Corona del Mar Football Preview

CIF Southern Section Southern Division playoffs

First round

Corona del Mar (8-2) vs. Westminster (4-6)

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

Key Sea Kings: Sr. RB Erik Fisher (1,122 yards rushing, 12 TDs); Sr. QB Brent Lawson (1,998 yards passing, 21 TDs, 11 INTs); Sr. OLB Aaron White (68 tackles, 12.5 sacks).

Breakdown: The No. 2-seeded Sea Kings enter their playoff opener determined on making a playoff run after losing in the regular-season finale to Beckman for the Pacific Coast League title … A CdM victory could possibly set up a Newport-Mesa Unified School District matchup against Costa Mesa in the second round, as the Mustangs would need to beat Los Amigos in the first round … CdM has reached the semifinals in two of the past three years … The Lions, who received the Golden West League's third playoff berth, enter on a two-game winning streak.

— Steve Virgen

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