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Broncos end season in NCS semifinals

Jimmy Sharpe (12) and the Northgate High football team had its outstanding season come to and end at the hands of unbeaten Rancho Cotate-Rohnert Park in the North Coast Section Division II semifinals on Nov. 24. The No. 3 seeded Broncos couldn't keep up with the No. 2 Cougars after halftime, losing 30-17. Fisi Tavake scored on a 1-yard run, Brandon Lee caught an 18-yard touchdown pass from Joe Pelletier and Sam Dale kicked a 36-yard field goal to account for the Broncos' scoring. Northgate finished the year 10-3 and advanced to the NCS semifinals for the first time since 1994.