Pintos open playoffs with 49-26 win over Clinton

Democrat photo/Evan Holmes Senior Ayden Bryant scores California's first touchdown one minute and 39 seconds into Friday's game on a 12-yard touchdown pass.

The California Pintos kicked off the Class 3 District 7 football tournament by grabbing an early lead and never relinquishing it.

The physical contest ended with the Pintos defeating the Clinton Cardinals 49-26, earning a berth in district semifinals.