Jr. Eagles Mighty Mites Jr. Eagles 38, Ponderosa 0 The win moved Vista to 5-0. The day was marked by big runs and strong defense. Pierson Diehl rushed for more than 100 yards and scored three touchdowns. Kai Wallen scored twice and also gained more than 100 yards rushing. Jadon Wallen also scored on a 60-yard touchdown run. The Bruins’ offense was no match for the Eagles “Steel Curtain” defense. Credit goes to Michael Dias, Justin Belmonti, Regan Lynch, Gabe Ramirez, Syris Boyd and Michael Granrud. Big hits by Max McClintic, Jack Ratto and Jakob Hollinghaus let Ponderosa know that the Eagles were all business. Gavin Green intercepted a pass. Jr. Peewees Ponderosa 20, Jr. Eagles 0 Defense was the word of the day for Vista with outstanding defensive end play by Jacob Yaeger, followed up by some great linebacker play by Christian Fiori. While the offense looks to find a road, Carter King stepped in to play quarterback and wide receivers Jake Markel and Carson Green caught some hard-fought receptions. Peewees Jr. Eagles 33, Ponderosa 8 Matthew Jenner threw three touchdown passes and ran for another as the team earned its first win of the season. Bryan Tanglao scored on a 20-yard touchdown run, set up by his own 50-yard run on the previous play. In the third quarter the passing game came to life with Jenner hitting Dominic Baciocco for a 25-yard touchdown. The aerial attack put the Bruins away in the fourth when Jenner connected with Parker Clayton for touchdown catches of 20 and 30 yards. Garet Homer, Matt Koett and Grant Patterson led the defense. Anthony Zewe and Thomas Lee had fumble recoveries. Seth Larsen dominated on the defensive line and chipped in with an interception, while Mason Beck also had an interception. Jr. Midgets Jr. Eagles 32, Ponderosa 19 The Eagles took to the ground in dominating fashion. The combination of Grant Jas and Dominic Norris wore down the Ponderosa defense, as Jas paved the way with three rushing touchdowns. Quarterback Ryan Hicks was also able to find James Veit in the end zone for a touchdown. Kicker John Charles didn’t miss a beat, converting on all four extra-point attempts. Defensively, Andrew Cokely spent part of his afternoon in the Bruin backfield with numerous tackles. Other defensive standouts were Yosoph Abouelwafa, Ryan Kelly and Mason Calcagno. The Eagles look forward to their game Saturday at Oakmont. Midgets Jr. Eagles 16, Ponderosa 14 The Jr. Eagles won a nail-biter. On the Eagles first possession, Brent Schaeffer engineered an 80-yard drive, ending in a 40-yard pass to Vance Olives for a score. In the fourth quarter, the Jr. Eagles scored again on a quarterback keeper with Schaeffer scoring on a three-yard run. Adam King’s kicks for extra points made the difference in the win. David Hull, Adam McMahon and Spencer Sgrignoli rushed for key yards with blocking from Andrew Vaquero and Tony Baldini. Defensive standouts included Severin Anderson, Matt Karp, Parker Mastro, Ryan Middlekauff, Lucas and Logan Rasmussen and Austin Thomson. Jr. Bulldogs Mighty Mites Jr. Bulldogs 36, Del Oro 0 The Jr. Bulldogs (5-0) had touchdown runs of 40 and 18 yards by Austin MacMillan, 18 yards by Kole Simon, 22 yards by Tyler Tremain and 45 yards by Caden Bienvenue. Josh Tremain, Tryston Jennings and Connor Campbell all caught passes for 2-point conversions and Carson Jorge ran for an extra point. Justin Hanzelka caught a 15-yard pass from Tremain and the offensive line, led by Grant Guthrie and Tony Couch, provided great blocking. MacMillan led the defense, as he intercepted a pass and returned it 35 yards for a touchdown. Other standouts on defense were Evan Traynelis Howell, Jacob Viega, Payton Dupree, McKay Diehl and Kyle Campbell. Jr. Peewees Jr. Bulldogs 32, Del Oro 0 The Jr. Peewees also improved to 5-0 with the win. CJ Hutton and Cole Tremain scored twice a piece. Drake Digiorno added four extra -point kicks. Zack Cottrell had a 50-yard catch and run. “Defensive coordinator Sean Hutton has these kids playing at a very high level,” said Coach Watson. “In five games our defense has only allowed 13 points. Not to be out done, our offense reminds me that they have scored 170 points. These kids are humble, hard working, respectful players growing into young men and I can’t wait to see where we end up on the season.” Peewees Del Oro 20, Jr. Bulldogs 14 in OT Dylan Davis started the game with a 65-yard touchdown run on the game’s first play. Peyton Van Ackeren made the extra-point kick. Folsom trailed 14-8 going into the fourth quarter, before quarterback Max Simmons hooked up with Tanner Sims for a 70-yard touchdown. The Bulldogs’ kick was blocked and the game remained tied at 14. The game went to overtime and Bulldogs lost a tough one. Other standouts were Jordan Thomas, who had some big catches for big yardage and Dylan Jorge, Hamilton Shivora, Ben Voelz, Dominic Navarro, Davis, Simmons and Sims on defense. Jr. Midget Jr. Bulldogs 14, Del Oro 0 For the second time this season, the defense pitched a shutout and gave up only a handful of first downs. Turnovers played a big roll in Saturday’s win. Brian Fatooh came up with a big special teams forced fumble and recovery. Noah Lunday was able to create a fumble and recover the ball, Andrew Nikens had an interception and Jonathan Siller came up with an onside kick recovery. On offense, the Jr. Midgets were able to control the game by pounding the ball down the field behind quarterbacks Davin Simmons and Logan Stern. Overall, it was a great team victory. Midgets Jr. Bulldogs 30, Del Oro 23 Folsom (5-0) started the scored with a touchdown run from Ben Barudoni. Del Oro responded with 11 points to lead 11-8 at halftime. Del Oro scored on the first drive of the second half to lead 17-8. The Bulldogs answered back on a touchdown run by Brad Jenner to cut the lead to 17-16. Del Oro scored early in the fourth quarter to lead 23-16. Folsom responded when Barudoni found the end zone to cut the lead to 23-22. Barudoni then scored the winning touchdown with 41 seconds left to give the Bulldogs the 30-23 win.