Livermore Junior Football League
Packers 28, Giants 8: The Giants closed out league play with a loss to the Packers. Before halftime, the Packers led 28-0. The Giants' touchdown came late in the game as quarterback Daniel Crisp lofted a deep ball to Parker Hall, who took it the length of the field. Crisp converted the extra point on a quarterback keeper. Crisp also recovered a fumble on defense and another on special teams. Logan Koch and Trent McIntosh had solid games on the offensive line. Defensively, Jonathan Cantu, Michael Moore and Ryan Katusich played well.
Steelers 12, Saints 6: On the first play from scrimmage, the Saints' Bryce Disbrow scored on a reverse. The Steelers responded with big plays from Grant Ridddiough (25-yard pass) and Tai Phan (20-yard run).
In the second quarter, the Steelers' Will Mohler rushed for several first downs before quarterback Jason Frost threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Phan. The Steelers held the Saints on their next drive with tackles by Stephen Mohler and Tyler Felgenhauer. On the Steelers next drive, Phan caught a 20-yard pass and Mohler caught a 42-yard pass for a touchdown.
In the second half, the Saints recovered a fumble and had an interception (by Jordan Mello) but couldn't convert the turnovers into points. The Steelers' Raymond Carlson, Zachary Stewart, Julian Chavira, Phan and Jack Lutz made key tackles which prevented the Saints from scoring. Tyler Gonzales intercepted a pass and secured the Steelers victory.
Broncos 16, Jets 6: The Broncos had six ball carriers who combined for 221 yards. Quarterback Xavier Pelican led offense behind a solid front line of Brad Archer, Elias Gonzalez, Colby Ritchie and Colton Berlinn. Jared Tavares had several key blocks. Troy Wentworth had 14 carries for 122 yards, Jacob Peebles had 30 yards on the ground with a nine yard touchdown and Braden Jackson had an 11-yard touchdown. Pelican and Wentworth each converted extra points, while Jacob Peebles, Kyle Winkler and Colton Downs also made key plays on offense. Defensively, the Broncos were led by Braden Jackson, David Woodridge, Cameron McGee, Ryan Escover, Jackson, Connor Sterritt and John Bennett.
Falcons 0, Ravens 0: Both Bryan Torres and Nate Wilson had nine tackles and a fumble recovery, and Zack Macintire added six tackles and a fumble recovery. Malini Tia contributed eight tackles, a fumble recovery, and an interception that he returned for 28 yards. Tia also rushed for 44 yards and 40 receiving yards. Other standouts included Kyle Betz (7 yard reception) and Trey Micheletti. Dominic Shepard had five tackles, and teammates Zach MacDonald (7 tackles), Seth Davis (5 tackles) also contributed.
Colts 26, Bears 20: The Colts grabbed their first victory. Reid Heffron caught a 43-yard touchdown to lead the Colts offense.
Raiders 19, 49ers 0: The Raiders scored a touchdown on the opening drive and converted the extra point for a 7-0 lead. Throughout the first half the 49ers had nice field position thanks to strong punts by Nick Hill, including one that started the Raiders on their own one yard line. Before the half, the Raiders scored again with a 35-yard touchdown and took a 13-0 lead into the third quarter.
In the second half, the 49ers moved the football behind blocks from Logan Tucker and Todd Beatty, but they were unable to find the end zone. The Raiders scored again in the fourth quarter. The 49ers defense was led by Donovan Holmes, Elijah Hodgers, Jacob Hager, Sam Carbonaro, Dylan Clinton and Cameron Adriaens.
Texans 13, Vikings 7: The Texans handed the Vikings their first loss of the season. In the first quarter, the Texans' Matthew Polaski came up with a fumble recovery and the special teams recovered their own punt.
In the second quarter, the Texans defense had solid play from Anthony Rivalie, Jason Sanders, Anthony Shepherd, Paul Buxton, and Justin Torres.
In the second half, the Texans defense with Germaine Cox, Deegan Rabino, Romon Saleh, Joseph Bartoni and Myles Anderson shut down the Vikings. After stopping the Vikings, Matthew Polaski returned a punt for the first score of the game. The Vikings responded with a touchdown to lead 7-6 after three quarters.
In the fourth quarter, the Texans' Mitchell Mau, Joseph Bartoni and Yash Hammond opened up lanes for nice runs by Miles Rasmussen, Dylan Silva, and Zach Gooby. Tyler Blue, Robert Mullineaux, and Jake Herweg put the Vikings defense on their heels, which led to a long run by Edward Vilchis for the game-winning touchdown.
Girls U9 Division 1
Halloween Kick-or-Treat Classic
Rage Orange 2, Burlingame Dynamite 0: In the championship game the Pleasanton Orange won a defensive battle with strong play from Maggie Nostrand, Isabella Guerrero, Caitlin Currie, and Ashley Belshe. In the first half, Sophia Minnite scored the first goal and goalie Maggie Nostrand recorded multiple saves for the shutout. The second goal was scored by Maddie Benson with an assist from Sophia Minnite. Avery Clark, Olivia Soble, Leila Lyions and Olivia Martin played well.
Rage Orange 5, Diablo FC 1: In a physical game the Rage Orange came up with a victory over Diablo FC.
Rage Orange 9, East Diablo Impact 0: For the Rage Orange, Avery Clark scored the first goal and Olivia Martin had the assist. A few minutes later, Clark scored another and was followed by a Maddie Benson score, with an assist from Olivia Soble. Later, Benson scored again with an assist from Caitlin Currie. Benson added two more goals, while Clark and Currie contributed one each. Defensively, goalie Ashley Belshe recorded the shutout and was backed by solid defense by Isabella Guerrero, Hayden Jolley, and Maggie Nostrand.
Rage Orange 7, Central California Soccer Alliance 0: The Rage Orange dominated their first game of the Halloween Classic. Sophia Minnite scored four goals and Ashley Belshe, Olivia Martin and Caitlin Currie had one each. Great defense and passing was displayed by Isabella Guerrero, Hayden Jolley, Caitlin Currie, Maddie Benson, Avery Clark, Leila Lyions and Maggie Nostrand. Goalie Olivia Soble made two great saves.
Rage Orange 8, HSC Wolfpack 0: The Rage Orange jumped out to an early lead with a goal from Leila Lyions. Caitlin Currie scored with an impressive individual effort. Sophia Minnite scored the third goal of the half. In the second half, Maddie Benson scored after receiving a beautiful cross from Olivia Soble. Avery Clark added another goal, as Benson, Currie and Minnite ended up with two goals each. The Rage defense was led by Hayden Jolley, Olivia Martin, Isabella Guerrero, Maggie Nostrand and Ashley Belshe. The victory kept the Rage Orange tied for first in the Norcal Gold division.
Bobcats 3, Blasters 2: The Blasters took an early lead after Lucia Castaneda's penalty kick was drove home by Kaitlin Schmitz. In the second half, Jocelyn Mitchell was the Blasters' top performer.
Orange Crush 2, Xtreme Tigers 1: Top players for the Orange Crush were: Elisabeth Balicanta, Megan Gee, Emilie Clark, Allison DeFazio, Emma Tsztoo, and Mollie McKay. For the Blasters, top players were Kaitlin Schmitz, Robin Hong, Isabel Mayfeild, Harsha Mudaliar, and Jocelyn Mitchell.
San Jose Earthquakes
The San Jose Earthquakes U18 boys squad defeated the Santa Cruz Breakers 3-1 at the Quakes training facility in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy.
The Quakes were led by strong goalkeeping from Austen Black and two goals from Jesus Garcia, a senior at Livermore High School. Garcia scored in the 11th and 59th minutes. Black turned away one shot after another with help from fellow Cal Berkeley commit, defender Trevor Long. Elisama Padilla scored in the 89th minute and was assisted by Brian Randall.
Puppies 4, Puffin 0: For the Puppies, Kadie Abercrombie had two goals, while Payton Limkakeng added one. Limkakeng also had an assists and multiple saves in the goal. Sam Richert, Mariah Gragg, Taylor Woodruff, Kim Ebbers, and Payton Limkakeng also played well.
CCOP 24, St. Joan of Arc 11: The Catholic Community of Pleasanton fourth grade boys team defeated beat St. Joan of Arc. The CCOP offensive effort was led by Ruari Dwyer (12 points), Andrew Delevaux (6 points), Nathan Shinn (4 points), Cole Steadman (2 points). Alex So, Darius Skipper and John Serrano controlled the lane with tenacious defense and rebounding.
The Pleasanton Phantom 14B traveling softball team placed first in the Pink Power Tournament on Oct. 21-22, held in Martinez. The roster consists of: Lauren HoTseung, Michelle Wood, Emily Crimi, Arabelle Franco, Kristen HoTseung, Alex Sanchez, Emily Trinidad, Lauren Jepson, Nicole Riordan, Taylor Congdon, Madie Bianco, Kelsey Congdon and coaches Mark Sanchez and Dave Bianco.
The LARPD Lazers U14 water polo team hosted their third tournament of the fall session, at the Robert Livermore Community Center on Oct. 27.
For the Lazers, David Brooks, Sean Croghan, Scott Ragatz, Maddie David and Shelbey Cruikshank led scoring. Mia Battilega, Nathan Fish, Christian Webb and Robert Sutter also scored one each for the Lazers. New to the field this year, Kinga Bihari, Joey Katen and Steve Ragatz played solid defense that propelled the Lazers over the 680 Drivers. Goalies Luca Cuppoletti and Scott Ragatz did a great job in the cage.
The Edge Gymnastics Level 5 team competed on Oct. 27th at the Hollywood Invitational in Vallejo.
Team score: First place (110.100)
Younger Division: Lily Madrigal -- 2nd. Beam (9.300), 3rd. Floor (9.150), 2nd. All-Around (35.675); Lillian Lewis -- 2nd. Vault (8.725), 2nd. Bars (9.050), 2nd. Floor (9.175), 3rd. All-Around (35.375); Caroline Paul -- 3rd. Vault (8.350), 1st. Beam (9.400); Emily Walsh -- 3rd. Beam (9.125).
Middle A Division, Mei-Ling Wong -- 3rd. Vault (8.650), 1st. Bars (9.425), 1st. Beam (9.425), 1st. All-Around (36.100); Katelyn Lewis -- 3rd. Bars (9.250), 3rd. Beam (9.125), 3rd. Floor (9.025), 3rd. All-Around (35.600); Katie Corbett -- 2nd. Vault (8.725), 2nd. Bars (9.300); Alexa Naegele -- 2nd. Beam (9.175).
Middle B Division: Isabel Castillo -- 1st. Vault (9.150), 1st. Bars (9.300T), 1st. Beam (9.500), 1st. Floor (9.250), 1st. All-Around (37.200); Kacie Donaldson -- 2nd. Vault (8.850), 2nd. Beam (9.275), 2nd. Floor (9.050), 2nd. All-Around (36.025); Bailey Dodgion -- 3rd. Vault (8.625), 1st. Bars (9.300T), 3rd. All-Around (35.900).
Older Division: Carli Collopy -- 3rd. Vault (8.550), 1st. Bars (9.425t), 2nd. Beam (9.000), 3rd. All-Around (35.750); Julia Greene -- 3rd. Beam (8.950).