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Bulldogs conclude preseason schedule
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Ceres High's varsity football team yielded 23 straight points on its way to a 48-13 loss to host Calaveras Friday night.

"We couldn't get anything going on our first three possessions," Bulldogs assistant coach Clinton Goblirsch said. "We went three and out."

Ceres High (0-3) totaled 238 yards of offense with four turnovers.

"We had a little bit of success," Goblirsch said.

Junior quarterback Josh Edwards completed 17 of 31 passes for 191 yards with a pair of touchdowns and two interceptions.

Six different players had at least one reception, including Justin Canatsy (4-62), Martino Bertolotti (6-61), Devaun McGregor (3-31), Johnny Clark (2-23), Nick Sandoval (1-9) and Marcus Hilgen (1-5).

Bertolotti and McGregor both scored a TD.

Brendon Verdugo rushed for 53 yards on 13 carries. He also tallied 106 yards on six kickoff returns.

Erik Eisenbeis had six tackles and two fumble recoveries on defense.

McGregor, Johnny Clark and Tony Spinella tallied eight tackles apiece.

The Redskins (2-1) were led by Jake Mote, Dino Lavitia, Steven Klith, Nick Baatrup, Alex Fee, Devyn VanLier and Gary Gellerman.

Mote had two rushing touchdowns.

Lavitia, Klith, Baatrup, Fee and VanLier all scored once on the ground.

Gellerman registered a safety.

The Bulldogs trailed 23-7 at intermission.

Ceres High scored its first touchdown with 30 seconds remaining in the second quarter. Bertolotti caught a 10-yard TD pass from Edwards.

The Bulldogs were outscored 25-6 in the second half.

Edwards and McGregor accounted for Ceres High's TD. They combined on a 14-yard scoring play in the third quarter.

Hadon Lopez, the Bulldogs' best player, missed the non-league contest. The standout middle linebacker/fullback watched from the sidelines with an ankle injury, sustained on defense against Downey the previous week.

"With it being our last preseason game and him not being at 100 percent, we wanted him to rest it," Goblirsch said. "He wanted to play. It (watching) had to be tough."

Ceres High will play host to Sonora (3-0) this Friday at 7 p.m.