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CHS girls take sixth at Pitman Classic
Bulldogs post 1-2 record at eight-team tournament
Natalia Cortez scored 15 points during the Ceres High varsity girls basketball teams 71-58 loss to Pitman in tournament play last Wednesday in Turlock. - photo by CANDY PADILLA/The Courier

Ceres High's varsity girls basketball program finished sixth overall at the Fourth Annual Pitman Pride Holiday Classic this past week in Turlock.

Livermore defeated Ceres High 57-43 in the fifth-place game on Friday.

The Bulldogs had seven different players score against the Cowboys.

Natalia Cortez led Ceres High with 13 points.

Rayohna Sagapolu, Camryn Silva, Kaylee Holloway and Harmen Bahia added 10, nine, four and three points, respectively.

The Bulldogs trailed 29-21 at halftime.

The Cowboys put the game out of reach with a 21-9 run in the third period.

Ceres High bested Grace Davis 65-55 on Thursday.

The Bulldogs had four players score in doubles figures versus the Spartans, including Sagapolu (18), Silva (15), Holloway (11) and Cortez (10).

Bahia and Angelina Ursua finished with six and three points, respectively.

Ceres High lost 71-58 to eventual-champion Pitman on Wednesday.

Holloway led the Bulldogs with 16 points.

Cortez collected 15 points.

Sagapolu, Silva and Bahia all contributed six points.

Ursua, Shelby Veuve and Ayannah O'Neal tallied four, three and two points, respectively.

The Bulldogs fell behind 16-6 in the first quarter and never recovered in losing to the Pride.