Ramona Bulldogs 49, Rancho Buena Vista Longhorns 7
The Bulldogs hosted the Longhorns in a non-conference game at Ramona.
With the first score resulted off a defensive touchdown by Anthony Garegnani on a fumble recovery. But the Longhorns answered right away.
Rancho Buena Vista (RBV) received the ball and inched their way down the field capitalizing on field yardage by Dorian Richardson and Antonio Bowman. In the end, it was Dorian Richardson who scored the 10-yard touchdown for the Longhorns; 7-7 with 5 minutes left in the 1st quarter.
The tied ball game didn’t last long. Ramona’s Tristan Stacy ran up the score with a 91-yard kick off return. Stacy picked up his 4th kickoff return in a season. With that, Stacy ties the CIF record for most kick off returns in a season.
The lightning bolt, Stacy, didn’t stop there. In the 3rd quarter, Stacy went on to score two more punt return touchdowns, one for 41-yards and the last for 53-yards which put the game to rest, 49-7 Ramona.
“It takes all 11 of us,” said Tristan Stacy. “They’ll block and I just go through the holes."
Next week, Ramona will look to take on their rivals the Poway Titans. While the Titans travel to Ramona, the Longhorns will head back home to play the San Pasqual Golden Eagles. Watch KUSI Prep Pigskin Report every Friday night at 10:30pm to catch all the highlights.
PREVIEW: The Ramona Bulldogs (3-4) prepare this week to host the visiting Rancho Buena Vista Longhorns (2-5) on Friday night of week 9.
“We have young team and each week we just look to get better,” said Bulldogs’ coach, Damon Baldwin. “We’re coming off two straight wins and a good win against Mt. Carmel. We just look to get better each week.”
And better indeed they do. The Bulldogs will come out ready to play with wide receivers Hunter Gurrola and Dominic Mcmanus.
Hunter Gurrola, standing tall at 6’2 and 175 lbs., has 17 catches and 30 receiving yards per game. The senior wide receiver has a total of 211 total receiving yards in the 2016 season thus far.
Dominic Mcmanus, a junior, isn’t a stranger to the end zone having scored 3 touchdowns this year. With 44.4 receiving yard per game, Mcmanus tallies up a total of 311 receiving yards.
The Bulldogs may have a few wide receivers stacked on their roster but junior running back, Tristan Stacy, is looking to break records. Stacy has a total of 3 kickoff returns in the 2016 regular season. The CIF record is 4. Stacy looks ahead to not only tie the record but hopefully break the record at some point in the upcoming 3 games prior to the start of playoffs.
The Longhorns will look to put a stop to the Bulldogs on Friday night. Senior defensive end, Misael Quintana, will be a force field for the Longhorns. Making 7 solo tackles this season, Quintana, isn’t afraid to break his way through the offensive line either hanging on to 2 solo sacks thus far.
The Bowman brothers will be on both the offensive and defensive side of the ball for the Longhorns; Anthony at running back and Antonio at corner back.
Anthony Bowman has 92 carries with 4 touchdowns and a total of 376 rushing yards. Antonio Bowman, on defense, will walk out to the gridiron with an interception and 6 solo tackles on his tally pad.
“We’re excited for this weeks game. Coming off a bye week we’re ready to get back on the field”, said Longhorn’s coach, Joe Meyer.
Tune in to KUSI Prep Pigskin Report on Friday, October 21, at 10:30pm to catch the highlights between the Bulldogs and Longhorns.