Pueblo South, Palmer Ridge advance to 3A championship

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The Pueblo South Colts and Palmer Ridge Bears will face off in the 3A state title game.

In the 3A semifinals, The Colts beat Frederick 28-24, led by Jackson Dickerson’s three touchdowns. The Bears beat Green Mountain 42-21. Running back Raef Ruel scored four touchdowns, while wide receiver Deuce Roberson became Colorado’s all-time leader in receiving yards. Roberson was seven yards shy of the record entering the game. His first catch of the game, a nine-yard reception, set the new state record.

The two-seed Colts and two-time defending state champ, four-seed Bears play on Saturday, December 7, at 1 p.m. at the Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl.

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