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Ripon Knights conquer Tri-City Bulldogs
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The Ripon Knights varsity team rode its offensive line to 411 yards and seven touchdowns in a 48-20 Trans-Valley Youth Football League win over the Tri-City Bulldogs on Saturday.

Matt Chapman, Walker Leamer, Jonathan Azevedo, Josh Jacobsen, Ray Coranado and Garret Hicks were the anchors up front.

From behind center, quarterback Mason Tameling completed 9 of 18 passes for 203 yards and three touchdowns while completing three point-after kicks. His top target was J.P. Abrew, who had three total touchdowns. Abrew grabbed five passes for 135 yards and two scores and had a 51-yard rushing TD.

Blake Stuit scampered for a pair of short-yardage touchdowns, Dax Beidleman had 51-yard score and Lushen ran 12 times for 85 yards.

Beidleman (seven tackles) and Abrew (six tackles) led the defense. Eddie Ramirez (sack) and J.J. Brawley added five tackles each. Chase Bunnell recorded a fumble. Marcelo Rivera and Grady Olsen each chipped in a sack.


Junior varsity

Knights 26, Bulldogs 0

Mason Durao threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more, while Jax Booth spearheaded the defense with nine tackles.

Durao finished 4 of 12 passing for 83 yards and rushed five times for 44 yards. Kaeo Sanchez was the workhorse back with 18 carries and 124 yards. Mason Clark and Gavin Decena were the receiving end of 40- and 32-yard touchdowns.



Knights 19, Bulldogs 0

Logan Howard amassed 13 tackles and two fumble recoveries as the Knights rolled to a shutout win.

Max Neto added seven tackles and a forced fumble. Jameson Hicks and Jacob Dominguez recorded six tackles and a sack apiece. Jesse Vega also had seven tackles, while Nate Fletcher collected five to go with a forced fumble.

Quarterback Mason Dodson led the attack with 11 rushes, 71 yards and two touchdowns. Agustin Clark rushed nine times for 42 yards and a TD.


Junior Novice

Knights 26, Bulldogs 6

Ripon had three touchdown runs go for 40 yards or more. The ground attack featured Hudson Postma (82 yards, two TDs), Alex Lora (96 yards, TD) and Tyce Thompson (78 yards, TD).

Defensively, Luke Sanders racked up 10 tackles. Lucas Durao contributed nine stops to go with a forced fumble. Eddie Emery and Thompson added six tackles apiece.




Manteca Jr. Buffaloes 27,

Tracy Buccaneers 12

Owen Gully threw for 160 yards and two touchdowns on five completions, and the Jr. Buffs broke away with 13 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.

Both of his TD completions went to Carson Sablan, who caught four passes for 156 yards. Maava Tialavea grounded out 131 yards and two touchdowns on 15 rushes. He also had eight tackles and two sacks on defense.

Micah Cardoza led the defense with 13 tackles. Sablan contributed six tackles and a sack.


Manteca Cowboys 33, Lathrop Jr. Spartans 0

Nico Juarez produced on both ends of scrimmage, rushing 13 times for 137 yards and two touchdowns while compiling five tackles and an interception on defense.

Bobo Gallegos added 103 rushing yards and two touchdowns to the onslaught. Anthony Lynch scored on an 11-yard jaunt to open scoring.

The defense was paced by Ricky Soria’s seven tackles. Anthony Valdez had five tackles and a sack.


Junior varsity

Buccaneers 39, Jr. Buffaloes 6

Brody Carabello’s 53-yard touchdown pass to Lucas Ruiz was the only offensive highlight for the Jr. Buffs. Leiland Riggelman rushed eight times for 40 yards, and Maddox Morales finished with nine for 38.

Alex Espinoza led the defense with four tackles. Erick Cortez and Carabello had three apiece.


Cowboys 38, Jr. Spartans 6

Nikko Hisapryor dominated in all phases of the game, totaling three touchdowns while accumulating 12 tackles for the defense.

Offensively, he needed just five carries to churn out 139 yards and two scores. He also had an early 40-yard punt return for a touchdown.

Quarterback Jullian Ramirez contributed two late touchdown scampers, finishing with three carries for 83 yards. He also completed a pass to Adrian Sena spanning 19 yards.

Dean Sortonis added two carries for 50 yards and a TD. He also starred on the defensive side with 14 tackles.




Cowboys 24, Jr. Spartans 0

Terrance Montgomery sprinted 70 yards for the first points of the game, and he was just getting started. He wound up scoring all four touchdowns in the contest, capping it with an interception return in the third quarter.

Montgomery finished with 184 rushing yards on just eight carries. Giovanni Perry added 23 yards on three attempts.

Jonathan Morales and Montgomery tallied seven tackles apiece to lead the defense. Devin Cortinas recovered a fumble.




N. Stockton Bengals 26, Manteca Chargers 20

Logan Pool did all he could for the Chargers, finishing with more than 120 yards rushing and two touchdowns along with 10 tackles on the defensive end.

Mathew Blue added a touchdown scamper. Hezekiah Griffin paced the defense with eight tackles.


Junior varsity

Chargers 13, Bengals 12

Dominic Roa’s extra point proved to be the difference for Manteca. He also rushed for more than 30 yards and was among the defensive leaders in tackles.

Darien East and Roman Duvernay each contributed a rushing touchdown. Nicholas Holt was a defensive standout.



Chargers 8, Bengals 0

Junior Evans ran for over 60 yards and scored the first points of the game with a safety. Zackery Behrbaum scored the lone touchdown and chipped in five tackles on defense. Jamie Buchanan and Bruce Wedlow-Jones each recorded four tackles.


Junior Novice

Bengals 40, Chargers 26

Jayden Shortridge scampered for more than 100 yards and a touchdown. Jharon Jackson added two TDs and an extra point. Jeremiah Valdes scored a TD, an extra point and rushed for 75 yards.