By Ray Hamill — The Ferndale Mustangs will be well represented in the Six Rivers Youth Football Conference semifinals this weekend.
A total of 12 teams will compete for a spot in one of three championship games, which will be held in Eureka next week.
And the Mustangs are the only program with a chance to make it to all three finals.
In the Single-A bracket, Ferndale has the No. 1 seed after going 7-0 during the regular season and will play No. 4 Eureka at Ferndale High School at 9:30 a.m.
The No. 4 seeds shut out Eel River Valley 35-0 in last weekend’s quarterfinal.
No. 3 Del Norte Gold also won last week, defeating Del Norte Blue 12-7 to advance to play No. 2 McKinleyville at Fortuna High, also at 9:30 a.m.
In the AA bracket, Eel River Valley was a perfect 7-0 during the regular season and earned the top seed.
ERV will play No. 4 Del Norte Gold in the semis on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. at Fortuna High.
Del Norte defeated Eureka 19-6 in last weekend’s quarterfinal.
And rounding out a busy day of games, in the AAA bracket No. 1 Ferndale is 7-0 and will host No. 4 Hoopa at Ferndale High at 1:30 p.m.
Hoopa shut out McKinleyville 28-0 last week.
No. 2 Eureka will play No. 3 Eel River at Fortuna High also at 1:30 after Eel River won its quarterfinal against Del Norte by a score of 29-6.