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EL CENTRO — Throw the ball well; run the ball well; play suffocating defense, and win the special teams battle. It’s a recipe for winning football, and it’s exactly what Central Union High School did to Brawley in the 76th Bell Game at Cal Jones Field here on Friday.

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EL CENTRO — In a game marred by a Calexico running back Sebastian Avila suffering a compound leg fracture Friday night, the Southwest High School Eagles won a shootout over the Calexico Bulldogs by a score of 42-28.

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IMPERIAL — Prior to Friday night’s regular season finale here at Shimamoto-Simpson Stadium, the Palo Verde Yellowjackets had beaten the Imperial Tigers just two times since the latter joined the IVL back in 2009 — that first year, and again in 2010.

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CALIPATRIA — Let’s start with something positive: The Axe Game trophy is a nifty piece of woodwork. It’s got honest-to-goodness craftsmanship written all over it. It’s rugged and it’s right.

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IMPERIAL — Slow starts and inefficient red zone possessions have troubled the Imperial High School football team this season, but there were no such problems on Friday here as the Tigers walloped Southwest, 49-0, in an Imperial Valley League matchup.

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HOLTVILLE — It’s no secret that the local gridiron scene has been sorely lacking for engaging, competitive games this season. There have been a few nip-and-tuck contests, but they’ve been mostly buried under a deluge of crooked numbers.

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CALIPATRIA — Scoring on the ground and through the air while pitching a shutout on defense, the Vincent Memorial Catholic High School Fighting Scots spoiled homecoming for the Calipatria High Hornets winning 41-0 at Veterans Field here Friday night.

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CALEXICO — After a strong defensive first half Friday night, the Calexico Bulldogs surrendered two more second half touchdowns to the Palo Verde Yellowjackets in losing 27-0 on homecoming night.