Concord, Calif. (June 25, 2021) - De La Salle High School Vice President for Athletics, Leo Lopoz, announced today the schedule for the fall 2021 football season. The schedule includes a total of 11 events, with one scrimmage, six non-league games, and four East Bay Athletic League contests.
“We are excited to have Friday night lights back next school year!” Lopoz said. “We have an extremely competitive schedule that consists of quality local, state, and nationally ranked programs. Our coaches and student-athletes will be challenged each week and we all look forward to continuing the Spartan tradition.”
The Spartans are scheduled to open their season on the road at St. Mary’s of Stockton on August 27. The following week, the De La Salle home schedule begins with a non-league game against Monterey Trail on Friday, September 3. The next two weeks, the Spartans travel to Mountain View to take on St. Francis (September 10), followed by a home game against Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) on September 17.
After a bye week, the marquee game of the season will have St. Frances Academy (Maryland) playing at Owen Owens Field on October 1, with the game scheduled to be televised nationally on ESPN. The final non-league game of the season will have De La Salle at Folsom on October 8.
The EBAL season gets underway with a home game on October 15 against California. De La Salle will play a road game against San Ramon Valley on October 22, before closing out the regular season with home games against Amador Valley (October 29) and Clayton Valley Charter (November 5)
The North Coast Section playoffs are scheduled to begin the weekend of November 12th, with the championship round scheduled for the weekend of November 26th. CIF NorCal Regionals are slated for December 3-4 and the CIF State Bowl games are scheduled for December 10-11.
For more information about De La Salle Athletics and view the schedule online, visit the athletics website at www.DLSSportans.org or follow on Twitter and Instagram at DLSAthletics.
Fri. Aug 20 at Pittsburg Scrimmage 7:00
Fri. Aug. 27 at St. Mary’s – Stockton 7:15
Fri. Sept. 3 Monterey Trail 7:30
Fri. Sept. 10 at St. Francis – Mountain View 7:30
Fri. Sept. 17 Cathedral Catholic 7:30
Fri. Sept. 24 BYE
Fri. Oct. 1 St. Frances Academy - Maryland TBD
Fri. Oct. 8 at Folsom 7:30
Fri. Oct. 15 California 7:00
Fri. Oct. 22 at San Ramon Valley 7:00
Fri. Oct 29 Amador Valley 7:00
Fri. Nov.5 Clayton Valley Charter 7:00
Nov. Nov 12 NCS First Round TBA
Nov. 19 NCS Semifinals TBA
Nov. 26 NCS Championship TBA
Dec. 3/4 NorCal Finals TBA
Dec. 10/11 CIF State Championship TBA