February 22, 2024
Weekend highlights include Serra winning heavyweight matchup against Folsom, SRV star Luke Baker continuing where he left off last season and much more.

The opening weekend of the high school football season has come and gone.

Serra is still the top team in Northern California, De La Salle fell to another SoCal heavyweight and reigning Bay Area News Group player of the year Luke Baker of San Ramon Valley still has it.

Yes, it was quite an opening act to the new season.

As always, the Bay Area News Group has you covered.

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Here is our complete Week 1 coverage.

Enjoy.

WEEK 1

Roundup: Best of Week 1
Results: Weekend scoreboard, how Top 25 fared
Photos: Our staff’s Week 1 images
Called off: Openers in SJ, Oakland end early because of spectator violence
Beating cancer: St. Francis QB already scores season’s biggest victory
Quick starters: Serra erupts early, holds off Folsom
Rough second half: De La Salle fades, loses to Orange Lutheran
He’s back: QB Luke Baker sizzles, leads SRV past St. Ignatius
The first punch is not enough: St. Francis falls to Helix-La Mesa
Hot hand: Los Gatos’ AJ Minyard throws 5 TD passes in win
Bounce back: Valley Christian returns to prominence, edges Wilcox
Defense gets it done: El Cerrito turns back Amador Valley
Still gritty: Mitty wins wild opener at James Logan
Nice start: Bellarmine beats M-A in new coach’s first game
Change of scenery: Former safety stars at QB in Westmont’s win
Girls flag football: Familiar names coaching Pittsburg, Freedom
Preview: Week 1 top matchups, schedule
Predictions: Sabedra, Dycus, Lefkow make their Week 1 picks
Rankings: Bay Area News Group Top 25
Monday Morning Lights: Top storylines heading into openers

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