It was a chilly Saturday afternoon for playoff football, but Palmer Ridge came out hot as they took down the Rifle Bears 49-7 in the State quarterfinals.
Ty Evans showed why he is one of the best quarterback in the state. His play gave Palmer Ridge the 35-0 lead at the half and they Bears never looked back.
Rifle ends their season at 10-3 and a State quarterfinal appearance. Palmer Ridge will advance to the semi-finals where they will meet another Western Slope team in the Palisade Bulldogs. Palisade defeated the three seed Roosevelt 17-14 on Saturday.