Truckee Junior Midgets start season 4-0 |

Truckee Junior Midgets start season 4-0

Special to the Sun

The Truckee Pop Warner Junior Midgets have started the season on fire. The team, made up primarily of 12- through 14-year-olds, has jumped out to a 4-0 record while outscoring their opponents 119-34.

The juggernaut squad has three games remaining in the regular season and the upcoming matchups look favorable for the Wolverines to continue their undefeated run.

"I've coached football for many years at several different levels and this is the most talented group of football players I have ever worked with," said Truckee head coach Steve Santens.

While seventh-grade quarterback Braedy Santens has been slinging passes, including a 50-yard touchdown toss to Marcus Bellon and a 40-yard touchdown to Drew Wingard, the offensive line has given him all the time he needs.  

The offensive threat doesn't stop there. With huge depth at running back, the team is able to give the ball to any one of six or seven running backs, keeping opponent defenses confused. The talented running backs include Kevin Malo, Sean Kelly, Marcus Trotter, Marcus Bellon, Carter Corso and Jack Watters. 

The Truckee Junior Midgets will face South Tahoe on the road Saturday at 8 p.m.