It won't show up on the regional bracket, but the Douglas football team's playoffs got under way last week.
Douglas needed a win against Carson to advance to the postseason, and did so in nail-biting fashion --beating the Senators 27-25 in Carson City.
"Carson was do or die for these kids," Douglas coach Ernie Monfiletto said. "It was the start of the playoffs for us. We've already been in that position for a while now and the kids understand the amount of stress that comes with it.
"Just beating Carson after two years of having their hearts broken in that …