San Fernando takes on another Southern Section team this week when its hosts Canyon High of Country Canyon tonight, Aug. 29.

The Tigers (1-0) opened their 2019 season in impressive fashion, defeating Leuzinger High of Lawndale last week, 22-14. Senior running back Bradley Pierce rushed for 145 yards and a touchdown for San Fernando, which rolled up 235 yards on the ground and 394 total yards.

New head coach Joe Maiale is trying to revive a program that was 2-8 last season, but Canyon (0-1) dropped its season opener last week to Crespi, 37-3. It was the Cowboys’ sixth straight loss, dating back to their game against Valencia last Sept. 28.

The kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. at San Fernando High School.

Other games involving Valley area teams include:

Thursday, Aug. 29

Nonleague

Angelou Community at Panorama

Campbell Hall at North Hollywood

Canoga Park at Chavez

El Camino Real at Reseda

Kennedy at Verdugo Hills

Granada Hills at West Ranch

Grant at Cleveland

Monroe at Marquez

Palisades at Taft

Poly at Van Nuys

Sylmar at Fairfax

 

Friday, Aug. 30

Nonleague

Birmingham at Crespi

Chatsworth at Heritage Christian

Lawndale at Sierra Canyon

Paraclete at Chaminade

Venice at Harvard-Westlake

Desert vs. Village Christian, Burbank High

 

Saturday, Aug. 31

Nonleague

Arleta at St. Genevieve, Los Angeles Valley College

Notre Dame vs. Desert Vista, Cathedral Catholic High School, La Hoya, 12 p.m.

 

All games begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed.

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