Regional Bowl Games set for 2021 CIF State Football Championships: brackets, game times

State championship football is back in California.

After a hiatus last year because of the coronavirus pandemic, high school football state championship games will be played in 2021.

The CIF released the Open Division State Championship matchup as well as the North and South Regional Bowl Game matchups on Sunday afternoon.

In the Open Division matchup, Mater Dei, the top-ranked high school football team in the country in the SBLive Power 25, will play Serra (San Mateo) on Dec. 11 at Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, Calif.

Here are the Regional Bowl Game matchups with brackets and game times:

DIVISION 1-AA BRACKET

North: Folsom at De La Salle – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

South: Cathedral Catholic vs. Lutheran, Orange at Orange Coast College – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION 1–A BRACKET

North: Pittsburg vs. Liberty, Bakersfield at Bakersfield College – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

South: Long Beach Poly at Serra – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

DIVISION 2–AA BRACKET

North: Bullard at Central Catholic – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m

South: Helix at Mater Dei Catholic – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m

DIVISION 2–A BRACKET

North: Manteca at Wilcox – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

South: Scripps Ranch at Valencia – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

DIVISION 3–AA BRACKET

North: Vanden at Windsor – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

South: Newport Harbor at Aquinas – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION 3–A BRACKET

North: Campolindo at McClymonds – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

South: Birmingham at Patrick Henry – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

DIVISION 4–AA BRACKET

North: Escalon vs. Marin Catholic at San Rafael H.S. – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

South: Central Valley Christian at Serrano – Friday, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION 4–A BRACKET

North: Chico vs. Sacred Heart Cathedral at Kezar Stadium – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

South: Northveiw at Colony – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

DIVISION 5–AA BRACKET

North: San Marin vs. Sutter at River Valley H.S. – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

South: Independence, Bakersfield at Venice – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION 5–A BRACKET

North: UPrep at Sacred Heart Prep – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1:00 p.m.

South: Righetti vs. Northwood at Irvine H.S. – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

DIVISION 6–AA BRACKET

North: St. Vincent at Argonaut – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

South: Quartz Hill at Palo Verde – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION 6–A BRACKET

North: Aragon at Salesian – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 1:00 p.m.

South: El Camino Real vs. Arlington at Ramona H.S. – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

DIVISION 7–AA BRACKET

North: Le Grand at Fall River – Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6:00 p.m.

South: Loara at Morro Bay – Friday, Dec. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

DIVISION 7–A Championship

Taft at Balboa – Saturday, Dec. 11 at 1:00 p.m.

(Feature photo by Ralph Thompson)

SBLive Sports is an official digital content partner of the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF)

Thank you for joining the discussion on SBLive!

%d bloggers like this: