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Cowboys JV defeat Galt in DYSA play
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The Manteca Cowboys junior varsity used a balanced attack to blank the visiting Galt Warriors 13-0 in DYSA action Saturday at East Union High’s Dino Cunial Field.
Dominic Kempf  (seven carries, 32 yards) and Joseph Gonzales (three carries, 10 yards) each scored a Manteca touchdown. Keona Cayode (seven carries, 49 yards), Jamari Hodge (four carries, 37 yards) and Christian Ray (four carries, 17 yards) also contributed to the Cowboys offense.
 Xavier Mendez led the Manteca defense with eight tackles. Angel Ramirez (blocked kick) added seven stops, Josiah Lott (blocked kick) five and Christian Ray and Joseph Alexander four apiece.

Manteca Cowboys 34, Galt Warriors 0
Joey Lopez threw for two touchdowns and Gabriel Flores ran for two for the Cowboys.
Lopez found  Elijah Henrioulle with a 30-yard scoring pass in the first quarter and Anthony Avelar in the second quarter with a 68-yard pass. Flores scored from 8 and 33 yards out and Bryson Davis added a 37-yard touchdown run.
George Mendoza and Joshua Alexander led the Manteca defense with five tackles each. Omar Diaz added four stops with Nico Salcido (fumble recovery), Donovan Jones, Isaac Alvarez, Ivan Alvarez, and Fernando Alaniz getting three each and Izayha Houston and Ryder Vasquez two apiece.
Gavin Goodwin led a spirited performance by the Cowboys offensive line.

Manteca Cowboys 35, Galt Warriors 0
Nate Cedolini and Robbie Espinosa combined for more than 200 yards rushing and all of the Cowboys touchdowns.
 Cedolini had five carries for 106 yards and two touchdowns with a receiving touchdown on a throw from Espinosa. Just short of the 100-yard mark, Espinosa had 96 yards on four carries with two touchdowns. Christopher Gallego and Martin Uribe also contributed to the Manteca ground game.
Christopher Gallego had 12 tackles for the Cowboys, Jacob Paris seven, Gabriel Lopez five and Cedolini, Julian Ramirez and Anthony Oteri four apiece

Junior varsity
Ripon Knights 33, Winton 0
Tyler Jacklich was in on four touchdowns Saturday for the Ripon Knights junior varsity in a 33-0 drubbing of the host Winton Cowboys in in Trans Valley Youth Football League action at Frank Sparks Middle School.
Jacklich ran for two touchdowns, returned an interception for another and found Ethan McGovern for a 20-yard touchdown pass. Jacob Cormier busted multiple tackles for the other Knights score on a 45-yard run.
Jaren Mensonides, Griffin De Abreu, CJ Cavasos,  Jacklich, Thys Vander Hoek and Jacob Cormier led a solid effort by the Ripon defense.

Ripon Knights 55, Winton Cowboys  0
Seven different players took turns scoring for the Knights.
Rey Galindo (four carries, 55 yards) scored on runs of 14 and 32 yards. Dawson Downs reeled off a  75-yard touchdown run, Anden Ries (six carries 51 yards) scored from 35 yards out, Carson Sanders (six carries 50 yards) on a 14-yard run, Preston Zuidervaart (three carries, 35 yards) on a 29-yard run, Andrew Mensonides on a 35-yard run and Hunter Steele from 13 yards out.
Mensonides made 10 tackles and recovered a fumble. Sanders (forced fumble) added six stops, Anden Ries five and Devon Richardson and Dawson Downs three apiece.
Zuidervaart, Jacob Camper, Owen Wilbur, Jace Beidleman, Galindo, Carson Bunnell, Brody Nail and Chase Kosaka also played well on defense for Ripon.
Jr. Novice
Ripon Knights,
Winton Cowboys (no score kept)
Michael Evans had two great touchdown runs for the Knights.
Dax Beidleman, Gavin Decena, and Landon Corcoran each ran for a touchdown behind stellar blocking from the offensive line of  VanBrian Hendrix, Braden Schaapman, Junior Rodriguez, Dylan Parker and Jack Peters.
The Knights defense held the Cowboys to four touchdowns and anchored by Mason Durao, Jaiden Rodriguez, Josh Jacobson, David Rowe, and Alex Rader.

Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 47, Cen Cal 0
Jacob Sandoval was a two-way standout for the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes on Saturday in a 47-6 Cen Cal road win over the Merced Jr. Cougars, gaining 112 yards on 17 carries and making 15 tackles.
Calvin Ramsey (seven carries, 73 yards) and Krys Charles (seven carries, 79 yards) each had two touchdowns for Manteca with Ramsey catching a 12-yard scoring pass from Charles and legging out a 40-yard touchdown run. Charles (seven carries for 79 yards) had rushing touchdowns and six tackles.
Jesus Gonzalez added a touchdown, three tackles, a fumble recovery and five conversion kicks for Manteca. Tyler Diaz added seven tackles, Frank Alvarez five and Diego Montes, Destin Delatorre, and Nevin Gonzalez three apiece.

Junior varsity
Merced Jr. Cougars 22,
Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 0
Dylan Deprater made eight tackles for the Jr. Buffaloes.
Evans Nicolas (fumble recovery), Dayday Cox and Damien Davis and Julien Delatorre all had seven tackles each for Manteca. David Juarez added five stops and Zakary McCasland three.

Merced Jr. Cougars 27,
 Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 6
Shane Luevano had a 62-yard interception for the lone Jr. Buffaloes touchdown.
Gage Pfeifer picked up 62 yards on 13 carries and recovered a fumble for Manteca. Anthony Nixon added eight tackles, Luis Duenas seven, Luevano four and Micah Cardoza, Hayden Keller and Matix Cardoza all had three apiece.

Merced Jr. Cougars,
Manteca Jr. Buffaloes (No score kept)
Nikko Juarez had eight carries for 137 yards including a 65-yard touchdown run for the Jr. Buffaloes and he also led the defense with 14 tackles.
Carson Sablan had a quarterback keeper of 17 yards along with nine tackles. Carson Henricksen added five tackles, Jose Rios had four and Eshon Jackson, Leonardo Munguia, and Thomas Norris all had three tackles each.
Junior varsity
Manteca Jr. Timberwolves 42,
 Northwest 18
Marcelo Morales racked up five touchdowns for the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves junior varsity in a 42-18 thumping of the Northwest Trojans on Sunday in Delta Youth Football action at Lincoln High of Stockton’s Spanos Stadium.
Morales had 13 carries for 177 yards with touchdown runs of and 4, 26, 45 and 50 yards and a touchdown catch on a 22-yard pass from Jake Weaver (3 of 7 passing, 45 yards; nine carries, 48 yards). Alijah Cota added 32 yards on nine carries with a 4-yard touchdown run.
Gannon Anderson had 11 tackles, Cota four and Alonzo Drew made an interception.

Junior novice
Northwest Trojans 39,
Manteca Jr. Timberwolves 33
It came down to the closing seconds but the Jr. Timberwolves came out on the short end of a nail biter.
Julian Moncada and Preston Smith scored two touchdowns apiece for Manteca and combined for more than 350 yards with Mocada gaining 222 yards and Smith 157. Aydan Roura added a touchdown for the Jr. Timberwolves.
Erick Vaquera led the Manteca defense with eight tackles. Dominik Wilson added six stops, Roman Guzman (fumble recovery) and Julian Moncada five apiece and Owen Gully (fumble recovery) four.