When/where: 7 p.m. Friday at Westminster High
Key Vikings: Sr. RB/DB Pharoah Rush; Sr. WR/DB/K Eric Church (30 catches for 553 yards and six TDs); Jr. WR/DB Dane Brenton; Jr. QB Jack Miler (80 of 141 passing for 1,220 yards, 14 TDs and six INTs)
Key Knights: Jr. RB/DB Maxwell Watkins (101 carries for 810 yards and 13 TDs; 20 tackles); Sr. QB Daniel Serna (24 of 49 passing for 497 yards, seven TDs and three INTs; 100 carries for 560 yards and eight TDs); Jr. OL/DL Ricky Freymond (56 tackles, 12 tackles for a loss, five sacks)
Breakdown: Marina’s historic season continues as the No. 2-seeded Vikings (9-2) host Ontario Christian (9-2) in the quarterfinals of the CIF Southern Section Division 11 playoffs ... Marina routed Laguna Hills 42-8 last week in the first round, the Vikings’ first playoff win since 1985 ... A win Friday would put Marina in the semifinals for the first time in 34 years and give Marina double-digit wins in a season for the first time since 1981 ... Vikings junior running back Brantt Riederich had a big game against Laguna Hills, with 103 rushing yards and three touchdowns ... Ontario Christian, which finished as the Ambassador League runner-up, beat Riverside Poly 41-14 in the first round ... The Knights have won five straight games and are averaging 38.4 points per game this season ... Ontario Christian is primarily a running team and has attempted just 59 total passes in its 11 games ... The winner of this game plays either No. 3-seeded Pico Rivera El Rancho or Hemet in the semifinals.
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