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Stampede Scoreboard
The Oakdale Stampede took on the Turlock Pride on Saturday, Sept. 9 for their first home game of the season at The Corral. Pictured, Varsity Stampede cheerleaders performing at the quarter change during the varsity game where the Stampede trampled the Pride for the win. KIM VAN METER/THE LEADER

With early deadlines for the Labor Day holiday The Leader was unable to post any CenCal Youth Football scores in the Sept. 6 edition. Here is a recap of the Oakdale Stampede from weeks two and three of the season, as well as a look ahead to week four.

In week two Oakdale traveled Central Valley High School to take on the Ceres Seahawks. In varsity action Oakdale fell 24-14 for its first loss of the season. The Stampede responded with a 40-0 home victory in week three over the Turlock Pride. Oakdale will host the Livingston Wolves on Saturday night inside The Corral with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m. Oakdale is currently 2-1 on the season and are in third place in the AFC standings.

Junior Varsity Stampede is 3-0 after victories over Ceres and Turlock. A 46-0 week two road win over the Seahawks set up Oakdale’s home opener against the Pride in week three. Oakdale defeated Turlock 22-12. Oakdale is currently tied for first place in the standings with the Turlock Bulldogs. The junior varsity team will host Livingston on Saturday with kickoff currently scheduled for 5 p.m.

The pee wee Stampede is currently 1-2 on the year. Following a heartbreaking 20-19 road loss to Manteca in the season opener, Oakdale bounced back in week two with a 41-16 road win over the Seahawks. This past weekend Oakdale hosted the Pride where Oakdale lost 28-0. Oakdale looks to regroup in week four when they host the Wolves at 3 p.m.

Kicking off the full day of football will be the rookies, who host the Wolves at 1 p.m. The rookies are first year youngsters who are learning the fundamentals of the game, and no scores are kept.