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High School Football Playoff Recap

Dublin wins in double overtime, Monte Vista defeats San Leandro

Here are some of the scores from NCS high school playoff action on Saturday.


Monte Vista 28  San Leandro 12

Monte Vista High moved into the Division I semifinals with a 28-12 victory over San Leandro High.

The sixth seeded Mustangs held the lead most of the game over the third seeded Pirates.

Monte Vista led 7-6 at half. They scored two third quarter touchdowns to widen their margin to 21-6.

However, San Leandro crossed the goal line in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to 21-12 before Monte Vista put the game away with a late touchdown.

Monte Vista is now 8-4. They will meet their cross-town rival, San Ramon Valley High, next weekend. The Mustangs defeated the Wolves, 34-33, in the final regular season game two weeks ago.

San Leandro finishes the season with a 6-5 record.

Pittsburg 28  Berkeley 10

Pittsburg High earned the right to face De La Salle High by defeating Berkeley High, 28-10.

The fifth ranked Pirates got up early on the fourth seeded Yellowjackets, holding a 16-10 lead at halftime.

Pittsburg stretched that margin to 28-10 at the end of the third quarter. The teams played a scoreless fourth quarter.

Pittsburg is now 9-3. They face top seeded De La Salle High next weekend.

Berkeley finishes its season at 7-4.


Dublin 49  College Park 42 (2 OT)

Dublin High advanced to the next round of the playoffs with an exciting 49-42 win over College Park High in a back-and-forth contest that went into double overtime.

The fifth ranked Gaels had the early advantage in this high-scoring affair, taking a 25-21 lead into the locker room at halftime.

However, fourth seeded College Park struck back for two touchdowns in the third period to take a 35-25 lead.

Dublin tied the game, 35-35, late in the final period to send the contest into overtime. The game was tied 42-42 after the first overtime period before Dublin prevailed.

Dublin is now 8-4. They will take on top seeded Windsor High next weekend.

College Park finishes its season with a 7-5 record.

Rancho Cotate 42  Casa Grande 35

Rancho Cotate High outlasted Casa Grande High, 42-35, in a barn burner of a game.

The third seeded Cougars and the sixth ranked Gauchos traded leads throughout the game.

The game was tied 21-21 at half and 28-28 in the third period. Casa Grande held a 35-28 advantage early in the fourth quarter, but Rancho Cotate rallied with two touchdowns in the final period to snatch the victory.

Rancho Cotate is now 9-3 on the season. They will face Concord High next weekend in a rematch of last year's Division II championship game.

Casa Grande finishes with a record of 8-4.


Salesian 35  Valley Christian 7

Salesian High continued its undefeated season as it easily defeated Valley Christian High of Dublin in a Division IV contest this afternoon, 35-7.

Salesian is now 11-0 on the season. They'll face Healdsburg next weekend in  that division's semifinals.

Valley Christian finishes the season with a 9-3 record. They had defeated St. Mary's, 42-35, in the first round.


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