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Oakland High football forfeits game

Oakland High is forfeiting its scheduled game against Eureka on Friday due to a lack of players.
Wildcats coach Jayce Goree said his team suffered several injuries in its nonleague game last week against Tennyson, bringing his team from 24 to 19 available players.
“It’s a safety precaution,” Goree said. “We could play with (those numbers), but I’m not comfortable with that.”
He said Oakland will field a team for its opening Oakland Athletic League game on Oct. 12 against Fremont. Oakland’s record is now 2-2 with the forfeit loss.

Phil Jensen