RIPON — Carson Sanders scored four touchdowns Saturday to help the Ripon Knights varsity roll the Turlock Hornets 41-7 in Trans-Valley Youth Football League action.
Sanders had 100 yards on the ground with one rushing touchdown and 99 receiving yards with touchdown catches of 23, 30 and 46 yards. Jace Beidleman was 5 of 8 passing for 138 yards three touchdowns and no interceptions and Anden Ries totaled 50 yards rushing with touchdown runs of 4 and 12 yards. Brady Grondz added 39 yards receiving.
Anden Ries led the Knights with 12 tackles and a forced fumble. Jacob Camper added seven stops, Sanders (forced fumble) and Manny Vierra six apiece, Carson Bunnell five and Cote Windorski, Andrew Mensonidis and Izreal San Nicolas three each. John Lara, Rey Galindo, Cade Gemmell, Alijah Marshall, Jameson Clark, Brady Grondz and Calvin Ryans III all contributed on defense.
Knights 34, Hornets 0
Ripon racked up nearly 300 yards of total offense.
Hunter Steele led the ground game with 166 yards rushing and 2 touchdowns with Dax Beidleman scoring from 15 yards out and Chase Kosaka had a 14-yard scoring run. Nate Cedolini found Konner Kibler with a 51-yard touchdown pass.
Eddie Ramirez led Knights defense with 14 tackles. Brady Rossi added six tackles with Michael Pires, Landon Crawford, Cedolini (interception), Steele, and Mario Garcia each making five tackles.
Knights 38, Hornets 0
Gavin Decena gained 100 yards on nine carries with a 2-yard touchdown run for Ripon.
Keegan Kosaka had five carries for 54 yards with a 37-yard touchdown run. Jax Booth added 38 yards on six carries with a 16 yard touchdown run, Anthony Alves threw a touchdown pass of 20 yards to Luke Mckiernan and Kaeo Sanchez scored on 1- and 3-yard touchdown runs.
Booth made 10 tackles for the Chiefs with eight for Mason Durao, four for Landon Corcoran and three with a fumble recovery for Sanchez. Nate New, Van Hendrix, Isaac San Nicholas and Zaiver San Nicholas also contributed on defense.
Hornets 38, Knights 25
Jessy Vega had a stellar game for Ripon in a losing effort.
Vega racked up 303 yards on 17 carries with touchdown runs of 60,67,73 and 80 yards. Gus Clark hadded 27 yards on seven carries. The offensive line was led by Jacob Dominguez, Mason Dodson, Connor Hanrion, Aiden Garcia and Nathan Fletcher.
Vega made seven tackles followed by Clark and Dominguez with four each and Hanrion and Tino Abrew with two apiece.
Ripon Chiefs 22, Sonora Jr. Wildcats 0
Garrison Reis had a hand in all three Chiefs scores in the Motherlode Valley Football League contest.
Reis (7 of 12 passing, 138 yards, two touchdowns, interception; nine carries, 54 yards) had a 10-yard touchdown run and touchdown passes of 20 yards to Jesus Ochoa (four receptions, 92 yards) and 16 yards to Xzavier Clark (three receptions, 46 yards; two carries, 16 yards).
Kaden MacDannald (eight carries) and Frank Teicheira IV (11 carries) each gained 41 yards.
Reis made nine tackles, Ochoa five, Rylan McDonald. MacDannald and Canaan Clark three apiece with Marcus Atienza and Skylar Ortiz (fumble recovery) making two each. Xzavier Clark (fumble recovery) and Teicheira IV also chipped in on defense.
Jr. Wildcats 27, Chiefs 0
Ripon kept the Sonora off of the board in the second half.
Chiefs 15, Jr. Wildcats 6
Xabriel Reyes scored two touchdowns and forced a safety for Ripon.
Reyes scored from 5 and 9 yards out and added a safety in the fourth quarter.
Chargers 2, Cougars 0
Manteca won the controlled scrimmage by forfeit.
Josiah Law-Lartigue hit Royce Robinson for a 15-yard touchdown for the Chargers. Junior Evans had a 40-yard touchdown run, Zachary Behrbaum scored from 55 yards out with Tobias Cox and Law-Lartigue each adding a rushing touchdown.
Manteca kept the Cougars from scoring.
The Chargers also won a controlled scrimmage at the varsity level. The Weston Ranch JV team won 34-0, while Manteca claimed the junior novice game, 34-0.
Turlock Pride 34, Manteca Raiders 0
DeAndre Patterson had four carries for 39 yards and three tackles for Manteca.
Ayden Brush had three tackles for the Raiders with Danny Olaguibel, Anthony Tamez, King Ward and Jordan Murphy all helping on defense.