The Warriors, 6-4 for the season, were seeded #10 in the Division II bracket and will travel to Visalia Friday night to play the Redwood Rangers.
The Rangers were seeded #7 in the Central Section playoffs and finished 5-5 for the season. This will be the first meeting ever between the two schools.

Warriors Seeded #10 In Playoffs
Tehachapi Travels To Redwood-Visalia In Opening Round

Posted by, on November 8, 2013

The 2014 Tehachapi football team learned they will be road Warriors in the playoffs after the brackets were released Saturday afternoon from the CIF Central Section administrative offices in Porterville.

Tehachapi was given a #10 seed and will travel to Visalia to play the #7 seed Redwood Rangers. Both of these schools have storied football programs that have been playing for a long time --- but the two schools have never played each other. The Rangers, members of the tough West Yosemite League, finished the season at 5-5; 2-4 in league play.

In Division II, Ridgeview (9-1) earned a #1 seed; Lemoore (10-0) is #2; Dinuba (9-1) is #3; and Sanger (7-3) is #4. All four teams have first round byes.

If the Warriors can defeat Redwood, they will travel to Lemoore to play the undefeated Tigers. Lemoore defeated previously unbeaten Hanford (9-1) on the final night of the regular season to win the West Yosemite League.

The Warriors finished the regular season at 6-4, 3-2 in South Yosemite League play, and will be advancing to the post-season playoffs for the 19th straight season under head coach Steve Denman.

All first round playoff games begin Friday, November 14, at 7:00 pm.

There are 12 teams in the Division II tournament (West and Garces opting out), and the Warriors would probably have to win four straight games on the road to win a DII championship.

Warrior fans can view all of the playoff bracketing for Division II if you follow this link to the CIF offices in Porterville:

CIF Central Section Division II Playoff Brackets

The Rangers defeated rival Mt. Whitney on the final night of the season in the annual Cowhide game, earning a birth into the Division II playoffs.
Both schools play all of their home games at the Mineral King Bowl on the campus of Redwood High School. The bowl, with a capacity of 7,100,
is sold out for the annual Big Game between the two Visalia schools.

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