This is the ninth in a series of posts comparing two local rivals who both may be toward the top of the preseason state football rankings. These two schools have combined to win the last two CIF Central Section Division I titles with Bakersfield also winning the 2013 CIF Division I state bowl game.
Drillers win one for the record books
Bakersfield’s 56-26 victory over Del Oro gives the school its seventh CIF state football title but the first one since 1927. Asauni Rufus just did too much as the option quarterback.