By Adam Madison
Triplicate staff writer
CRESCENT CITY The 'AAA' DNYF Mustangs scored an overtime touchdown Sunday to beat the undefeated Ferndale Mustangs 26-20.
andquot;This is the first time this teams lost ... and we shut them down,andquot; Pat Terry, coach for DNYF said.
andquot;We had some guys really step up in offense and defense,andquot; Terry said.
Julian Markussen caught one touchdown pass and ran one in. Kris Larson scored a touchdown. Austin Moore caught a touchdown, and Colin Taylor caught one in the end zone for the win.
Berrick Sala stood out on defense, Terry said.
andquot;He was a monster, he just shut their running game down in the second half,andquot; he said.
Terry noted that andquot;none of this would have been possible without the team working together.andquot;
In other games, the DNYF Blue #1 scored 12 points against the Eureka Jacks' 19, for a loss for the 'A' league team.
The DNYF Gold #2 corralled the Ferndale Mustangs, shutting them out with 23 points.
The 'AA' DNYF Mavericks lost against the 'AA' Ferndale Mustangs who scored 13 points, leaving the Mavericks with 6.
andquot;At least three of our teams look like they're going to the playoffs,andquot; Wendy Terry, president of Del Norte Youth Football and Cheer said.
Oct. 28 will be the teams' last regular season games. Nov. 3 will be the Cheer Competition in Eureka. Nov. 4 is the youth football playoffs, and Nov. 18 is the championship game at Humboldt State University.