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Alijah Cota cuts back in a 13-0 loss for the novice Manteca Jr. Timberwolves against the host Chavez Titans on Sunday. - photo by Dave Campbell

Miguel Sequira had 73 yards on five carries with two touchdowns and was 3 for 3 passing to lead the Manteca Jaguars to a 35-6 win over the host Livingston Wolves on Saturday in Cen-Cal play.

Angel Garay ground out 132 yards on eight carries with two touchdowns for Manteca and along with Sequira made an interception. Jose Ceha ran for 81 yards on five carries with a touchdown. 


Junior varsity

Manteca Jaguars 40, Livingston Wolves 0

Lorenzo Ceja threw for a pair of Jaguars touchdowns and Jakub Kawakami, Dominic Rae, Ryan Borgeson and Jason Steele each scored one. 

Darion Chaivs returned a fumble 30 yards for a touchdown and the Manteca defense gave up just 30 yards of offense to the Wolves. 



Manteca Jaguars 46, Livingston Wolves 6

Jason Aucello II had a 17-yard touchdown pass and a spectacular 19-yard touchdown run for the Jaguars. 

Kaiona Ontai ran for 154 yards with three touchdowns and Zane Salgado had 90 yards rushing with one touchdown and seven tackles. Marcus Brennan- had 4 tackles and a fumble recovery for the Manteca defense.



Ripon Knights 34, Mariposa Bears 7

Marcello Longstreth threw three touchdown passes in the first half to help lead the Ripon Knights varsity to a 34-7 Trans-Valley Youth Football League win over the host Mariposa Bears on Saturday.

Along with a 25-yard scoring run by Kyle Jacklich, the Knights took a 27-0 halftime lead behind scoring throws by Longstreth of 45 yards to Ethan Cormier, 50 yards to Jacklich and 40 yards to Trey Longstreth as time expired in the second quarter. 

A running clock in the second half curtailed the scoring with Ripon getting one more touchdown on a 40-yard scamper by Marcello Longstreth.

Drew Van Vliet, Evan Nunes, Mikey Gunning, Gregory Ricketts and Reagan Kelley did a fine job on the offensive line allowing Marcello Longstreth to direct the offense with Jacklich, Nick Creighton and Michael Kamps dominating the running game. 

Isaac Killingbeck and Trey Longstreth took turns with phenomenal special-teams returns to routinely give the Knights excellent field position.

Mariposa tried to battle back with the passing game but Trey Longstreth would have nothing to do with that as he nabbed four of five Ripon interceptions with Cade Alger getting the fifth. Reagan Kelley, Evan Nunes, Luke Mensonides and Alger helped spearhead the stingy Knights defense. 


Junior Varsity 

Ripon Knights 27, Mariposa Bears 0 (forfeit)

The Knights were leading 27-0 when the game was called late in the first half due to injuries to the Bears.

Ripon set the tone early, recovering the opening kickoff. Wyatt Nichelson pulled in a touchdown pass for the Knights and Nolan Lingley, Jessie Sappien and Sean McGovern all scored a rushing touchdown.

Josh Grabowski, Jerimiah Willey and Matias Ruther led the Knights defense.



Mariposa Bears 26, Ripon Knights 2

Tyler Jacklich, Griffin De Abreu and Evan Jeffery led the ground game for the Knights. Jace Beidleman had a 35-yard pass to Nic Schatmeier.

De Abreu intercepted a pass and returned it 30 yards. Evan Jeffery got the lone points for 

Ripon with a quarterback sack for a second-half safety and had help from Christopher Cavazos (fumble recovery), Jaylin Jackson, Jeremiah Rickets and Colton Bryan throughout the game. 


Junior Novice

Ripon Knights, Mariposa Bears

Although no score is kept at this level, the Knights scored nine times to none for the Bears. 

Zachary Grabowski had three touchdowns for Ripon with Ignacio Acuna and Hunter Steele each scoring twice and Preston Zuidervaart and Carson Sanders each having a long touchdown run. 

Gage Stiern, Mario Garcia, Sam Romero, Anden Ries, Ignacio Acuna, Hunter Steele, and Preston Zuidervaart, Zachary Walmer, Carter Austin, Carson Sanders and Zachary Grabowski all played well on defense for the Knights. 



Tracy Cougars 47, Lathrop Jr. Spartans 0

The Lathrop Jr. Spartans junior varsity could not get any offensive traction Saturday in a 47-0 loss to the visiting Tracy Cougars in Delta Youth Football action at Bennie Gatto Field. 

Peter Solorio had five tackles for the Jr. Spartans and Drake Folks had four.



Lathrop Jr. Spartans 24, Tracy Cougars 13

The Spartans bounced back from a 13-12 halftime deficit. 

Lathrop’s Isaac Ramos had 18 carries for 161 yards three touchdowns and Edward Cuellar added one touchdown run. Jordan Ngo recovered two fumbles for the Jr. Spartans while Amario Valdovinos and Jeremiah Green leach had six tackles. 


Chavez Jr. Titans 13, Manteca Jr. T’Wolves 0

The Jr. Timberwolves forced five turnovers Sunday but the Jr. Titans returned an interception 85 yards for a touchdown to start the fourth quarter and ice the game.

Francisco Murillo recovered two fumbles for Manteca and Keyshaw Robinson forced a fumble and made an interception. Everett Hunter and Nikko Nunez each had a fumble recovery for the Jr. Timberwolves,

Alijah Cota and Tommy Perea led the ground game for Manteca. 



Manteca Cowboys 54, Tracy Bucaneers 0

Joseph Espinosa knows how to make his carries count.

With only four carries Sunday for the he tallied 74 rushing yards with touchdown carries of 10, 19 and 25 yards along with a 70-yard touchdown pass to lead the varsity Manteca Cowboys to a 54-0 win over the Tracy Buccaneers in DYSA action at Dino Cunial Field on Sunday.

Anthony Contreras hauled in Esinosa’s 70-yard touchdown throw, Antonio Montero had nine carries for 100 yards with a 10-yard touchdown, A.J. Martinez ran for 67 yards on four carries with a 30-yard touchdown run and Nick Stanley had a 20-yard touchdown run.

Alex Alexander led the Cowboys defense with seven tackles and a forced fumble. Antonio Montero (fumble recovery), Martinez and Klayton Torres each had three tackles and Manny Aguilar recovered a fumble.


Junior varsity

Manteca Cowboys 46, Tracy Buccaneers 0

Leo Bonilla returned a kickoff 70 yards for a touchdown and added another Cowboys touchdown on a punt return. 

Shane Crawford had two carries for 98 yards and scored three touchdowns with one coming on a 65-yard punt return. Eric Morales was 3 of 5 passing for 50 yards and Brady Geaney was 2 of 4 passing for 40 yards and a touchdown. Asiah Scott added a 10-yard touchdown pass. 

Leo Bonilla made eight tackles and recovered a fumble for a touchdown. Nicco Cedolini also had eight tackles and made two interceptions. Ronnie Ray had four tackles; Shane Crawford (blocked punt), Joey Aguirre and Vincent Gomez had four stops each with Adam Sena, Frank Clark and Scott adding three tackles each. 



Tracy Buccaneers 25, Manteca Cowboys 19

Daniel Morales racked up 226 yards on the ground for the Cowboys and scored three touchdowns. 

Derek Alicea Jr. and Trey Moreland led the Manteca defense with five tackles apiece. 



Manteca Cowboys 19, Tracy Buccaneers 7

Alex Cervantes scored on runs of 5, 8 and 15 yards for the Cowboys and gained 131 yards on 12 carries.

Bryson Davis added 75 yards on nine carries.

Alex Cervantes led the Manteca defense with 11 tackles. Mathew Wilcox added five stops with Andrew Barneet, Izayah Houston Blake Mount making three tackles apiece.