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CVHS boys end six-game winless streak
Central Valley High School's varsity boys basketball team won its final game at Turlock's Frank Godinez Tournament.

The Hawks overwhelmed Beyer, 80-40, for seventh place on Saturday.

"I was happy with the overall performance," head coach Darryl Dickson said. "We showed we're capable of doing good things on the court."

Central Valley senior guard Brian Blunt turned in a dominant performance as he exploded for 19 points.

Two other Hawk players scored in double figures-Ryan Sandner (13) and Greg Mathews (11).

Central Valley's Salinder Singh (nine points), Gary Ney (eight), Hector Jacobo (eight), Jamal Wessinger (four), David Griffin (four), Sunny Moun (three) and Cristian Gil (two) chipped in as well.

The Hawks buried a season-high nine 3-pointers, including three by both Sandner and Gill, two by Blunt and one by Moun.

Central Valley built an insurmountable 50-28 lead in the first half

The Hawks outscored the Patriots 30-12 after intermission.

"We shot over 50 percent from the field," Dickson said. "It was just one of those games. Everyone did really well."

The blowout victory snapped a six-game losing streak.

"To get the win is something we really needed," Dickson said. "We're trying to build some momentum."

Central Valley (1-6) posted a 1-2 record at the Turlock tournament.

The Hawks lost 80-40 to the speedy Valley High Vikings of Sacramento on Friday.

Blunt and Mathews finished with 15 and 11 points, respectively.

"We couldn't handle the pressure," Dickson said.

Central Valley opened the tournament with a 74-43 loss to eventual champion Turlock on Thursday.

Blunt had a team-high 16 points.

Jacobo totaled nine points.

Griffin and Mathews both contributed five points.

Nate Villegas and Sandner tallied four and three points, respectively.

Singh added one point.

"Their inside game hurt us quite a bit," Dickson said. "They were big and strong."