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Five Merced-area high school football games to watch

Calaveras at El Capitan – Ready or not, the Gauchos make the jump to the Central California Conference this season. Calaveras should be a tough test. A smaller school, but a feisty opponent that returns its top two rushers from last season in Anthony Giangregorio (1,117 yards and 12 touchdowns) and Noah Preuss (689 yards and seven touchdowns). El Capitan returns two three-year starters on offense in quarterback Chase Whitaker and wide receiver Elijah Reid.

Videos

Shawn and Sean Show: Week 1 predictions

Merced Sun-Star sports writers Shawn Jansen and Sean Lynch discuss their predictions for Week 1 of the Merced County high school football season.
Shawn and Sean Show: Week 1 predictions 2:34

Shawn and Sean Show: Week 1 predictions

Parent talks about importance of IB Program 0:52

Parent talks about importance of IB Program

Video: Shawn and Sean break down NorCal football playoff game 5:14

Video: Shawn and Sean break down NorCal football playoff game

Shawn and Sean Show: High school football playoff predictions 4:26

Shawn and Sean Show: High school football playoff predictions