The Modesto Empire Vikings spoiled the shutout bid by the Manteca Jr. Timberwolves with a last-minute score as the Timberwolves posted an 18-7 win Saturday in novice Delta Youth Football League action.
Francisco Murillo got Manteca on the board in the second quarter with a 1-yard touchdown run and Mikey Garcia scored twice in the third quarter on a 7-yard run and a 35-yard punt return.
Garcia made 12 tackles, Alijah Cota seven, Francisco Murillo (forced fumble, fumble recovery) six, Gannon Anderson five and Isaiah Sanchez four.
Vikings 31, Jr. Timberwolves 6
Luis Rivera was the workhorse for the Jr. Timberwolves, as he rushed 23 times for 205 yards and touchdown.