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Moscozo, Wolff, Myatt lead Hawks to a pair of wins
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Central Valley High School's varsity baseball team had a busy opening week.

The Hawks compiled a 2-2 record while playing four games in four days.

"We knew it would be a challenge," head coach Greg Magni said. "It was a good learning experience."

Central Valley used eight different players at pitcher last week, including Chris Moscozo, Grant Wolff, David Dart, Jeremy Lasater, Kristian Olsen, Ruben Casas, Frank Hernandez and Alex Lomeli.

Moscozo and Wolff both collected one win.

Dart tallied one save.

Casas, Shaun Chisholm and Scott Myatt starred on offense.

Myatt batted .462 (6-for-13) with one homer, two doubles, six RBIs and a .846 slugging percentage.

Chisholm, Central Valley's No. 9 hitter, batted .667 (6-for-9) with five walks, no strikeouts, three RBIs and a .786 on-base percentage.

Central Valley upset Pitman 6-5 on Friday in Turlock.

"It's a confidence booster because we were heavy underdogs," Magni said.

The Hawks jumped out to a 6-0 lead.

Central Valley plated three runs in the top of the first inning.

Dart walked, moved to second when Jaime Lomeli got hit by a pitch and scored on Casas' single.

Myatt followed with a two-run double.

Wolff tossed a one-hitter through six innings.

Dart replaced Wolff, who exited the contest with no outs in the bottom of the seventh.

Grant allowed three hits and struck out four.

David induced a game-ending double play.

The Hawks lost 3-2 at Orestimba on Thursday.

The Warriors scored the winning run in the bottom of the sixth.

Myatt tied the game at 2-all with a solo homer in the top half of the inning.

Lasater, Central Valley's starting pitcher, earned a no decision.

He gave up two earned runs and four hits with eight strikeouts in five innings.

Modesto High topped Central Valley 9-4 on Wednesday in Ceres.

Moscozo singled, drove in a run and scored once.

Central Valley shut out visiting Turlock Christian 9-0 on Tuesday, March 1.

Moscozo allowed no runs and just two hits over five innings. He struck out eight and walked one.