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Crosstown demolition
CV imposes its will early en route to beating CHS
Central Valleys Jaspreet Singh soars to the basket while being guarded by Ceres Highs Jeff Lemus. The host Hawks won the crosstown contest, 70-47, on Friday.

Central Valley trailed by 13 points in the third quarter before rallying for a 43-40 victory over Ceres High in junior-varsity boys basketball on Jan. 23 at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

The Hawks dominated the Bulldogs 70-47 in a home win last Friday.

"We played faster," Central Valley head coach Jordan Dickson said. "We got them out of their comfort zone."

The first-place Hawks improved to 23-1 on the year and 10-1 in the Western Athletic Conference.

The third-place Bulldogs dropped to 14-6 and 7-4.

Central Valley's Harinder Sidhu hit six treys on his way to tallying a game-high 23 points.
Glukhovskiy totaled 17 points.

Jaspreet Singh collected 16 points.

Shan Chahal, Oso Fregoso, Erik Mejia and Jacob Guerrero added five, four, three and two points, respectively.

Ceres High's Marcellus Boykins netted a team-high 10 points.

Austin Crain and Wyatt Ogden added nine and eight points, respectively.

Nick Jones and Michael Alconcher contributed three points each.

Chris Lubinsky had two points.

The Hawks shot 42 percent (9 of 25) from 2-point range, 36 percent (9 of 25) from 3-point range and 53 percent (8 of 15) from the free-throw line for the game.

The Bulldogs shot 37 percent (10 of 27) from 2-point range, 13 percent (2 of 16) from 3-point range and 45 percent (9 of 20) from the charity stripe.

Central Valley turned the game into a blowout by outscoring Ceres High 45-14 during the opening half, including 23-2 in the first quarter. Sidhu made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points. Glukhovskiy tallied 11 of his 13 points in the opening period.

The Hawks extended their unbeaten streak to 10 games, including nine in a row in WAC play.

"The kids played really well," Dickson said. "Ceres is a good team. But we had the strategy to beat them. Our game is 110 miles per hour for 32 minutes."