A make-up game against Bret Harte, their first league game of the season, and a preseason home game equaled wins for the Liberty Ranch Hawk boys basketball team, which defeated Ripon 55-48 on Jan. 7, Sierra Valley Conference opponent El Dorado 80-61 on Jan. 10, and Bret Harte 69-50.

The wins gave the Hawks a nearly even record at 9-10 as well as a 1-0 start in the SVC.

Having played Galt Jan. 14 in a game that was played after publication of The Galt Herald, the Hawks’ second game of the week is Friday against Rosemont at home.