Orange Coast College Football Preview

Orange Coast (3-5, 1-2) vs. Golden West (4-4, 2-1)

When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m., at Orange Coast

Key Pirates: Fr. RB Domenic Betts (1,351 yards, 16 TDs rushing); So. C Alec Davis; Fr. OLB Aaron Jones (65 tackles); So. S Derrick Romo (40 tackles, three INTs).

Key Rustlers: So. QB Raymond Huizar (1,727 yards, 16 TDs passing); So. LB Chris Fiscus (45 tackles, three INTs); So. WR Andrew Williams (30 catches, 442 yards, two TDs); So. WR Jared Cohen (29 catches, 350 yards, eight TDs).

Breakdown: The East Conference game between district rivals features two offenses that have nearly identical point outputs, with OCC having scored 216 and Golden West 215 … OCC leads Southern California in rushing (278 yards per game), with Betts leading SoCal with 168.9 yards per game on the ground … Betts' 17 touchdowns, including one pass reception, ties him for first in SoCal in total TDs … Betts needs 107 yard to surpass Ray Holley's school single-season rushing record of 1,457 yards set in 2009 … The Rustlers clearly have the better defense, ranking No. 1 in SoCal in fewest passing yards allowed (158 per game) and No. 5 in total defense (286.2) …OCC ranks No. 32 in SoCal in total defense, allowing nearly 426 yards per contest … GWC is No. 3 in scoring defense (19 per game) and OCC is No. 33 (35.5 per game) … Golden West leads the series, 21-20-2 … The GWC staff includes former OCC assistants Junior Tagaloa and David Robinson.

— Barry Faulkner

Twitter: @BarryFaulkner5

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