Saturday Dec 06 2008 comments Placer Hillmen Headed to Section Final By: Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer quarterback Matt Ross rolls out on a pass play. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer fans wait in the final seconds of the Hillmen's victory over Dixon Friday night. They stormed the field to congratulate the team. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSenior Placer quarterback Matt Ross is set to take a snap in Friday night's victory over Dixon 24-21. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJake Lopez cuts through the Dixon Rams defense. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAsher Gotzmer in action against Dixon Friday night. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe Placer Hillmen traveled to Dixon to play the Rams in a semi-final championship game Friday night. As the temperature dropped the fog rolled in. But the Hillmen heated up and pulled off a victory. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer fans (L-R)Shelby Borg, Jeni Dawson, and Tia Wright made the trip to Dixon to cheer on the Hillmen. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer linebacker Josh Klem makes a spectacular interception Friday night. At left is Placer's Cameron Hennen. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer's Jake Lopez avoids a Ram tackle scampering for yardage. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer Hillmen head coach Joey Montoya addresses his team after their victory over Dixon Friday night. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer fans and teammates bask in the glory of another win Friday night as Placer now advances to the section final next week. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer's Seth Parrish takes down a Dixon ball carrier Friday night in the Hillmen's 24-21 victory over the Rams. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJosh Klem celebrates the Hillmen's 24-21 victory over Dixon Friday night. The Hillmen again came through with a victory in their semi-final match up with the Rams. They now will face Whitney High for the section championship next week. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer's Asher Gotzmer heads up field on one of his many drives against Dixon Friday night. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer quarterback Matt Ross is all smiles as he congratulates teamates and Placer fans after the game. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer head coach Joey Montoya talks with center Jon Slane during a time out. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJake Lopez picks off a Ram pass Friday night. Lopez ran the interception back for a touchdown. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalGriffin Quick celebrates his teams win over Dixon with Placer student Cameron McCallister. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalAs Placer coaches addressed the Hillmen after their victory, their faithful fans gathered around the team. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJake Lopez comes off the field in Dixon. Lopez helped the Hillmen defeat the Dixon Rams in a semi-final football match up Friday night. The Hillmen held onto a 24-21 lead to beat the Rams.