The Manteca Jr. Timberwolves varsity came out of the gates with a bang in their first game in Northern California Youth Football and Cheer with a 40-0 thumping of the Tracy Rampage on Saturday at Dino Cunial Field.
Marcelo Morales carried the ball four times for 115 yards and scored three times. Tim Thomas (135 rushing yards), Gianni Addiego and Marcus Miller each added a touchdown.
The Jr. Timberwolves defense played outstanding, holding the rampage offense to negative 10 yards for the game. Gustavo Delgadillo and Kainoa Ontai paced the Manteca defense with seven tackles apiece.
Jr. Timberwolves 28,
Tracy Rampage 18
The Jr. Timberwolves bounced back from a 12-7 halftime deficit.
Manteca boasted a pair of 100-yard rushers with Alijah Cota (19 carries, 190 yards) scoring on runs of 7 and 27 yards and Keanu Duenas (11 carries, 124 yards) adding a 48-yard touchdown run. Tommy Perea (eight carries, 40 yards) scored on a 1-yard plunge while the offensive line of Colton Peterson, Paul Gaines, Jason Agulay, Dylan Gulseth, Alex Chatham and Kaleo Fala helped Manteca gain 355 yards.
Cota made eight tackles, Duenas (interception) six, Jason Garcia five and Jayden Ceja and Gaines three apiece.
Tracy Rampage 38,
Jr. Timberwolves 6
Luis Rosas scored on a 65-yard run for the Jr. Timberwolves.
Rosas and Juju Moncada combined for a total of 97 rushing yards
Angelo Diaz led the Manteca defense with five tackles while Jeremy Douglas and Xavier Flores had four stops each.
Tracy Rampage 32,
Jr Timberwolves 0
Albert Menchaca and Maddox Morales combined for a total of 50 rushing yards for the Jr. Timberwolves.
Leiland Riggleman led the Manteca defense with five tackles while Gilbert Luiz and Menchaca had three stops apiece.