Roseville Pee Wees win SVUSA North football title
Parker Henry has made a habit of 100-yard rushing games, but he picked a good time to step on the throttle.
Henry rushed for 210 yards in 21 carries, and his 25-yard run in the second quarter gave Roseville’s Pee Wee football team the only touchdown it would need in a 12-0 victory over Lincoln on Saturday that made the Junior Tigers champions of the Sierra Valley USA Youth Football & Cheer’s North Division.
Roseville (8-1) will be the top seed from the North when it plays South No. 2 seed Woodland (7-2) at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the first round of the Division 1 playoffs.
Jordan Susbilla punched in a touchdown on a two-yard run in the third quarter following Nick Gori’s blocked punt deep in Lincoln (7-2) territory.
Susbilla led the Tigers with six tackles, and Gori, Jake Domer and Alex Rodriguez had four tackles each. Kane Sanford had a sack, and Alex Nicholas and Jordan Beams each had an interception.
Woodcreek 42, Oakmont 8 — Brock Thawley scored the Timberwolves’ first touchdown on a 48-yard interception return, and Elijah Maxwell capped a second-half shutout of the Vikings (2-6) with a 90-yard pick six.
Matthew Fischer scored three touchdowns. He gave Woodcreek (4-4) a 14-8 halftime lead with a 22-yard touchdown run and added a 47-yard scamper in the second half. Fischer also caught a 48-yard scoring pass from Daniel Susac to finish with 215 all-purpose yards, and Peyton Allen ran 23 yards for a touchdown.
Matt Willford, Vincent Hernandez and Ryan Colliau made six tackles each, and James Sacco had an interception.
Granite Bay 20, Bear River 0 — This group of Grizzlies (8-1) warmed up for its sixth consecutive playoff appearance by blanking the Bruins (0-9).
Jaylen Latson returned an interception 20 yards for a touchdown to make it 14-0 in the first quarter, and Grant Yocam also had an interception as Granite Bay recorded its fourth shutout. The Grizzlies have allowed seven touchdowns in nine games.
“Our defense has been outstanding all year,” head coach Jeff Powers said.
Granite Bay also scored on a 19-yard pass from Josh Farr to Blake Peterson and a 65-yard run by Latson.
Woodcreek 29, Oakmont 0 — Christopher Osby ran for two touchdowns, and Carson March and Ryan Junghart each had an interception return for a score in the Timberwolves’ shutout of the Vikings.
Junior Pee Wees
Woodcreek 50, Oakmont 12 — Caleb Nelson had another huge game with 419 total yards and seven touchdowns as the Timberwolves rolled over the Vikings.
Running behind left tackle Aramis Williams, left guard Moses Bryant, center Austin Mahrt, right guard Maximus Graves and right tackle Tyler Randall, Nelson rushed for 394 yards in just 14 carries and caught one pass for 25 yards. Nelson averaged 28.1 yards per carry and had an interception.
Dylan Shannon had 95 yards and a touchdown in six carries, five tackles and a fumble recovery.
Wyatt Barsdale led the Woodcreek defense with seven tackles. Brock McKinney, Seth Pearce and Jack Erskine each had five tackles, and Aidan Mack had two tackles for a loss and a sack.
Woodcreek 40, Oakmont 0 — Stone Smartt scored on a quarterback keeper on the Timberwolves’ first offensive play, and Woodcreek (6-2) rolled over the Vikings (0-8).
J.C. Santini, Marco Esquivel and Israel Luna each ran for a touchdown as the Timberwolves led 24-0 at halftime, and Matthew Gordon threw a scoring pass to Jack Fitzpatrick in the third quarter.
Granite Bay blanks Bear River — The Grizzlies rumble into the Mighty Mite Bowl on Saturday in Lincoln on the strength of a shutout. Jayce Latson, Zach Annis and Josh Kniesel led the defense.
Parker Cervantez and Preston Fondren each scored their first touchdown to complement scores by Cole Brommeland, James Stabbert and Leyland O’Neil.
Woodcreek shuts out Oakmont — Quarterback Tyler Roberts scored on a 65-yard run up the sideline to send the Timberwolves on their way.
Devyn Powanich-Lee scored on a run up the middle in the third quarter, and Danny Myles ran around the right end for Woodcreek’s final touchdown.
Receiver Ray Ray Harris and linemen Jayden Bowers and Joe Linder provided the blocking. Leading the defense were Mitchell Sarmento, Zayne Barker and Alex Riffie.
Keiki Kickers 2, Major Cuties 1 — Annika Gresko and Amber Hall scored goals as the Keiki Kickers started the second half with a victory.
Ashlyn Egan, Madison Pearson, Gracie Harada, Julia Barnes and Candace Henderson helped the Kickers with their passing.
Sierra Valley USA Youth Football & Cheer schedule
Junior Pee Wee: Granite Bay vs. Franklin, 1:30 p.m. at Nevada Union.
Pee Wee: Roseville vs. Woodland, 3:30 p.m. at Nevada Union; Granite Bay vs. Elk Grove, 4 p.m. at Grant.
Junior Midget: Roseville vs. Franklin, 5:30 p.m. at Bear River; Granite Bay vs. Elk Grove, 6 p.m. at Antelope.
Midget: Roseville vs. Woodland, 7:30 p.m. at Nevada Union; Granite Bay vs. Elk Grove, 8 p.m. at Antelope.