Tracy pulls away from Beyer; Patterson, Escalon roll

local@modbee.comSeptember 14, 2013 

— Tracy High scored three straight touchdowns between the second and third quarters to pull away for a 42-21 victory over Beyer on Friday night at Gregori High.

Nate Jones had two of the scores — running in from 10 and 42 yards — as Tracy took a 35-14 lead. Beyer’s Nick Trujillo completed 5 of 9 passes for 152 yards, including a 70-yard TD pass to Jared Barnett to tie the game at seven in the first quarter.

He also connected with Caleb Saalfeld on a 14-yard scoring strike to tie the game at 14 before Tracy pulled away. On defense, Saalfeld had five tackles and an interception. Beyer’s Jay Green scored a touchdown and finished with 55 yards on 19 carries.

Beyer travels next week to Atwater, an 81-6 winner over Roosevelt on Friday, before opening Mdoesto Metro Conference play against east Modesto rival Enochs.

PATTERSON 49, DAVIS 8, at Patterson — Quarterback Damien Paulo connected on 11 of 15 passes for 222 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Tigers past the Spartans. Paulo completed 10 of his first 11 passes for 207 yards as Patterson pulled away early.

Avion Warmsley had two touchdowns and two interceptions as the Tigers improved to 3-0.

“We were able to spread out the field and get the ball to our big play people in the second quarter, and that took Davis out of their game,” Patterson head coach Nick Marchy said.

Michael Campbell had 17 carries for 93 yards for Davis (1-2), which hosts Golden Valley (0-3) at Downey next week.

SIERRA 61, CHAVEZ 58, at Manteca Joshua Gonzalez kicked a 20-yard field goal with 11 seconds left to lead the Timberwolves to a wild victory over Chavez.

Sierra tied the score with a little over 5 minutes left when it took the ball and chewed up the clock on a long drive that ended with Gonzalez’s kick splitting the uprights. “We’ve scocred a lot of points before, but nothing like this,” assistant coach Jeff Abrew said. “It was arena football.”

Sierra, which improved to 2-1, scored just 10 points between the second and third quarters. However, a 28-point first quarter and a 23-point fourth quarter paved the way to victory.

Sierra quarterback Jake Pruitt completed 35 of 45 passes for 400 yards and six TDs. Reid Maestas had 20 carries for 129 yards and two key fourth-quarter touchdowns.

On the receiving end of Pruitt’s passes were Bryson Sanders (11 catches, 86 yards, two touchdowns), Chris Stevens (11, 162, two) and Hunter Johnson seven, 92 and two).

HUGHSON 65, DENAIR 0, at Hughson — Tanner Duron rushed for 190 yards and scored three touchdowns in the Huskies’ rout of the Coyotes. Teammates Kyle Kerlee and Andrew Ocegueda rushed for 123 and 121 yards, respectively. Matt Gonzales had a 60-yard pick six. Le Grand improved to 3-0 heading into its bye week.It plays next on Sept. 27 at Denair.

ESCALON 56, LINDEN 12, at Escalon — On the first play from scrimmage, Escalon’s Josh Redding took a handoff and dashed 58 yards, setting the tone for took the first the rest of the game. Escalon rolled up 489 yards of total offense, 387 on the ground. Escalon’s Ben Hood passed for two TDs and Travis Nascimento scored twice in the fourth quarter.

HILMAR 32, CHOWCHILLA 0, at Hilmar — Jonathan O’Brien completed 15 of 25 passes for 145 yards and a touchdown and Trent Orosco rushed for 67 yards and caught one touchdown as the balanced Yellowjackets beat the Redskins. Hilmar improved to 3-0 with the help of a stingy defense, limiting Chowchilla to just one first down in the first 3½ quarters. Placekicker Devin Madeiros, a senior, had field goals of 32, 25 and 41 yards.

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