Orange Coast Football Preview

Orange Coast (3-5, 1-3) vs. Golden West (2-6, 0-5)

When/where: Saturday, 6 p.m. at Orange Coast

Key Pirates: So. TB Robert Penny (767 yards, nine TDs rushing); So. WR Tyler Duncan (679 yards, six TDs receiving); Fr. QB Cameron Biedgoly (1,070 yards, 10 TDs passing); So. OLB Nick Cody (78 tackles).

Key Rustlers: Fr. RB Marcus Hays (430 yards, two TDs rushing); So. QB Roman Lewis (433 yards, one TD passing); So. WR Alex Taylor (27 catches, 239 yards).

Breakdown: It's the 45th renewal of the district rivalry now known as the West Coast Showdown ... Golden West has won the last two meetings and leads the series, 22-20-2 ... OCC, ranked No. 20 in Southern California, has lost four straight and has allowed 49.5 points per game during that stretch ... The Rustlers have lost five in a row and are averaging just 16.8 points per game for the season ... Penny's 1,412 career rushing yards rank No. 8 in OCC annals ... Lewis, a converted receiver, has run the Rustlers' offense the last two games. He is one of seven Rustlers to complete a pass this season ... OCC is minus-four in turnover ratio, while GWC is minus-10 ... OCC has scored 23 of its 34 TDs through the air ... GWC averages just 109 rushing yards per game, while Penny averages nearly 96 himself ... The GWC staff includes former OCC coaches David Robinson and Junior Tagaloa, who was also a record-setting receiver for the Pirates.

— Barry Faulkner

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