Truckee Pop Warner Mighty Mites Roll to 32-12 Win at Sparks |

Truckee Pop Warner Mighty Mites Roll to 32-12 Win at Sparks

Truckee’s Mighty Mite Pop Warner football team concluded its season Friday night with an explosive 32-12 win against the Sparks Wolf Pack.

The Truckee Mighty Mites made a strong push to end the season with wins in three out of their last four games.

Truckee’s offense, led by quarterback Hayden Millie, put four first-half touchdowns on the board. Running backs Lance Hooker and Jake Berger both found the end zone on long runs sprung by the blocking of wide receiver Jack Englert.

Slot back Cole Harrity set up the other scores with big running plays on the outside. The offensive line led by Jon York, Wulfe Retzleff, Chris Rehberger and Otto Elvrum opened up enormous holes for the Truckee offensive attack that controlled the ball for most of the first 20 minutes of play.

The Truckee defense shut out the Sparks Wolf Pack until late in the third quarter. The Wolverine defense proved to be tough up the middle, and with strong play from cornerbacks Max Wingard and Jayden Commendatore, Sparks also found it rough to get any positive yardage on the edges.

Defensive end Aaron Bokinskie and defensive tackle Tristan Hager came on in the second half to step up and stop an offensive surge from Sparks.

With the score narrowed to 26-12, Truckee, with 10 minutes to play, the Wolverines inserted all-around player Sean Bokinskie into the backfield. Bokinskie bounced a power play to the outside and raced 50 yards for a quick score. The Wolverines regained the momentum and pushed the margin to 32-12.

The Truckee Mighty Mite defense played tight the rest of the way, holding the Wolf Pack scoreless in the final quarter. Truckee’s offense pounded the ball with its running game in the fourth quarter, racking up first downs and running out the clock to earn the victory.

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