Prep Football: Schedules for Week One games

Week One prep football games for area teams, including Elsinore at Temecula Valley, will be underway Friday, August 26. Valley News/Andrez Imaging

The first official week of high school football in California has come and gone, and it all started with Zero Week in the southwest Riverside County region, which began Thursday, Aug. 18.

View last week’s recap here – ZERO WEEK

This season the Valley News Sports Department will be focusing on the schools and sports inside a limited coverage area due to print space and manpower. Those schools include Great Oak, Temecula Valley, Chaparral, Murrieta Valley, Murrieta Mesa, Vista Murrieta, Linfield Christian, Rancho Christian, Elsinore, Paloma Valley, Liberty, St. Jeanne de Lestonnac, Heritage, Temecula Prep, Hamilton (Anza), California Lutheran, Cornerstone Christian, Temescal Canyon, Lakeside and the River Springs Charter Schools (no football programs).

Schedules for Week One high school football games involving local teams inside our coverage area were reported as follows (Games are at 7 p.m. unless otherwise indicated):

8/26 (Friday)

Vista Murrieta at Murrieta Mesa

Great Oak at Murrieta Valley

Tesoro at Chaparral

Temecula Valley vs Elsinore

Eisenhower at Temescal Canyon

Rancho Christian at San Bernardino

AB Miller at Liberty

Lakeside vs Tahquitz

Moreno Valley at Paloma Valley

California Lutheran at Calvin Christian

Santa Rosa vs Nuview Bridge

8/27 (Saturday)

Pacifica at Linfield Christian

*All stats, schedules, photos, and scores are supplied by local high school athletic directors, MaxPreps, CIF-SS offices, contributing writers/photographers and countless fans of the games via social media. Is your team’s score missing? Let us know if your school is inside our coverage area and would like to be mentioned.

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