Dave Rice 8:30 a.m., April 28
Best Pics: Finals
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On the left, a clean Valley Center running back Stanton Upson awaits the opening kickoff in the Division IV title game. On the right, a completely muddied Upson awaits a kickoff in the fourth quarter. Upson rushed for 253 yards on 48 carries in the Jaguars 48-17 loss to Mission Bay Saturday night at Southwestern College. (Red Zone)
Cathedral Catholic’s sideline celebrates the Dons’ go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Division III title game. The Dons scored 14 unanswered in the final quarter to beat Point Loma 20-14 and win their third consecutive section title Friday at Qualcomm Stadium. (Red Zone)
Oceanside head coach John Carroll shouts instructions at the Pirates defense during the Division II title game. Oceanside’s defense clearly listened, forcing six Helix turnovers in en route to a 26-10 win and their sixth-straight section title. (Red Zone)
Francis Parker running back Rochon Taylor throttles down after gliding untouched into the endzone in the Division V title game against Bishop’s. The Lancers beat the Knights 55-20 and play in the Small Schools State Bowl Friday in Carson. (Red Zone)
Hoisted on the shoulders of teammate Alex Blas, Eastlake running back John Fletcher signals to the crowd following the Titans victory in the Division I title game. Eastlake’s 21-14 win over Vista at Qualcomm Stadium earned their first section title in school history. (Red Zone)
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