Orange Coast vs. Pasadena
When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m. at PCC
Key Pirates: So. OLB Nick Cody (13 tackles); So. DE Vince Coleman (13 tackles, two sacks); Fr. MLB Chris Aguilar (12 tackles), So. OLB Austin Bennett (12 tackles, 1.5 sacks).
Key Lancers: Fr. QB Justin Posthuma (279 yards passing); Fr. WR Jeremiah Andrade (five catches, 113 yards); Fr. WR Tairen Owens (four catches, 101 yards); So. LB Mike Sepulveda (10 tackles).
Breakdown: Orange Coast lost its season opener, 23-20, in overtime to Moorpark, while Pasadena was defeated, 35-14, by Citrus last week ... Both teams committed four turnovers in their openers ... OCC has seven defenders with at least eight tackles, including four with at least 12 ... OCC also had six sacks against Moorpark ... PCC freshman receivers Andrade, Owens and Cetachi Jackson combined for 15 catches for 253 yards last week ... PCC's leading rusher (Cameron Washington) has 13 yards, while OCC's (Robert Penny) has 38 ... OCC had possession for only 21:12 in regulation last week ... OCC and PCC combined for 23 penalties for 253 yards last week ... Since 2004, OCC has started 0-2 only once (0-4 in 2010) ... PCC second-year coach Fred Fimbres is 3-8 at the helm ... An OCC victory would even the series, 8-8.
— Barry Faulkner