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Central Valley High School's varsity girls basketball team brought home hardware from the Turlock Christian 7-Up Tournament for the second consecutive season.

The Hawks won two of three games en route to a runner-up finish.

"We got back to the championship game again," head coach Jesse Padilla said. "That was our goal."

Central Valley fell 66-45 to undefeated following an 0-4 start to the season. "The communication was there," Padilla said. "They had fun. Hopefully, we keep it rolling."

Turnovers hurt CHS

Ceres High School's varsity girls basketball team proved to be its own worst enemy this past week at the River City Tournament in Sacramento.

The Bulldogs committed 90-plus turnovers en route to posting an 0-3 record.

"That's our biggest area of concern right now," assistant coach Phil de la Porte said. "That's something we'll be working on. If we correct that, we'll be fine."

Jode Johnson scored 19 points, Jamie Beck and Stephanie Yankovich both contributed seven points, and Bryce Ford dished out six assists in Ceres High's 45-41 loss to Ponderosa on Saturday.

The Bulldogs had 31 turnovers in defeat.

Ceres High turned the ball over 20-plus times during its 79-51 setback to Bella Vista on Friday.

Johnson led the Bulldogs in scoring with 21 points.

Jamie Beck added 19 points.

Ceres High accumulated a season-high 41 turnovers while falling 50-42 to host River City on Thursday.

Johnson had 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Beck tallied six points and 10 rebounds.

The Bulldogs will host the Ceres Lions Club Tournament, Dec. 24-26, at Phil de la Porte Gymnasium.

Ceres High will face Hughson on Thursday (7:30 p.m.), Atwater on Friday (7:30 p.m.) and Bret Harte on Saturday (2:30 p.m.).

Turlock Christian in the finals on Saturday.

Vivien Fermil had a team-high 16 points in defeat.

Myra Naranjo made three treys on her way to tallying 15 points.

Alyssa Long scored eight points.

Phylicia Martinez and Gigi Sahota contributed two points each.

Halie Bergman led the Eagles with a game-high 33 points.

Amy Wright and Kaisa Spycher added 12 and nine points, respectively.

"The whole offense went through her (Bergman)," Padilla said. "I knew of her. I just didn't know she was that good. She's unbelievable."

Turlock Christian won all three of its game and improved to 5-0 on the year.

Central Valley, which beat two of three opponents in Turlock, moved to 2-5 overall.

The Hawks won by the slimmest of margins, 45-44 against Orestimba in double overtime on Friday.

Naranjo netted 19 points against the Warriors.

Central Valley edged out Livingston 41-39 on Thursday.

Martinez had 10 points.

Fermil tallied nine points.

Naranjo and Long chipped in seven points each.

Amanda Lopez and Eva Noorzai scored four and two points, respectively.

Naranjo received all-tourney accolades. The standout guard averaged 13.7 points per game.

"She has great court awareness," Padilla said. "She's real patient with her shot. She doesn't force anything."

The Hawks shined at the Turlock Christian tournament