Corona del Mar (2-1) vs. Capistrano Valley (3-1)
When/where: Friday night, 7 at Capistrano Valley High
Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Cayman Carter (440 yards, one TD and two INTs on 34-of-68 passing, 320 yards and three TDs on 51 carries); Sr. DE Tim Reinhardt (10 sacks, one sack); Sr. K Grif Amies (six field goals)
Key Cougars: Sr. QB Mason Dossey (1,229 yards, 15 TDs and five INTs on 91-of-152 passing); Sr. WR Cole Robinson (28 receptions for 401 yards and nine TDs); Sr. RB Nick Lanham (225 yards and two TDs on 54 carries)
Breakdown: Corona del Mar, ranked No. 4 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll, looks to bounce back after losing a heartbreaker to Newport Harbor, 27-26, in the Battle of the Bay … Sea Kings have won the next game after dropping the Back Bay rivalry game in each of the past five seasons … Capistrano Valley is coming off a 42-29 victory against Woodbridge, which is a favorite along with CdM to claim the Pacific Coast League title … Cougars opened the season with a 35-13 victory against University, another Pacific Coast League team … CdM tailback Kai Wilson missed the past game with an Achilles tendon injury.
— David Carrillo Peñaloza