With December coming to an end, let's take a look at the Vista Del Lago football program's 2019 season.
The Varsity squad finished with an overall record of 9-3, finishing 2nd in the Capital Athletic League. The team made it to the second round of the CIF Division 2 playoffs before losing to Manteca High School in a thrilling finish. The Eagles had over 2,000 yards rushing on the year, led by Ethan Menezes and Jaxson Hansen. Menezes led the Capital Athletic League in rushing yards and finished 3rd overall in total yards in the San Joaquin Section (all divisions). In total, the squad set a total of six school records this season.
9 VDL athletes were selected for CAL All-League team. Alongside league MVP Ethan Menezes, offensive linemen Nathan Erlich (Senior) and Nathan Guess (Senior) were also named offensive All-League athletes. Zach Corbitt (Junior) was named All-League both offensively and defensively. Defensively, Noah Case (Junior), Jaxson Hansen (Senior), Brycen Santero (Junior), Erik Johnson (Junior), and Ryan Tung (Senior) were also named All-League.
Both Aydan Edwards and Nik Goodwin had terrific season at quarterback. Edwards, we went down mid-season with a broken collarbone, set the VDL record for least interceptions in a single season (min. 100 attempts). Goodwin filled in, throwing for over 1,500 yards and 21 touchdowns.
Ryan Tung led the Capital Athletic League in tackles, finishing with 107.
Zach Corbitt and Erik Johnson led the team in reception yards, both tailing over 400 yards.
The JV squad finished with a 7-3 record and the Freshman team finished with a record of 9-1.
The VDL Freshman team won the Frosh Capital Athletic League title.
Longest Touchdown Run - 80 Yards - Ethan Menezes
Single Season Least Interceptions - 0 INT - Aydan Edwards
Best Game: Rushing - 403 yards - vs Rio Americano
Best Game: Most Points- 84 points - vs Rio Americano
Single Season Fumbles Recovered: 4 FR - Will Hull and Zach Corbitt
Single Season Solo Tackles - 73 tackles - Ryan Tung