Firebaugh 28, Liberty 26
Firebaugh scored four unanswered touchdowns and withstood a fourth quarter rally to give Liberty its first opening game loss in head coach Mike Nolte's tenure with the Hawks.
Los Banos 35, Madera 20
Los Banos took a 28-0 lead into the fourth quarter before Eric Escobar scored two touchdowns to cut the lead in half. The Tigers gained almost 300 rushing yards to give the Coyotes an opening game loss.
Madera South 42, Pacheco 29
Madera South trailed 29-28 heading into the final minute of the fourth quarter, but scored two touchdowns in the final minute to pull off the home opener victory.
See Wednesday's Madera Tribune for complete details.