LOS BANOS -- When Los Banos' run game got off to a slow start against Central Valley Friday night, the passing game picked up the reins.
Ryan Carmo completed 8 of 13 passes for 184 yards and three touchdowns to lead Los Banos to a 41-6 home victory, its second win over a Ceres school in as many weeks.
Patterson 54, Livingston 28
LIVINGSTON -- Patterson delivered the first punch, staggering Livingston with 20 unanswered points to start the game. Livingston made up ground behind Charles Brown -- three touchdowns -- but could never catch its Western Athletic Conference foe. After a 5-0 start, Livingston has lost its last two games.
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Dos Palos 42, Mendota 0
DOS PALOS -- Kevin Schofield and D.J. Quiroz each went over 100 yards and scored two touchdowns and Ryan Yriarte passed for two more as Dos Palos improved to 5-1.
Chowchilla 51, Kerman 10
CHOWCHILLA -- Chad Neal (15 carries, 126 yards) took up residency in the end zone, scoring three touchdowns and converting two two-point conversions for Chowchilla.
Le Grand 42, Waterford 6
WATERFORD -- Le Grand (5-2, 4-0 SL) wasn't ready to hand over the lead seat in the Southern League, handing Waterford (6-1, 3-1) its first loss of the season. It was a whipping, too. Alex Bucios was 10 of 15 for 174 yards and two TDs, both to Zach Moreno.
Denair 37, Mariposa 33
MARIPOSA -- Trevor Warner caught seven passes for 127 yards, including touchdowns of 40 and 24 yards to highlight Denair's victory.
Gustine 28, Delhi 26
GUSTINE -- Roman Puppo scored twice for Gustine.