Central Valley's varsity cross country program began the Western Athletic Conference dual-meet portion of its schedule last week.
Central Valley's boys team fell three points short in losing 27-30 to visiting Livingston on Wednesday at Ceres River Bluff Regional Park.
Hawk Andres Rojo led all runners as he placed first overall with a time of 18 minutes, 24 seconds on the 3.1-mile course.
Rojo edged out Livingston's Abhishek Singh by just one second.
Sebastian Pena (19:27), Enrique Martinez (19:29), Chase Bogart (19:42) and Otoniel Hernandez (20:17) finished fourth, fifth, eighth and 12th, respectively, while contributing to Central Valley's point total.
Livingston's top-five finishers were Singh, Saloman Ramos (third, 19:13), Jose Servin (sixth, 19:31), Jonathan Cisneros (seventh, 19:41) and Francisco Mejia (ninth, 19:47).
Dana Miranda and Vanesa Contreras placed 2-3 during the Central Valley girls team's 23-37 loss to Livingston on Wednesday in Ceres.
Miranda and Contreras completed the 3.1-mile race in 24:15 and 25:19, respectively.
Emily Curiel (ninth, 27:20), Megan Suarez (11th, 27:50) and Alexa Arvizu (12th, 28:26) rounded out the Hawks' top five.