Central Section high school football season kickoff: Week 1 games are Aug. 16-18. Edison vs. section No. 1 Central is a highlight matchup. Intersectional game of note Central Catholic-Modesto vs. Clovis West.
Central Section high school football preview. Jalen Cropper played two seasons on the varsity level at Sanger, CA High before transferring to Buchanan in Clovis, CA this season. He’s a top college recruit.
Central High will open the season against Edison on Aug. 17 at Ratcliffe Stadium. The Grizzlies are coming off their first Central Section title in 87 years after a 29-7 victory over Buchanan in the 2017 championship game.
Central High senior quarterback Trent Tompkins broke his left hand during a baseball game in June, but the right-hander was on the field with a cast for the start of football workouts Monday, July 23, 2018.
County beats City 10-5 in 64th annual high school all-star football game Friday night, June 15, 2018 at Lamonica Stadium in Clovis, California, led by Devontae Massey (Washington Union High) with two interceptions and Marcus Washington (Central) with the only touchdown. Caruthers' Imanol Arredondo was game MVP.