Calaveras Persuasive Essay

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The Calaveras Redskins football team is back in a familiar situation - the playoffs. After a one-year hiatus from postseason play, the Redskins are back and are the No. 2. seed in the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division IV Championships. With earling the No. 2. seed, Calaveras will have home field advantage all the way to the championship game.

“Having a home playoff game is huge,” said safety/running back Noah Preuss. “It gives us a lot of momentum and having the hometown fans here can only help us.”

The Redskins welcome the No. 7. Center Cougars of the Pioneer Valley League. Center finished the season 6-4, 2-3 PVL and took third in league.

The Cougars have won their last two games, beating Bear River 27-21 and Foothill 41-14. Center has …show more content…

He has been intercepted eight times, but more often than not, he knows what went wrong and how he can fix his mistake before he gets back to the sideline. He doesn’t let one negative play take his focus away from the rest of the game.

“That was one thing that hurt me last year and would keep me down,” Byrd said. “Everybody throws their picks, but you just have to forget about it and move on to the nxt play.”

Should Calaveras win, it will host the winner of No. 3. Sierra vs. No. 6. Union Mine. The Redskins have already defeated Union Mine this season in a 28-21 victory in September at Frank Meyer Field.

But Calaveras isn’t looking past tonight and Center. But if history is any indication, the Redskins should be feeling good. Calaveras has not lost a home playoff game under Weatherby. In 2013, the Redskins defeated Hughson 40-21 and in 2010 defeated Dixon 28-7. The last playoff loss at Frank Meyer Field came against Patterson in 2006 with Roger Canepa as the head coach. Calaveras lost 23-0.

Knowing that he has never lost at home puts a little pressure on us, but i think we have the talent to win the game and I know that Weatherby is going to put us in the situation to do that,” Byrd

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