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Sports - September 2, 2011

Sports Shorts

A BIG OPENER . . . The Menlo College football team earned this weekend off after opening its season with a 39-13 victory over visiting University of British Columbia last weekend. The Oaks (1-0), an NAIA independent, have a bye before visiting Pacific University in Forest Grove (Ore.) on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. Menlo quarterback Matt Pelesasa made his debut with the Oaks a memorable one by throwing five touchdown passes. He transferred in from Western Kentucky after a standout prep career at Woodside High. Pelesasa completed 26 of 43 passes for 417 yards and two interceptions. Kyle Campas rushed for 104 yards on 11 carries to lead the Oaks' running game.

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