Football: Rams Selected For Lions All-Star Game
Three St. Mary’s Rams football players were named to the
roster for the 41st annual Lions All-Star game on June 14 at
Schneider Stadium in Tracy. The players will be recognized
at a banquet April 12th at the Italian Athletic Club. The
players are Bryan Pascual, David Juarez and Clark Butler.
Football: Rams On The Record All Area Team
St. Mary’s placed three players on the The Records’ regional
All-Area First Team. They are: Matt Ray who was also the McKay Award winner as the top offensive
lineman in the area was named the Tri-City Athletic League’s
Offensive Lineman of the Year and honorable mention
All-Sac-Joaquin Section; Kyle Dawson who was The Tri-City
Athletic League’s Defensive Lineman of the Year had 66
tackles and 61/2 quarterback sacks with one fumble recovery;
Jaelin Ratliff who Coach Tony Franks called the Ram’s best
player without question. His hit against Concord-De La Salle
made ESPN SportsCenter’s top 10 plays. Named his team’s MVP
and first-team All-Tri-City Athletic League.
Named to the Second Team Defense was linebacker Clark
Football: TCAL Honors for Rams
St. Mary’s senior Matt Ray was named offensive lineman of
the year and teammate Kyle Dawson was named defensive
lineman of the year.
The offense first team honors went to Kaleb Parrish, Bryan
Pascual and Jaelin Ratlilff The first team defense honors
went to Clark Butler of St. Mary’s, and David Juarez.
The second-team offense honors were given to Marcus Lomas,
Brandon Perez andAnthony Aiello. The second-team defense
included Miguel Diaz, Wyatt Ming, Wesley and Thompson.
Honorable mentions are Perrin Boyd, Kahlil Hodge, Daniel
Montijo and Demetrius Ferguson
Matt Ray Receives Award
football player Matt Ray was presented with the McKay Award
as the top offensive lineman in the Stockton metro area by
the Stockton Athletic Hall of Fame at their annual event.
Football: Section Playoffs: Yuba
City 34, St. Mary's 28
In a year that started with great promise, but saw the Rams
play inconsistent football, a fumble by Rams quarterback
Noewl Righetti in the final two minutes, led to a 60 yard
touchdown on the recovery by the Honkers, changed St. Mary's
28-26 lead to a 34-28 season ending loss.
The Record report on the game action was as follows: "After
going three-and-out on their opening drive, the Rams forced
a Yuba City fumble on its second offensive play. St. Mary's
gave the ball right back on a fumble, which was returned 46
yards to the end zone by Honkers safety Alex Inskeep.
St. Mary's stormed back on its ensuing posession when Kaleb
Parrish hooked up with Perrin Boyd for a 10-yard touchdown
to tie the game at 7-7.
Yuba City delivered a counter punch on its next posession by
marching 75 yards for a score to go ahead 14-7.
After Parrish threw an interception in the second quarter,
Righetti took over under center and was able to take the
Rams 80 yards before halftime.
Righetti hit Jaelin Ratliff for a 45-yard completion and
ended the drive with a 27-yard touchdown pass to Brian
Yuba City opened the second half with a 70-yard touchdown
run from Omar Herrera, but the Rams came right back when
Marcus Lomas found paydirt from 23 yards. St. Mary's took a
21-20 lead on that play after Yuba City missed a PAT.
St. Mary's added to its lead with a 9-yard pass from
Righetti to Parrish, who moved to wide receiver, with 4:43
left in the third quarter.
After another Herrera touchdown cut St. Mary's lead to
28-26, the two defenses performed admirably in the fourth
quarter, holding the offenses to two drives that ended in
Guerrero made the big play when the Rams faced a
third-and-12 at the Honkers 38-yard line.
St. Mary's had one last shot down 34-28 with 2:05 left, but
couldn't convert on three consecutive pass attempts. Yuba
City took over and was able to run out the clock."
Football: St. Mary’s 53, McNair 14
bounced back from their loss to Stagg, and sharpened their
skills before entering the playoffs in a 53-14 win over
McNair on senior night at Sanguinetti Field.
Lomas ran for 165 yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries,
and Kaleb Parrish went 6 for 9 for 59 yards with a
touchdown, ran the ball five times for 27 yards and two
touchdowns, and caught a pass for 38 yards to finish his
senior regular season.
quoted Coach Tony Franks: "If we play to our capabilities,
we're a very good team and very tough to beat," said Franks,
who will find out his team's Sac-Joaquin Section Division II
playoff position on Saturday. "We know if we muster it up
and put it together, we'll be a tough team to deal with."
Football: Stagg 40, St. Mary’s 32
In its first loss to Staff since 1999, the Rams fell behind
33-18 at the half, and, though they fought back hard in the
second to bring the score to 40-32, it was not St. Mary’s
night when they drove down to the goal line only to have a
potential TD pass intercepted in the final seconds of the
game. The loss placed the Rams, who are in their last year
in TCAL, in second place for the first time since the league
was formed. Had St. Mary’s converted its points after, the
score would have been tied at the end of regulation play.
RamStats:6 12 6 8—32 Parrish 4yd pass to Pasqual (kick
failed); Johnson 5 run (pass failed); Parrish 55 pass to
Ratliff (pass failed); SM – Parrish 3 run (kick failed); SM
– Spady 5 run (Parrish pass to Ratliff) Record: 6-3, 3-1.
Football: St. Mary’s 75, West 8
Playing at West, the Rams were up 62-0 by half time, going on
to beat West by a score o 75-8. Kaleb Parrish completed 3 of
4 passes for 59 yards. He scored on a 13-yard run. Parker
Caston had four carries for 84 yards, and Marcell Spady had
six carries for 53 yards. The Rams are 6-2, 3-0 TCAL.
Football: St. Mary’s 53, Edison14
Celebrating their Homecoming, the Rams put on a firtworks
show at half time that complimented the firestorm of
touchdowns on the field as they downed the Vikings in TCAL
competition 53-14. In the first half, St. Mary’s scored
seven touchdowns on 15 plays. Caston Parker had touchdown
runs of 15 and 76 yards while rushing for 174 yards on 12
carries for the Rams. Quarterback Kaleb Parrish completed
all four of his passes for 141 yards and two touchdowns,
including a 36-yard pass to Jaelin Ratliff and a 62-yard
strike to Javonte Norman. David Juarez also set up a
touchdown for the Rams by blocking a punt, resulting in a
first-and goal from the 2-yard line.
RamStats: 20 26 7 0—53. Ratliff 36 pass from Parrish (pass
failed); Spady 25 run (Delucchi kick)’ Spady 2 run (Delucchi
kick); Loma s 5 run (Delucchi kick); Parker 15 run (Delucchi
kick); Ferguson 73 pass from Righetti (kick failed); Norman
6 2 pass from Parrish (kick failed) Parker 76 run (Delucchi
kick). Record: 5-2, 2-0 TCAL.