(East Los Angeles, CA)—The Eastern League is represented at the highest level of the CIF-L.A. City Section by the Garfield Bulldogs in the “Open” Division Final and the Roosevelt Rough Riders in the Division II Final this coming Friday, 11/23/18, at El Camino Community College, located in Torrance, CA.
Be a part of watching history in the making as both of our East L.A. schools battle for their respective Championships. Here’s how you can do it. First, you can be a student, an alumni, a family member, a community supporter, or just a good old high school football fan who attends the game in full-game readiness. Second, you can be a “Live Stream” viewer at home on your desktop/laptop, on the go with your tablet or Ipad, or watching it on your TV. Both games will be “Live Streamed” on the NFHSNetwork.Com. (See more details below).
Here’s the game-day schedule for your Post-Thanksgiving Day plans to come out and support our two East Los Angeles-based teams in this historic moment that showcases them playing in two separate CIF/L.A. City Section Division Finals (Open & Division II), on the exact same day.
At 3:00 pm our #7 seed, Roosevelt Rough Riders (9-4) open the playoff schedule for the day as they take on the Locke Academy Saints (9-4), 3rd place finishers in the Coliseum League. The Riders posted victories over Verdugo Hills, L.A.-Wilson, and Canoga Park to make the Final. While Locke Academy defeated Hollywood, Arleta, and Franklin to secure their place in the Final.
At 7:00 pm, our #6 seed, Garfield Bulldogs (12-0) will take on the perennial L.A. City Section powerhouse, the #1 seeded, Narbonne Gauchos (9-3), in the Open Division Final. The Gauchos posted highly dominant victories over Venice (67-0) and Birmingham, (63-23) to reach the Final. While the Bulldogs defeated Carson (14-10), and Eagle Rock (24-21), in dramatic come-from-behind victories on their path to the Final.
On another historic note, it is a guaranteed State Playoff appearance for the Garfield Bulldogs regardless of the game’s outcome. Roosevelt can also earn itself a bid to the State Playoffs only with a victory over Locke Academy.
In a first-time ever offer, high school fans may purchase online digital ticketing via GoFan as well as buy tickets at the door. Here are the ticket prices: General Admission – $15.00; Seniors & Students with ID- $10.00. A Special Note to All Fans: The price of admission entitles you to watch both games on this Championship Day.
Spectators may enter any championship event using the mobile app “GoFan – High School tickets.” Download the app “GoFan – High School tickets” or visit gofan.com and create an account. Save time, skip the huge lines, and purchase championship tickets prior to the events. Click here to purchase tickets or go to the game of your choice listed below-
Friday, November 23
“Open” Division, 7:00 pm
- Narbonne vs Garfield: https://gofan.co/app/events/43862
Division II, 3:00 pm
- Locke vs Roosevelt: https://gofan.co/app/events/38493
As we are now an official Affiliate of the NFHSNetwork.Com, we recommend that if you are unable to attend the these games, you may want to watch them “Live Streamed” by the network for a monthly subscription of $9.99. To order your games click here.
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