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State Football Championships

1919-27 and

modern era:  2006-14

A Brief Historical Timeline

1919-20:  Inaugural state championship, Long Beach Poly defeats Berkeley 21-14 at Tournament Park in Pasadena.

1928-29:  State championships discontinued because of financial constraints due to the great depression

2006-07:  State championships resume with three divisions (I, II, III).

2008-09:  State Championships expand from 3 to 5 games (Open, I, II, III, Small Schools).

2013-14:  Regional finals (State semifinals) for each division

State Titles

NoCal vs. SoCal

Southern California:  31 titles

Northern California:  19 titles

All-Time State Titles

Titles, School, Last Title

7  Bakersfield, 2013

6  De La Salle (Concord), 2014

3  Central Catholic (Modesto), 2014

2  St. Bonaventure (Ventura), 2008

2  Oceanside, 2009

2  Serra (Gardena), 2012

2  Folsom, 2014

1  Long Beach Poly (Long Beach), 1919

1  Berkeley, 1924

1  San Mateo, 1926

1  Canyon (Canyon Country), 2006

1  Lutheran (Orange), 2006

1  Oaks Christian (Westlake Village), 2006

1  Grant (Sacramento), 2008

1  Centennial (Corona), 2008

1  Cathedral (San Diego), 2008

1  St. Margaret’s (SJ Capistrano), 2008

1  Servite (Anaheim), 2009

1  Modesto Christian (Modesto), 2009

1  Palo Alto, 2010

1  Escalon, 2010

1  Bishop’s (La Jolla), 2010

1  Santa Margarita (Rancho SM), 2011

1  Helix Charter (La Mesa), 2011

1  Washington Union (Fresno), 2011

1  Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth), 2011

1  Granite Bay, 2012

1  Madison (San Diego), 2012

1  St. John Bosco (Bellflower), 2013

1  Chaminade (West Hills), 2013

1  Corona del Mar (Newport Beach), 2013

1  Campolindo (Moraga), 2014

1  Redlands East Valley (Redlands), 2014

 

Consecutive State Titles

Titles, School, Years 

4  Bakersfield, 1920-23

4  De La Salle (Concord), 2009-12

3  Central Catholic (Modesto), 2012-current

2  St. Bonaventure (Ventura), 2007-08

 
 

State Championship Results

1919-27

 

Year  Champion, Runner-Up, Location

1919  Long Beach Poly def. Berkeley 21-14, Tournament Park, Pasadena

1920  Bakersfield def. Berkeley 14-3, Tournament Park, Pasadena

1921  Bakersfield def. Berkeley 0-0, California Field, Berkeley

1922  Bakersfield def. Berkeley 18-12, Fair Grounds, Bakersfield

1923  Bakersfield def. Lick-Wilmerding (San Francisco) 27-13, Ewing Field, San Francisco

1924  Berkeley def. Bakersfield 9-0, Bakersfield High, Bakersfield

1925  Bakersfield def. Covina 14-13, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles

1926  San Mateo def. Covina 20-0, Burlingame High, Burlingame

1927  Bakersfield def. Fullerton 38-0, Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles

State Championship Results, Modern Era

Open Division:  North leads 6-1

 

Year  Champion

2008  Grant (Sacramento) def. Long Beach Poly (Long Beach) 25-20

2009  De La Salle (Concord) def. Crenshaw (Los Angeles) 28-14

2010  De La Salle (Concord) def. Servite (Anaheim) 48-8

2011  De La Salle (Concord) def. Westlake (Westlake Village) 35-0

2012  De La Salle (Concord) def. Centennial (Corona) 48-28

2013  St. John Bosco (Bellflower def. De La Salle (Concord) 20-14

2014  De La Salle (Concord) def. Centennial (Corona) 63-42

State Championship Results, Modern Era

Division I:  South leads 5-4

 

Year  Champion, Runner-Up

2006  Canyon (Canyon Country) def. De La Salle (Concord) 27-13

2007  De La Salle (Concord) def. Centennial (Corona)  37-31

2008  Centennial (Corona) def. De La Salle (Concord) 21-16

2009  Oceanside def. Bellarmine Prep (San Jose) 24-19

2010  Palo Alto def. Centennial (Corona) 15-13

2011  Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita) def. Bellarmine Prep (San Jose) 42-37

2012  Granite Bay def. Long Beach Poly (Long Beach) 21-20

2013  Bakersfield def. Del Oro (Loomis) 56-26

2014  Folsom def. Oceanside 68-7

State Championship Results, Modern Era

Division II:  South leads 8-1

 

Year  Champion, Runner-Up

2006  Lutheran (Orange) def. Palo Alto 42-28

2007  Oceanside def. Novato 28-14

2008  Cathedral (San Diego) def. St. Mary's (Stockton) 37-34

2009  Servite (Anaheim) def. Rocklin 33-30

2010  Folsom def. Serra (Gardena) 48-20

2011  Helix Charter (La Mesa) def. Del Oro (Loomis) 35-24

2012  Serra (Gardena) def. Oakdale 42-15

2013  Chaminade (West Hills) def. Enterprise (Redding) 41-9

2014  Redlands East Valley (Redlands) def. Clayton Valley Charter (Concord) 34-33

State Championship Results, Modern Era

Division III:  South leads 7-2

 

Year  Champion, Runner-up

2006  Oaks Christian (Westlake Village) def. Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) 27-20 (OT)

2007  St. Bonaventure (Ventura) def. Central Catholic (Modesto) 35-21

2008  St. Bonaventure (Ventura) def. Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) 28-6

2009  Serra (Gardena) def. Marin Catholic (Kentfield) 24-20

2010  Escalon def. Madison (San Diego) 30-14

2011  Washington Union (Fresno) def. Campolindo (Moraga) 21-16

2012  Madison (San Diego) def. Marin Catholic (Kentfield) 38-35

2013  Corona del Mar (Newport Beach) def. Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton) 27-5

2014  Campolindo (Moraga) def. El Capitan (Lakeside) 35-28

State Championship Results, Modern Era

Division IV:  North 4-3

(was known as "Small School" until 2010) 

 

Year  Champion, Runner-Up

2008  St. Margaret's (San Juan Capistrano) def. Hamilton (Hamilton City) 59-7

2009  Modesto Christian (Modesto) def. Francis Parker (San Diego) 44-40

2010  Bishop's (La Jolla) def. Brookside Christian (Stockton) 40-14

2011  Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) def. La Grand 34-13

2012  Central Catholic (Modesto) def. Santa Fe Christian (Solana Beach) 66-7

2013  Central Catholic (Modesto) def. Bakersfield Christian (Bakersfield) 36-23

2014  Central Catholic (Modesto) def. St. Margaret's (San Juan Capistrano) 31-19

State Titles by Section

Titles, Section, Last

17  Southern, 2014

9  Sac-Joaquin, 2014

8  Central, 2013

8  North Coast, 2014

6  San Diego, 2012

3  Central Coast, 2010

0  Los Angeles City, n/a

0  Northern, n/a

0  Oakland, n/a

0  San Francisco, n/a

 1.  Northern, 2. North Coast, 3. Sac-Joaquin, 4. San Francisco, 5. Oakland, 6. Central Coast, 7. Central, 8. Los Angeles City, 9. Southern, 10. San Diego

1.  Northern, 2. North Coast, 3. Sac-Joaquin, 4. San Francisco, 5. Oakland, 6. Central Coast, 7. Central, 8. Los Angeles City, 9. Southern, 10. San Diego