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Godfrey hits for 24 as Buffs silence Hawks

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POSTED February 5, 2009 4:19 a.m.
CERES – Eric Godfrey scored 24 points in leading the Manteca sophomore boys basketball team past Central Valley Wednesday night, 68-51.

Rigoberto Gutierrez added 14 and Jesse Smith had eight.

Manteca (7-3  Valley Oak League, 14-5 overall) hosts Sierra Friday.

Sonora 38, Sierra 35
Edy Guzman scored 10 for the T’Wolves in the tight loss.

“We only played three quarters tonight,” Sierra head coach Justin Muschott said. “But we still had our opportunities to win at the end. We lost this game by not taking care of the ball and not rebounding.

“We let this one get away.”

Jerrod Patton had seven and both Eddie Andrade and Grant Widmer had six.

Oakdale 48, Weston Ranch 30
Tau Cavil had nine points and Joseph Renaud had eight points and 12 rebounds.

“We played pretty well,” Cougars head coach Eddie Menzel said. “We were missing three starters tonight, but I don’t want to use that as an excuse.”

The Cougars (4-6 VOL) host EU Friday.

Ceres 48, East Union 36
The Lancers (4-7, 9-12) were led by TeeJay Gordon’s 14 and Lawrence Baraan’s nine.

Ceres led 35-17 at the break.

Freshman
East Union 59, Ceres 30
In Ceres, the Pages moved to 11-0 in VOL play and 19-2 overall.

Brock Swift had eight points and nine assists and Wayne Chung had 12 points.

Brandon Cline dropped 15, and Alex Del Rio had eight points and eight rebounds.

Weston Ranch 51, Oakdale 34
The Cougars outscored Oakdale 19-8 in the fourth behind three Aaron Washington 3-pointers.

Washington finished with a game-high 16, and Marlon Aumentado added nine.

Dan Nelson and Will Cavil both had eight.

“We made some adjustments at half and took it to them,” Cougars head coach Dan DeLeon said.

Sierra 51, Sonora 39
The T’Wolves picked up another win, this time behind a total team effort.

Jojo Berry led the way with 10, Tim Thornton had nine and Cason Matela and Austin Acker had six.

“We played well all four quarters,” Sierra head coach Mahlon Lott said. “It was a good win.”

— Brandon Petersen
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