Saturday, Nov. 4 the Oakdale Stampede hosted the 2017 CenCal Youth Football playoffs. The second seed varsity Stampede eliminated the three seed, Turlock Bulldogs, with a 40-0 victory. The second seeded Stampede will take on the top seed Ceres Seahawks on Saturday, Nov. 11. Ceres is coming off a 40-0 victory of their own as they blanked the Thunder. The AFC Divisional Championship will take place at Ceres High School. Earlier in the year, Ceres defeated Oakdale 24-14 for Oakdale’s lone loss of the season. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
The junior varsity Stampede fell to the Cougars of Merced, 57-30. Oakdale entered the tournament as the three seed. With the loss Oakdale’s JV Stampede season came to a close. The team finished the regular season with a record of 8-2. On Oct. 7, the Merced Cougars defeated the Stampede 39-6 during the regular season.
Oakdale’s Rookie team hosted the Turlock Bulldogs this past Saturday in the opening round. The Bulldogs won the game 7-0.