Win Thursday or watch the playoffs on the sidelines.
Carson, which has won or shared the last three football titles, dropped to 0-3 in league after a disappointing 21-14 loss to Bishop Manogue Friday night. The Senators had a potential game-tying TD wiped out by a penalty on the next-to-last play of the game.
So, it comes down to Thursday's battle (7 p.m. kickoff) with arch-rival Douglas for the fourth and final Sierra League playoff spot, a scenario nobody expected when the season started back in August.
"This game didn't really mean a whole ton," said senior receiver/QB Matt Nolan. …