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Friday, Dec 20 2013 06:11 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: Bakersfield Christian takes on Central Catholic

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian quarterback Brandon Jones stares at the field as the seconds wind down in the CIF Division IV Championship game in Carson. The Eagles lost to Central Catholic, 36-23.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian wide receiver Hayden Kutcha leaves the field following the Eagles' 36-23 loss to Central Catholic in the CIF Division IV Championship game at the StubHub Center in Carson.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian running back Matt Smith hops to a first down in the first quarter against Central Catholic on Friday.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Central Catholic quarterback Hunter Petlansky fumbles the ball after being hit by the BCHS defense. From left are Jon Martineau, Hayden Kuthca and Matt Smith, (right) in the first half. BCHS recovered the fumble.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian receiver Hayden Kuchta is brought down by the Central Catholic defense after a first half completion.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian's Keith Blank dives over Central Catholic quarterback Hunter Petlansky in first half action.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS receiver Zach Balfanz breaks away for a nice gain in the first half Friday night at the StubHub in Carson.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS runningback Matt Smith straight arms Central Catholic defender Montell Bland during the first half at the StubHub Friday night.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS runningback Zach Balfanz trys to get around Central Catholic defender Jared Rice Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS runningback Josh Jackson breaks away for a gain Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS runningback Mat Smith protects quarterback Brandon Jones during the first half Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS runningback Keith Blank fumbles the ball on a play during the first half Friday night in Carson.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian's Dustin Duffield brings down Central Catholic punt returner Jackson Finch at the close of the first half.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Quaterback Brandon Jones scrambles in for Bakersfield Christian's second touchdown in the first half against Central Catholic.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian quarterback Brandon Jones is upended on a short gain in the first half against Central Catholic.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    Bakersfield Christian quarterback Brandon Jones is sacked the Central Catholic defense with 4 minutes left in the game.The Eagles lost the game 36-23.

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    By Felix Adamo/ The Californian

    This second half pass falls incomplete as Bakersfield Christian wide receiver Hayden Kuthca is hammered by Central Catholic's Jared Rice, left, and Timmy Gutierrez. The Eagles lost the championship game 36-23.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS receiver Josh Jackson tries to catch a tipped pass along with Central Catholic players Jackson Finch (right) and Timy Gutierrez during the second half Friday at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS lineman Ben Wind (left) and Matt Banks (right) block during an extra point Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    Central Catholic runningback Reggfie Bland is tied up by BCHS defenders Hayden Kuchta (left) and Austin Duffield (right) during the second half Friday at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS defender Josh Jackson holds Central Catholic receiver Jared Rice on a pass play during the second half Friday night at the StubHub. Pass interference was called on the play.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS head coach Jerold Pierucci has a talk with his players during a time-out in the second half Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS quarterback Brandon Jones attempts a pass while being chased by a Central Catholic defender in the second half Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS receiver Hayden Kuchta battles Central Catholic defender Timy Gutierrez for a pass during the first half Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS quarterback Brandon Jones looks to pitch to a running back during the second half Friday at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS runningback Matt Smith breaks away for a nice gain Friday night at the StubHub.

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    By Nick Ellis / Special to The Californian

    BCHS coach Jerold Pierucci leads his team in prayer following the end of the game Friday night at the StubHub.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

Check out the game action from our photographers at the Division IV bowl game, where Bakersfield Christian is playing Modesto-Central Catholic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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