FFX: 2022 CIF Central Section Football Playoff Quarterfinals at Kern County

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Several Kern County teams proved they are ready to take on the Valley’s best in the first round of the CIF Central Section playoffs.

Eleven Kern County teams will take the field during the quarterfinal round.

Garces Memorial, Wasco, Chavez, Delano and Centennial suffered heartbreaking losses in their first round matches. North and Independence each picked up their two biggest losses in the first round and look to continue taking down some more top seeds in their quarterfinal matchups. Those schools will be on the road this week to do just that.

Tehachapi continued its strong play in the Warriors’ return to the playoffs with a win over Mt. Whitney. And if things go right, there could be a big Kern County game between Independence and Tehachapi in the Division III semifinals.

On the other side in Division III is Kennedy hosting Kerman. The Thunderbirds defeated Highland in their first round matchup.

Liberty will begin its postseason run by hosting St. John High School in the Division I quarterfinals. Joseph Santa Maria.

Most of the matches this week take place on Thursday in observance of Veterans Day on Friday, November 11. BCHS travels to Hanford for its only match on Friday.

Below are the matchups for this week’s CIF Central Section quarterfinal games.

Division I, quarter finals

(8) Clovis vs. (1) Clovis West – Will be played at Veterans Memorial Stadium

(5) Central vs. (4) San Joaquin Memorial

(6) Art. Joseph vs. (3) Liberty

(7) Clovis North vs. (2) Buchanan – Will be played at Lamonica Stadium

All matches are scheduled to start at 19:00

Division II, quarter finals

(8) Sanger vs. (1) Central Valley Christian

(5) Bakersfield Christian vs. (4) Hanford – Scheduled for Friday, November 11th

(6) Washington Union vs. (3) Lemoore

(7) Frontier vs. (2) Kingsburg

All matches are scheduled to start at 19:00

Division III, quarterfinals

(9) Arroyo Grande vs. (1) Preparation for the mission

(5) Kerman vs. (4) Kennedy

(11) Sunnyside vs. (3) Tehachapi

(15) Independence vs. (7) Mission Oak – Will be played at Tulare Union High School

All matches are scheduled to start at 19:00

Division IV, quarter finals

(8) Shafter vs. (1) Liberty-Madera

(12) North vs. (4) Matilda Torres

(6) Justin Garza vs. (3) Caruthers

(7) Coalinga vs. (2) Taft

All matches are scheduled to start at 19:00

Division V, quarter finals

(8) Pioneer Valley vs. (1) Bishop Union

(5) Corcoran vs. (4) Templeton

(6) Morro Bay vs. (3) Dos Palos

(7) Madera South vs. (2) Atascadero

Pioneer Valley vs. Bishop Union is scheduled to kick off at 6 p.m. The rest of the games are scheduled to start at 19:00

Division VI, quarter-finals

(8) Kern Valley vs. (1) Hanford West

(5) Avenal vs. (4) Arvin

(6) Woodlake vs. (3) Mendota

(10) Riverdale Vs. (2) Immanuel

All matches are scheduled to start at 19:00

Be sure to tune in to FFX on Thursday night at 11:11 for highlights of the best games in the county.

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