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Tokay falls in season finale

Jacob Varney runs for yardage against Lodi on Friday night. The Tigers fell 42-8. (Bea Ahbeck/News-Sentinel) Logan Stout set the tone on the first offensive play for Lodi. Larry McDowell and Myles Lozano made their contributions for the Flames. For the first time in two Tri-City Athletic League football games, Tokay was able to put points on the scoreboard. But in Friday’s rivalry and league finale at the Grape Bowl, Lodi was in control. That led to the Flames bringing back the city championship trophy with a 42-8 win over the Tigers in their 46th consecutive meeting. Lodi beat Tokay 22-9 in the 2015 game. After receiving the opening kickoff, Stout, the Flames’ quarterback, kept the ball on

Tigers ready for season finale

Senior Chase Howell returns a kickoff against St. Mary's last week. (Kristina Lewis) Michael Holst and George Duenas are very familiar with the Tokay-Lodi football rivalry. Today at the Grape Bowl at 7:15 p.m., Holst’s Tigers and Duenas’ Flames will take to the field in the Tri-City Athletic League finale and the city championship for a 46th consecutive year. Tokay will be on the visitor’s sidelines and Lodi is the home team. “We are excited to take part in the cross-town rivalry,” Holst said. Added Duenas, “Big rivalry games like this are unique. It doesn’t matter what each teams record is, you are going to get a hard fought game from both sides.” This will be the last time Tokay will play

Rams blank Tigers on senior night

(Bea Ahbeck/News-Sentinel) Tokay's Colby Baker pursues St. Mary's Dumaurier Cotton during their Tri-City Athletic League at the Grape Bowl in Lodi Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. For the second week in a row, the Tokay football team’s offense came up empty. St. Mary’s produced the big offensive plays in Friday’s Tri-City Athletic League game at the Grape Bowl, which led to the Rams’ 49-0 win over the Tigers on Senior Night. Lincoln posted a 50-0 win over the Tigers in Stockton last week. The game was also the last time that Tokay (0-4 in the TCAL, 0-9) will be calling the Grape Bowl its home turf. After next week’s TCAL and cross-town finale against Lodi, the Tigers, who will be the visitors in next

Tokay set to host last game at Grape Bowl

An era looks like will come to an end today for the Tokay High football team. Today at the Grape Bowl at 7:15 p.m., Tokay will host defending Tri-City Athletic League champion St. Mary’s. This is also the last time that the Tigers will occupy the home side of the Grape Bowl. To read the entire News-Sentinel story, please click HERE. #GamePreview

Fast start propels Lincoln past Tigers

Tokay High’s football team stayed winless on Friday, falling to 0-8 with a 50-0 loss at Lincoln in Stockton. The Trojans jumped out to a 14-0 victory after one quarter with a 10-yard touchdown pass from Grant Stevenson to Alexander Chrim-Cordero and a 1-yard Elijah Godinez run, then bumped that up to a 35-0 lead by halftime. To read the entire News-Sentinel article, please click HERE. #GameStory

Turnovers keep Tigers winless

Linebackers Jacob Schneider and Nathan Branco close in on a West High ball carrier last Friday. (Kristina Lewis). The Tokay High football team fell to 0-2 in the Tri-City Athletic League and 0-7 overall on Friday, as West posted a 55-28 win over the Tigers in Tracy on Friday. In the first quarter, the Tigers jumped out to a 6-0 le\ad to conclude a 35-yard, seven play drive when quarterback Jacob Varney scored on a 6-yard run. The Tigers’ first touchdown was courtesy of a West fumble. But West (1-1 in the TCAL, 3-4) took the lead when Elijah McKnight scored on a 75-yard kickoff return. The Wolf Pack upped their lead to 13-6, thanks to a Tokay interception, when Simeon Sims threw a touchdown p

TCAL teams looking for first win

Senior running back Nathan Branco carries the ball against Tracy last Friday night in the TCAL opener. The Tigers travel to play West tonight at 7:15 pm. (Kristina Lewis) The theme for today’s game between Tokay at West is who’s going to win their first TCAL game of the season. Tokay (0-1 in the TCAL, 0-6) travels to the west side of San Joaquin County to face West (0-1 in the TCAL, 2-4). A trio of sophomores are helping the Tigers find consistency on offense. That starts with quarterback Jacob Varney, who was moved up to the varsity squad earlier this season. He has completed 28 of 66 passes for 391 yards and three touchdowns. His rapid growth of maturity on the field has impressed Tokay co