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SFGG at Sacramento 7s. Betty Lumoli photo

San Francisco Golden Gate beat crosstown rival Olympic Club 19-12 to win the second NorCal 7s qualifier Saturday in Sacramento, Calif. SFGG rebounded from an early loss to San Jose in their first game of the day to win four straight and claim the title.

The final was a rematch of the third-place decider from the series opener in San Francisco, and Saturday's third-place game, which East Palo Alto won 24-7 over San Jose, was a rematch of the San Francisco final. The results leave SFGG and East Palo Alto tied atop the NorCal series standings with one tournament left to play. Olympic Club and San Jose are tied for second, both still with a shot of taking home the title. 

While Santa Rosa and the Sacramento Capitals are not mathematically eliminated from contention, they're up against it. They'd have to win the final tournament, have SFGG and EPA finish 9th and 10th and San Jose and O-Club finish 7th and 8th. With four teams still squarely in the hunt, the July 26th finale in Palo Alto, Calif. should be hotly contested. 

GameWinnerScoreLoser
Pool AOlympic Club26-14East Palo Alto
Pool ASanta Rosa14-5East Bay
Pool BSan Jose28-21SFGG
Pool BSacramento Capitals42-7Vacaville
Pool BSan Jose 26-7Sacramento Lions
Pool BSFGG22-7 Sacramento Capitals
Pool AOlympic Club34-0Santa Rosa
Pool AEast Palo Alto22-0East Bay
Pool BSan Jose54-0Vacaville
Pool AOlympic Club26-10Sacramento Blackhawks
Pool BSFGG54-0Sacramento Lions
Pool BSacramento Capitals24-12San Jose
Pool AEast Palo Alto14-14Santa Rosa
Pool AEast Bay26-12Sacramento Blackhawks
Pool AOlympic Club33-7East Bay
Pool ASanta Rosa21-0Sacramento Blackhawks
Pool BSFGG47-0Vacaville
Pool BSacramento Capitals26-12Sacramento Lions
Pool BSacramento Lions31-19Vacaville
Pool AEast Palo Alto42-14Sacramento Blackhawks
9th/10thSacramento Blackhawks28-19Vacaville
7th/8thSacramento Lions28-7East Bay
5th/6thSacramento Capitals26-19Santa Rosa
3rd/4thEast Palo Alto24-7San Jose
FinalSFGG19-12Olympic Club
NorCal 7s SeriesPointsSan Francisco 6/28Sacramento 7/12Palo Alto 7/26
EPA Razorbacks181st3rd
SFGG183rd1st
Olympic Club164th2nd
San Jose Seahawks162nd4th
Sacramento Capitols116th5th
Santa Rosa115th6th
East Bay68th8th
Vacaville57th10th
Sacramento Lions510th7th
Sacramento Blackhawks49th9th