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Grant Pacers to play for Section Title at Hughes Stadium

The 9-2 Grant Pacers will meet the 10-2 Christian Brothers Falcons this Friday at Hughes Stadium to decide the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 3 title.

Two legendary football programs will face each other this Friday to decide the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 3 title. The 9-2 Grant Pacers will meet the 10-2 Christian Brothers Falcons on Friday, November 25th at Hughes Stadium. The game time is 1pm.

The Pacers played a challenging schedule this season, traveling to Reno and to Patterson, and playing annual standouts like Inderkum and Monterey Trail.

The #3 seeded Pacers opened the playoffs by topping Yuba City at home, 64-28. This past week the squad made the long drive to Patterson, where they upset and dominated the #2 seed, Patterson High School, 80-45.

The #4 Christian Brothers Falcons opened the season slow, earning a 2-2 record over the first four games. Since then, they have racked up eight straight wins. In fact, their last loss was the Holy Bowl, losing to the Jesuit High powerhouse, 21-7.

Grant QB Joseph McCray has thrown for over 2400 yards and is averaging 19.4 yards per pass, with 34 touchdowns. Most of those touchdowns have been launched in the direction of WR Kingston Lopa and WR Kyrell Goss-Pruitt, who have combined for 24 scores this season and nearly 1400 yards.

Running back Joshua Hamilton keeps the defenses honest with his 409 yards and 7 touchdowns.

The Division 3 Grant Vs. Christian Brothers game will kick off at 1pm. That will be followed by the Division 1 finale at 6pm, when the perennial #1 seed, Folsom High School, takes on #3 Oak Ridge.

Hughes Stadium (Sacramento City College) is located at 3835 Freeport Blvd. in Sacramento. Parking will cost $5.

Tickets area available in advance at https://gofan.co/app/events/805759?schoolId=CA7942 – ($15 adults; $12 seniors (60 and older) and military; $8 students (K-12); free for ages 5 and under

Please note: All bags brought into the stadium must be clear; all personnel and personal property are subject to search; if you leave the stadium, you will not be able to re-enter.

Photos provided by Twin Rivers Unified School District Twitter.

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