JV FOOTBALL — Warriors, Wildcats tied atop the Little 4

Photos by Candice Morrow Lackey – Action from Saturday’s JV game in Ferndale.

It was a successful start to the Little 4 for a pair of JV teams over the weekend, each of which posted a league-opening shutout.

The Ferndale Wildcats kicked off league play with a 24-0 win over the McKinleyville Panthers in the Cream City, while the Hoopa Warriors traveled to the coast to play Arcata and came way with a 20-0 win.

With the win, Ferndale improved to 4-1 and the young Wildcats now have the best record in the entire H-DNL.

Hoopa, meanwhile, is the hottest local JV team and has now won three straight games to go to 3-2 overall.

Both Hoopa and Ferndale will try to keep rolling in the Little 4 this weekend. 

Hoopa will host McKinleyville and Ferndale travels to take on Arcata, both on Friday night, before the two league frontrunners meet in a pivotal game at Ferndale the following weekend.

Also in action this past weekend, St. Bernard’s bounced back from a loss at Hoopa the previous week to beat Ukiah 18-6 and the Crusaders are now 3-2-1 on the season.

The Fortuna Huskies also bounced back from a defeat at Foothill with a comfortable 40-14 win over St. Vincent de Paul at Husky Field.

The Del Norte Warriors also won, defeating Oakland Tech 28-0, while the Eureka Loggers fell to Windsor by the same score.

Of the eight H-DNL JV teams, only two have a losing record and five have winning records.


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