Friday Nov 18 2011
Foresthill vaults into finals
By: Journal Sports Staff
Wildfires will take on Bradshaw Christian next Saturday in Lodi for Div. VI crown
The Foresthill High football team added to its historic 2011 season Friday night, defeating Vacaville Christian for its first playoff victory. The Wildfires (10-1) topped the Falcons 43-30 in Foresthill, taking control in the second half to land in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI championship game. Foresthill will face Bradshaw Christian next Saturday in Lodi for the section title. Foresthill trailed 22-21 at the half, but dominated the final 24 minutes to get the win. Wes Archbold had two of his three touchdown runs in the second half and Tommy Sawyer hit Nick Gleason with a touchdown pass to lead the second-half charge. Tyler Giles returned a fumble 35 yards for a touchdown in the first half and Rocky Thompson added a 33-yard TD run.