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Jr. Bulldogs youth football wrap

By: Staff Report
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This past weekend the Bulldogs visited the Cosumnes Oaks Jr. Wolfpack. The program’s next games will be Sept. 17 against the Natomas Jr. Nighthawks. Mighty Mites Bulldogs 7, Wolfpack 6 In a defensive battle, Folsom made one more play than their opponents, squeaking out a one-point victory. The Bulldogs’ offense sputtered all game, with the lone bright spot an electrifying 64-yard touchdown run by Zack Cottrell. Defensively, hard hitting and gang tackling stifled the Wolfpack offense. Adam Crandall, Dylan Wolger, Jacob Melander, Kole Simon, Lucas Jorge, Jaxson Hansen, Jacob Huntington, Cheyne Gitsham, Zack Cottrell, Preston Shephard, Austin McMillan and Will Streich led the defense. McMillan and Hansen made a fantastic tackle on the Wolfpacks PAT try to seal the Bulldog victory. Jr. Peewee Bulldogs 24, Wolfpack 6 Folsom’s offense racked up 282 yards in the big win. Brady Huddlestun and Jordan Thomas combined to throw four touchdowns, while Tanner Sims caught three touchdowns and CJ Hutton scored on a 33-yard screen play. The offensive line blocked well in both the run game and passing game. Offensive linemen Owen Gitsham, Harrison Craft, Colby Christierson, Isaac Dugars, Hamilton Shvora, Tyler Nycum, Ben Voelz, Alex Wong, Brooks Mitchell, Austin Lightle, Jayden Wakeland, Zack Russo, Jake Allen-Barfield, Conner Ericksen and Jayden Meneghetti worked their magic against a tough physical team. Defensively, the dominance continued, as Folsom held its opponent without a first down until late in the game. Ben Voelz also blocked a punt. Peewee Bulldogs 22, Wolfpack 0 Behind the blocking of linemen Cade Posner, Dylan Several, Nathan Torres, Abigail Trengove, Hank Allen-Barfield, Noah Lunday, Kaden Richardson, Luke Wolger and Clay Lewis, Logan Bingham scored two rushing touchdowns of 21 and 35 yards and Davin Simmons added a five-yard touchdown run. Jack Crandall connected twice with Mark Weldy, who made two diving catches for first downs to keep drives alive. The defense allowed only two first downs, led by Jeffrey Skyrud, who had had an interception and a fumble recovery. Other standouts included Garrett McClure, Andrew Nickens, Dylan Diehl, Gavin Davis-Smith and Michael McJimsey, who recovered his own kickoff. Jr. Midget Wolfpack 20, Bulldogs 14 Folsom jumped out to a 14-0 lead on touchdowns from Joe Curry and Jarron Wade, but eventually lost in overtime. Brad Jenner led the receivers with clutch catches, while Lucas Rasmussen led the offensive line. Defensively, the front five, led by Blake Christierson, Jenner and Dominic Langham gave the Wolfpack a battle and Trevor Darrow and Emilio De La Riva came up with big tackles. Midget Wolfpack 24, Bulldogs 6 The Wolfpack defense came out aggressively and scored on a fumble early in the first quarter before the Folsom defense clamped down and held them off the scoreboard for the rest of the half. Folsom scored on a Jake Jeffery to Ryan VanSaun pass that cut the lead to 8-6 by halftime. Cosumnes would add two second half scores to finish the scoring.