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Shutouts to go around in youth football

By: Staff reports
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Granite Bay scored on its first possession and never looked back in rolling to a 30-0 victory over Placer in a Sierra Valley USA Football and Cheer Pee Wee game Saturday.

A 14-yard touchdown run by Evan Tattersall gave the Junior Grizzlies the lead, and they built a 22-0 halftime spread on scoring jaunts of 19 yards by Josh Farr and 40 yards by Blake Peterson running behind a dominating offensive line.

Farr passed 40 yards to Jade Foddrill for Granite Bay’s other touchdown, and Doug Mitchell kicked two extra points.

The Grizzlies’ defense made several big plays to record a shutout, including two interceptions by Peterson, an interception by Matthew Barron and a fumble recovery by Nolan Stabbert. Bryce Cassidy blocked a punt, and William Craig and Jacob Weber tackled the Placer quarterback in the end zone for a safety.

“We are fortunate in that we were able to execute our game plan early on, and then get a lot of game time experience for our younger players,” head coach Jeff Powers said.

Junior Pee Wee

Granite Bay 26, Placer 0
— Tristan Lee rushed for more than 120 yards, and outside linebacker Drew Walling made five tackles to help the Grizzlies (2-1) shut out the Hillmen (1-2).

Andrew Martinez and Lee scored touchdowns in the first quarter, and each made an extra point to help Granite Bay take a 14-0 lead.

Ty Peterson scored in the third quarter, and Will Nogrady scored in the final period for the Grizzlies. Peterson had more than 100 total yards rushing and passing.

Nogrady also blocked a punt and recovered a fumble, and Jace Foddrill had a fumble recovery.

Roseville 12, Lincoln 0 — Parker Henry ran all over the field for the Tigers (2-1), and Lincoln (2-1) couldn’t run anywhere.

Henry rushed for 174 yards and two touchdowns, including a 36-yarder on which he dodged defenders as he cut across the field. Greg Nichols had a 26-yard run for Roseville. Henry also had an interception.

On defense, Alex Rodriguez had seven tackles, including four for negative yardage, and two of Christian Cornes’ three tackles were for negative yardage. Nichols had three tackles, Tyler Price two and Griffen Ruddell two, one for negative yardage.

Mighty Mites

Roseville 2 TDs, Lincoln 1 — Connor Silva and Robert Carpenter each scored a touchdown in the first half to lift the Tigers over the Zebras. Silva also ran for a conversion and made two tackles. Carpenter scored on a 60-yard run down the sideline. He also recovered a fumble.

Carpenter, Cole Errecart and Brandon Eastman led the Roseville defense, which had two fumble recoveries and held Lincoln to two first downs.