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Truckee Renegades take down Galena

Courtesy of Alex KellyPatrick Hogan of the Truckee Renegades looks to juke a defender as teammate Nate Bromley looks for a block during their 20-8 win against the Galena Grizzlies.
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The Truckee Renegades kicked off their 2011 campaign with a hard-fought 20-8 victory on the road against the Galena Grizzlies this past weekend. After falling behind by eight points, the team of 8- and 9-year-old boys battled back with strong play on offense. The offensive effort was supported by a strong running game led up front by the offensive line of Ryan Logan, Nathan Bromley, Dillon Kane, Gavin Kelly-Caruthers, Garrett Kirk and Drake Riina.Patrick Hogan broke a half dozen tackles and followed a key block by Connor McMullen for an 81-yard touchdown to get Truckee on the board. Truckee shut down Galenaandamp;#8217;s potent attack with strong efforts from defensive leaders Max Kelly, Connor McMullen, Mateo Morales and Joseph Panelli.Quick thinking by quarterback Braedy Santens on a broken play resulted in a 42-yard TD scamper by the QB. After a successful two-point conversion run through the heart of Galenaandamp;#8217;s defense by McMullen, Truckee led 13-8. The Wolverine defense slammed the door on Galenaandamp;#8217;s next possession, turning the ball over to Truckee on their own 43-yard line with 1:12 left on the clock. Hoping to control the ball and run out the clock, Santens took the snap on a QB sneak and found himself sprinting 43 yards for Truckeeandamp;#8217;s third and final TD. A well-placed throw on the PAT from Santens to Hogan closed out the scoring for Truckee. The Truckee Renegades (1-0) hit the road again to take on North Valleys (0-1) on Saturday, Sept. 10.andamp;#8212; This article was submitted to Sports Editor Sylas Wright at swright@sierrasun.com.


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