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Turlock 49ers strike gold early
Jags cant recover after giving up TD on opening kickoff
Elmer Medina of the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes varsity tries in vein to come down with a pass in front of Marcus Garza of the Turlock Vikings on Saturday in a 24-12 win for the Vikings in Cen-Cal action at Guss Schmiedt Field. - photo by Dave Campbell

Turlock returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and never trailed in a 24-12 varsity Cen-Cal win over the Manteca Jr. Buffaloes at Guss Schmiedt Field on Saturday night.

Clayton Hatle pulled in an 8-yard pass from Austin Kivilahti for the first Manteca score and Dezmin Ware scored late in the game on a 9-yard run.

Chris Ortiz (fumble recovery) led the Buffaloes defense with seven tackles followed by Hatle and Ware with six apiece and Adam Gonzales with four. Tyler Brintley had an interception for Manteca.


Jaguars vs. 49ers, n

Angel Garay led the Jaguars with 10 carries for 150 yards, two touchdowns, a fumble recovery and six tackles.

Jose Ceja had one touchdown and five tackles for Manteca and the Jaguars ran for 239 yards.

The final score was not provided.


Junior Varsity

Jr. Buffaloes 13, Vikings 6

Jacob DeJesus ran for 109 yards with a touchown and three tackles for the Jr. Buffaloes.

Tyler Garlets had 43 yards rushing and 42 yards passing with a 34-yard touchdown pass to Garrett Genilla for the other Manteca score.

Evans Nicolas led the Jr. Buffaloes defense with seven tackles and a fumble recovery. Kyle Jackson added five stops and Genilla two sacks and a blocked kick.



Vikings 24, Jr. Buffaloes 6

Kenyan Bradford had 50 yards on just two carries and the lone touchdown for the Jr. Buffaloes.

Colton Stonum had a 10-yard pass to Adam Barrera and a 15-yard pass to Eduardo Lomeli.

Lomeli had four tackles, Justin Severson three, Daymari Cox an interception with Bradford and Daniel Rushing also contributing to the Manteca defense.


Jr. Buffaloes vs. Vikings, n

Gage Pfiefer had a 54-yard touchdown run for the Jr. Buffaloes, and Peyton Nieman added 75 yards on three carries.

Bryson McMichael led the Manteca defense with five tackles, Brandon Tafoya added four with Nieman and Pfiefer posting three stops apiece.

Quinn Martinez had a 15-yard quarterback keeper for the Jr. Buffaloes.


49ers vs. Jaguars, n

Isac Hashim had 77 receiving yards and four tackles for the Jaguars.

Stephen Vargas had 47 yards rushing and Joshua Seals 50 yards passing for Manteca.

Kash King had eight tackles with Hashim posting four and Vargas and Seals added two apiece.