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