Jr. Eagles Jr. Midgets Vista 13, River City 6 Blake Tuter scored the first Eagles’ touchdown following runs by Adam King and Matt Karp. The Eagles’ defense took the field holding off the Raiders with Ethan Parkert, Nick Ellis, Daniel Baldini, Adam McMahon and Mike Nelsen making impressive tackles. Brent Schaeffer started the second quarter with his first of two interceptions. On the second one, he ran the ball back 65 yards, nearly scoring a touchdown. Quarterback Ryan Hicks played a courageous game, carrying the ball multiple times for first downs. Receivers Jason Carrey and Arjun Rama made great catches leading to a score by Vance Olives. The offensive line, led by Severin Anderson, Thomas Reinking, Andrew Cokley and Austin Thomson, held strong. The defense closed out the game, holding the Raiders to a single score with great plays made by David Hull, Hunter Corbitt, Bryce Hayword, Ethan Park, Brannon Olive and Dominick Norris. Midgets Vista 36, River City 0 The Jr. Eagles Midgets came out hungry against the Jr. Raiders, starting the game with a fumble recovery on the opening kickoff. That was followed up with two quick handoffs to Nick Williams for 40 yards, a after a nice boot from Jacob Sampson, eights points were on the board. On the Raiders first play from scrimmage, the Eagles forced another fumble that was recovered by Blake Martin, who later added another devastating blow with a 35-yard punt return for a touchdown. Ben Barudoni and Sampson contributed to the touchdown tally with two great runs of 25-plus yards. Williams added another score for a total of 62 yards on three carries, two of which went for touchdowns. The referees called the game at halftime and in a show of great sportsmanship the two teams finished off the day with a controlled scrimmage. Next week the Eagles face the Rio Linda Jr. Knights for the final game of the regular season. Jr. Bulldogs Mighty Mite Folsom 19, Bruins 18 The Bulldogs defense came up huge in preventing an extra-point conversion in the second overtime to preserve their perfect 7-0 record. Adam Crandall had a huge fourth-down tackle for a loss and also recovered a fumble. Jaxsen Hanson stripped a Pondo ball carrier for a big turnover. Offensively, Cheyne Gitsham rushed for three touchdowns and the decisive extra-point run to put the Bulldogs ahead for good. Hansen and Preston Shephard made key blocks to ensure Gitsham got in the end zone. Jr. Peewee Folsom 36, Ponderosa 0 Brady Huddlestun and Jordan Thomas combined to pass for 209 yards and five touchdowns. Chris Catalano, Dylan Davis, Colby Diehl, CJ Hutton and Tanner Sims caught touchdown passes. The offense racked up 305 yards, while the defense posted another shutout. Davis and Robbie Wong combined for three interceptions. Byan Fatooh and the rest of the special teams hammered four extra points and recovered two onside kicks. Dylan Jorge was key in causing one recovery with a smashing hit. The team is ready for the last game of the regular season against another undefeated foe in Oak Ridge. Peewee Folsom 36, Ponderosa 0 Davin Simmons got things started early on a 50-yard touchdown run on the second play of the game. Simmons then connected with Nathan Martinelli from five-yards out to open the second quarter. Jason Simon found the end zone on a 16-yard run midway to make it 24-0. Logan Bingham added to the scoring on a 47-yard run after Michael McJimsey recovered his own onside kick. Bingham finished the half with a 15-yard run made possible by a key block from Kaden Richardson to make it 36-0. Abigail Trengove was three-of-four on extra points, while Noah Lunday, Justin Viega, Cade Posner, Dylan Several and Connor O’Brien all had nice runs in the second half. The defense, led by Jeffrey Skyrud, was solid again without allowing a first down and creating six total turnovers. Jr. Midgets Folsom 22, Pondo 12 Touchdowns from Dylan Crane and Emilio De La Riva led the way and the Jr. Midgets continued to spread the ball around with contributions coming from Austin Alvarez, Troy Calderara, Joe Curry, Brad Jenner, Jonathan Trott and Jarron Wade. The defense continued to make big plays with defensive linemen Riley Wick, Chris Wiese, Trevor Durnall, Jenner and Calderara putting a stop to the Bruins’ attempts to move the ball. Midgets Ponderosa 30, Folsom 6 The Folsom Midgets fell to 3-4 with a tough loss to Ponderosa. The Jr. Bruins began the scoring in the second quarter to lead 8-0. Folsom responded on a touchdown run by Roger Neal to cut the lead to 8-6. Ponderosa added a touchdown at the end of the first half to lead 14-6. The Bruins added two touchdowns in the second half for a 30-6 win.