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CHS boys, girls teams both finish second in league
Bulldog squads compile identical 5-1 records
Bulldog Sydney Ellness tied for first in the high jump against the Panthers on Wednesday in Los Banos. Elness and Ceres High will compete at the WAC Championships this Saturday in Patterson. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Ceres High School's varsity track and field program wrapped up the Western Athletic Conference dual-meet season on Wednesday in Los Banos.

The Bulldogs' boys and girls teams both finished in second place with identical 5-1 records following their sweep of host Pacheco.

"We have some talented kids that work hard," head coach Brett Johnson said.

Ceres High's boys coasted to a 90-46 victory thanks to standout performances by Tristan Dray, Isaac Leon, Kevin Moita, Adalberto Rodriguez, Manuel Baez, Marcellus Boykins, Conner Johnson and Johnni Smith-Willis.

Dray finished first in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and high jump.

Leon finished first in the 800 and 1,600.

Moita finished first in the 100.

Rodriguez finished first in the 3,200.

Baez finished first in the 200 and second in the 800.

Boykins finished first in the triple jump and second in the long jump.

Johnson finished first in the shot put and second in the discus.

Smith-Willis finished second in the 100 and 200.

Ceres High's girls cruised to a 98-36 win.

Mallynda Benjamin finished first in the 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles and high jump.

Azia Brewster finished first in the 100 hurdles, high jump and long jump.

Sydney Elness finished first in the long jump, triple jump and high jump.

Haleigh Leazer finished first in the 1,600 and 800.

Ashlee Stiles finished first in the 800.