Triplicate Staff

CRESCENT CITY In the pouring rain at Mike Whalen Field Thursday evening, the Del Norte High freshman football team lost to Fortuna 24-0.

Head Coach John Valdez said the rainy weather caused several turnovers by both teams. The difference was Fortuna was able to capitalize on those chances.

The Warriors are currently 1-6 this season.

Valdez said his team played better the first time they faced Fortuna on Oct. 4. The Warriors almost mounted a comeback but lost 24-14.

The squad next plays on the road against Arcata, before ending the season at home against McKinleyville on Nov. 1.