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Cowboys varsity lassoes DYSA division title
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Dylan Lee of the Manteca Jaguars peewees pulls down a catch while defended by Ryan Torres of the Los Banos Wildcats in a 19-13 Cen Cal playoff loss to Los Banos on Saturday at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium. - photo by DAVE CAMPBELL /The Bulletin

The Manteca Cowboys varsity hammered the Tracy Rampage in the DYSA division championship 30-6 Saturday at Dino Cunial Field.

Eric Morales had 100 yards rushing for Manteca with an 8-yard scoring run in the first period and one of 63 yards in the second. Trabron Russell tallied 116 yards on the ground with scoring runs of 2 and 10 yards. Leo Bonilla added 63 rushing yards and three conversion kicks. 

Leo Bonilla (fumble recovery) led the Cowboys defense with eight tackles. Ivan Montanez added six and Trabron Russell , Jamari Milligan and Angelino Sanchez had three apiece.


Junior varsity

Manteca Cowboys 38, Tracy Buccaneers 0

Dennis Crum scored four touchdowns for the Cowboys.

Crum had carries for 125 yards and had three completions for 74 yards. Lyon Colon added 156 yards on four carries with a 68-yard touchdown run. Daniel Morales was 4 of 9 passing for 108 yards and Frank Clark Jr. Bryan Howe Jr. also contributed on offense.

Crum had seven tackles and Morales (four tackles) made two interceptions. Clark Jr. had five tackles with Howe Jr., Carlos Alvarez and Aiden Twiggs making three tackles and Lyon Colon recovered a fumble. Dominic Kempf, Isaac Padilla and Aaron Murrillo all helped in the shutout defensive effort.



Manteca Cowboys 43, Tracy Buccaneers 6

Gabriel Flores Jr. was the workhorse for the Cowboys, gaining 115 yards with touchdowns runs of 3, 11 and 45 yards.

Landon Butler had eight carries for 62 yards with a 3-yard touchdown and Blake Mount had a 50-yard touchdown, gaining 92 yards on six carries. Robert Espinosa had five carries for 44 yards with a 12-yard touchdown run and George Mendoza had three conversion runs

Gabriel Flores Jr. had nine tackles, Christopher Gallego five, Lucas Garcia and Blake Mount four apiece and Mendoza (fumble recovery) and Santana Stevenson each had three tackles.



Manteca Junior Buffaloes 28, Buhach Thunder 0

Jacob DeJesus had 210 all-purpose yards for the Junior Buffaloes varsity including 136 yards rushing with three touchdowns in semifinal playoff action at Guss Schmiedt Field.

Kyle Jackson added 60 yards rushing with two sacks and Kevin Thornburg had a touchdown and 10 tackles.


Manteca Jaguars 24,

Turlock Pride 16

Dominic Rea led the Jaguars to the division finals with three touchdowns in a hard-fought come-from-behind win over a tough Turlock Pride.

Rea had eight carries for 93 yards with two rushing touchdowns, a 73-yard touchdown reception and an interception. Ryan Borgeson was 2 for 2 passing with a touchdown and had six carries for 32 yards along with a 75-yard reception. Jakob Kawakami had a good game at quarterback and scored the third Manteca touchdown.

The Jaguar defense kept Turlock on its side of the field the whole first half. Marcelo Grajeda had four tackles for the Jaguars with a forced fumble and scored the first points of the game with a safety. Evan Ott and Gerardo Escobar had seven tackles apiece and Angel Garay (interception, fumble recovery), Lorenzo Contreras (interception), Angel Grajeda (fumble recovery), Gabriel Ramirez and Alexander Duenas all had four tackles apiece.


Manteca Jaguars 7,

Turlock Pride 0

Quinn Martinez had 81 yards and six tackles for the Jaguars.

 Diego Esparza had the Manteca touchdown and Gage Pfeifer gained 64 yards on the ground.

 Pfeifer forced a fumble and had eight tackles and Dylan Stonum had an interception and five tackles.



Tri-City Bulldogs 16, Ripon Knights 9

The varsity Bulldogs scored the final touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter of the Trans-Valley Youth Football League Super Bowl at the Mariposa Fairgrounds.

Jacob Van Groningen gave the Knights a 3-0 lead in the second quarter on a 27-yard field goal. In the fourth period Max Steele (12 carries, 55 yards) helped Ripon regain the lead at 9-8 with a 30-yard touchdown reception from Nolan Lingley (9 of 22 passing, 108 yards) but Tri-City managed one more score for the win.

Sean McGovern added 43 yards on 17 carries and had five catches 67 yards

Josh Grabowski and Steele made seven tackles apiece. Coner Myers added six stops and Jason Vander Weide and Danton Indelicato four apiece.