Colfax takes down Foothill |

Colfax takes down Foothill

The Union staff

Needing another league win to earn a shot at a playoff berth, the Falcons came out ready to play and took down Pioneer Valley League foe Foothill, 56-12.

Back home after a tough two weeks on the road, Colfax earned its second league victory with another monster performance by quarterback Michael Wilson

Wilson completed 14-of-19 passes for 271 yards and five touchdowns, giving him 33 on the season.

The win puts Colfax at 7-1 overall and 2-1 in PVL play. The Falcons hit the road against Placer next week.

Foothill hosts Center next week.

Placer 35, Lincoln 19

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Placer took an early lead and did not relent as they piled on the Fighting Zebras late, leading 35-7 at one point.

Despite a 4-4 overall record, Placer is the only unbeaten team in the PVL at 3-0.

The Hillmen will put that record on the line next week when they host Colfax.

Lincoln will try to recover with a win over the slumping Bear River.

Del Oro 30, Granite Bay 28

In a back-and-forth affair between two of the top contenders for the Sierra Foothill League title, it was Del Oro knocking off Granite Bay with a late field goal to stay unbeaten in league play.

After Granite Bay stormed back from a 27-14 deficit with a pair of passing touchdowns to make it 28-27, Del Oro had one last drive.

The Golden Eagles (6-2, 3-0 SFL) drove down the field setting up Mason Humes with a 27-yard field goal attempt for the win. Humes hit the kick, his third of the night, and Del Oro remains at the top of the SFL with Rocklin.

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