One local youth football team won its league championship on Saturday, and four more will play for their league titles on Dec. 7.
The Tracy Buccaneers rookies team beat the Manteca Cowboys 43-19 in the Delta Youth Sports Association Nor Cal Super Bowl at Cosumnes Oaks High School in Elk Grove on Saturday, Nov. 23.
Leading the way for the Buccs with more than 200 yards rushing was Trevor Pope, who ran in six touchdowns. Tavio Meeks also ran in a touchdown for the Buccaneers.
Coach Erin Dunniway credited Brandon Quinn and T.J. Williams as the defensive leaders of the rookies team.
“The team really dominated,” Dunniway said. “They played lights-out from special teams to offense and defense. They clicked, and they’ve been playing like that all season.”
Delta Youth Football League
Tracy teams will represent their hometown at all four levels of the DYFL Super Bowl on Dec. 7 at Edison High in Stockton following the outcome of the DYFL South Conference championship games on Saturday at Tracy High.
The Tracy Junior Bulldogs junior novice team (11-1), in its first year as a competitive division, beat the Delta Patriots 57-21. Details were unavailable.
In a crosstown matchup, the Junior Bulldogs novice team (12-0) beat the Tracy Cougars (9-3) 36-6. Eddie Hurtado scored four touchdowns for the Bulldogs, including one on a pass from Logan Fife. Noah Deneau also scored, Kevin Chavolla scored on an interception return, and Fife passed to Riley Revino for another touchdown. Cougars quarterback Kalib Robbins ran in his team’s only touchdown.
The Cougars junior varsity team (11-1) beat the Dublin Fighting Irish 14-6. The Cougars scored when Jordan Washington forced a fumble and returned the ball 40 yards for the touchdown. Vladik Sutherland also scored for the Cougars on a 15-yard run.
The Junior Bulldogs varsity team (11-1) beat the Delta Rebels 14-0. Details were unavailable.
Both the junior novice and novice Bulldog teams will face the North Stockton Bengals teams next week. The Cougars junior varsity team and the Bulldog varsity team both face off against teams from the Northwest Trojans of Stockton.
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