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• Ceres High varsity football team loses 43-0 to Beyer in conference play
Amare Padilla
Amare Padilla made his debut with Ceres High’s varsity football team last week. Padilla contributed at running back and safety in Friday’s 43-0 loss to host Beyer.

Ceres High’s varsity football team lost by shutout for the third time this season this past week.

The Beyer Patriots thrilled their Homecoming fans with a 43-0 win over the Bulldogs Friday evening at Johansen.

“It’s frustrating for everybody,” head coach Matt Chachere said. “We expected more from our team this week. Give credit to Beyer. They executed in all three phases.”

The last-place Bulldogs dropped to 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the Western Athletic Conference standings.

The first-place Patriots improved to 3-2 and 2-0.

Ceres High will miss the playoffs for the 15th consecutive year.

“It’s the same thing we see every week. There are mental mistakes all over the field. We’re not getting production from certain guys. Some guys that haven’t played deserve a chance now.”
Coach Matt Chachere

“It’s the same thing we see every week,” Chachere said. “There are mental mistakes all over the field. We’re not getting production from certain guys. Some guys that haven’t played deserve a chance now.”

Ceres High struggled to generate offense as it totaled a season-low 86 yards with a season-high five turnovers.

“There’s nothing you can do to overcome that (three fumbles and two interceptions) no matter how good you are,” Chachere said. “We played extremely sloppy. We have to improve on our base plays. Stuff we’ve been running since May.”

The Bulldogs rushed for 59 yards on 32 carries.

Montrell Bland ran for a team-high 32 yards on six carries.

Central Valley transfer Amare Padilla mustered just 22 yards on 15 carries.

Sophomores Bryce Piatt and Roberto Tiscareno split time at quarterback.

Piatt completed 3 of 7 passes for 26 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions.

Tiscareno completed 1 of 5 passes for 1 yard and one pick.

Aaron Delgado caught two passes for 15 yards.

Sophomore Verlis Smith had a 10-yard reception.

Ceres High will play at first-place Johansen (4-1, 2-0) this Friday.

The Homecoming contest will get underway at 7 p.m.

“You got to take it personal,” Chachere said. “It should be motivation for the guys. It’s definitely going to be a challenge for us. Johansen’s turnaround started last year with their play on the field. They’re a well-coached team. They execute. They limit big plays.”


Central Valley’s varsity girls volleyball team dropped a pair of Central California Conference matches by shutout last week.

The Hawks lost 3-0 (25-9, 25-17, 25-12) at Merced on Sept. 25.

Anysia Lopez led Central Valley with five digs, three aces, two kills, two assists and one block.

Mony Chhoeum had five kills, two blocks, one ace and one dig.

Anusha Kumar had four kills and three digs.

Phusadee Sivongxay had four digs and one ace.

Sejal Malhi had three kills.

Kaydee Peterman had three digs.

Azalia Diaz had one kill, one block and one dig.

Alondra Carrillo and Kimberly Garcia both had one dig.

Central Valley was beaten 3-0 (25-18, 25-15, 25-17) by Golden Valley on Sept. 23 in Ceres.

Peterman led the Hawks with 13 digs.

Chhoeum had four kills, three blocks and two digs.

Diaz had four digs, two aces and one kill.

Kumar had three kills, two digs and one ace.

Lopez had three blocks and one kill.

Malhi had three blocks and one dig.

Carrillo had three digs and one kill.

Sivongxay had two digs.

Garcia had one dig.

Central Valley (0-5) will play at Buhach Colony today at 6 p.m.

CHS loses twice

Ceres High’s varsity girls volleyball team lost a pair of Western Athletic Conference matches this past week.

The Bulldogs dropped to 1-6 in the WAC standings following Thursday’s 3-1 (25-17, 12-25, 25-12, 25-14) setback at Grace Davis.

Bella Curry had 15 digs, one ace and one block.

Vianney Perez had 11 digs.

Allison Stiles had nine assists, four digs, two kills and two aces.

Mya Robinson had seven kills, three blocks and one dig.

Cheralyn Durossette had six aces and six digs.

Dominique Arendt had three kills, one block and one dig.

Lysaida Munoz had three digs and one ace.

Kitiana Tuakalau had two kills and one block.

Bethanie Thornberry had one dig.

Mountain House shut out Ceres High 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-18) Sept. 24 on the road.

Stiles had 14 assists, nine digs, five aces and one kill.

Perez had 10 digs and two aces.

Durossette had eight digs and two aces.

Curry had seven digs, four kills, two aces, one block.

Munoz had five digs and one ace.

Rayana Coleman had four kills and three blocks.

Arendt had four kills, one block and one dig.

Robinson had two kills, one ace, one block and one dig.

Thornberry had two kills and one block.


Central Valley’s youth-laden varsity girls golf team notched its second league victory of the season this past week.

The host Hawks topped winless Buhach Colony by 18 strokes, 241-259, in Central California Conference dual action on Sept. 24 at St. Stanislaus. “It was a good test for us,” head coach Kelly Wheelock said. “Us, Buhach, Atwater and Patterson are all evenly-matched.”

Amelia Daoheung led Central Valley with an 8-over-par 36.

Esmeralda Lopez carded a 43.

Sayra Rodriguez and Lina Bernal had identical rounds of 51.

Lucia Bernal shot a 60.

Central Valley lost 297-333 to host El Capitan on Thursday at Merced Golf & Country Club.

“The girls played as good as I thought they would,” Wheelock said. 

Daoheung carded a 12-over-par 48.

Lopez, Rodriguez, Lina Bernal and Lucia Bernal finished with rounds of 64, 70, 75 and 76, respectively.

Central Valley had a 2-6 record against CCC competition prior to this week.

“All of the girls have improved, which is good,” Wheelock said. “They’re putting extra work in. We’re two golfers away from being really competitive.”