Just two of the five Del Norte Youth Football teams were in action this weekend. Three Warrior teams were idle for the first round of the playoffs after earning a first-round bye through the season. The two teams that did play went 1-1.
In AA, Del Norte Blue beat Fortuna White 39-26. They advance to play Del Norte Gold at Hoopa High School on Sunday at noon in the semifinal match to decide who plays in the HSU Redwood Bowl the following weekend.
In A, Del Norte Blue fell 20-0 at the hands of Fortuna, knocking the Warriors out of the playoffs. Del Norte Gold will play Hoopa on Sunday at Hoopa High School at 9:30 a.m. Hoopa advanced to the semifinals with a 20-13 victory over Ferndale in the first round.
In AAA, Fortuna Blue advanced out of the first round to challenge Del Norte in the semifinal game. Fortuna beat Ferndale 52-32 in the first round. This Sunday’s game will be at 2:30 p.m. at Hoopa High.