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Deer Valley gears up for NCS playoffs

Deer Valley High quarterback Nsimba Webster (5), shown above against Pittsburg on Nov. 1, rushed for 216 yards and a touchdown and also threw for a score in a 31-20 victory over Heritage. The Wolverines finished the regular season with a 9-1 record and earned the No. 4 seed in the North Coast Section Division I playoffs. Deer Valley will host 13th-seed Castro Valley (4-6) in the first round of the playoffs on Nov. 15. The kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.