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Pool, Chargers rumble past Riptide
Bulletin sports fall 2021
Manteca's Roman Duvernay (10) fights off the defense of the Riptide's Kyle Malone. - photo by Dave Campbell

Logan Pool gained 210 yards for the Manteca Chargers, as they rolled to a 38-0 varsity win over the River Island Riptide in Delta Youth Football League action Saturday at Sierra High.

Pool (fumble recovery) also led the defense along with Daniel Loza (interception), Xavier Torres, Alijah Hawkins. 

Junior varsity

Chargers vs. Riptide, n

Darien East scored two touchdowns for Manteca in a controlled scrimmage.

East ran for 100 yards with Caden Miller (60 yards rushing) and Dominic Roa also scoring a touchdown.

Defensive leaders for the Chargers were Colton Madden, Isaiah Herrera and Nicholas Holt.



Chargers vs. Riptide, n

Manteca’s Royce Robinson ran for two touchdowns and threw for one in the controlled scrimmage.

Robinson ran for 120 yards and threw a scoring pass to Isaac Estrada. Navi Murrillo (60 yards rushing) added a Chargers touchdown.

Kaleb Nunes made four tackles for Manteca with Mason Love, Zackery Behrbaum, Junior Evans and Diesel Spangler contributing to the Chargers defensive effort.


Jr. Novice

Chargers vs. Riptide, n

Jayden Shortridge tallied a pair of 60-yard touchdown runs for Manteca in the controlled scrimmage.

Shortridge ran for 200 yards and Jharon Jackson also had a 60-yard touchdown run. Jeremiah Valdes sported a 50-yard run and scored a touchdown.




Ripon Knights 38, Westside Niners 13.

Mason Tameling accounted for four of the five Ripon Knights touchdowns.

Tameling (11 of 16 passing, 223 yards; three carries, 57 yards) had touchdown passes of 17 and 30 yards to J.P. Abrew (three catches, 56 yards) and one to Amos Cady (two catches, 78 yards) of 30 yards. Tameling added a 41-yard touchdown run and J.J. Brawley scored from 1 yard out. Jason Howell pulled in four catches for 75 yards and Lushen Sanders tallied 72 yards on 12 carries. 
Eddie Ramirez and J.J. Brawley led the Ripon defense with seven tackles each. Dax Beidleman added six stops, Jackson Howell four and Dylan Segaar made an interception. Ray Coronado, Darren Van Groningen and Chase Bunnell all contributed on defense.


Junior varsity

Knights 45, Niners 0

Ripon’s Mason Durao threw for three touchdowns.

Durao was 11 of 16 passing for 184 yards with touchdown throws of 18 and 38 yards to Gavin Decena (four catches, 84 yards) and one to Xavier Powell (two receptions, 63 yards) of 60 yards. Jax Booth (two carries, 77 yards) scored on a 62 yard run and Kaeo Sanchez (six carries, 40 yards) added a 4-yard touchdown run. Mason Clark scored on an 8-yard run and

Dylan Parker tallied a 3-yard touchdown run.

Joshua Gonzales led the Knights defense with eight tackles followed by Jax Booth (interception) and Kaeo Sanchez (fumble recovery) with six apiece. Gavin Decena, Drew Zuidervaart, Joe Hernandez, Max Abrew, Sam Bruno, and Christin Chavez all contributed on defense.  



Knights 28, Niners 14

Agustin Clark had a 100-yard day and scored two touchdowns for Ripon.

Clark tallied 138 Yards on seven carries and Jessy Vega scored a touchdown, gaining 43 yards on six carries. Mason Dodson was 3 of 4 passing for 29 yards and Rudy Torrez made two catches for 27 yards. Ryker Christensen, Cal De Bruin and Travis Malt and Jacob Hightower all contributed on offense.

Torrez returned an interception for a touchdown. Jacob Dominguez made seven stops, Jameson Hicks four Max Neto (tipped pass) three with Justin Gatzman, Clark and Zane Thompson contributing on defense.


Junior novice

Knights 25, Niners 0

Luke Sanders scored a pair of touchdowns for Ripon.

Hudson Postma picked up 102 yards on three carries for the Knights. Tyce Thompson scored a touchdown, gaining 49 yards on three carries and Alex Lora ran for 47 yards on seven carries.

Shooter Bruns paced the Ripon defense with 10 tackles and Jaylen Buchannon (five tackles) and Jaxson Quilantang both forced and recovered a fumble. Kolton Avant (three tackles) recovered a fumble.




Hughson Huskies 28, Ripon Chiefs 8

Ripon’s lone score came on a 78 yard pass from Kirk Simoni to Jackson Fay.

Fay made three catches for 98 yards.

Kenneth Smart, Xabriel Reyes, Fay, Jayden McGee made five tackles each for the Knights. Gino Calderara added an interception.


Junior varsity

Chiefs 60, Huskies 0

Undefeated Ripon has not been scored on since the middle of August.

Kael Rangel scored on runs of 14 and 33 yards for the Chiefs with Andrew Shaw running for a 15-yard touchdown and throwing a 60-yard scoring pass to Mason Fontes. Gavin Duran added a 35-yard touchdown run and Gunnar Fay scored from 19 yards out. Shaw started the second half with a 63-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

Matthew Gaines and Ace Dougherty led the Ripon defense with five tackles apiece and Rangel had a strip-and-score of 35 yards.




Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 55, Ceres Bulldogs 14

Manteca’s Micah Cardoza ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more.

Cardoza (three carries, 95 yards; 5 of 6 passing, 66 yards) ran for 35- and 40-yard touchdowns and had scoring throws of 10 yards to Carson Sablan and 27 yards to Noah Navarro (two catches, 54 yards). Carson Sablan (four carries, 89 yards) scored on runs of 25 and 46 yards and Fernando Villalvazo added touchdown runs of 24 and 45 yards. Navarro (four carries, 62 yards) rounded out the Jr. Buffaloes scoring parade with a 40-yard touchdown run.

Navarro made seven tackles with Alex Henry, Robert Gaston and Matix Cardoza (forced fumble) making four stops apiece and Mathieu Evans three.


Manteca Cowboys 14, Lathrop Jr. Spartans 0

Bobo Gallegos bookended the day for the Cowboys with a 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and a 5-yard touchdown run in the fourth period.

Gallegos gained 108 yards on 19 carries and Anthony Lynch added 54 yards on nine carries.

Anthony Oteri (interception), Julian Ruiz, Ricky Soria, Jose Rios, Cayden Solis, Gabriel Lopez, Gallegos and Isaiah Grey all made five tackles apiece for Manteca.


Junior varsity

Cowboys 23, Jr. Spartans 7

Nikko Hisapryor led a balanced Manteca attack.

Hisapryor (five carries, 42 yards) scored on an 18-yard run and on a 75-yard kickoff return. Julian Ramirez added a 3-yard touchdown run.

Ramirez completed five passes for 65 yards and Tyler Pettis made five catches for 65 yards. Dean Sortonis and Tyler Ramirez also contributed on offense.

Sortonis led the Cowboys defense with 10 tackles. Hisapryor made nine stops, Tyler Pettis (interception) eight, Joseph Vigil six, Julian Ramirez (interception), Adrian Ochoa and Jordan Murphy five apiece, Will Carter four and Elias Lopez, Daniel Bass Jr., Adrian Sena and Andrew Salmeron three apiece.


Jr. Buffaloes 33, Bulldogs 0

A 20-point second period set the tone for Manteca.

Maddox Morales (13 carries, 178 yards) scored on runs of 8, 20 and 36 yards for the Jr. Buffaloes and Brody Carabello (89 yards passing) found Madden Melendez (79 yards receiving) with touchdown throws of 25 and 55 yards. Adriel Cooks and Lucas Ruiz also contributed on offense.

Carabello made eight tackles, Erick Cortez (fumble recovery) six, Maddox Morales (two fumble recoveries) four with three apiece for Melendez (fumble recovery), Adriel Cooks and Alex Espinoza.



Cowboys 32, Jr. Spartans 0

Manteca’s Terrance Montgomery ran for nearly 300 yards.

Montgomery picked up 279 yards on 10 carries with touchdown runs of 38, 41, 81 and 85 yards. Giovanni Perry gained 57 yards on four carries with a 38-yard touchdown run.

Montgomery, Jonathan Morales and David Espinosa made eight tackles apiece for the Cowboys. Bryant Lewis added seven stops, Devin Cortinas six, Carson Green five and Jacob Lawson four.


Bulldogs 31, Jr. Buffaloes 25

Tied 18-18 going into the fourth quarter, Ceres tallied 13 more points to just 7 for Manteca.

The Jr. Buffaloes put forth a very balanced attack. Santino Sanchez (10 carries, 88 yards) scored on a 25-yard run, John Ellis (eight carries, 85 yards) scored from 5 yards out, Luke Scalise (six carries, 79 yards) rambled 45 yards for a score and Carter Dupee (two receptions, 60 yards) pulled in a 50-yard scoring pass from Jaxson Eseed (4 of 5 passing, 80 yards). Jordan Rossi also contributed on offense.

Sanchez led Manteca with seven tackles. Grayson Keller added six stops with four apiece for Keoni Oliver, Ellis and Manoah Ellis.  



Jr. Spartans 27, Cowboys 7

Semaj Thornton scored in the fourth quarter to avert a shutout for Manteca.

Thornton picked up 83 yards on seven carries, Mateo Gavino tallied 58 yards on six carries and Charvelle Moore-Stevens had 33 yards on four carries.

Abil George led the Cowboys defense with seven tackles. Jonathan Frutis added six stops, Angel Olivares four and Moore-Stevens three.