Ceres High's varsity boys tennis team improved to 16-0 on the year and 7-0 in the Western Athletic Conference this past week.
The Bulldogs are closing in on their fourth consecutive WAC crown.
Ceres High has won 38 straight matches in conference play since 2012.
"We don't worry about the streaks at all," Bulldogs head coach Bryan Harden said. "It can be a distraction. We can talk about winning after the season is over. This group is motivated."
Ceres High posted identical 9-0 victories against Pacheco and Livingston.
Ceres High shut out Pacheco on Thursday in Los Banos.
Nolan McCaig defeated Ismael Orozco 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles play.
Chase Harden defeated Angel Lopez 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles play.
Rene Cortes defeated Antonio Hipolito 6-0, 6-0 in No. 3 singles play.
Bruno de la Torre defeated Danny Espinoza 6-2, 6-2 in No. 4 singles play.
Juan Jimenez and Jorge Ruiz defeated Flavio Orozco and Omar Silva 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles play.
Manuel Lazcano and Chris Padilla defeated Chris Barba and Michael Ayala 6-1, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles play.
The Bulldogs won three matches by forfeit, including No. 5 and 6 singles and No. 3 doubles.
Ceres High topped host Livingston on March 24.
McCaig defeated Alex Mercado 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 singles play.
Harden defeated Sal Cortes 6-0, 6-2 in No. 2 singles play.
Cortes defeated Enrique Medina 6-1, 6-1 in No. 3 singles play.
Jose Ortega defeated Sam Redmon 6-0, 6-2 in No. 4 singles play.
Lazcano defeated Isaias Cortes 7-6 (11-9), 6-0 in No. 5 singles play.
Alex Torres defeated Juan Maldonado 6-0, 6-2 in No. 6 singles play.
Jimenez and Dennis Phommalinh defeated Diego Jimenez and Emanuel Jimenez 6-4, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles play.
Ruiz and Julian Rodriguez defeated Michael Leo and Edgar Salis 6-4, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles play.
Padilla and Charles Lo defeated Alex Aguilar and David Lomeli 7-5, 6-3 in No. 3 doubles play.
Ceres High's amassed a 96-5 overall record since 2012. The Bulldogs have been a model of consistency.
"I take a lot of pride in that," coach Harden said while talking about his team's run of dominance. "That's a sign of a good program. I don't think anybody can expect that. It's pretty incredible. If we play like we know how to play, the winning will continue."
Harden has coached tennis at Ceres High for over 20 years.
"It's a lot harder being a walk-on coach," he said. "I don't have an opportunity to recruit kids from the classroom. I'm never satisfied. I'm constantly reaching, trying to find newer heights. It's not easy."
Hawks second in WAC
Central Valley's varsity boys tennis team faced its toughest test of the season on March 19.
The Hawks lost 8-1 to the defending Western Athletic Conference champion Bulldogs.
Central Valley (6-3, 6-1) remained in second place in the WAC standings this past week after topping Livingston and Los Banos.
"This team is experienced," Hawks head coach Mike Rodriguez said. "We've lost before and bounced back. I wasn't concerned."
Central Valley posted a 7-2 victory over visiting Livingston on Thursday.
The Hawks won all three doubles and four of six singles matches versus the Wolves.
Nimrat Chahal and Julio Pena defeated Diego Jimenez and Emmanuel Jimenez 6-2, 6-4 in No. 1 doubles play.
Navjot Kanda and Jesus Cuevas defeated Michael Leon and Edgar Salas 6-1, 6-4 in No. 2 doubles play.
Larry Garcia and Henry Garcia defeated Cristian Solorio and Alejandro Aguilar in No. 3 doubles play.
Eric Morales defeated Kevin Castro 6-3, 6-3 in No. 3 singles play.
Ruben Morales defeated Enrique Medina 6-2, 6-1 in No. 4 singles play.
Brandyn Weis defeated Sam Redmon 6-1, 6-2 in No. 5 singles play.
Jorge Bustos defeated Isaias Cortes in No. 6 singles play.
Host Central Valley nearly shut out Los Banos on March 24 as it coasted to an 8-1 win.
Edgar Castillo defeated Steve Georgiou 6-0, 6-2 in No. 2 singles play.
Eric Morales defeated Jack Gerstenberg 6-3, 6-3 in No. 3 singles play.
Ruben Morales defeated Thomas King 6-2, 6-0 in No. 4 singles play.
Weis defeated Loggan Pimentel 6-1, 6-2 in No. 5 singles play.
Bustos defeated Jared Haug 6-1, 6-2 in No. 6 singles play.
Chahal and Pena defeated Kelvin Chemparathy and Jorge Gutierrez 6-0, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles play.
Larry Garcia and Henry Garcia defeated Giovanni Mevi and Patrick Martinez 6-2, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles play.
Kanda and Edgar Lopez defeated Rikki Hall and Andy Rios 6-4, 7-5 in No. 3 doubles play.
Barring a major slipup, Central Valley should advance to the postseason for the second year in a row.
"If we do what we're supposed to do, we should be back in the playoffs," Rodriguez said.