Saturday Nov 29 2008 comments Placer Stuns Oakdale in Upset 27-14 Victory By: Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJunior running back Asher Gotzmer had a great game against Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer quarterback Matt Ross rolls out to throw against Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalHillmen Asher Gotzmer heads upfield Friday night. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJosh Turney breaks a tackle gaining tough yardage Friday agains Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer quarterback Matt Ross comes off the field after beating Oakdale 27-14. Ross had a great game playing both on the offensive and defensive units. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer students (L-R) Jenna Knox, Kendall Odom, and Laurel Odom, were part of a full visitors stands of Placer fans that made the trip to Oakdale to cheer on their team. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalHillmen running back Dalton Dryer heads upfield against Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalThe cold night Oakdale air did not put a damper on the Hillmen game. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer High running back/defensive back Jake Lopez is congratulated by his mother Debbie Lopez after Placer's victory Friday night in Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalJake Lopez gains yardage. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer co-captain Dalton Dyer participated in the coin toss at the start of the Hillmen's game against Oakdale. Going into the game as underdogs Placer stunned the Mustangs 27-14 in a upset victory. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalSophomore running back Josh Turney brought up from the Junior Varsity team for the playoffs was a big offensive contributor Friday night. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer High's Dalton Dyer is all smiles after Placer beat Oakdale in the first round of playoffs. After two weeks of legal issues Placer was awarded their forfeited games back and did what they do best-play football. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer head coach Joey Montoya, talks with his team after their 27-14 victory over Oakdale High Friday night. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer awaits words from their coaches Friday night after the game in Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer students (L-R) Brendan Fontes, Meagan Roumage, Maddie Wiesner, and Skye Harvey rush the field to congratulate their team after their victory over Oakdale. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPlacer Hillmen (L-R) Jon Slane, Griffin Quick, and Kevin Morgan celebrate their teams victory over the Oakdale Mustangs Friday in Oakdale. Their stunning 27-14 victory over the top seeded Oakdale was an inspired effort by everyone on team after legal issues were resolved allowing them in the playoffs.