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NCS football playoffs postponed due to wildfire smoke

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Poor air quality around the Bay Area forced high school teams to postpone playoff games due to wildfire smoke that has chocked much of the region.  

Commissioner of Athletics for the North Coast Section, Gil Lemmon, released a statement Friday saying, "Due to the recent fires in Northern California, which subsequently has affected the air quality for much of the North Coast, NCS staff must make critical decisions based on existing air quality data to ensure the safety of our student-athletes." 

The following football games scheduled for Friday and Saturday have been canceled and rescheduled for Monday, Nov. 12: 

Division 1

San Ramon Valley vs. Monte Vista

California vs. San Leandro

Division 2

Rancho Cotate vs. American Canyon

Granada vs. Marin Catholic

Bishop O'Dowd vs. Benicia

Campolindo vs.Ukiah

Division 3

Cardinal Newman vs. Encinal

El Cerrito vs. Miramonte

Las Lomas vs. Terra Linda

Division 4

Moreau Catholic vs. St. Patrick-St. Vincent 

San Marin vs. St. Bernard's Academy 

JF Kennedy vs. Fortuna

Division 5

Kelseyville vs. Cloverdale

Salesian vs. St. Helena 

Stellar Prep vs. Berean Christian

8-Person

Branson vs. Tomales 

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