El Diamante players Josh Lorentzen and Ryan Andrada received the top two singles seeds, respectively, for the Central Section Individual Championships, which start Saturday in Bakersfield. Clovis' Andrew Combs is seeded No. 3 in singles. The Clovis West team of Vincent Paganetti and Stefan Loop earned the top seed in doubles. The team playoffs begin today with 12 matches across the section's six divisions.
BOYS TENNIS SCHEDULE
CENTRAL SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS
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Today: No. 9 Bullard at No. 8 Central; No. 10 Bakersfield at No. 7 Clovis East.
Friday: No. 5 Centennial at No. 4 Clovis; No. 6 Stockdale at No. 3 Liberty; Bakerfield/Clovis East winner at No. 2 Buchanan; Bullard/Central winner at No. 1 Clovis West.
Today: No. 9 Frontier at No. 8 Sanger.
Friday: Frontier/Sanger winner at No. 1 El Diamante; No. 5 Sunnyside at No. 4 Monache; No. 6 Redwood at No. 3 Garces; No. 7 Golden West at No. 2 East.
Today: No. 9 Highland at No. 8 Chavez; No. 11 Independence at No. 6 Delano; No. 10 South at No. 7 Fresno.
Friday: Highland/Chavez winner at No. 1 Clovis North; No. 5 Porterville at No. 4 Tehachapi; Independence/Delano winner at No. 3 Ridgeview; South/Fresno winner at No. 2 Hanford West.
Today: No. 9 Roosevelt at No. 8 Arvin.
Friday: Roosevelt/Arvin winner at No. 1 Kingsburg; No. 5 Kerman at No. 4 Selma; No. 6 Taft at No. 3 Wasco; No. 7 Central Valley Christian at No. 2 Immanuel.
Today: Woodlake at Bakersfield Christian; Caruthers at Orosi; Corcoran at Firebaugh; Fresno Chrisitan at Liberty-Madera Ranchos.
Today: McFarland at Strathmore.
Tyler Ash had 32 kills and 25 assists as No. 7 Madera topped city rival and 10th-seeded Madera South 27-29, 25-16, 25-22, 25-18 in the first round of the Division I playoffs. The Coyotes advance to face No. 2 Buchanan on Thursday. The Division II playoffs begin May 19.
BOYS VOLLEYBALL RESULTS
CENTRAL SECTION PLAYOFFS
Clovis East 3, Hoover 0
25-17, 25-15, 25-18. CE, Robbie Nobles 8 kills; Devante Voss 8 kills; Alex Moua 25 assists. H, Kao Vang 21 assists; Tim Lao 5 kills; Jacob Armstead 6 kills.
Bullard 3, Mission Prep 0
25-17, 25-14, 25-14. B, Jordan Lugo 7 kills; JT Trevino 7 kills. Records: Bullard 25-10.
Sanger 3, Sunnyside 1
25-19, 20-25, 35-33, 25-16. Sanger, Jason Regier 14 kills, 10 blocks; Renzio Apostol 21 kills; Billy Moua 37 digs; Yue Vang 51 assists.
Madera 3, Madera South 1
27-29, 25-16, 25-22, 25-18. M, Tyler Ash 32 kills, 25 assists; Neil Hefler 14 kills; Jesus Orozco 37 assists, 10 kills; Fredy Pineda 31 digs. MS, Sam Cervantez 10 kills; Jerry Barnett 10 kills, 11 digs; Brevin Bazzar 37 assists; Sanjay Law 33 digs.
Katlyn Hansen and Ariel Ross each scored two goals as Hoover beat Edison 8-4 to improve to 11-0 and win the Fresno Unified School District league championship.
GIRLS LACROSSE RESULT
Hoover 8, Edison 4
H, Katlyn Hansen 2, Ariel Ross 2, Rebecca Griswold, Corrine Coldren, Marissa Pacheco, Megan Kemple.
E, Katie Aguilar 2, Rachel Warner.
Records: Hoover 11-0; Edison 8-3.