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CV boys soccer team takes first at Pitman tourney for third year in a row
Three-peat for Hawks
Omar Orozco scored three goals in Central Valleys 4-3 win over Sierra in the first round of the Pitman tournament on Friday. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Central Valley High School's varsity boys soccer team continued its run of dominance at the Pitman tournament.

The Hawks finished first for the third year in a row.

"The kids were motivated," head coach Omar Leon said. "We have a reputation to maintain."

Central Valley won all four of its games in Group D at the Turlock Regional Sports Complex.

The Hawks shut out the Atwater Falcons 1-0 Saturday afternoon to capture the championship.

Omar Orozco accounted for the game's lone goal.

Ozzie Ramos delivered the pass.

David Saucedo and Alex Vazquez tallied five and two saves, respectively, while splitting playing time at goalkeeper.

Central Valley topped Franklin 5-0 Saturday morning.
Ramos had two goals.

Orozco, Juan Medrano and Cesar Bravo all scored once.
Anthony Calvo dished out three assists.

Vazquez made five saves, while Saucedo had one.

Central Valley blanked Edison 3-0 on Friday.

Orozco, Ozzie Ramos and Jairo Ramos led the way with one goal apiece.

Saucedo totaled four saves.

Orozco collected three goals and Jesus Mendoza added one as the Hawks opened the tournament with a 4-3 win over Sierra.

Calvo had two assists.

Vazquez collected five saves.

"It's one of the most competitive tournaments in this area," Leon said. "I'm very happy with the performance. The kids did awesome. We can still do a lot better."

Central Valley will try to defend its title at the Gregori tournament this week (Sept. 6-7).

"Every year is a new story," Leon said. "We always have high expectations. The kids expect to win every season."