With the high school football season one week away, scrimmages kick off throughout the region Friday. Here's a look at local teams that will take the field in and around Bakersfield.
Visalia-El Diamante vs. Liberty, 7:30 p.m.
Garces at Fresno-Bullard, 7:30
Stockdale at North, 8:15
Shafter/East at Frontier, 7:30
Centennial at Ridgeview, 7:30
Bakersfield Christian vs. Fresno-Hoover, at Fresno-McLane, 7:30
Independence at Wasco, 7:30
Tehachapi/Taft at South, 7:30
Golden Valley at Arvin, 7:30
Highland at West, 7:30
Foothill/Kern Valley at Porterville-Granite Hills, 7 p.m.
Stockdale at North, 7:30
Chavez at Mira Monte, 10 a.m.
Note: Bakersfield High scrimmaged at Tulare Union on Thursday night.