Ceres High’s varsity girls golf team wrapped up the Western Athletic Conference dual season with back-to-back losses last week.
“It’s been challenging facing new competition,” said Ariana Medina, a third-year player with the Bulldogs. “But it’s also been fun meeting new people.”
Ceres High lost by 19 strokes, 226-245, to WAC newcomer Grace Davis on Thursday at St. Stanislaus.
Alexandra Potts led the Bulldogs with a 12-over-par 40.
Bulldog teammates Ariana Medina, Vanessa Ramos, Benia Torres and Isabel Campos shot 46, 49, 51 and 59, respectively.
Jovanna Vega, Gillian Allen and Sarah Tyler led the Spartans with identical rounds of 43.
Grace Davis’ Jasmine Sun and Allison DeMorais shot 44 and 53, respectively.
Ceres High suffered a 224-232 loss while battling WAC newcomer Mountain House on Oct. 9 at St. Stanislaus.
“It was pretty competitive,” Medina said.
Ramos led the Bulldogs with a 42.
Potts (46), Medina (47), Torres (47) and Campos (50) also contributed to Ceres High’s team score.
Mustang Ormina Naveed led all golfers with a 38.
Manal Rasheed (45), Sriya Chilukuri (47), Nicole Figueroa (47) and Aryssa Leus (47) rounded out Mountain House’s scorecard.
Ceres High compiled an 8-6 record against WAC competition in 2018.
The Bulldogs placed fifth with a 2-8 mark during the 2017 conference dual campaign. Ceres High forfeited a host of matches due to a lack of numbers.
“We’re doing a lot better this year,” Medina said. “It’s been nice having enough players to compete as a team.”