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Costa Mesa Football Preview

Costa Mesa (6-1, 2-0 in league) vs. Calvary Chapel (3-4, 1-1)

When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Jim Scott Stadium

Key Mustangs: Sr. RB/CB Mario Smith (1,258 yards rushing, 17 TDs); Sr. WR/CB Jordan Walden (394 yards receiving, five TDs), Sr. RG/DT Christian Contreras.

Key Eagles: Sr. RB/DB Collin Magee (303 yards rushing, five TDs); Jr. WR/DB Billy Weaver (406 yards receiving, three TDs); Sr. QB/LB J.T. McLuckey (516 yards passing, three TDs, four INTs).


Breakdown: Costa Mesa is ranked No. 10 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll … It’s the first time the Mustangs have been ranked this season … Costa Mesa is averaging more than 46 points per game this season, and has scored at least 59 points in three straight games … The Mustangs, who have won six in a row, have outscored opponents, 326-121, this year … Smith has rushed for a combined 434 yards and eight touchdowns in Mesa’s first two league wins over Godinez and Saddleback … Costa Mesa is 5-0 against Calvary Chapel since the teams entered the Orange Coast League in 2006.

— Matt Szabo