomore shooting guard tallied 11 of her team-high 17 points in the fourth quarter.

Brittany Martinez, Valerie Olide, Diana Carmona, Penny Chanthavong, Catrina Castillo and Melinda Camarillo also contributed.

Martinez had 11 points, 15 rebounds and two blocks. Olide collected nine points, 11 rebounds and one block. Carmona totaled nine points, nine assists and five rebounds. Chanthavong added five points. Castillo and Camarillo chipped in with two points each.

Enochs' lead swelled to 11 points midway through the third quarter.

The Hawks stormed back following a timeout at the 4:20 mark.

"We kept chipping away," Padilla said.

Central Valley outscored Enochs 19-9 in the final period.

Lorenzo made three 3-pointers and two of three free throws. Chanthavong converted five of seven foul shots. Olide was a perfect 3-for-3 from the charity stripe.

"She (Mia) got hot," Padilla said. "We kept feeding it to her."

The Hawks' full-court press was also effective.

"We buckled down and played defense," Padilla said.

Central Valley shot 56 percent (14 of 25) from the free throw line during the course of the game. The Hawks buried 11 of 17 foul shots after intermission.