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Boys soccer playoffs from Feb. 16

BOYS SOCCER HIGHLIGHTS

Adrian Manjarrez, Matt Olmos and Efrain Belarde scored in the first half as No. 5-seeded Central blanked No. 12 Centennial 3-0 in a Central Section Division I playoff game.

Alexis DeLeon tied it off a corner kick in the second overtime and Cesar Garcia scored the winner with 3 minutes left as No. 5 Sunnyside defeated No. 12 Edison 3-2 in a D-II.

Reedley keeper Estevan Mondragon came up with a block to end a run of four perfect penalty kicks for each team and Eddie Rueda then converted the game-winner as the No. 6 Pirates advanced in D-II after a 3-3 tie through regulation and overtime. No. 11 Sanger had rallied from down 3-1, with Cesar Altmirano's goal tying it.

Felipe Martinez's goal in the 27th minute was the winner as No. 8 Fresno topped No. 9 Yosemite 2-1 in D-III.

David Hernandez scored in the first overtime as No. 7 McLane edged No. 10 Delano 3-2 in a D-IV match.

Fernando Gutierrez and Juan Arellano scored goals in the last 3 minutes helped No. 4 Tranquillity break a 2-2 tie and beat No. 5 and defending champion Farmersville 4-2 in D-VI. In a semifinal, the Tigers will face West Sierra League rival and top-seeded Mendota, a 3-0 winner over No. 8 Orange Cove. The Aztecs have beaten Tranquillity 1-0 and 2-1 this season.

BOYS SOCCER RESULTS

CENTRAL SECTION PLAYOFFS

DIVISION I

Clovis West 5, Madera 4 (OT)

CW, Ricky Coppo, Myric McGhee, Eddie Fernandez, Nate Ruble, Matt Stephenson. M, Luis Hernandez 2, Alfredo Estrada 2. Records: Clovis West 6-8-4; Madera 17-9-2.

Central 3, Centennial 0

C, Adrian Manjarrez, Matt Olmos, Efrain Belarde. Record: Central 14-4-6.

OTHER SCORES

Tulare Western 4, West 1

Bakersfield 4, Clovis 1

DIVISION II

Sunnyside 3, Edison 2

E, Vidal McDonald, Fernando Hernandez. S, Gerardo Farfan, Alexis DeLeon, Cesar Garcia. Records: Edison 5-12-2; Sunnyside 10-8-4.

Sanger 3, Reedley 3

(Reedley won on penalty kicks)

S, Gerardo Avalos 2, Cesar Altamirano. R, Anthony Velarde, Gabriel Agabo, Eddie Rueda. Records: Reedley 12-11-3; Sanger 8-9-4.

OTHER SCORE

East 3, Garces 1

DIVISION III

Fresno 2, Yosemite 1

F, Michael Munoz, Felipe Martinez. Y, Mitchell Friesen. Records: Fresno 11-5-2.

Madera South 2, Roosevelt 1 OT

R, Juan Alvarez. MS, Lalo Guzman, Jesus Garcia.

OTHER SCORES

South 2, Mt Whitney 1 (OT)

Independence 1, Foothill 0

DIVISION IV

McLane 3, Delano 2 (OT)

M, David Padilla, Nick Villasenor, David Hernandez. D, Oscar Torres, Jose Villarreal. Records: McLane 14-11-1; Delano 9-14-1.

OTHER SCORE

Arvin 3, Taft 2

DIVISION VI

Mendota 3, Orange Cove 0

M, Aram Vinegra, Alam Vinegra, Antonio Ceja. Records: Mendota 24-1-1.

Tranquillity 4, Farmersville 2

T, Juan Arellano 2, Cesar Gonzalez, Fernando Gutierrez. F, Not provided. Records: Tranquillity 13-7-3; Farmersville 14-5-4.

Avenal 1, Bakersfield Christian 0

A, Louis Ramirez.

OTHER SCORE

McFarland 5, Strathmoore 3

Call (559) 441-6379 or e-mail results to sports@fresnobee.com.

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