Saturday Nov 03 2012 comments Placer High Varsity Football wins PVL over Center, 15 to 14 By: Kim Palaferri/Auburn Journal Photographer -A +A Buy This Photo Now Sammie Sandman gets ready to fire off the Tango t-shirt canon. Andrew Fereira and Jack Sabins get patriotic with the National Anthem before the game. Isaac Brahce ran for 156 yards, including a touchdown during the PVL championship game. Isaac Brahce ran for 156 yards, including a touchdown during the PVL championship game. Marcos Campa plays the Hillmen fight song with the rest of the marching band at halftime. Clare McInerney and Becky Matthews, both juniors at Placer High, help cheer on the rest of the Hillmen football fans at the game. Megan Corcoran, senior at Placer High, stands in front of the rest of the Golden Marching Band during the senior recognition of the last regular season football game. A referee calls a touchdown after Isaac Brahce runs the ball into the end zone during the Placer High football game. Cody Hitchcock, flag runner for the Gold Mine Community, had a busy night getting the football fans fired up for the big game. Placer coach Eric Rodarte, right, celebrates the Hillmen's win over Center. Placer coach Joey Montoya speaks to his team after winning the PVL title on his birthday. The Hillmen defeated the Center Cougars 15-14 in a winner-take-all PVL championship game. Placer coach Joey Montoya, hold his hat, had a good birthday. Center's D'Juan Bellaire, with ball, gave the Hillmen defense some trouble in the first half, but Placer stuffed him in the second half. Placer scored both of its touchdowns on the ground Friday night in winning the PVL championship. Isaac Brahce, with ball, scored one and Todd Valliere had the other. Coach Joey Montoya and the Hillmen had never won the Pioneer Valley League title before Friday night. Isaac Brahce, with ball, led the Hillmen rushing attack with 156 yards. Of winning the PVL title, Isaac Brahce, with ball, said, "“It’s an amazing feeling you can’t even describe.” The referees take a measurement, one of many on the night. Placer's Michael Robinson, with ball, is tackled by a Center Cougar. Isaac Brahce ran the football early and often on Friday night. As always, the teams shook hands after the game. The Hillmen take down Cougar quarterback Tyrel Anderson. Placer's Wyatt Decker (53) tries to make a tackle. Placer's Eddie Vanderdoes (47) was stoked to win a league title. Placer quarterback Peter Denham, left, hands off to Isaac Brahce (1). Placer coach Joey Montoya said winning the PVL title was a long time in the making. The Placer High defense pitched a shutout in the second half Friday night. The Placer High ground game got rolling in the second half. A referee signals an Isaac Brahce (1) touchdown. Placer's Isaiah Pineiro (3) had another interception Friday night. The field at Placer High Friday night was indeed sloppy. Quarterback Peter Denham, with ball, gets ready to hand off the ball.