Central Valley High School's varsity boys tennis team has never qualified for the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs.
The Hawks opened the 2014 Western Athletic Conference season with three straight wins, beating Livingston, Patterson and Los Banos.
"It's good for the kids' confidence," head coach Mike Rodriguez said. "I don't think we've ever started out 3-0. We got to keep it going. We can't be satisfied winning a couple matches."
Eric Morales, Brandyn Weis, Gerardo Rivas, Ruben Morales, Nimrit Chahal, Jorge Bustos, Navjot Kanda, Osvaldo Sanchez and Jesus Cuevas propelled host Central Valley to a 6-3 win against Livingston on March 11.
Morales defeated Homero Servin 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 in No. 4 singles.
Weis defeated Jaime Merino 6-0, 6-0 in No. 5 singles play.
Rivas defeated Kevin Castro 6-3, 6-2 in No. 6 singles play.
Morales and Chahal defeated Diego Jimenez and Sam Redmon 6-1, 6-3 in No. 1 doubles play.
Bustos and Kanda defeated Angel Ramirez and Enrique Medina 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles play.
Sanchez and Cuevas defeated Emmanuel Jimenez and Alejandro Aguilar 6-7 (5-7), 6-2, 10-6 in No. 3 doubles play.
Central Valley posted an 8-1 victory over Patterson on March 5 in Ceres.
The Hawks won five of six singles and all three doubles matches.
Alexis Zigala defeated Francisco Lagarde 6-3, 6-4 in No. 1 singles play.
Edgar Castillo defeated Dylan Halland 6-0, 3-6, 7-5 in No. 2 singles play.
Alexis Villa defeated Daniel Cota 6-3, 6-3 in No. 3 singles play.
Morales defeated Matt Valverde 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in No. 4 singles play.
Rivas defeated Chris Carlson 6-1, 6-2 in No. 6 singles play.
Morales and Chahal defeated Daniel Valverde and Koby Silva 6-2, 6-1 in No. 1 doubles play.
Bustos and Kanda defeated Blake Chastain and Brian Recinos 6-0, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles play.
Sanchez and Julio Pena defeated Eddie Ramirez and Carlos Ortega 6-2, 6-2 in No. 3 doubles play.
Visiting Central Valley bested Los Banos 6-3 on March 3.
Castillo defeated Josh Carlucci 7-6 (7-1), 6-0 in No. 2 singles play.
Villa defeated Luke Sanchez 7-6 (7-4), 6-0 in No. 3 singles play.
Weis defeated Jonas Toscano 6-0, 6-2 in No. 5 singles play.
Rivas defeated Max Edinger 6-3 6-1 in No. 6 singles play.
Bustos and Chahal defeated Jesse Hernandez and Chris Lonetree 6-1, 6-1 in No. 2 doubles play.
Kanda and Sanchez defeated Jack Gerstenberg and Anthony Flores 6-2, 6-2 in No. 3 doubles play.
Ceres High's varsity boys tennis team has won 23 straight Western Athletic Conference matches dating back to the 2012 season.
The Bulldogs' latest victory came against Patterson.
Ceres High improved to 13-0 overall and 4-0 in the WAC following Wednesday's 8-1 win over the visiting Tigers.
"I never talk about," head coach Bryan Harden stated when asked about his team's dominant run in conference play. "Honestly, I still think we have a lot of work to do. I expect certain things from my kids. I'm perfectionist."
The Bulldogs won five of six singles and all three doubles matches during their 8-1 win over the Tigers of Patterson on Wednesday in Ceres.
Chase Harden defeated Francisco Legarde 6-3, 6-3 in No. 1 singles play.
Rene Cortes defeated Dylan Halland 6-0, 6-1 in No. 2 singles play.
Jordan Mey defeated Daniel Cota 6-3, 6-3 in No. 3 singles play.
Juan Jimenez defeated Matt Valverde 6-3, 6-2 in No. 4 singles play.
Jorge Ruiz defeated Chris Carlson 6-1, 6-0 in No. 6 singles play.
Shane Kumar and Heath Adrian defeated Toby Silva and Blake Chastain 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 doubles play.
Bruno de la Torre and Waleed Majeed defeated Daniel Valverde and Eddie Ramirez 6-3, 6-3 in No. 2 doubles play.
Julian Rodriguez and Manuel Lazcano defeated Carlos Ortega and Gevardo Ortiz 6-0, 6-1 in No. 3 doubles play.
Dennis Phommalinh lost 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 to Damarrio Hammonds in No. 5 singles play.
Julio Ochoa, Nolan McCaig and Alick Liang, Ceres High's top three singles players, did not compete against Patterson.
Ochoa missed his second straight match. He's experiencing soreness in his right shoulder and elbow.
"We're going to be really delicate with Julio right now," coach Harden said. "I don't want to do anything that is going to hurt him. We got to get him some treatment."