Folsom youth football recap

By: Staff Report
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Jr. Peewees Vista 40, Golden Sierra 0 The Jr. Peewees posted another shutout, this time against Golden Sierra. The Eagle defense was punishing once again. Tanner Sims, Owen Gitsham, Josh Wisinski and Spencer Fitzgerald led the way on defense. Jackson McFarland and Tommy Nunez turned in a strong performance as well as the Jr. Peewee win streak is at five, and shutout streak is at four. Offensively, Sims, Gitsham, Brenden Boone, Wisinski and Fitzgerald all rushed for touchdowns. Daniel Dias ran and caught and extra point. Dias, Cheyne Gitsham and Boone made spectacular receptions during the game. Wisinski had a stellar performance at quarterback. Peewees Vista 54, Golden Sierra 14 The Eagles’ peewee squad systematically dismantled the Golden Sierra double-wing attack with a dominating 54-14 performance. What looked like the making of a great game after the Grizzlies scored on their first two possessions quickly devolved into a slaughter, as Folsom put up 47 unanswered points. Standouts for the eagles included Blake Tuter, Ethan Park, Jeff Skyrud and Kyle Dumpel. Jr. Midgets Vista 24, Golden Sierra 12 The Jr. Midgets improved to 4-1 on Saturday with a hard fought victory over Golden Sierra. The Eagles started things off in the second quarter with a 1-yard touchdown plunge by fullback Bradley Funk. Golden Sierra answered back on the ensuing kickoff with long return for a touchdown. The Eagles offense went to work behind running back Jake Jeffery. Jeffery had more than 200 yards rushing and two touchdowns. All three extra points spit the uprights as kicker Ryan Wert was perfect on the day. The defense, led by Eric Friessen and Daniel Morgan, kept the Golden Sierra offense out of the end zone all day. The only scores for Golden Sierra came from their special teams unit. Midgets Golden Sierra 41, Vista 20 Austin McGuire and Austin Wertens played well, scoring for the Eagles as the offensive line opened holes. Andrew Schantz completed several passes to Tyler Kaim and Jacob Winkler picking up big yardage, but not enough to outscore the Grizzlies. Bulldog Jr. Midgets win Jr. Midgets Folsom 22, Antelope 6 The Folsom Jr. Bulldogs Jr. Midgets defeated Antelope, 22-6. The Bulldogs started the game on defense and held Antelope to negative two yards on three plays and forced a punt. Folsom then capped off a 78-yard drive with a 7-yard run by Josiah Deguara. Kevin Gough, Jack Fondale and Austin Rothrock threw key blocks on the play. Tyler Crandall gave Folsom a 14-0 lead after scoring on a 3-yard run behind the blocks of Kyle Markus and Nick Patten. EJ Turner found the end zone next on a long touchdown run set up by blocks from Jacob Bienvenue and Jeffrey Smith. Sam Whitney, Tristan Botts and Will McClure led the defense with many tackles. The Jr. Bulldogs start a 3-game home stand on Saturday against the 5-1 Rocklin Jr. Thunder at 3 p.m. Midgets improve to 5-1 Folsom Jr. Bulldog Midgets came from behind to defeat Antelope 30-25. Antelope struck first on an intereception return for a touchdown. The Titans added another score to lead 13-0. Folsom responded with a touchdown pass to Dean Wightman. The Bulldogs then took a 16-13 lead at half when Jason Elenberger found Tommy McCreary for a long screen pass for a touchdown. The Bulldogs took a 24-13 lead early in the third when Garrett Jackson returned a fumble for a touchdown. Antelope responded with two touchdowns and led 25-24. The Bulldogs put together a long drive and scored on a run by Elenberger to take a 30-25 lead. The defense came up with a solid stop to seal the win. Folsom hosts Rocklin on Saturday at 6 p.m.