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Crosstown-rivals Ceres High and Central Valley faced off in six varsity sports this fall.

The Bulldogs had a .545 winning percentage against the Hawks.

Ceres High won the overall win-loss battle, 6-5.

The Bulldogs had success against the Hawks in boys and girls cross country, girls tennis and girls golf.


Cecilia Carretero, Lisette Carretero, Dia Borden, Laura Espinoza and Jeanette Torres placed first, second, third, fourth and fifth, respectively, while leading the Ceres High girls team to a 15-50 win over Central Valley.

The Bulldogs won the boys competition, 23-32.

Ceres High's top-five finishers were Judas Chavarin (first), Ryan Gustin (third), Brett Gonzalez (fifth), Kevin Ramirez (sixth) and Edgar Torres (eighth).


Ceres High continued its dominance versus Central Valley.

The Bulldogs swept the season series (2-0) and improved their all-time record against the Hawks to 14-0.

Third-place Ceres High secured the Western Athletic Conference's third and final playoff berth with a 6-3 victory over fourth-place Central Valley.

Marifer Ochoa, Kaylee Donovan, Kiran Kainth, Lizzy Magana and Kim Ochoa won their singles matches, and Bianca Deanda and Angelica Slater were victorious in doubles.


With Caitlin Pfaff, Erica Hogner, Kinsey Ward and Brittany Turnbow leading the way, Ceres High won both of its matches against Central Valley.

The Bulldogs beat the Hawks 166-185 at River Oaks and 164-185 at St. Stanislaus during the Western Athletic Conference season.

Ceres High (9-3) placed third in league and qualified for the playoffs for the third year in a row.

Central Valley took fourth (6-6).

The Bulldogs extended their unbeaten streak versus the Hawks to four matches.


Central Valley bested Ceres High for the sixth straight season.

The Hawks pounded the Bulldogs 40-13 in front of large crowd at Bulldog Stadium.

Central Valley junior Ja'Quan Gardner rushed for 215 yards and scored three touchdowns. He also caught a 38-yard TD pass.

Hawk sophomore Angelo Bermudez ran for 101 yards on seven carries.

Junior linebacker Ben Anitelea tallied six tackles, registered one sack and intercepted a pass.


First-place Central Valley defeated third-place Ceres High twice on its way to claiming a share of the Western Athletic Conference title.

The Hawks earned 4-0 and 4-1 victories versus the Bulldogs.

Omar Orozco had three goals and two assists.

Diego Duran collected three goals.

Ozzie Ramos tallied one goal and two assists.

Samuel Martinez scored once.

David Saucedo totaled 11 saves.


Central Valley won twice and improved its head-to-head record against Ceres High to 5-9.

The Hawks stormed back for a 15-25, 21-25, 25-16, 25-19, 15-5 victory over the Bulldogs during the WAC season finale.

Central Valley's Malynda Lomeli dished out a team-high eight assists.

Hawk teammates Nicholette Mendez, Mia Lorenzo and Leah Faamati had six aces, five kills and three blocks, respectively.

Central Valley topped Ceres High by shutout (25-20, 25-18, 25-16) earlier in the year.

The Hawks erased a six-point deficit in the opening set.

Lomeli collected eight assists, three aces and one kill.

Lorenzo (five kills, three digs, two blocks and two aces), Mendez (three assists and two aces), Faamati (two blocks), Lynaya Lerma (five blocks, two kills and one ace), Jessica Martinez (two blocks, one kill and one assist) and Casey McCloskey (two blocks) also contributed.

Ceres High's and Central Valley's boys and girls basketball, and wrestling teams will battle this winter.