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Dawgs unbeaten in soccer
CHS girls team improves to 3-0-0 in WAC standings
Joanna Torrez (pictured left) and Ceres Highs varsity girls soccer team surrendered no goals through their first three Western Athletic Conference games. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Ceres High's varsity girls soccer team won its first three Western Athletic Conference games by shutout.

The Bulldogs remained unbeaten in WAC play at 3-0-0 after blanking host Pacheco 5-0 on Thursday in Los Banos.

"The girls are excited but not comfortable yet," Ceres High head coach Miguel Saldate said. "The season just started. We could have done better."

Bulldog Miranda Wilds netted four goals against the Panthers.

Cristina Arreola scored once.

Breanna Moreno had one assist.

Angelmarie Coral made three saves at goalkeeper.

Ceres High blanked Patterson 3-0 in chilly weather conditions on Jan. 5 at Bulldog Stadium.

"They're usually competitive," Saldate said. "But they lost a lot of players (to graduation)."

Moreno had two goals and one assist.

Arreola had one goal and one assist.

Coral had two saves.

Ceres High outscored Patterson 2-0 during the second half.

Ceres High won its WAC opener by shutout, 9-0, at Los Banos on Jan. 3.

"Everybody got playing time," Saldate said.

Moreno tallied three goals.
Wilds scored twice.

Arianah Martinez collected one goal and three assists.

Miranda Larranaga contributed one goal and two assists.

Mariah Trevino had one goal and one assist.

Arreola added one goal.

The Bulldogs attempted 25 shots.

Coral totaled two saves.

Ceres led 5-0 at the break.

"There are no weak teams in our league," Saldate said while talking about the mindset his players have going into every game. "We just try to play as hard as we can."

Ceres High, which had a 4-2-2 overall record as of Tuesday morning, will face Central Valley and Los Banos this week.

The Bulldogs will look to continue their unbeaten streak in WAC play. "It's always good to start league with wins," Saldate said. "It gives the girls more confidence."