Central Valley’s girls tennis program continued its run of excellence versus Ceres High this past week.
The Hawks dominated the crosstown-rival Bulldogs, 9-0, in Western Athletic Conference South Division play at home on March 1.
“We have a lot more experience,” Central Valley head coach Mike Rodriguez said. “That helps a lot. They have a lot of new players.”
The Hawks have won 11 of their last 12 meetings versus the Bulldogs dating back to the 2013 campaign.
Central Valley improved its all-time record against Ceres High to 11-16. The Hawks lost the first 15 head-to-head matchups.
“Both schools are always excited to play each other,” Rodriguez said. “It’s good to get another win. It’s been a couple years since they’ve beat us.”
The Hawks (2-1) swept all six singles and three doubles matches on their way to shutting out the Bulldogs (0-2-1) this season.
“The girls had fun,” Rodriguez said.
Bandna Bhatti topped Jasmine Bahia 6-2, 6-2 in No. 1 singles play.
Virginia Moore topped Yesenia Mendoza 6-0, 6-0 in No. 2 singles play.
Sabina Dhillon topped Victoria Rodriguez 6-1, 6-0 in No. 3 singles play.
Edith Amaya topped Valerie Raya 6-0, 6-2 in No. 4 singles play.
Jessica Saini topped Kimberly Rodrigues 6-0, 6-0 in No. 5 singles play.
Manmeet Kaur topped Melissa Villegas 6-0, 6-0 in No. 6 singles play.
Harman Kaur and Malina Keomuanchang topped Kensy Gallardo Sanchez and Lilia Barragan 6-0, 6-0 in No. 1 doubles play.
Alika Victorino and Eliza Quetzel topped Taiya Smith and Isabella Gutierrez 6-0, 6-2 in No. 2 doubles play.
Navreet Pattar and Lesly Rivas won by forfeit at No. 3 doubles.
Mustangs 9, Hawks 0
Central Valley’s girls tennis team dropped to 2-2 overall after losing 9-0 to WAC North Division member Mountain House on March 3 in Ceres.
“I heard from everyone they were really good,” Rodriguez said. “I checked their record from last year and saw they were undefeated and the WAC champions. It was a good test to see where we’re at.”
Bhatti lost 6-0, 6-1 to Sana Patel in No. 1 singles play.
Moore lost 6-3, 6-0 to Malvika Seth in No. 2 singles play.
Dhillon lost 6-4, 6-0 to Bella Bucoy in No. 3 singles play.
Amaya lost 6-0, 6-3 to Noor Manjal in No. 4 singles play.
Saini lost 6-0, 6-1 to Katharine Smith in No. 5 singles play.
Manmeet Kaur lost 6-0, 6-2 to Satya Sanegepalli in No. 6 singles play.
Victorino and Quetzel lost 6-1, 6-1 to Udaiya Bommudurai and Erin Su in No. 1 doubles play.
Pattar and Harman Kaur lost 6-1, 6-1 to Lizzie Su and Cheon Delacruz in No. 2 doubles play.
Rivas and Samantha Perez Mendez lost 6-0, 6-0 to Tina Le and Melissa Paul-Vasquez in No. 3 doubles play.