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Cowboys varsity falls short in playoffs
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rabron Russell of the Manteca Cowboys varsity on a 48-yard touchdown run Saturday in a 38-27 loss to the Edison Jr. Vikings in the DYSA Super Bowl on Saturday at Warrior Stadium in Galt. - photo by DAVE CAMPBELL/The Bulletin

Trabron Russell and Leo Bonilla combined for more than 300 yards and four touchdowns, but that was not enough as the Manteca Cowboys varsity lost 38-27 to the Edison Jr. Vikings in the DYSA North Super Bowl on Saturday at Warrior Stadium in Galt. 

 Russell had 19 carries for 222 yards with touchdown runs of 36 and 47 yards. Bonilla carried the ball 19 times for 113 yards, scoring from 2 and 5 yards out. 

 Russell made nine tackles, Bonilla seven, Joey Aguirre five and Jamari Milligan four. 


Junior varsity

Manteca Cowboys 12,

Lodi Titans 0


With the Super Bowl victory, the Cowboys will take a 10-0 record into the league championship game on Saturday. 

Dennis Crum had both touchdowns for the Cowboys, gaining 189 yards on 13 carries.  Daniel Morales, Lyon Colon, Bryan Howe Jr. and Frank Clark Jr. also contributed on offense.

 Dennis Crum led the balanced Manteca defense with six tackles and an interception.  Angelo Lopez recovered a fumble and made three tackles with Aiden Twiggs, Clark Jr., Alex Ramirez, Joey Gonzales, Daniel Morales, Dominic Kempf, Derek Alicea Jr., Daylon Thomas and Eric Barajas all providing defensive support.



Manteca Cowboys 25,

Galt Jr. Warriors 12

The Cowboys scored 13 fourth-quarter points to pull away for the Super Bowl win and a berth in the league championship. 

Gabriel Flores had 14 carries for 88 yards with a pair of 4-yard touchdown runs. Robert Espinosa had nine carries with a 43-yard touchdown run. Landon Butler added eight carries for 39 yards with a 5-yard touchdown run. Blake Mount (six carries, 62 yards) and George Mendoza (seven carries, 36 yards) rounded out the Manteca offensive attack. 

 Gabriel Flores led the Cowboys defense with seven tackles and a fumble recovery. Izik Quezada (forced fumble) added five tackles; Blake Mount, Christopher Gallego and Gavin Goodwin had four tackles apiece and Landon Butler and Santana Stevenson each had three.