The VDL Varsity squad is having a terrific season and entering their bye week 6-1, coming off a record setting night against Rio Americano (84-29). The team remains undefeated in the Capital Athletic League.
Even with the loss of quarterback Ayden Edwards, who set the record for least interceptions thrown in a season (0 int, min 100 attempts), the Eagle offense has remained elusive. Running backs Ethan Menezes and Jaxson Hansen have led the Eagles rushing game. Menezes leads the league and and sits second in the San Joaquin Section in rushing yards (1,150). In their most recent match against Rio Americano, the powerful duo set a single-game team record of 403 total rushing yards.
The Eagles have yet to throw an interception this season, and have distributed the ball to 10 different receivers. Zach Corbitt, Nathan Zan, Ryan Tung, Erik Johnson, and Carson King have led the receiving attack for the Eagles. Corbitt sits 5th in the Capital Athletic League for total yards receiving.
Defensively, the Eagles have been led by Colin Homer and Ryan Tung, who have led the team in tackles. Homer sits 2nd in the Capital Athletic League in tackles. William Hull leads the team and league in total sacks (6). The Eagles have forced a total of 6 turnovers this season.
The Eagles have locked themselves a playoff spot, and the next three games are pivotal in their fight for the Capital Athletic League championship. They face Christian Brothers High School on October 18th at Hughes Stadium - Sac City College.
The VDL JV Team currently sits at 5-2 on the season.
The VDL Freshman Team remains undefeated, and have locked-up the CAL Championship.