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Lodi Colts trample Manteca Chargers
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The Lodi Colts varsity scored in every quarter and the Manteca Chargers could not find the end zone in a 56-0 win for the Colts in Delta Youth Football League action.

Michael Torio contributed to the Manteca offense and made three tackles.

Dominic Roa tallied four tackles for the Chargers with three apiece for Nicholas Holt and DeAnthoney Hackett.


Junior varsity

Chargers 24, Colts 19

Manteca’s Isaiah Middleton tore it up with four touchdowns and nearly 300 rushing yards.

Middleton gained 286 yards on just nine carries with touchdown gallops of 38, 60, 70 and 87 yards. Darren Ellis and Zackery Behrbaum contributed to the Chargers offense. ‘

Colton Madden led the Manteca defense with six tackles. Stephen Graham (fumble recovery) and Robert McDonald made five tackles apiece and Isaiah Middleton and Darren Ellis each chipped in four stops. Shane Foster and Harry Soe both made an interception.



Colts 27, Chargers 14

Manteca took and 8-0 lead into the second quarter when Lodi put up 21 points before halftime.

Arieon Shortridge (five carries, 57 yards) scored on a 38-yard run for the Chargers and Diesel Spanger tallied an 18-yard touchdown run. Royce Robinson also contributed to the Manteca offense.

Noah Olage led the Chargers with four tackles. Mateo Orozco, Christian Hernandez and

Diesel Spangler added three tackles apiece.


Junior novice

Colts 19, Chargers 6

Jharon Jackson scored the only Manteca touchdown on his lone carry of 70 yards.

Jayden Shortridge also contributed to the Chargers offense.

Shortridge and Jeremiah Silva made six tackles each. Josiah Johnson (fumble recovery) added five stops, Wyatt Love four and Jackson three.


Central Valley Youth Football and Cheer

Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 56, NorCal Gladiators 6

Brody Carabello ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more to lead the Manteca junior varsity.

Carabello (three carries, 84 yards; 111 yards passing) tallied touchdown runs of 36 yards and 45 yards and threw touchdown passes of 9 yards to Leiland Riggelman (141 all-purpose yards) and 40 yards to Alex Espinoza (75 all-purpose yards). Riggelman added touchdowns on a 70-yard kickoff return and a 52-yard run, Espinoza scored on a 35-yard run while Brixton Ortiz (seven carries, 101 yards) added touchdown runs of 17 and 18 yards.   

Adrian Tamayo led the Buffaloes with six tackles. Alex Lua and Charles Rose added five stops apiece, Gavin Rio (interception) four and Austin Dundas three. Gabriel Gonzalez made an interception.



Jr. Buffaloes 51, Gladiators 6

Manteca’s John Ellis eclipsed 22 rushing yards and scored four touchdowns.

Ellis posted 13 carries for 215 yards with a pair of 1-yard touchdown runs along with 15- and 75-yard touchdown runs. Brach Carabello (6 of 8 passing, 55 yards) threw touchdown passes of 5 and 10 yards to Manoah Ellis (three catches, 40 yards) and Navi Murillo (three carries, 56 yards) scored a touchdown on a 30-yard run. Aris Masudi picked up 41 yards on four carries while Brayden Morales and Jacob DimasGarcia contributed on offense.  

John Ellis, Manoah Ellis (fumble recovery) and Franklin Archuleta made three tackles apiece. Zechariah Angulo snagged an interception while Carabello, Murillo, Jordan Pena, Aiden Freitas, Ethan Bonderer, Masudi, Jermaine Williams, Austin Fabel and Francisco Diaz all contributed on defense for the Jr. Buffaloes.


Trans-Valley Youth Football League

Modesto Rams 18, Ripon Knights 0

The Ripon junior novice offense could not seem to get on track.

Luke Sanders tallied 53 rushing yards for the Knights.

Ripon’s Colton Avant (forced fumble) and Lucas Durao both made seven tackles, Nikolai Gorbunoff added six stops with three each for Sanders and Jaylen Buchanan.