The Manteca High girls soccer team cruised to its second win in as many days on Saturday, as five different players scored a goal in its 6-0 rout of visiting Chavez.
Lejla Pepic had a hand in three of those scores, netting two goals while assisting the game’s first one to Jocelyn Reyes in the 21st minute. Pepic’s penalty kick with less than 2 minutes left gave the Buffaloes (2-0) a 2-0 halftime lead.
Allison Hoyer assisted Manteca’s next two goals, which were put away by Leah Manuleleua and Ivy Benson. Jasmine Basuil set up Pepic’s second goal with a throw-in. Freshman Alexa Mayen capped scoring off a feed from Avigail Mayem
Lathrop 2, Delhi 0
The Spartans improved to 2-0 after doubling up on visiting Delhi on Monday.
Yaneli Avila scored both goals, first in the 18th minute and then in the 55th with a penalty kick. Cassie Flores (five saves) and Callia Morales-Linnell (six saves) combined for the clean sheet.
Lathrop 5, Delhi 0
Taylor Rose recorded a hat trick, while Allison Alvarez contributed a goal and an assist. Pam Sosa also scored a goal. Tori Cabello, Melinda Ramos and Rose each added an assist. Eliana Montiano had one save.
G. Davis 3, Lathrop 1
Lathrop stranded four runners in scoring position with less than two outs, and it cost the Spartans in their season-opening loss
Diego Chavez knocked in Keenan Donatelli with a single in the bottom of the third for Lathrop’s lone run. The team was limited to just four hits, with R.J. Tisdell, David Gonzalez and Donatelli accounting for the rest.
Santiago Kantun pitched five solid innings, striking out nine against four hits and three walks.
Manteca 8, Gregori 1
The Buffaloes (2-0) appear to be in midseason form after dispatching non-league opponent Gregori, a contender from the Modesto Metro Conference.
Yok Jing Ma (6-1, 6-2) and Michael Lopez (6-2, 6-0) rolled to sweeps, while Gino Mercado toppled Andrew Ng — Gregori’s No. 1 player a year ago — 3-6, 6-2, 6-4. Nolan Osborne (6-1, 7-6 [7-5]), Kyle Thornburg (6-1, 6-1) and Spencer Jackson (6-2, 6-1) also won singles matches.
Manteca’s No. 1 doubles team of Si Hao Tang and Yok Eyh Ma (3-6, 6-3, 10-6) and No. 2 tandem of Edvin Pepic and Dhillon Patel (4-6, 6-4, 6-2) both had come-from-behind victories.
Freshman Christian Guzman had a sterling debut for Lathrop, carding an 83 to place fourth out of 72 individuals competing in the Oakdale Cup on Monday.
Geoff Fallon (101), Sam Fallon (113), Matt Fallon (115) and Robert Berndt (124) made up the rest of the Spartans’ team score.