Roundup: Central Catholic rolls; Waterford, RC also win

local@modbee.comSeptember 28, 2013 

• CENTRAL CATHOLIC 65, LIVINGSTON 8, at Modesto — Matt Ringer rushed for 119 yards and freshman Montell Bland added 105 yards on five carries in his first varsity action to lead the Raiders past the Wolves. On his first career carry, Bland ran 29 yards into the end zone to give Central Catholic a 7-0 lead. His older brother, Reggie Bland, added two more first-quarter scores as the Raiders rolled to a 35-0 lead. Ringer had two touchdowns and Montell Bland added a 38-yard TD run in the fourth quarter. Central field goal kicker Kenny Smart connected on a career-long 53-yard field goal at the end of the first half.

Central improved to 4-1 while Livingston fell to 1-4.

• LE GRAND 54, DENAIR 7, at Denair — Christian Williams returned two punts for touchdowns and Ryan Martinez scored two more touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs past the Coyotes. Williams had punt returns of 65 and 47 yards in the second quarter as Le Grand built a halftime lead of 40-7. Martinez scored from 13 and 10 yards out. Williams also caught one of quarterback Frankie Contreras' two touchdown passes.

• SIERRA 44, KIMBALL 7, at Manteca — Timberwolves quarterback Jake Pruitt was 20 of 28 for 351 yards and four TDs — three of them to Hunter Johnson — in their Valley Oak League opener. Johnson had seven catches for 135 yards. Reid Maestas ran 15 times for 92 yards and a touchdown.

• WATERFORD 33, DELHI 13, at Waterford — Jesus Vega scored three touchdowns and had 167 yards of total offense to lead the Wildcats over the Hawks. Vega hauled in touchdown passes from Josh Hickman of 40 and 5 yards in the first half. His 25-yard touchdown run in the third quarter gave Waterford a 26-7 lead. Hickman completed 4 of 7 passes for 114 yards and Tyler Davis had 112 yards rushing and one touchdown.

• RIPON CHRISTIAN 27, MARIPOSA 21, at Mariposa — Kamare Bailey returned a kickoff for a touchdown and rushed for another score, but Mariposa couldn't slow down reigning SL MVP Andrew Brown (three TDs). Brown had 287 yards rushing for the Knights.

• LOS BANOS 52, CERES 0, at Los Banos — With the distraction of homecoming and star running back David Walker nursing an ankle injury on the sideline, Los Banos High went to work and shut out the high-flying Ceres offense. Ceres quarterback Brad Bussard, who entered the game with 1,452 passing yards, completed 16 of 33 passes for 121 yards. He also tossed a pair of interceptions, both to LB defensive back Gilbert Fuentes. The Bulldogs finished with just 11 rushing yards as a team.

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