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Several teams get shutout wins in Week 5 of local high school football

The fifth week of the high school football season is underway, headlined by the start of Desert Valley League play.


High school football action continues Friday with a full slate of games, highlighted by the Date Bowl between undefeated rivals Desert Mirage (3-0) and Coachella Valley (2-0).

Desert Mirage - 0@Coachella Valley - 55F
Yucca Valley - 35@Cathedral City - 28F
Banning - 13@Twentynine Palms - 35F
Southwest EC - 0@La Quinta - 35F
Chaffey - 20@Rancho Mirage - 34F
Shadow Hills - 7@Diamond Ranch - 35F
Palm Springs - 12@Yucaipa - 20F
Desert Chapel - 0Desert Christian Academy - 46F

Thursday Recap

In the DVL season debut, Desert Hot Springs defeated Indio 12-7 on Thursday night at Ed White Stadium. The Golden Eagles are soaring high, starting the season 4-0 for the first time in program history.

Meanwhile, the Rahjas are reeling, falling to 0-4.

Elsewhere in the valley, Xavier Prep hosted a tough Rancho Christian team out of Temecula. The Saints survived, earning the 24-21 victory.

Xavier Prep is 3-1 on the year as they head into a BYE week before DEL play.

Palm Desert also had a game on Thursday, losing 34-0 at Serrano. The Aztecs finished their non-league schedule at 0-5.

PD is off next week with a BYE before hosting rival La Quinta in the Flag Game on Friday, Sept. 29.

Be sure to watch the Best Local Sports Show with Blake Arthur and Bailey Arredondo every Friday night during the season and connect with them during the season.

KESQ News Channel 3 is your home for high school football in the valley.

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