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Local playoff teams set after final week of the high school football regular season

The final week of high school football's regular season was a wild one thanks to a tight playoff race.

15 local teams and only 6 clinch the postseason.

Playoff Bound:

  • Yucca Valley
  • Rancho Mirage
  • La Quinta
  • Desert Hot Springs (First time since 2011)
  • Coachella Valley
  • Xavier Prep


Rancho Mirage - 21@Xavier Prep - 14F/OT

Rancho Mirage clinched the DEL Championship last week after their win over La Quina, snapping Palm Desert's streak of six straight DEL titles.

And on Friday night, they also capped off a perfect season in the DEL, but Xavier Prep didn't make it easy. The Saints were fighting for their playoff hopes, but despite the loss, they managed to make it through

Battle for the Bell

Twentynine Palms - 7@Yucca Valley - 83F
Yucca Valley crowned DVL Champions

Meanwhile, in the DVL, Yucca Valley won the DVL Championship, capped off a perfect league season, and brought home the Bell after an absolutely dominating performance over Twentynine Palms.

Other Games This Week

Shadow Hills - 16@La Quinta - 53F
Palm Springs - 13@Palm Desert - 14F
Coachella Valley - 31@Indio - 21F
Cathedral City - 42@Desert Hot Springs - 26F

Be sure to watch the Best Local Sports Show with Bailey Arredondo tonight at 11:00 p.m. on News Channel 3 for highlights and reaction from tonight's games.

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