Friday Aug 27 2010 comments Hillmen home opener By: Auburn Journal photography by Ben Furtado -A +A Placer's Brad Spangler, middle, makes his Hillmen debut taking it to the house for a touchdown. Brad Spangler and Conor Gray celebrate after his touchdown run in the third quarter. One of Placer's top running men, Josh Turney has his way against the Vallejo Apaches. Josh Turney Darren Centi breaks away from two tackles for a short gain. Placer's D-line keeps Vallejo's running game in check. Linebacker Caleb Mitchell picks off a pass and returns to the goal line just minutes into the first quarter versus the Apaches. Dedicated Placer fans pack LeFebvre Stadium for the Hillmen's home opener against the Vallejo Apaches Friday evening. Placer senior Taylor Sykora, as the Hillmen mascot, rides the shoulders of Nathan "the Green Machine" Hopkins after the Hillmen score a touchdown during Friday nights game. Placer's home opener brings out the craziest fans, as juniors from left, Jessica Fisk, Michaela Leonard, Ashley Noder, Nicole Parrish and Cody Riggs cheer on their Hillmen. Guys night out at LeFebvre Stadium as Hillmen fans get wild. From left, Kyle Wells, Brendan Fontes, Dylan Day, Nick Mitchell, Matt Norcott and Christian Chavez. True to their school colors of green and vegas gold, Placer fans represent. From left, Hannah Peterson, Haley Charles, Cameron Hobbs, Angela Archer, Celeste Havener, Emily Jones and Riley Stoltenburg.