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Varsity Coaching Staff

 

JV Coaching Staff

 

Frosh Coaching Staff

Head Coach

 

Head Coach

 

Head Coach

Tony Franks

 

Jim Brusa

 

Steve Towne

 

Assistant Coaches

 

Assistant Coaches

 

Assistant Coaches

Doug Carruesco

Dave Tipton

JD Willis,

Angelo Galindo

Blake Eagal

Adam Pijl

Mike Cox

Harry Brown

Ed Tracy.

 

Paul Parises

Tim Gaea

Art Zanini

Aaron Jenkins

Devin Lagorio

ony Hamilton

 

Lui Tuitama

Brian Pratt

David Wimberly

Mark Borges

Robert Parmaley

Mike Montijo

Walt Vancil

 

 

Varsity Roster

  2

Righetti, Noah

QB

12

 

26

Preston, CJ

DB

12

  3

Hodge, Khalil

ILB/TE

12

 

27

Leonardini, Chris

QB

11

  4

Norman, Javonte

WR/DB

12

 

33

Harwell, Roy

OLB

11

  5

Ferguson, Demetrius

WR/CB

12

 

34

Zaunbrecher, Brandon

RB/CB

11

  6

Gudino, Stephen

WR

12

 

42

Hall, Nicholas

K

12

  7

Johnson, Tavonne

RB/KR

12

 

44

Herrera, Nick

LB

11

  7

Dunniway, Jake

QB

10

 

45

Jumaoas, Adam

K

11

  8

Jackson, Dwight

LB

12

 

49

Relloque, Michael

LB

11

  9

Lee, Karsten

TE/DE

12

 

51

Salmon, Cutler

DL

12

10

Mills, Justiin

LB

12

 

52

Cunningham, Myles

DE/G

12

11

Montijo, Daniel

ILB

12

 

54

Ohan, Gerald

OL

11

12

Alegre, Tommy

QB

11

 

55

Carl, Jarret

OL

10

14

Johnson, Ontario

WR

11

 

58

Aumavae, Popo

OL/DL

10

15

Dunning, Dalton

DB

12

 

60

Cline, Gavin

OL

11

16

Hampton, Keaton

QB/FS

10

 

63

Corralejo, David

OL

11

17

Cotton, Dewey

RB

10

 

64

 Prefling, Mike

OL

10

18

Daniel, JJ

CB

12

 

65

 Ocon, Jonah

DL/OL

12

19

Cedas, Alex

RB

11

 

67

Husary, AJ

OL/DT

11

20

Ford, Lazarus

DB

12

 

72

Harper, Tony

OL

11

21

Spady, Marcell

LB/RB

12

 

74

Grimaldi, John Paul

C/DT

11

22

Lucero, Curtis

DB

12

 

75

McDermott, Shane

DE/T

12

23

Thruston, Kodi

CB

12

 

78

Le, Andy

T/DE

11

24

Caston, Parker

RB/DE

11

 

82

Delucchi, Jack

K

12

25

Sanders, Brandon

DB

11

 

85

Robbins, Mossimo

TE

12

 

JV Roster

Aponte, Marcus

Matuska, Jaron

Barney, Gabriel

Montijo, Michael

Borges, Christian

Norgaard, Cole

Brown, Harry

Olsen, Joseph

Carruesco, Nick

Ramirez, Alec

DaCruz, Michael

Relloque, Nick

Ford, David

Righetti, Joshua

Foronda, Marc

Rodriguez, Adrian

Frampton, Dusty

Rodriguez, Jake

Frontella, Kyle

Rubio, Roman

Garduno, Humberto

Saharan, Siddharth

Gines, Kevin

Salmon, Keller

Godinez, Andres

Sanders, Brandon

Hampton, Keaton

Stinhilver, Jordan

Heck, To's

Vancil, Connor

Houston,

Villegas, Shawn

 

Frehsman Roster

Almanza, Christian

Low, Hunter

Arredondo, Roman

Lozano, Tyler

Barth, Max

Mamola, Livio

Brown, DeSean

McClure, Davon

Cole, Nicholas

Miller, Ben

Cordova, Hunter

Montiel, Michael

Dawson, Kacey

Rigdon, Thomas

Haggerty, Sean

Rios, Diego

Haskell-Brink, Drew

Roque, Justice

Hearon, Chad

Rosales, Anthony

Heath, Harrison

Schenone, Dominic

Heffernan, Ben

Slotnick, Joseph

Hernandez, Manuel

Tatum, Dillon

Herrera, James

Telitz, Rick

Irvine, Alexis

Villagas, Tre'Shawn

Jenkins, Tre

Wabe, Jordan

Jenkins, Drew

Walker, Myles

Jones, Jonathan

Wallace, Nolan

Lee, Max

Wheatley, Weston

Lara, Gabe

Williams, Billy

Lomas, Damon

Zarzuela, Nathane

Long, Joey

 

 

 

Varsity Record

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L

League

12

2

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Schedule

 

Varsity & JV

Day

Date

Opponent

Time

Place

Thurs.

Aug. 26

Granite Bay (scrimmage)

6:00

Granite Bay

Sat.

Aug. 30

Vacaville (scrimmage)

9:00

St. Mary’s

Fri.

Sept. 5

Cardinal Newman

5:00/7:15

St. Mary’s

Fri.

Sept. 12

Central Catholic

5:00/7:15

Central Catholic

Sat.

Sept. 20

St. Ignatius

11:30/2:00

St. Ignatius

Fri.

Sept. 26

Los Gatos

5:00/7:15

St. Mary’s

Fri.

Oct. 3

Buhach Colony

5:00/7:30

Buhach Colony

Fri.

Oct. 10

West

5:00/7:15

West

Fri.

Oct. 17

Tokay (Homecoming)

5:00/7:15

St. Mary’s

Fri.

Oct. 24

Tracy

5:00/7:15

Tracy

Fri.

Oct. 31

Lodi

5:00/7:15

St. Mary’s

Fri.

Nov. 7

Lincoln

5:00/7:15

St. Mary’s

 

Freshmen

Day

Date

Opponent

Time

Place

Thurs.

Aug. 28

Granite Bay (scrimmage)

6:00

Granite Bay

Sat.

Aug. 30

Vacaville (scrimmage)

9:00

St. Mary’s

Thurs.

Sept. 4

Cardinal Newman

10:00

Cardinal Newman

Thurs.

Sept. 11

Franklin (Elk Grove)

6:00

St. Mary’s

Sat.

Sept. 20

St. Ignatius

9:00

St. Ignatius

Thurs. Sept. 25 Deer Valley 5:00 Deer Valley

Thurs.

Oct. 2

Buhach Colony

6:00

St. Mary’s

Thurs.

Oct. 9

West

6:00

West

Wed.

Oct. 15

Tokay

6:00

St. Mary’s

Thurs.

Oct. 23

Tracy

6:00

Tracy

Thurs.

Oct. 30

Lodi

6:00

St. Mary’s

Thurs.

Nov. 6

Lincoln

6:00

St. Mary’s

         

News

    

Football: All-TCAL Team Named. Noah Righetti, Kahlil Hodge,Coach Franks Get Top Honors

 

Noah Righetti, was named TCAL MVP and Khalil Hodge, the nation’s leading tackler, was the Defensive Player of the Year. CoachTony Franks was named Coach of the Year.

 

Jonah Ocon and Shane McDermott were Offensive and Defensive Linemen of the Year, respectively.

 

All-TCAL first-team offensive picks were Marcell Spady, Popo Aumavae and Demetrius Ferguson, First-team Defensive picks were Myles Cunningham, Cutler Salmon, Daniel Montijo, Lazarus Ford, Javonte Norman and Nicholas Hall.

 

Second-team offensive picks were Stephen Gudino, Dewey Cotton and Jarrett Carl. Second-team defensive picks were Dwight Jackson and Kodi Thruston.

 

Honorable mention picks were Justin Mills, Keaton Hampton, Mosi Robbins, Karsten Lee and David Corralejo, Tracy's Nick Tobeck and Zach Aguilar.

 

Football: Section Championship Game: Grant 21, St. Mary's 14

 

The Rams were within striking distance to tie the game, after Grant went ahead with less than 2 minutes remaining in one of the best football contests in recent memory at CSU Sacramento Hornet's stadium. They could not find the end zone and, with 10 seconds left, the Grant quarterback took a knee to end the game.

 

The 2014 Rams team was one to remember for its players and what they achieved. Congratulations on an a excellent season. You made us proud!

 

Record Articles:

 

Article 1: "For St. Mary’s football, it was difficult to see beyond the pain. The Rams lost 21-14 to the Grant Pacers in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship game Friday night at Sacramento State.

 

St. Mary’s took a lead to start the second half, and had a chance to tie it late, but in front of raucous visitors’-side stands, just couldn’t finish. Still, coach Tony Franks had a lingering message for his departing seniors.

 

“The most important thing in what we do is the relationships that we have with one another. It’s the grind, it’s the battle, it’s the process and it’s the experience,” Franks said. “The final outcome feels wonderful if you win it, and it hurts like heck if you don’t. The hurt will go away with time, and the relationships will linger and last.”

 

Friday’s game got off to an ominous start, as rain that had been forecasted since late afternoon came in droves, beginning with a sprinkle in warm-ups and continuing with a downpour through the first quarter.

Neither team scored in that opening period, but played a back-and-forth game that ended with a St. Mary’s incomplete pass with less than 20 seconds left.

 

“I’ve got to give everybody love, this is a special season that I’m never going to forget,” Rams senior Dwight Jackson said. “We got here, but next time we’ve just got to win it.”

 

St. Mary’s finished the season 12-2, and went on an undefeated run through its league. The Rams won difficult playoff games at home against Rocklin and at Elk Grove in the semifinals.

“I’m proud of our football team,” Franks said."

 

Article 2:  Later in life, Khalil Hodge will look back on his senior season at St. Mary’s with a smile. But minutes after it ended with a championship defeat, the hurt was overwhelming The Rams had a chance to

at least tie the Sacramento- Grant Pacers in the final minute of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II championship game Friday night, but couldn’t finish. And with that, Grant won its seventh section championship, topping St. Mary’s 21-14 at Sacramento State’s Hornet Stadium.

 

Hodge, a Rams linebacker and the nation’s tackles leader, had wanted nothing more than to end his career by getting a championship ring. “I’m going to remember this loss, honestly. To be blunt, it’s going to hurt for awhile,” he said. “We had a lot of great games, I wouldn’t have wanted it with any other team.”

 

No. 1 Grant (14-0) scored the eventual game-winning touchdown with less than 2 minutes to go, capping a 67-yard drive with a 1-yard bootleg run from quarterback Donovan Brown. The Pacers and Rams traded turnovers on back-to-back drives just to give Grant the football in the f rst place. St. Mary’s Daniel Montijo recovered a Grant fumble, and on the next play, the Pacers’ Eddie Ward fell on a botched handoff .

And after stopping Grant’s up-the-middle game, St. Mary’s couldn’t stop Brown’s speed on the edge on

fourth-and-goal. “They had the ability to go outside, we knew that. And it’s a play that they run,” St. Mary’s coach Tony Frank said. “They were able to execute, we knew they were going to get some plays. We were, I think, a play short.”

 

Third-seeded St. Mary’s (12-2) had a final gasp, as quarterback Noah Righetti hit wide receiver Demetrius

Ferguson for a 44-yard gain and a first down to Grant’s 6. The Rams momentarily thought the game was lost on a fourth-down incompletion, but a defensive pass interference kept it alive.

 

Two plays later, a potential season-saving touchdown pass to Dewey Cotton was called back on an off ensive  pass interference. And on fourth and goal from the 17, Righetti’s final pass as a Ram went

incomplete. …

 

St. Mary’s Ferguson, asenior, opened the second half in incredible fashion, weaving around the field for a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. …

 

“Just one play here or there, you can look back and see it that way. I’m awful proud of our team,” Franks said. “We got here to this point and battled our tails off and overcame some adversity and crazy weather to start the game off .” …

 

(After Grant scored) Righetti responded with a 1-yard keeper on 4th-andgoal for a score. Kodi Thruston  came up huge for the Rams late in the  rst half, blocking a field goal and intercepting Grant’s Brown.…

 

Marcel Spady paced the Rams with 44 rushing yards. Righetti went 9 of 20 with 129 yards with an

interception, and was sacked twice. Ferguson was St. Mary’s top receiver, with four catches for 78 yards.

 

Ferguson and fellow stunned seniors, like Justin Mills and Myles Cunningham, simply crouched down and stared straight ahead after the game. But, Franks said, that’s only temporary. “The most important thing

in what we do is the relationships that we have with one another. It’s the grind, it’s the battle, it’s the process and it’s the experience,” Franks said. “The final outcome feels wonderful if you win it, and it hurts like heck if you don’t. The hurt will go away with time, and the relationships will linger and last.”

 

RamStats:  0 7 7 0 — 14; Righetti 1 run (Hall kick); Ferguson 94 kick return (Hall kick) Record: 12-2,

 

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Football: Rams’ Salmon commits to Cal Poly

 

Cutler Salmon, a St. Mary’s football senior and defensive lineman, verbally committed to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo after having dinner with Mustangs coach Tim Walsh at Salmon’s home in Stockton Thursday.

 

Salmon, who has 71 tackles this season, recovered a fumble in the Rams’ section semifinal win at Elk Grove Friday.

 

Besides the location, the coaching staff and the school itself - where Salmon will major in forestry - both of his parents went to Cal Poly. His father Chip Salmon played defensive end for the football team and competed in rodeo. “The best thing is you know you have a place to go,” said Salmon, who will receive

a full-ride scholarship. “It makes senior year a lot easier to handle.”

 

Football: Sac-Joaquin Playoffs: St. Mary's 23, Elk Grove 15

 

The Rams took on the Thundering Herd in a game where they were again considered the underdog and beat their hosts 23-15 to advance to the Division 2 Championship Game on Friday, December 5th at 7:30 PM at Sacramento States Hornet Stadium.

 

Football: Kahlil Hodge Leads USA in Tackles

 

SM linebacker Kahlil Hodge is the national leader in tackles with 222 tackles prior to the semi-final game against Elk Grove.

 

Football: Sac-Joaquin Playoffs: St. Mary's 56, Rocklin 14

 

The Rams will appear in theSac-Joaquin Playoff semi-finals against Elk Grove after overwhelming the Rocklin Thunder 56 – 14 at Sanquinetti Field in the Thompson Sports Complex at St. Mary’s.  The Rams defense forced five turnovers and Marcell Spady scored 4 touchdowns in the win.

 

The Record reported: “We knew this could be our last game, and we knew for sure this would be our last game at St. Mary’s,” Rams senior linebacker Khalil Hodge, the tackles leader in California said. “We had to leave a mark. No option. That was just our final decision.”

 

Hodge contributed with an interception of  the Thunder quarterback on the first possession of the second half. A pass by Noah Righetti’s was picked off in the end zone, but the Rams got the ball back whend efensive lineman Shane McDermott batted a pass from the Thunder quarterback  into the air that Dwight Jackson intercepted. This led to one of Marcell Spady’s touchdowns and  a 35-14 lead. After that Spady had touchdown runs of 8, 16 and 4 yards.  

 

Stephen Gudino took a pass on  a 3rd and 10 from 46 yards, leaping in the air to  beat out the Thunder

defender for the catch and, what The Record described as a “theatrical touchdown” Guidino ended with four catches for 96 yards.

 

The play of the evening, however was made by Tavonne Johnson who took a handoff right, and after nearly being tackled, kept his knee from scraping the turf, popped up and sprinted 45 yards to the score, leaving stunned Thunder defenders looking on.

 

Righetti dazzled with a  71-yard touchdown to Javonte Norman on a streak for the first half ’s final score.

Justin Mills intercepted the Thunder’s quarterback, Kodi Thruston had the Rams’ fourth and final pick in the fourth quarter and  Myles Cunningham added a forced fumble, which a teammate recovered.

 

Righetti finished 11 of 19 with 262 yards, three touchdowns and a pick, and converted passes to six different receivers.

 

The Record article went on to state “With the Rams gathered around him after the win, Franks said he was happy to be practicing on Thanksgiving once again. And his players’ deafening response echoed that message. “We’re going to make a big deal out of it,” Franks said. “This is a great group of young men that are playing really well together. I want to just keep playing, we’re having fun.”

 

RamStats: 7 21 14 14 — 56. Gudino 46 pass from Righetti (Hall kick); Johnson 45 run (Hall kick); Gudino 28 pass from Righetti (Hall kick); Norman 71 pass from Righetti (Hall kick); Spady 2 run (Hall kick); Spady 1 run (Hall kick); Spady 16 run (Hall kick); Spady 4 run (Hall kick) Record:11-1.

 

Freshman Football Player Lexi Irving On Television

 

Lexi Irvine who plays as a receiver for the Ram Freshman football team was featured on the CBS31 morning show. The interview can be seen in the following video>>

 

Football: Kahlil Hodge Leads in Tackles

 

SM linebacker Kahlil Hodge is the states leader in tackles averaging 18.8 tackles per game.

 

Football: St. Mary's 55, River Valley 12

 

From the start, the Rams dominated the Falcons at Sanquinetti Field at the Thompson Sports Complex at St. Mary’s High School.

 

St. Mary’s dominant offensive line allowed Noah Righetti the luxury of being able to make excellent passes and even opened a path for him to score on a long run from scrimmage.  Righetti  also threw for 344 yards, averaging  38.2 yards per completion, and five touchdowns, to as the Rams blew out visiting Yuba City-River Valley 55-12 in a first-round Sac Joaquin Section Division II playoff game. The win has them facing Rocklin at home in the second round of play.

 

St. Mary’s had Three receivers catch  passes for more than 100 yards with  Demetrius Ferguson having  two catches for 108 yards, both resulting in touchdowns of  35 and 73 yards respectively; Keaton Hampton catching three  for 109 yards, including a 59-yard score;  and Stephen Gudino making  three catches for 125 yards, including touchdowns of 50 and 61 yards.

 

The Rams also got a special teams touchdown with sophomore Dewey Cotto, all 5-foot-4, 145-pounds of him, returning a punt 78 yardsn the first quarter.

 

Noel Righetti told The Record: “That punt return really got us going. We started a bit slowly, but that gave us a push and then we picked things up offensively.

 

Football Senior Night Photos

 

CJ Preston Curtis Lucero Cutler Salmon

Dalton Dunning Daniel Montijo Demetrius Ferguson

Dwight Jackson

 Jack Delucchi

Javonte Norman

 JJ Daniel

 Jonah Ocon

 Justin Mills

Karsten Lee

Khalil Hodge

 Kodi Thruston

Lazarus Ford

Marcell Spady

Mass Robbins

 Myles Cunningham Nicholas Hall Noah Righetti
Shane McDermott Stephen Gudino  Tavonne Johnson

 

Football: St. Mary's 45, Lincoln 14

 

Finishing an unbeaten TCAL season and rightfully claiming the league championship, the Rams,fired up by Javonte Norman's blocked field goal and a safety on the kickoff to open the third quarter, routed the Trojans 45-14 at Sanguinetti Stadium in the Thompson Sports Complex at St. Mary's. It was the 11th consecutive time St. Mary's has beaten Lincoln and this season  Rams have the Troans by 171 points combined this year.

 

Quoted in The Record Javante Norman commented on his performance in the game:  “My warm-up was bad, everything was bad. Before the half, I just told myself, ‘I’ve got to kick it up a notch.’ I just found it in my heart to go full-speed and block the kick.”

 

The game began with strong efforts on both parts as the Rams early 14-0 lead became a tie with the Trojans scoring the only two touchdowns they would have for the night. That was when Javonte's fire began burning bright and St. Mary's went into overdrive.

 

The Rams opened  the game with a 10-play, 79-yard drive capped by a 9-yard touchdown pass from Noah Righetti to Stephen Gudino. St. Mary’s forced a three-and-out, got the ball back, and Righetti found Gudino for another touchdown — this time on a 39-yard seam route as they took their first lead.

 

The Rams took the lead back on Marcell Spady’s 3-yard touchdown run late in the first half, and held off a Lincoln drive into their territory with Norman’s huge play. In the second half, after Norman scored a safety, Spady plunged into the end zone on 4th and goal from the 1.   Spady added his third touchdown of the day on a 25-yard run, to cap his 27-carry, 153-yard performance. Righetti found a leaping Demetrius Ferguson for a 7-yard fade pass and touchdown to finish the Rams’ scoring. Righetti finished 12-of-19 passing with 149 yards and three TDs.

 

 St. Mary’s is in Sac-Joaquin Section Division II bracket for playoffs which will be released today.

Football: St. Mary's 56, Lodi 10

 

Halloween brought only treats to the Rams as they jumped to a 20-0 lead before giving Lodi an opportunity to score on the way to a St. Mary's 56-10 win over Lodi.

 

Although the Rams suffered a two tipped passes and three fumbles in the first half, one of which resulted in a score for Lodi, the St. Mary's defense did an excellent job in limiting the Flames ability to take advantage of the miscues.

 

From The Record: "For the most part we were fine and executed," Franks said. "We had some disastrous plays on some bobbled deep balls that gave them a chance. You get a little frustrated with those things, but we settled in and I thought the defense started out great."

 

The Rams were led by  Marcell Spady. Spady, who finished with 71 yards on nine carries and two touchdowns. St. Mary's outgained Lodi 414-215 and got 188 yards passing from Noah Righetti. He completed 12-of-15 passes and had two touchdowns to Demetrius Ferguson, who had three catches for 100 yards.

 

Football: St. Mary's 49, Tracy 29:

 

Marcell Spady. Spady, a senior running back scored the Rams’ final touchdown late in the fourth quarter, sealing a 49-29 Tri-City Athletic League win Friday at Wayne Schneider Stadium. Spady had 23 carries for a game-high 127 yards and three touchdowns.

 

St. Mary’s (7-1, 3-0 TCAL) struck early, when senior quarterback Noah Righetti hit sophomore wide receiver Keaton Hampton for a 30-yard touchdown on a slant. Hampton had three catches for 83 yards, all touchdowns, and fellow sophomore Dewey Cotton had six catches for 124 yards, plus a 9-yard touchdown run.

 

Spady and Cotton both scored before halftime. St. Mary’s forced four turnovers total, as Norman, Khalil Hodge and Kodi Thruston had interceptions. Righetti finished 12-of-16 passing for 240 yards, three touchdowns and an interception, and tailback Nate Jones powered Tracy with 16 carries for 119 yards.

 

St. Mary’s is alone atop the TCAL after Friday, as Tokay stunned Lincoln with a last-second field goal. That means the Rams can clinch a share of a league championship next week against Lodi, and an outright crown Nov. 7 against rival Lincoln.

 

Football: Homecoming: St. Mary's 32, Tokay 0

 

Giving the Homecoming crowd a game to remember, the Rams obliterated the Tigers, shutting them out 32-0 in a game that saw two Tokay players ejected in the third quarter.

 

One of the longest marches in  SM history, a  21-play sequence the Rams executed against Tokay, was capped when  quarterback Noah Righetti found Keaton Hampton, who ended the wide open in the Tokay secondary and connecting with him for a 21-yard touchdown. Hampton had 8 catches, 94 yards; Dewey Cotton and Ontario Johnson had touchdown receptions of 23 and 52 yards, respectively. St. Mary's finished with 411 yards of offense, including 168 rushing. Brandon Zaunbrecher led the Rams with 44 yards on 16 carries filling in for injured starter Marcell Spady. Nicholas Hall converted a 29-yard field goal and Javonte Norman caught a 19-yard touchdown pass. Myles Cunningham and Andy Le each sacked the Tokay quarterback in the 32-0 shutout..

 

RamStats: 8 14 3 7 - 32; Cotton 23 pass from Righetti (Cotton pass from Righetti); Hampton 21 pass from Righetti (Hall kick); Johnson 52 pass from Righetti (Hall kick); FG 29 Hall; Norman 19 pass from Righetti (Hall kick) Record: 6-1, 2-0.

 

Football: St. Mary's 46, West 14

 

St. Mary's defense took advantage of West's turnovers allowing the Rams offense to overwhelm the Wolfpack as the Rams' beat West 46-14 while rolling up 348 yards in a TCAL win at the Wolfpack's stadium.  

 

 In the first half,a roughing the kicker penalty was followed by two fumble recoveries by lineman Myles Cunningham that set up a pair of 14-yard touchdown runs by Noah Righetti  Righetti ended up scoring  five touchdowns with the other three coming on a 1-yard run, a 15-yard scoring pass on the last play of the first quarter to Stephen, and on a 14-yard pass to Ontario Johnson.

 

Righetti was 11 of 17 for 163 yards. Keaton Hampton had three receptions for 63 yards, Marcell Spady had 16 carries for 143 yards and a 4-yard touchdown and Brandon Zaunbrecher came off the bench in the second half to gain 48 yards on six carries with a 1-yard touchdown.

 

RamStats: 12 20 7 7 –46; Righetti 1 run (kick failed); Gudino 15 pass from Righetti (run failed); Johnson 14 pass from Righetti (Hall kick); Righetti 14 run (Hall kick); Righetti 14 run (kick failed)l Spady 4 run (Hall kick)[ Zaunbrecher 1 run (Hall kick). Record: 5-1, 1-0 TCAL.

 

Football: St. Mary's 45, Buhach Colony 30

 

Khalil Hodge stopped Buhach Colony's aball carrier on the first play of the game, then two plays later he did it again. Hodge set the tone for the Rams defensive play the entire game, including stopping the Thunder at the goal line with four successive defensive plays.

 

Javonte Norman's  interception  with a return to the Buhach 30, se up St. Mary’s first touchdown. Demetrius Ferguson, who earlier scored on a 10-yard sweep to give the Rams a 6-2 lead, produced a highlight play on the final play of the first half.

 

With his offensive line providing protection, quarterback Noah Righetti had time to allow Ferguson to get 30 yards downfield and evade one of three defenders assigned him. Righetti threw a rainbow to the goal line and Ferguson went up to grab the ball, before landing in the end zone.that gave St. Mary’s a 19-2 lead, and it quickly ballooned to 32-2 when Marcell Spady ran for two TDs within the first 2 minutes of the second half. His second score was set up by a Buhach fumble, caused by a jarring hit.

 

The Rams went on to win 45-30. Record 4-1.

 

Los Gatos: St. Mary's 35, Los Gatos 32

 

The Rams provided an exciting evening of football and overcame not only a late surge by the  Wildcats, but a number of calls that  made the crowd less than happy, including a clear touchdown that was disallowed on the basis of a St. Mary's player being out of bounds when the scoring pass was caught that video footage disclosed was not true.

 

Los Gatos built a 10-point lead on the St. Mary's but the Rams battled back with two touchdowns apiece by  Demetrius Ferguson and Marcell Spady.to gain the lead in the fourth quarter, while fighting off a late dramatic rally in the closing minutes when Jonah Ocon recovered a fumble by the Wildcats quarterback at the 2 yard line in the closing seconds to seal the the 35-32 win.

 

St. Mary’s took the lead for good after Demetrius Ferguson faked a punt near midf eld and rushed to the Wildcats' 10 to set up Marcell Spady’s 5-yard run for a 35-25 lead with 5:01 left in the game.

 

RamStats:    0   15   7   13  35; Righetti 7 pass from Ferguson (Stephen Gudino run); Ferguson 10 pass from Righetti (Jumaoas kick); Ferguson 35 pass from Righetti (Jumaoas kick); Spady 11 run (Jumaoas kick); Spady 6 run (PAT failed). Record: 3-1

 

Football: St. Ignatius 27, St  Mary’s 24 OT

 

Although leading 14-7 at halftime, the Rams were forced into overtime by St. Ignatius during which Jack Delucchi kicked a field goal to put St. Mary’s ahead. However, the Rams were intercepted in their next possession which allowed St. Ignatius to fight back, finally sealing it with their own field goal to hand the Rams a tough loss.

 

RamStats:  7 7 0 7 3 0 – 24; Righetti 43 run (Delucchi kick); Gudino 3 pass from Righetti (Delucchi kick); Righetti 31 run (Delucchi kick); SM - Delucchi 19 FG; SM - Delucchi 23 FG Record: 2-1.

 

 

Daniel Montuo Featured In The Record

 

Senior Daniel Montuo was featured in The Record for his musical and athletic abilities. A tough, no-no-nonsense football player averaging 5 tackles per game, Daniel is a self0taught piano player who has developed into a great piano player to the delight of the St. Mary’s High School community.  Daniel plays regularly at the school Masses and exhibits his football talents as an inside linebacker for the Rams. More from The Record…

 

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Football: St. Mary's 18, Central Catholic 13

 

The Holy Bowl between St. Mary's and Central Catholic is known for its friendly rivalry, but more for its excitement, and this year was no exception.  With the score in the Raider's favor the  Rams won in final minute on Neal Righetti's bootleg around the right end for a 6-yard touchdown Friday to lift the Rams to an 18-13 victory. .

 

According to The Record: “Given a final opportunity, Righetti hit Ferguson with a 13-yard pass on fourth-and-12, then Marcell Spady ran the ball inside the 10. With 40 seconds left, Righetti was given the opportunity to call the play in the huddle. “(Central) was calling out '57, 57,’ and I had seen them shift over earlier in the game when they called that,” said Righetti, noting that ‘57’ is the Rams’ sweep play. “I told coach about it, and he said to call the play I wanted.” So, while the Rams gave the appearance of running the sweep to the right, bringing much of Central’s defense with them, Righetti ran right and followed a key block by receiver Stephen Gudino into the end zone for the win.

 

RamStats: 0 12 0 6 — 18 SM—Spady 20 run (kick failed) SM—Ferguson 21 pass from Righetti (pass

failed) SM—Righetti 6 run (pass failed) Record: 2-0

 

Men’s Soccer: Tokay 6, St. Mary’s 0

 

Playing in TCAL action at St. Mary’s, Michael Valencia, the Rams were not able to contain the Tigers, losing 2-0.  Record: 0-2 TCAL)

 

Football: St. Mary’s 34, Cardinal Newman 14

 

In the opening game of the 2014-15 season, the Rams plucked the Cardinals for three shut-out quarters before allowing Cardinal Neman to score in the fourth quarter, as St. Mary’s rolled to a 35-14 win on the back of phenomenal defense who put pressure on the Cardinal quarterback on every play.

 

St. Mary’s (1-0) forced a three-and-out and drove into Cardinal Newman territory on its fi rst possession. Facing a fourth-and-15, quarterback Noah Rigetti found wide receiver Javonte Norman for a 31-yard touchdown on a seam route. Norman leaped up to grab the pass and sprinted into the end zone , a portend of things to come.

 

Demetrius Ferguson came next with a  45-yard gain on a slant, followed by  tailback Marcell Spady, who plowed in for a 1-yard touchdown. Spady had 14 carries for a game-high 117 yards and three touchdowns.

 

Ferguson finished with four catches for 80 yards, while Righetti went 7-of-13 passing for 136 yards and a touchdown in an excellent tune up for next week’s Holy Bowl against Central Catholic.

 

RamStats 7 15 7 6 —35 Scoring summary: Norman 31 pass from Righetti (kick

good); Spady 1 run (Norman pass from Righetti); Spady 36 run (kick good) ; Spady 6 run (kick good); Zaunbrecher 16 run (kick failed) Record: 1-0.

 

 

 

Professional Football Alumni

 

Eric Williams, Class of 1980,

 

10 seasons in the NFL and started at defensive tackle for the 1991 Super Bowl champion Washington Redskins

 

Christopher Smith, Class of 1997

 

2 seasons with the NFL, New York Jets

 

 

John Estes, Class of 2006

 

Jacksonville Jaquars

 

Doug Martin, Class of 2007

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

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