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Ceres varsity youth football teams clash at Central Valley
Seahawks cruise
Adam Castellanos piled up 184 yards and five touchdowns on the ground during the Ceres Seahawks-Ceres Cowboys rivalry game last month. - photo by DALE BUTLER/The Courier

The Ceres Seahawks varsity youth football team beat the Ceres Cowboys for the second year in a row.

The Seahawks earned rivalry bragging rights with a 51-8 victory against the Cowboys on Nov. 30 at Central Valley High School.

"Everything was clicking," Seahawks head coach Joe Borba said. "We didn't make many mistakes. It was a pretty physical game. Both teams were hitting."

The Seahawks posted a 64-16 win over the Cowboys last year.

The Cowboys defeated the Seahawks in 2011, 2010 and 2009.

The Seahawks compiled a 4-7 record this season.

The Cowboys had a 1-10 mark.

"That's a class organization over there," Cowboys head coach Mike Senseney said. "I've coached over half of their kids in other sports. We have a lot of first-year players. We've come a long ways since the beginning of the year."

The Seahawks racked up 429 yards of offense versus the Cowboys.

The Cowboys mustered just 141 yards.

The Cowboys limited the Seahawks to two touchdowns in the second half.

"We switched our defense," Senseney said.

Adam Castellanos rushed for a team-leading 184 yards and five touchdowns on 14 carries for the Seahawks.

Castellanos filled in for Nasson Sanchez, who spent Thanksgiving weekend out of town with his family.

"Adam had a huge game," Borba said. "I didn't expect that from him. He stepped in and gashed them all day. He was the fastest kid on the field."

James Murphy had an 85-yard rushing TD.

Estevan Barragan ran for 61 yards and one touchdown on 13 carries.

Daniel Salazar gained 43 yards and scored one TD on 11 carries.

Teron Sadler rushed for 29 yards on five attempts.

Quarterback Miguel Jimenez's lone completion covered 29 yards.

Sadler collected 11 tackles and two sacks.

Murphy registered nine tackles and two sacks.

Barragan, Salazar and Ezequiel tallied seven tackles each.

Tyler Beckhart and Phil Jackson finished with seven tackles apiece.

The Cowboys fell behind 38-8 in the opening half.

"I expected it to be a tight game," Borba said. "Athletically, we were a little bit better."

The Cowboys and Seahawks split while scrimmaging twice earlier this season.

"We're a lot better than we showed," Senseney said. "We could have been a lot more competitive. Turnovers killed us."