Bakersfield Christian High School football team members pose with the Central Section championship plaque following their win over Visalia-Central Valley Christian in the Central Section D-III championship game on Friday at BCHS.

Bakersfield Christian will continue to experience the comforts of home in postseason play.

The Eagles will host 12-2 Fullerton-Sunny Hills in the opening round of the Division 3-A CIF Regional Football Championship Bowl Games at 6 p.m. Saturday night.

The Lancers advanced with some tight wins in the Division VIII playoffs, including a 24-21 win over Santa Barbara in the championship game on Saturday.

On the North end of the bracket, 10-3 Rancho Cotate will travel to face 11-3 Sierra Mateca, which will also take place at 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Eagles are playing in a bowl game for the first time since 2016. They advanced with a dominant run through the Division III Central Section, which was capped with a 28-14 win over Central Valley Christian in the title game Friday. 

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Turn out Bakersfield!


Tough opponent. High powered ground game, and very efficient through the air. Not a huge team. It's a very interesting matchup and the Eagles will have to play error free.

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