Visiting Gregori of Modesto used the long ball Thursday to defeat Manteca 22-12 in non-league freshman football action at Guss Schmiedt Field
The Jaguars never trailed and scored first on a long pass play late in the first quarter, returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown and with 3:30 left in the third quarter scored on a long run.
Late in the first half Krys Charles made an interception for the Buffaloes which set up a 28-yard touchdown pass from Charles (2 of 3 passing, 46 yards) to Jonathon Aranda with 53 seconds remaining in the second quarter to come within 14-6.
Midway through the third quarter Manteca’s Calvin Ramsey (10 carries, 89 yards) bulled the ball in from the 1-yard line to draw within 14-12, but that was as close as the Buffaloes would come.
Aiden Twiggs led Manteca with five tackles while Aranda had three tackles and Destin De La Torre made an interception.
East Union 44, West 0
TRACY – Three Lancers players scored two touchdowns each and East Union rolled up 323 yards of total offense to negative-5 for the Wolf Pack at Steve Lopez Stadium.
Anthony Corrales scored on runs of 8 and 43 yards; Jonathan Castaneda on runs of 3 and 4 yards and Jesus Gomes on a 3-yard run and with a 18-yard touchdown throw to Tyler Diaz.
The Lancers offensive line of Cathan Sharp, Frank Alvarez, David Alvarado, Kevin McBrown and Fernando Ambriz dominated the game and set the foundation for 290 rushing yards.