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Week 4 High School Football Preview: Fountain Valley vs. Adelanto

Week 4 High School Football Preview: Fountain Valley vs. Adelanto
Fountain Valley High running back Mathew Fuiava, seen being tackled by Woodbridge's Jared Ayvazian on Aug. 31, has rushed for 355 yards and seven touchdowns this season. (Scott Smeltzer / Staff Photographer)

When/where: 7 p.m. Friday at Adelanto High

Key Barons: Jr. QB Josh Stupin (64 of 103 passing for 1,096 yards, 12 TDs and two INTs); Sr. RB Mathew Fuiava (35 carries for 355 yards and seven TDs); Sr. WR/KR Brandon Krause (28 catches for 464 yards and five TDs); Sr. WR/RB/KR/PR Kishaun Sykes (10 catches for 317 yards and four TDs; six carries for 104 yards and two TDs)

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Key Saints: Jr. RB Marshawn Buchanan; Jr. WR/FS Omari McCullough; Jr. QB Angel Ochoa; Sr. OLB Tyree Meeks

Breakdown: Fountain Valley will play its first game without linebackers coach Scott Panique, who passed away last Sunday … The Barons (4-0), ranked No. 3 in the CIF Southern Section Division 8 poll, are making the 90-mile trip to the Mojave Desert … Adelanto (4-0), No. 2 in Division 13, has turned things around this season after going a combined 4-25 the past three years … Fountain Valley is off to its best start since 2009, when it won its first eight games … The Saints, who are at home for the third consecutive week, have never won five games in a season. Adelanto has been playing varsity football since 2013.

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