Newport Harbor Football Preview

Newport Harbor (2-3) vs. Edison (4-1)

When/where: Thursday night, 7 at Huntington Beach High

Key Sailors: Sr. RB-LB Talalelei Teaupa (672 yards and five TDs on 111 carries); Sr. WR-CB Landon Gyulay (19 catches for 276 yards and one TD); Jr. OT-DT Ramsey Hufford

Key Chargers: Sr. RB Marquis Ross (333 yards and four TDs on 53 carries); Sr. QB Aleksander Torgersen (782 yards, five TDs and two INTs on 50-of-119 passing); Sr. Trevor Borkowski (16 catches for 248 yards and two TDs)

Breakdown: Newport Harbor opens Sunset League play against defending league champion Edison … Sailors face their third straight CIF Southern Section ranked opponent as the Chargers share the top spot in the Southwest Division … Newport Harbor last beat Edison in 1979 … Chargers have won the last seven meetings against the Sailors, outscoring them, 212-32, during the stretch … Newport Harbor hasn't produced double-digit points in each of the last seven games against Edison … Edison Coach Dave White is 11 victories away from joining the 200-win club in Orange County, which Newport Harbor Coach Jeff Brinkley is a part of with 215 victories … Both Brinkley and White began coaching at their respective schools in 1986.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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