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Antioch, Deer Valley square off

Quarterback Hunter Karnthong, pictured, will lead the undefeated Antioch High football team into its Bay Valley Athletic League opener against Deer Valley. The two Antioch rivals will battle for the Mayor's Cup. Antioch won last year's meeting 42-28 and both teams enter this match up with plenty of momentum. The Panthers have outscored their five nonleague opponents 212-62 while the Wolverines are 4-1 and coming off an impressive 55-35 victory over Vacaville. Deer Valley hosts Antioch in the Oct. 5 game at 7 p.m.