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Russell sparks Cowboys with early TD run, pick 6
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By DAVE CAMPBELL

The Bulletin

Trabron Russell scored on both sides of the ball for the Manteca Cowboys varsity team, which rolled past the Modesto Raiders, 41-7.

Russell hit paydirt with a 24-yard touchdown run and a 47-yard interception return, both in the first quarter.

Eric Morales (two carries, 50 yards; 3 for 4 passing, 79 yards) was in on three Manteca touchdowns – runs from 15 and 35 yards out and a 50-yard scoring throw to Nicco Cedoline.

Leo Bonilla led the stingy Cowboys defense with ten tackles and a fumble recovery. Joe Luna had two quarterback sacks and Preston Church and Joey Aguirre one each. Russell and Morales each had an interception.

 

Junior varsity

Cowboys 30, Raiders 0

Dennis Crum racked up 119 yards on just five carries and had three touchdowns for the Cowboys.

Marcus Sequeira added the other Manteca touchdown as part of a balanced attack that included Lyon Colon, Carlos Alvarez, Xavier Mendez and Daniel Morales.

Dennis Crum led the Cowboys defense with 10 tackles followed by Frank Clark with six and Landon Reynolds and Angelo Lopez with five apiece.

Aaron Murillo, Carlos Alvarez, Eric Barojas, Jacob Lopez, Derrick McGee, Xavier Mendez, Adryan Ochoa, Derek Alicea, Daylon Thomas, Alex Ramirez and Joey Gonzales also contributed on defense.

 

Rookies

Cowboys 33, Raiders 0

The Cowboys had three 100-yard rushers in their convincing win.  

Bryant Davis had 119 rushing yards with three touchdowns followed by Roland Brown (108 yards) and Trey Morland (103) with a touchdown apiece.

Angel Ramirez was in on four tackles and made a fumble recovery for Manteca. J.R. Espinosa and Ryan Faias had four stops and Izayah Houston three.