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Pursuit of perfection
Hawks varsity boys basketball team unbeaten in WAC standings at 9-0
Central Valleys varsity boys basketball team is enjoying its most successful season to date in Western Athletic Conference play. The Hawks rely heavily on Jaron Dickson (pictured). - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

Central Valley High School's varsity boys basketball team had high hopes for the 2014-15 season.

The Hawks are inching closer to one of their goals.

Central Valley improved to 19-3 on the year and 9-0 in the Western Athletic Conference standings after beating Pacheco 74-56 Friday night in Los Banos.

"It's going to be a huge accomplishment, not only for us, but for our school," said Hawks senior guard Daevon Brown, whose team's striving for a perfect 12-0 record in WAC play. "We just have to take care of business. This is our year. This is what we planned to do."

Brown had six points versus the Tigers (2-7).

Jaron Dickson and Parken Griffin led Central Valley in scoring with 25 points apiece.

Dickson buried six 3-pointers.

Devon Bolivar collected eight points.

Edward Calderon and Simron Singh contributed three points each.

Nimrat Chahal and Larenz Johnson chipped in with two points apiece.

Central Valley outscored Pacheco 21-13 in the opening period on its way to building a 39-22 lead in the first half.

Jaron had 11 points in the second quarter.

Brown scored all six of his points in the first quarter. Bolivar and Griffin totaled four points each. Dickson added three points.

Griffin and Dickson tallied 11 and nine points, respectively, as the Hawks increased their lead to 20 in the third quarter.

Central Valley will host Los Banos today and Ceres High on Friday.

The Hawks will close out the WAC season on Feb. 18.
All three games will begin at 7:30 p.m.

"It's not going to be easy," Brown said while talking about the Central Valley-Ceres High matchup.