Community Sends off Football Team to Finals

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The Granite Bay football team might be the underdogs in their upcoming state championship game against Southern California powerhouse Long Beach Poly, but they got a heroes send-off as they boarded their bus Thursday morning.

“I think we are going to get a big win,” says Senior Aaron Knapp.

Parents, students, and just those wanting to see the departing team cheered them on in a mini prep rally prior to the team leaving for the Home Depot Center in Carson.

Coach Ernie Cooper say the team’s pre-season schedule against top teams from around the state will give the Grizzlies the confidence to take on one of the nation’s top squads.

FOX40’s Mark Demsky will be in Southern California Friday and Saturday covering the state championships.

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