MA-Vikings Pop Warner football reportThis report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Pee Wee Vikings' team. He is a seventh-grader at St. Raymond School. All players named are with the Vikings.
The Menlo-Atherton Vikings swept Sunnyvale in the third game of the season. The games took place on Sept. 19 at Peterson Middle School. Following are the game summaries.
Tiny Mites: In a game where you don't keep score of the points, Justin Sinclair rocketed across the goal line twice in the first half. In the second half, Trevor Wargo scored after a drive down the field, and Justin also scored with a long carry. Darien Houston, Ezra Bazan, Albert Westbrook, Reid Keenan, and Jordan Jernigan played a great game.
Mitey Mites: The Mitey Mites triumphed over Sunnyvale. Keyshawn Ashford stormed down the field and put points on the board with four touchdowns. The win was made possible because of the down-field blocking of Dylan Williams. Reed Woods, Emilio Simbeck, Kahari Williams, and Kaukauola Fifita overwhelmed the offence when they were on defense. The final sore was 24-6.
Junior Pee Wees: The JPW won 20-14. Tre'sean Bishop scored after an explosive first drive. Lavell Gates scored on a kickoff return. Will Beasley popped in a touchdown after another kickoff return by Gates. Will Tarr and Evan King led the offensive line. Marcelous Chester, PJ Lopez, and Charlie Ferguson had big games on defense.
Pee Wees: The Pee Wees defeated Sunnyvale with a 20-14 victory. Benjamin Burr-Kirven and David Teu both scored on amazing runs. In the second half, the Vikings played a pounding running game and drove the ball 80 yards down the field. Charlie Roth did a spectacular job moving the ball down the field during the long drive. He also finished it off by punching in the touchdown. The drive was also made possible by the outstanding blocking of John Guiragossian and Nate Montes.
Junior Midgets: The Junior Midgets won 8-0. Matt Odell caught the pass from Royce Branning to score the winning touchdown.