The Del Norte football team didn’t have to take the field last week in order to advance out of the first round of the North Coast Section Division IV Playoffs. As the tournament’s No. 2 seed, the Warriors received a first round bye and will kick off postseason play on Friday against No. 10 Justin-Siena. Justin-Siena enters the quarterfinal round fresh off of a 53-28 victory at No. 7 Piedmont on Saturday.

The winner of Friday’s game in Crescent City will advance to the semifinals against the winner of Saturday’s game at No. 3 Kennedy against No. 6 Fortuna. The Huskies grabbed a 55-14 win over No. 11 El Molino in the first round.

In other NCS Tournament action, No. 5 St. Bernard’s picked up a 61-28 win over No. 12 Albany to advance to take on No. 4 San Marin on Saturday.

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