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2022 CIF-Sac-Joaquin Section football playoff brackets: Folsom, St. Mary's top two Division I seeds

Bulldogs look for their ninth SJS title in nine years in section's top division

There was not much drama or many surprises when the Sac-Joaquin Section football brackets were announced Sunday. 

Folsom (9-1), the state's No. 9 team, was selected the No. 1 seed in Division I over No. 25 St. Mary's-Stockton (10-) at No. 2. 

Folsom has won six of the last eight Division I crowns. The Bulldogs lost a Week 2 game to No. 7 Serra-San Mateo, of the Central Coast Section, but then rattled off eight straight games. 

2022 Sac-Joaquin Section football brackets

Division I
Division II
Division III
Division IV
Division V
Division VI
Division VII 

St. Mary's  has had a banner season with a historic win over North Coast Section and national power De La Salle-Concord 45-35, along with nine others. 

The Rams have outscored opponents 464-155. 

Oak Ridge-El Dorado Hills and Monterey Trail-Elk Grove, a pair of 8-2 teams, are the next two seeds in Division I and get first-round byes. 

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Central Catholic-Stockton (6-4), which took on a ridiculously tough schedule including playing then national No. 1 St. John Bosco-Bellflower, is the fifth seed in its first entrance in Division I. 

Central Catholic, winner of four state titles, has an enrollment of less than 400. 

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Other top seeds in other Divisions: Manteca (D2), Placer-Auburn (D3), Vanden-Fairfield (D4), Sutter (D5), Ripon Christian (D7).