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Stampede rolls past Manteca
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Ivan Huerta (50) and Jesus Haro of the Manteca Raiders close in on Selso Rodriguez of the Oakdale Stampede as Chase Lopez (23) looks on in a 14-0 win Saturday for the junior varsity Stampede at Guss Schmiedt Field. - photo by Dave Campbell

The Manteca Raiders varsity opened their inaugural CenCal season Saturday with a 42-14 loss to the Oakdale Stampede at Guss Schmiedt Field. 

 Manteca’s Louis Sequeira was 9 of 10 passing for 127 yards with a 27-yard scoring pass to Ricardo Villalvazo (four catches, 50 yards) and Sequeira had eight carries for 51 yards with a 33-yard touchdown run.

 David Flores Melo added 16 carries for 103 yards and Andrew Yzaguirre pulled in six catches for 77 yards.


Junior varsity

Stampede 14, Raiders 0

 The Stampede broke open a scoreless game in the fourth quarter with two late touchdowns. 

 Daniel Huerta led the Raiders offense with 10 carries (30 yards) followed by Fernando Villalvazo (24 yards) and Jacob Paris (22 yards) with eight carries each. Sam Avila and Carson Rich also contributed on offense. 

 Avila tallied 15 tackles followed by Anthony Oteri with 10 tackles, Anthony Grady (nine tackles) and Jacob Paris (five tackles, fumble recovery).



Stampede 39, Raiders 6

Isaac Covarrubias rambled 47 yards in the third quarter for the lone Raiders touchdown.

 Aeryk Snyder, Marshal Singleton and Will Smith added yardage for Manteca. 

 Snyder and Covarrubias made five tackles apiece. Geno Acevedo added four stops and Smith had two stops.



Raiders, Stampede

(no score kept)

 DeAndre Patterson gained 63 yards on four carries for the Raiders.

 Kristian Miranda added three carries for 15 yards and made four tackles. Xavier Davis and Jaxon Hetrick had three tackles each.


Northern California Youth Football varsity

Jr.Timberwolves 49,

Galt Jr. Warriors 0

Keanu Duenas and Evyn White scored two touchdowns apiece for the Jr. Timberwolves.

Duenas (four carries, 109 yards) scored on runs of 43 and 58 yards and White (five carries, 86 yards) had scoring runs of 10 and 38 yards. Tommy Perea (seven carries, 56 yards) scored on a 10-yard run, Jaden Ceja-Moreno (three carries, 46 yards) scampered 34 yards for a touchdown and Jason Garcia had a 9-yard scoring run. 

 Manteca held the Jr. Warriors to one first down. Jason Agulay paced the Jr. Timberwolves with 10 tackles followed by Evyn White with seven stops, Adrian Rios, Alijah Cota and Luis Rivera with four stops each and Duenas (interception) with three tackles.


Manteca Cowboys 29, Modesto Raiders 0

Keona Cayode had two carries and scored on both of them for the Cowboys on runs of 20 and 25 yards. 

 Marcus Callahan had a 15-yard touchdown run and 56 yards rushing. Dylan Lee was 2 of 4 passing for 18 yards and he ran in a score from 13 yards out, Emilio Perez ran for 67 yards and Ace Avelar had 25 yards rushing.   

Avelar had five tackles and Brandon Pine made four tackles and recovered a fumble. Nick Luna and Angel Ramirez added four tackles apiece, Indervir Sandhu made a safety, Cayode made an interception, Callahan recovered an onside kick and Emilio Perez recovered a fumble.


Junior varsity

Jr. Timberwolves 21,

Jr. Warriors 0

Vincent Torres tallied a pair of scores for the Jr. Timberwolves.

 Torres (nine carries, 145 yards) scored on runs of 24 and 56 yards and Jeremy Douglas (six carries, 42 yards) scored from 4 yards out.

Denavion Burch (interception) led the Manteca defense with six tackles. Leland Crabb and Joey Habibi added five stops each and Sal Ellis had four tackles.

 Cowboys 31,

Raiders 25 (OT)

 Blake Mount interception for the Cowboys in overtime leading to Omar Diaz’s third-and-goal game-ending score. 

 Bryson Davis was the workhorse for Manteca with 17 carries for 162 yards with scoring runs of 3, 17 and 44 yards and a touchdown pass of 54 yards from Diaz. Julian Perez and Gabriel Flores also contributed to the offense.

 Gavin Goodwin paced the Cowboys defense with 12 tackles. Nico Salcido (forced fumble) and Isaac Alvarez each made 10 tackles, Mount and Davis eight, Nainoa Reyes and Ivan Alvarez six, 

Brandon Sena five and Donovan Jones and Flores four.



Jr. Timberwolves 33,

Jr. Warriors 0 

 Preston Smith and Luis Rosas split the scoring duties for the Jr. Timberwolves with Smith getting three touchdowns and Rosas two. 

 Smith (five carries, 71 yards) had scoring runs of 3, 12 and 21 yards and Rosas (14 carries, 82 yards) scored on 1- and 3-yard runs. 

 Albert Menchaca added 33 yards on five carries and Cameron Diego chipped in 30 yards on three carries. 

 Cameron Jackson and Gilbert Luiz each had five tackles for Manteca. Robert Gaston added three stops and Jayden Morales made and interception..


Cowboys 26, Raiders 19

Anthony Morales tallied two touchdowns for the Cowboys.

 Morales had 56 yards rushing with scoring runs of 10 and 22 yards. Dylan Stonum racked up 108 yards in punt returns including one for a 62-yard touchdown and Christopher Gallego (41 yards rushing) had a 3-yard touchdown run. Jeremy Ap’e added 24 yards rushing. 

Dylan Stonum made five stops with Ap’e, Johnathan Constance, Koa Rodrigues and Christopher Gallego making three stops each.



Jr. Timberwolves 32,

Jr. Warriors 0

Leiland Riggelman was the workhorse for the Jr. Timberwolves with 143 yards on the ground and two touchdowns.

 Riggleman scored on runs of 33 and 55 yards and set up Kendall Sweet-Mallory’s 1-yard scoring plunge with a 38-yard run. 

 Brody Carabello (four carries, 64 yards) ran in a score from 9 yards out and hit Sweet-Mallory with a 21-yard touchdown pass. Alex Espinoza gained 50 yards on two carries.

The Manteca defense did not give up a first down. Elijah Pugh and Brennan McMichael made three tackles apiece and Brennan McMichael two. Tino Torres recovered a fumble while Rudy Torres, Riggelman and Brixton Ortiz all contributed on defense.


TVYFL Varsity

Modesto Rams 47,

Ripon Knights 26

 Blake Nichelson scored two touchdowns and gained 163 yards for the Knights.

Trey Fasani connected with Thys VanderHoek with an 11-yard touchdown pass and Jacob Cormier (45 yards rushing) had a rushing touchdown.

 Cormier made eight tackles followed by Blake Nichelson with seven stops and VanderHoek with five. 


Junior varsity

Knights 14, Rams 8

 Jace Beidleman had 100 yards passing with a touchdown for the Knights. 

Beidleman was 5 for 8 passing for 114 yards with a 55-yard touchdown pass to Anden Ries (two catches, 81 yards). 

Jacob Camper (26 yards rushing) had a 15-yard touchdown run. Stephen Dillman added 28 yards rushing and Carson Sanders made three catches for 33 yards.

Jacob Camper racked up 18 tackles for the Knights. Cade Gemmell added nine stops followed by 

Ries and Andrew Mensonides with five stops apiece, Sanders and Carson Bunnell with four tackles and Chase Bogetti and Brady Rossi with three stops.


Junior novice

Knights, Rams

(no score given)

 Izsac San Nicolas, Drew Walker and Zander Rivera ran well for the Knights.

 Evan Gyger pulled in a couple of receptions from Judah Ayala, who also had a strong effort on the defensive side of the ball. Jacob Dominguez, Javier Hernandez-Olaiz, Cody Foster and Zavier San Nicolas also finished strong with multiple tackles.

 Jessie Vega, Eleazer Coronado, and Jamez Hernandez-Olaiz played strong on the offensive line.


Motherlode Valley

Football League

Junior Varsity

Ripon Chiefs 42,

Amador Jr. Buffaloes 0

 Kaden MacDannald and Tyler-Paul Wentworth each scored two touchdowns for the Chiefs.

 MacDannald pulled in a 20-yard scoring pass from Wentworth and ran for a 32-yard touchdown and Wentworth pulled in a 43-yard touchdown pass from Garrison Reis. Eli Buck added a 14-yard scoring run while Xzavier Clark scored from 5 yards out and Quinn Martinez scored from 1 yard out. 

 Reis was in on eight tackles, forcing and recovering a fumble. Wentworth, Seth Van Dyk and Fernando Alaniz made seven stops each and MacDannald added six stops.