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Ripon Chiefs varsity, novice win postseason openers
Manteca ball carrier DeAndre Patterson avoids Oakdale Stampede defender Santiago Garcia in the Raiders’ 42-13 pewee loss at The Corral. - photo by DAVE CAMPBELL/The Bulletin

Garrison Reis ran for one touchdown and threw for three Saturday to lead the Ripon Chiefs varsity to a 48-14 win over the Linden Lions in opening-round Mother Lode Valley Football League action. 

Reis (6 of 11 passing, 143 yards) darted 49 yards for a scoring run and hit Xzavier Clark (four catches, 109 yards) with touchdown throws of 4 and 68 yards and 4 yards to Jesus Ochoa.  

Reis made nine tackles, Frank Teicheira IV, Canaan Clark and Ty Herrin four apiece;  Xzavier Clark, Ochoa and MacDannald three each with two apiece for Rylan McDonald, Marcus Atienza and Brock Felt. Logan House, Skylar Ortiz and Julian Meyer also contributed on defense. 

Motherlode JV

Hughson Huskies 30, Ripon Chiefs 0

Eric Guevara, Logan Lefebvre and Amari Vorsane stood out on both sides of the ball for the Chiefs.

Javy Calderon, Xaiden Reyes, Julian Deweerd, Wyatt Moorehouse, Vince Eves, Gavin Marlow,  and Clayton Olivera all contributed on defense for Ripon. 

Motherlode novice

Ripon Chiefs 20,

 Amador Jr. Buffaloes 6

Kaiden Romero helped the Chiefs avenge a Week 1 loss with a pair of touchdowns. 

Romero carried the ball four just four times but racked up 107 yards. Gavin Duran added the other touchdown, carrying the ball six times for 27 yards. Tough running by Xabriel Reyes (14 carries, 58 yards) and Ace Dougherty (nine carries, 51 yards) rounded out the offensive attack. Ripon’s offensive line of Zach Thomas, Jayden Costa, Jarrod Smith, Nik Vitz and Mason Buck opened up lanes all afternoon . 

Reyes made seven tackles, Dougherty six, and Buck, Romero and Vitz chipped in three apied. Duran and Devin Tiechera added  sacks. Exceptional line effort by Eli Segrest, Josh Baliel and Ivan Godina paced the Chiefs up front.

Trans Valley varsity

Patterson Ravens 52, Ripon Knights 12

Jace Beidleman scored a touchdown and ran for more than 100 yards for the Knights.

Beidleman totaled 106 yards on the ground with a 13-yard touchdown run and Carson Sanders ran for 58 yards and an 8-yard touchdown. Anden Ries added 76 total yards with Israel San Nicolas pulling in 48 receiving yards.  

Ries made seven tackles, Chase Bogetti five, Cade Gemmell four and Andrew Mensonidis three. 

Trans Valley JV

Knights 44, Ravens 40

Hunter Steele highlighted the 300-plus yard ground game for Ripon with 265 yards on 24 carries and four touchdowns. 

Chase Kosaka added a 5-yard touchdown run. Nate Cedolini was 8 for 14 passing for 124 yards with a touchdown throw strike to J.P. Abrew. Kosaka also connected with Quentin Clark, Konner Kibler, Mason Fontes, and Isaiah Hernandez. 

The Knights defense was led by Eddie Ramirez with 12 tackles. Mario Garcia added eight stops, Brady Rossi and Kibler six each and Steele and Chase Bunnell four each. Ricky Van Unen made a late-game interception to help seal the victory. 

Aaron Van Hofwegen was 4 of 6 on conversion kicks for Ripon. 

Trans Valley Novice

Knights 37, Ravens 7

Mason Durao scored two touchdowns for Ripon to lead a balanced attack. 

Durao had five carries for 66 yards with touchdown runs of 10 and 15 yards. Gavin Decena (nine carries, 145 yards) had a 12-yard touchdown run, Landon Corcoran (eight carries, 49 yards) scored on a five-yard run and Jax Booth (seven carries, 47 yards) added a 3-yard touchdown run.

Durao blocked a punt and made 10 tackles. Booth, Kaeo Sanchez and Drew Walker added nine stops apiece; Izaac San Nicholas, Nate New and Wyatt Prime made five tackles each and Landon Corcoran, Luke Mckiern and Vincent Cockrell had three stops apiece.

Cen-Cal peewees

Oakdale Stampede42, Manteca Raiders 13

DeAndre Patterson scored two touchdowns for the Cowboys.

Patterson totaled 170 yards rushing and had four tackles. Danny Olaguibel had 35 rushing yards with three tackles, Valentino Dominguez had four stops and King Ward three. 

Delta Youth varsity

Dublin Fighting Irish 36, Manteca Chargers 0

The Chargers offense had a tough time getting going against the No. 1 team in the South Conference. 

The Manteca defense held the line in the first half but the Fighting Irish run game took over in the second half. 

Andrew DeFrenchi made three tackles and an interception for the Chargers and along with Daniel Bernal gained 30 yards on the ground. Andre Bonvillian added five tackles.

The Raiders JV lost, 22-6.

Delta Youth novice

Fighting Irish 20,

 Chargers 19

Darien East scored three touchdowns and made nine tackles for Manteca. 

East’s touchdowns included runs of 60 and 90 yards. 

Roman Duvernay recovered two fumbles for the Chargers. Hunter Clinkenbeard, Nicholes Holt and Keiante Wakefield added five tackles apiece. 

Delta Youth junior novice

Chargers 26,

 Fighting Irish 0

Tobias Cox ran for three Manteca touchdowns. 

Cox scored on runs of 20, 60 and 65 yards. Josaiah Law-Lartigue scored the other Chargers touchdown.

Junior Evans recovered two fumbles and made seven tackles for Manteca. Zack Behrbaum (fumble recovery) added five stops with Kaleb Nunes (fumble recovery), David Gloria (fumble recovery),  Jovanny Mendez and Mason Love all making three tackles. 

Kaleb Nunes recovered a fumble and David Gloria made a huge tackle for a loss.

Central Valley JV

Manteca Cowboys 32, Tracy Rampage 0

Five different Cowboys scored. 

Quinn Martinez (nine carries, 88 yards) scored on a 57-yard run, Izik Quezada (seven carries, 54 yards) had a 5-yard touchdown run, Blake Mount  (five carries, 26 yards) bulled in a score from 1 yard out, Robbie Espinoza (two receptions, 47 yards) scored on a 3-yard run and Landon Butler scored on a 4-yard pass from Mehtaab  Bhangu.

Manteca’s Gavin Goodwin was all over the field with 14 tackles, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery. Isaac Alvaraz, Santana Stevenson and Christopher Gallego made 10 stops apiece, Izik Quezada eight, Jeremy Ap’e (fumble recovery), Joshua Reyes, Blake Mount and Dylan Stonum seven apiece; Mauricio Zaupa, Emelio Panpojn and Maricio Zaupa five each; Robbie Espinoza four and Isaih Amada three. 

Central Valley Rookies

Rampage 44, Cowboys 26

Trailing 28-20 at halftime, Manteca was outscored 16-6 in the second half. 

Nikko Juarez tallied 248 yards on 19 carries for the Cowboys with touchdown runs of 2, 50, 52 and 78 yards. 

Juarez made eight tackles, Ricky Soria, Jonathan Constance, Devin Downey and Julian Ramirez six apiece; Mario Quezada five and three each for Kyler Cayode, Jayden Davidson and Andrew Estrada.

Central Valley Starts

Cowboys 28, Rampage 0

Bryant Lewis and Terrence Montgomery scored two touchdowns apiece for Manteca. 

Lewis totaled 79 yards on five carries and Montgomery scored on both of his carries, totaling 70 yards. Isaac Estrada added 51 yards on four carries. 

Lewis and Montgomery made seven tackles apiece. Jonathan Morales added six stops and Isaac Estrada and Devin Cortinas made five tackles apiece.