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Ceres High, Central Valley lose to Tigers
Patterson earns sweep of CHS in varsity baseball
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Ceres High School's varsity baseball team dropped a pair of Western Athletic Conference games to Patterson by a combined score of 19-1 this past week.

"We knew it was going to be a tough week," Bulldogs head coach Clinton Goblirsch said. "We didn't play our best baseball. Give them credit."

Ceres High lost 5-0 to host Patterson on Friday.

Bulldog pitcher Ricky Lopez tossed 42/3 innings of scoreless relief in defeat.

Lopez yielded no runs and three hits with one strikeout and two walks.

"He really kept us in it," Goblirsch said. "We couldn't get anything going, offensively. We didn't get our first hit until the seventh inning."

Austin Kubala accounted for Ceres High's lone hit.

He singled in the top of the seventh inning.

Patterson scored all of its runs in the first two innings, including two in the first and three in the second.

Visiting Patterson routed Ceres High 14-1 in five innings on Wednesday at Art McRae Field.

The Bulldogs fell behind 7-0 in the top of the first innings thanks to one error an
d two walks.

"We dug ourselves a hole against a really good team," Goblirsch said.

Ceres High managed to score just one run despite collecting eight hits.

Lopez batted 2-for-3 from the plate with one double and one RBI.

Ontiveros batted 2-for-2 with one double.

Zach Kommavong batted 1-for-2 with one run.

Damion Reyes batted 1-for-3.

Adrian Lujan batted 2-for-3.

Patterson turned two double plays.

"We couldn't string anything together," Goblirsch said.

Ceres High fell to 9-7-0 on the year and 2-2-0 in the conference standings.

Patterson improved to 12-3-1 and 2-0-0.

Ceres High will play at Los Banos today and host the Tigers on Friday.

Both games will get underway at 4 p.m.

Central Valley's varsity boys and girls track and field programs both enjoyed individual success against host Patterson on March 22.

Hawk Mahogany Simon swept the 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles and 200 during the Central Valley girls team's 86-33 loss to the Tigers.

Alexa Arvizu placed first in the 800.

Darian Robinson placed second in the discus and shot put.

Jessika Guizar placed second in the 400.

Adriana Mendoza placed second in the long jump and fourth in the 200.

Jocelyn Barrera placed third in the 100 and fourth in the 200.

Natalia Guzman placed third in the shot put and fourth in the discus.

Rocio Villasenor placed fifth in the 100 hurdles.

Central Valley's 4x100 relay team placed second.

The Hawks dropped to 0-2 in the Western Athletic Conference dual-meet standings.

Raquesh Hernandez placed first in the discus and fourth in the shot put as Central Valley's varsity boys team lost 106-17 to Patterson.

Gilberto Alvarez placed first in the pole vault and fourth in the high jump.

Lisandro Gallardo placed second in the 110 hurdles and sixth in the 100, fourth in the 100.

David Fajardo placed third in the 800 and fourth in the 1,600.

Aaron Costancio placed fourth in the long jump and triple jump.

Diego Andrade placed fifth in the long jump.

Central Valley's 4x400 relay team placed second.

Central Valley's 4x100 relay team placed second.

The Hawks (0-2) are winless against WAC dual-meet competition.