Bonita defeated San Dimas 24-13 in the annual Smudge Pot game last year. Can the Saints get it back?
The Smudge Pot showdown between San Dimas and Bonita has been singled out as one of the nation’s top rivalry games by the Great American Rivalry Series,
That annual game will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday at Citrus College. The Bearcats are 4-0 while San Dimas comes in 2-1.
The Great American Rivalry staff will be on hand and present Scholar-Athlete Awards, Hall of Fame Awards, and an MVP award. Several other activities will also be held in conjunction with the event. Not only will the Smudge Pot be awarded, so will a “Champions” Trophy in honor of the game’s inclusion in the rivalries list.
This is the 12th year the Great American Rivalry Series has named an exclusive list of top rivalry games.
The schools are just six miles apart and each is the only public high school in its quaint town.
San Dimas leads the series 22-19.