BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The wait is over — high school football is back in Kern County. Week 1 of the high school football season kicks off Thursday for local schools.

Game times are all pushed back to 8:30 p.m. because of high temperatures impacting our area.

Chavez 26 – Arvin 0, Final

Watch highlights of Chavez’s first victory of the season over Arvin.

Frontier 35 – North 13, Final

Watch highlights of Frontier’s Thursday night victory over North.

Stockdale 14 – Highland 24, Final

Watch highlights of Highland’s win over Stockdale.

Avenal 35 – McFarland 0, Final

Week 1 continues Friday, Aug. 19 with more schools beginning their seasons including BHS, Liberty, Garces Memorial and BCHS.

Taylor Schaub previewed more squads with their hopes for the upcoming season.

Watch for highlights of tonight’s action on 17 News at 11.