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Week 6 High School Football Preview: Edison vs. Huntington Beach

Week 6 High School Football Preview: Edison vs. Huntington Beach
Edison quarterback Griffen O'Conner has passed for seven touchdowns and 918 yards this season. (File Photo)

When/where: 7 p.m. Thursday at Huntington Beach High

Key Chargers: Sr. QB Griffin O’Connor (65 of 123 passing for 918 yards, seven TDs and six INTs); Sr. WR-DB David Atencio (22 catches for 441 yards and five TDs; three INTs, 14 tackles); Jr. LB Luke Hoggard (56 tackles, 1½ sacks)

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Key Oilers: Jr. QB-WR-FS Arick McLawyer (10 of 13 passing for 84 yards, four TDs and one INT; 19 catches for 231 yards and two TDs; 29 carries for 94 yards and three TDs; 26 tackles, two INTs); Fr. QB Jacob Hanlon (50 of 122 passing for 669 yards, six TDs and nine INTs); Jr. WR-CB Jeremiah Flanagan (20 catches for 302 yards and four TDs; two INTs, nine tackles)

Breakdown: Edison (3-2), ranked No. 6 in the CIF Southern Section Division 2 poll, opens its Sunset League title defense against Huntington Beach … Chargers for the second straight game will be without running back Jack Carmichael, who fractured his ankle in a 28-0 win against San Juan Hills on Sept. 15 … Oilers, who were on a bye last week, have lost to Edison in each of the past seven years … Edison has won its last 10 games in league … Huntington Beach, which finished fourth in league last year, is the designated home team at Cap Sheue Field.

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