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Week 7 High School Football Preview: Fountain Valley vs. Corona del Mar

Corona del Mar High junior quarterback Ethan Garbers, shown scrambling for yardage against Edison on Sept. 27, has thrown 19 touchdown passes this season.
(Christine Cotter)

When/where: 7 p.m. Friday at Newport Harbor High

Key Barons: Jr. QB Josh Stupin (96 of 184 passing for 1,450 yards, 14 TDs and six INTs); Sr. WR/DB Brandon Krause (42 catches for 585 yards and five TDs); Sr. WR Kishaun Sykes (18 catches for 435 yards and six TDs)

Key Sea Kings: Jr. QB Ethan Garbers (116 of 187 passing for 1,558 yards, 19 TDs and two INTs); Jr. WR/S John Humphreys (46 catches for 767 yards and 14 TDs); Sr. LB Luke Fisher (48 tackles); Sr. C Sean Owens

Breakdown: Corona del Mar (5-1, 1-0 in league) hosts Fountain Valley (4-2, 0-1) in its first home game as a member of the Sunset League … The Sea Kings, ranked No. 2 in CIF Southern Section Division 4, beat perennial league title contender Edison 21-14 last week at Huntington Beach High in their league debut … CdM has now won 31 straight league games, as the Sea Kings exited the Pacific Coast League on a 30-game winning streak … Fountain Valley was routed by Los Alamitos 69-0 in its league opener last week. The Griffins scored touchdowns on each of their first seven possessions and also had two interception returns for a touchdown in the first half, which ended with Los Alamitos up 62-0 … Fountain Valley dropped three spots in the Division 8 poll this week, to No. 9 … Humphreys has had at least two touchdown catches in each of CdM’s five wins.


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