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CIF-SS Playoffs: Xavier Prep stuns La Quinta, DHS gets first-ever playoff win

Playoff Prep Pigskin was held throughout the Coachella Valley Friday night. Six local teams came in but only four remain on their quest for a CIF title.

Xavier Prep - 14@La Quinta - 3F
Sonora - 35@Rancho Mirage - 34F/OT
Wilson - 21@Yucca Valley - 49F
South El Monte - 27@Coachella Valley - 46F

Jurupa Valley - 26@Desert Hot Springs - 27F

Desert Hot Springs won their first-ever playoff game! And they did it in dramatic fashion, scoring a two-point conversion with about a minute left in the game.

Next Week's Playoff Matchups:

Division 10

  • Xavier Prep will take on Crescenta Valley

Division 12

  • Coachella Valley will take on Don Lugo of Chino
  • Yucca Valley will take on Buena Park of Orange County

Division 13

  • Desert Hot Springs will take on Baldwin Park

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