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Bogart wins pair of individual events in track and field
CV boys, girls lose to host Patterson Tigers
Central Valleys Chase Bogart improved to 4-0 in both the 1,600 and 800 after placing first in the two events at Patterson last Wednesday. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Central Valley's varsity track and field program competed at Patterson last week.

Central Valley's varsity boys fell to 1-3 in the Western Athletic Conference dual-meet standings after losing 84-52 to the Tigers on Wednesday.

"I had big expectations for the team," Hawks' standout distance runner Chase Bogart said. "We just need to focus more and step up."

Bogart continued his run of excellence in the 1,600 and 800.

He swept both events for the fourth time this season.

"My main goal was to set school records," Chase said. "I got them. My next goal is to stay undefeated."

Andres Rojo took first in the 400.

Sergio Garcia took first in the pole vault.

Christian Balderas took first in the 3,200, and second in the 1,600 and third in the 800.

Patric Senesom took second in the 110 hurdles and 300 hurdles.

Ivan Martinez took second in the triple jump.

Sebastian Pena took second in the 400 and third in the 100.

Enrique Martinez took third in the 3,200.

Joseph Ocanas took third in the pole vault.

Javier Cuevas took third in the long jump.

Ben Barajas took third in the discus.

Central Valley's varsity girls team sustained a 75-42 loss.

The Hawks fell to 0-4 in the WAC.

Chetna Kumar took first in the 100, 200 and long jump.

Emily Curiel took first in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles, and third in the long jump.

Esther Esceverri took second in the 400.

Anusha Kumar took second in the high jump and 100 hurdles, and third in the 100.

Kim Hernandez took third in the discus and high jump.

Jasmine Singh took third in the 400.

The Hawks will wrap up the WAC dual campaign today.

Central Valley will host crosstown-rival Ceres High at 3:30 p.m.

Bogart will look to keep his perfect record intact.

Chase will battle Joseph Gutierrez and Kendrick Perata in the 1,600 and 800, respectively.

"I was really determined to do a lot better this year," Chase said. "I trained at home. I ran on the treadmill."