Eagles seek big victory

CIF Southern Section Southern Division playoffs


Estancia (9-2) vs. Woodbridge (6-5)

When/where: Friday night, 7 at Irvine High

Key Eagles: Jr. RB Robert Murtha (1,865 yards and 17 touchdowns on 244 carries); Sr. OT Zach Bateman; Sr. DE Andy Ugalde (91 tackles and 11 sacks)

Key Warriors: Sr. DE-TE Kyle Kelley; Sr. RB Derek Calderon (1,646 yards and 15 TDs on 253 carries); Jr. WR-DB Nick Greenberg (30 catches for 337 yards and three TDs)

Breakdown: Estancia is coming off its first playoff victory in 31 years when it defeated Magnolia, 42-7, in the first round last week at Jim Scott Stadium … The Eagles, who are seeded fourth, have never won back-to-back playoff games in the program's history … Woodbridge will try to upset another league champion, Estancia, which won the Orange Coast League title, after the Warriors stunned Garden Grove League champion Rancho Alamitos, 43-21, in the first round … Estancia faces its fourth Pacific Coast League opponent this season … The Eagles are 1-2 against PCL teams this year … Woodbridge is 4-0 all-time against the Eagles.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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