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Another shutout for varsity Cowboys
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Stanley Kimoni of the Manteca Cowboys junior varsity avoids a tackle by Larenz Redd of the Stagg Jr. Delta Kings in a 32-6 win for the Jr. Delta Kings at Dino Cunial Field. - photo by Dave Campbell

The Manteca Cowboys posted their fifth shutout Saturday with a 39-0 thumping of the Stagg Delta Kings in DYSA action at Dino Cunial Field.

Joseph Espinosa had three carries for 93 yards with a pair of 45-yard touchdown runs. He also completed touchdown passes of 32 yards to Anthony Contreras and 34 yards to Nicholas Stanley. A.J. Martinez had a 55-yard touchdown run and Stanley a 17-yard touchdown run.

Alex Alexander led the Manteca with five tackles. Klayton Torres, A.J. Martinez and Joseph Bender had four stops each and Nicholas Stanley (interception) and Andrew Hernandez added three apiece.


Junior varsity

Jr. Kings 32, Cowboys 6

Eric Morales scored the lone touchdown for the Cowboys on a 3-yard run.

Kimoni Stanley led the Manteca ground game with 86 yards on 11 carries.

Shane Crawford had 13 tackles for the Cowboys. Sergio Espinoza added 10 stops, Asiah Scott (interception), Adam Sena and Nicco Cedolini five apiece with Ronnie Ray and Jaden Tanforan adding three apiece. Angelo Lopez, Jamari Mulligan, Preston Church and Eric Morales also played well on defense for Manteca.



Jr. Kings 19, Cowboys 6

Derek Morales had a 50-yard touchdown run for the Cowboys in the second quarter.

Derrick Alicia Jr., Raheem Carol, Romeo Mayham, Caleb Perales, Ryan Torres, Jacob Lopez, Xavier Mendes Carlos Alvarez and Nick Luna all played well on defense for Manteca.



Cowboys 19, Jr. Kings 18

Alex Cervantes had all three Cowboys touchdowns – including a 90-yard scamper in the first quarter – to help keep Manteca undefeated through six games.

Cervantes tallied 241 on 11 carries with other touchdown runs of 37 and 65 yards.

Cervantes had four tackles for the Cowboys. Gavin Goodwin (fumble recovery) added three stops, Matthew Wilcox recovered a fumble and  Nate Cedolini had an interception.