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Week 6 High School Football Preview: Los Amigos vs. La Quinta

Week 6 High School Football Preview: Los Amigos vs. La Quinta
Los Amigos High receiver Adolfo Chavez, shown catching a touchdown pass against Saddleback on Sept. 6, will try to help the Lobos win their Garden Grove League opener against La Quinta on Friday. (Kevin Chang / Staff Photographer)

When/where: 7 p.m. Friday at Bolsa Grande High

Key Lobos: Sr. QB Brandon Tinoco (63 of 119 passing for 856 yards, 10 TDs and four INTs); Jr. RB/DB Brian Pacheco (70 carries for 509 yards and seven TDs); Jr. WR/DB Adolfo Chavez (17 catches for 280 yards and six TDs)

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Key Aztecs: Sr. QB Michael Nadeau; Sr. RB/DE Kevin Trieu; Sr. WR/CB Trung Huynh

Breakdown: Los Amigos will try to bounce back from a blowout loss as it begins Garden Grove League play … The Lobos (3-2) lost to Garden Grove 54-7 last week and have not had a close game since winning at Dana Hills 19-17 in Week Zero. Since then, Los Amigos has easily beaten Saddleback and Costa Mesa but suffered blowout losses against Ocean View and Garden Grove … La Quinta (2-3) is coming off a 28-27 win at Century … La Quinta finished second in league last season, with Los Amigos in fifth. The Aztecs then advanced to the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 13 playoffs before losing 49-40 at Yermo Silver Valley … Los Amigos had beaten La Quinta for six straight years in league play before the Aztecs prevailed 48-15 last season … The teams have a common opponent in Costa Mesa. La Quinta beat the Mustangs 31-7 on Sept. 7 before Los Amigos blanked Costa Mesa 45-0 the following week.

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