DESERT VALLEY LEAGUE
Desert Hot Springs 0 – Palm Desert 21
Palm Desert’s Matthew Fitzgerald had a hand in all three of the Aztecs touchdowns as the Red and Gold rolled past the Golden Eagles.
Palm Springs 7 – Redlands 42
The defending DVL champs started the 2016 season off in rocky fashion. The Indians hope a Week 2 match-up in the friendly confines of Ralph Watt Stadium can change the outcome of their next game vs. Scripps.
Coachella Valley 55 – Cathedral City 35
Our featured game of the week was a wild one at Cathedral City. The Mighty Arabs flexed their muscle early and often in this game, but it was the Lions who showed some resilience in the second half to pull the score closer in the end. Armando Deniz, Quarterback for the Arabs finished the game 21-31 for 330 yards through the air and three touchdowns. CV also moved the ball well on the ground. Senior Running Back Romeo Martinez rushed for 221 yards and three scores.
Desert Mirage 0 – Indio 31
The Rajahs matched last years entire win total with a win this week vs. the Desert Mirage Rams. Indio’s Senior Quarterback Dimitri Long guaranteed that this season would be a different era for Rajah football and he delivered.
West Valley 20 – Shadow Hills 22
With 1:55 left in the 4th Quarter, Shadow Hills’ Kaleb Welmus intercepted West Valley to secure the game for the Knights.
DE ANZA LEAGUE
Beaumont 6 – Rancho Mirage 35
The Rattlers returned the games opening kickoff for a touchdown and never looked back.
Xavier Prep 2 – Notre Dame 37
A safety was all the Saints had to show for a handful of missed opportunities.