When/where: Tonight, 7 at Veterans Stadium in Long Beach
Key Sailors: Sr. LT-DT JB Salem; Sr. LB Blair Luchs; Sr. RT Dillon Gillette
Key Griffins: OL Ben Wysocki; Sr. LB Aaron Davis; Sr. OLB Andrew Faraimo
Breakdown: Newport Harbor ended a two-game skid by opening Sunset League play with a 28-6 home win against Huntington Beach last week … The Sailors (4-2, 1-0 in league) will have all-purpose threat Parker Norton (40 catches for 385 yards and four TDs), who cracked a rib in the opener … Senior Austin Rios is expected to start at quarterback for Newport Harbor after missing the last game because of a concussion he suffered the previous week … Los Alamitos (4-2, 1-0) might see standout senior running back Nick Richardson (581 yards, eight TDs) return after missing the last three games with a toe injury … Newport Harbor has beaten the Griffins in three straight years … The Sailors are 3-1 against Los Alamitos since rejoining the Sunset League four years ago … The last four games between these two programs have been decided by 10 points.
— David Carrillo Peñaloza