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Manteca wins big over Kimball

Manteca High charged out to a 28-0 lead before the Kimball High football team got on the scoreboard on Friday, Oct. 18, at Manteca High, winning it 49-12 and remaining undefeated in the Valley Oak League

The Buffaloes (6-1, 4-0 VOL) scored on three touchdowns runs in the first quarter and a 25-yard touchdown pass in the second before Kimball (3-4, 2-2 VOL) got on the scoreboard.

Kimball senior Gaige Allen scored on a 46-yard run and a 20-yard run, both in the second quarter. Allen was the Jaguars’ offensive leader with 156 yards on 12 carries.

The team ran for 286 yards total, and senior quarterback Ben Juarez completed 6 of 9 passes for 94 yards, including four passes for 80 yards to senior Damon Jackson.

The Buffaloes scored again on a 36-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter and touchdown runs in the third and fourth quarters.

Falcons lose on road

The Millennium High football team suffered from turnovers and stalled in the red zone, remaining scoreless until the fourth quarter.

Big Valley’s 28-7 win came after the Lions (4-3, 2-0 CCAA) scored on two touchdown runs in the first half and ran 78 yards for a touchdown on a fumble recovery in the third quarter.

Big Valley scored again in the fourth on a 4-yard run, and the Falcons responded when senior D’Vontae Kelly ran the kickoff back 84 yards for a score.

Junior Kirk Truehill was rushed for 70 yards on 13 runs as the Falcons totaled 171 yards on the ground. Senior quarterback Mojo Atwal completed 8 of 23 passes for 77 yards, including four passes to junior Malik Charles for 37 yards. Truehill also had 10 tackles and three sacks on defense.

Tokay rolls over West 55-3

The first drive of the game for the West High football team turned out to be the only scoring opportunity for the Wolf Pack (1-6, 0-2 Tri-City Athletic League) in a 55-3 loss to Tokay on Friday, Oct. 18, at the Grape Bowl in Lodi.

Junior quarterback Kyle Hunt broke away for a 70-yard run that set up a 34-yard field goal by junior kicker Ivan Terriquez.

After that, the game belonged to Tokay (6-1, 1-1 TCAL), which held a 35-3 lead at the half. The Tigers ran the ball for 229 yards, an average of 12 yards per carry, and passed for 185 yards. West’s statistics were not available.

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