Warriors versus South High Spartans (Bakersfield)

South High School opened its doors in Bakersfield in 1957-58. At the time, South High was the fifth high school
in Bakersfield along with Bakersfield High, East High, North High, and Garces High.

Tehachapi leads the series with South 5-0 by virtue of back-to-back victories over South's junior varsity teams in 1959 and 1960;
a 34-8 win over the Spartans in a CIF Central Section Division III game in 2017; a narrow 26-20 win in a 2022 league game; and solid 35-7 victory in 2023.

As of May 7, 2021 the school mascot is known as the “Spartans” following a year long review committee
determination examine the prior mascot 'Rebel Man or Johnny Rebel which was patterned after a Confederate soldier.
Sports teams formerly referred to as the Rebels will now be known as the Spartans.

According to the Kern High School District, South High has a student enrollment of 2,320 (2022).

Year-by-Year Results

2023South High Spartans 35 07ALeague
2022South High Spartans 26 20H League
2017South High Rebels 34 08H Playoff
1960South High JV's 47 00A Non League
1959South High JV's 14 13H Non League