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CIF NorCal Regional Championship Games --
NorCal Division I-AA: Folsom Bulldogs (12-1) vs. Central-Fresno Grizzlies (13-0)
The Folsom Bulldogs handed the Central Grizzlies their first loss of the season in the Division 1-AA NorCal Championship. Folsom senior quarterback and Boise State commit Kaiden Bennett accounted for nine touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 84-46 win in Fresno. The Folsom Bulldogs (13-1) will look to defend their CIF State Championship against Cathedral Catholic-San Diego (12-1) on Fri. Dec. 14 at Cerritos College. Kickoff for Folsom’s State Championship game is set for 8 p.m.
NorCal Division 2-AA: St. Francis-Mountain View Lancers (11-2) vs. Del Oro Golden Eagles (12-1)
The Del Oro Golden Eagles pulled off the last-minute 14-13 victory at home to claim the Division 2-AA NorCal Championship over the Saint Francis Lancers. After becoming the hero in the Sac-Joaquin Section championship game, Del Oro senior Matthew Smart became the hero once again scoring the game-winning touchdown for the Golden Eagles in the final minute of regulation. The Del Oro Golden Eagles (13-1) will play for their second CIF State Championship since 2015 on Fri. Dec. 14 at 4 p.m. at Cerritos College against Grace Brethren-Simi Valley (13-2) in the Division 2-AA game.
NorCal Division 5-AA: Rio Linda Knights (11-2) @ West Valley-Cottonwood Eagles (12-1)
The Rio Linda Knights roll on to the CIF State Championships after a 21-13 win over the West Valley Eagles in the Division 5-AA NorCal Championship game. Rio Linda junior running back Cameron Skattebo scored the game-winning touchdown for the Knights who claimed their first Sac-Joaquin Section Championship in 14 years. Rio Linda(12-2) will face San Gorgonio-San Bernadino (12-3) in the Division 5-AA CIF State Title game at 6 p.m. Sat. Dec. 15.
NorCal Division 6-AA: East Nicolaus Spartans (13-0) vs. Hilmar Yellowjackets (11-2)
The Hilmar Yellowyackets (12-2) will face Strathmore (13-1) in the Division 6-AA CIF State Championship game at 6 p.m. on Sat. Dec. 15. after defeating the East Nicolaus Spartans 48-14 in the Division 6-AA NorCal Championship Game.
NorCal Division 3-A: Capital Christian (13-0) @ Wilcox-Santa Clara (12-1)
Sat. Dec. 8, 6 p.m. (TBD)
After winning the Division 5-A NorCal Regional Championship, the Colfax Falcons (13-0) are preparing to host San Diego (11-2) for their Division 5-A CIF State Championship game Sat. Dec. 15 at 6 p.m.