Turlock defensive end Devin Bradley celebrates a stop by the Bulldogs' defense during a season-opening win over Freedom of Oakley on Aug. 23, 2019. The Bulldogs return home to face another Bulldog this Thursday -- Tracy High, its annual Dogbone rival. (Samantha Schmidt)

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James Burns
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Sac-Joaquin Section Playoffs

Week 2

Division I

No. 7 Turlock at No. 2 Oak Ridge, 7 p.m. Burns: Oak Ridge Cortez: Turlock

Division II

No. 5 Central Catholic at No. 4 Jesuit, 1 p.m., Saturday Burns: Central Catholic Cortez: Central Catholic

Division III

No. 6 Roseville at No. 3 Buhach Colony, 7 p.m. Burns: Buhach Colony Cortez: Buhach Colony

No. 5 Vista del Lago at No. 4 Manteca, 7 p.m. Burns: Manteca Cortez: Manteca

Division IV

No. 7 Patterson at No. 2 Oakdale, 7 p.m. Burns: Oakdale Cortez: Oakdale

No. 6 Merced at No. 3 Casa Roble, 7 p.m. Burns: Casa Roble Cortez: Merced

No. 5 Atwater at No. 4 Sierra, 7 p.m. Burns: Sierra Cortez: Atwater

Division V

No. 10 Foothill at No. 2 Ripon, 7 p.m. Burns: Ripon Cortez: Ripon

No. 6 Rosemont at No. 3 Amador, 7 p.m. Burns: Amador Cortez: Amador

No. 12 Los Banos at No. 4 Bradshaw Christian, 7 p.m. Burns: Bradshaw Chr. Cortez: Bradshaw Chr.

Division VI

No. 9 Hughson at No. 1 Escalon, 7 p.m. Burns: Escalon Cortez: Escalon

No. 5 Sonora at No. 4 Golden Sierra Burns: Sonora Cortez: Sonora

No. 7 Bear River at No. 2 Hilmar, 7 p.m. Burns: Hilmar Cortez: Hilmar

No. 6 Calaveras at No. 3 Ripon Christian, 7 p.m. Burns: Ripon Christian Cortez: Ripon Christian

Division VII

No. 4 Le Grand at No. 1 Denair, 7 p.m. Burns: Denair Cortez: Denair

No. 6 Vacaville Christian at No. 2 Mariposa, 7 p.m. Burns: Mariposa Cortez: Mariposa