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Swimming finals
Shane Nunes, Aaron Torres, Nick Serratos, Aaron Cunningham, Kody Fliflet and Zachary Zamaroni helped propel Ceres High's varsity boys swimming team to a fourth-place finish at the Valley Oak League championships on Saturday in Manteca.

The Bulldogs (60.5 points) finished ahead of East Union (49), Manteca (32) Weston Ranch (19.5) and Central Valley (11) at the eight-team event. Oakdale (153), Sonora (106) and host Sierra 975) placed first, second and third, respectively.

Nunes won the 100 fly (56.11 seconds) and finished runner-up in the 200 free (1:56.37). Shane defeated East Union's Jeff Clare by almost five seconds on his way to becoming the first Bulldog to claim a league title in two years.

"The amount I won by shocked some people," Nunes said. "It was by half the length of the pool."

Torres took second in the 100 back (1:02.80) and fourth in the 50 free (24.32).

Serratos took sixth in the 100 back (1:16.85) and eighth in the 200 IM (2:43.85).

Cunningham took seventh in the 100 breast (1:14.83).

Fliflet took eighth in the 200 free (2:14.47).

The 200 medley relay team of Torres, Cunningham, Nunes and Zamaroni placed second. The foursome also team up to finish third in the 200 medley relay.

Central Valley's Victor Cruz took fifth in the 100 free (56.10) and eighth in the 50 free (24.92).

The Bulldogs and Hawks placed sixth and seventh, respectively, in the varsity girls competition. Ceres High (21) edged out Central Valley (21) by one point (21). Sierra (156) won the team title, followed by East Union (104), Oakdale (102), Sonora (65) and Manteca (32). Weston Ranch (16) finished in last place.

Ceres High freshman Montana Bull took sixth in the 200 IM (2:45.86) and seventh in the 100 back (1:16.68).

The 200 medley relay team of Bull, Megan Braverman, Tiffany Burnett and Kimberly Chambers placed fifth (2:24.30).

The 200 free relay team of Bull, Chambers, Aimee Bautista and Tori Gunzenhauser placed seventh.

The 400 free relay team of Burnett, Bautista, Ariel Hagel and Leanna McConnell placed seventh.

Central Valley's Taylor Rogers finished second in the 50 free (27.20) and ninth in the 100 free (1:02.75).

Hawk teammate Cierra Alvear took sixth in the 100 breast (1:20.61).