Corona del Mar Football Preview

CIF Southern Section Southern Division


Corona del Mar (9-2) vs. Los Amigos (8-3)

When/where: Friday night, 7 at Bolsa Grande High

Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Cayman Carter (1,818 yards, 15 TDs and six INTs on 137-of-238 passing, 875 yards and 11 TDs on 149 carries); Sr. DE Tim Reinhardt (seven sacks); Sr. WR Troy Reese (45 catches for 668 yards and seven TDs).

Key Lobos: Sr. RB/DB Jerry Saldivar (2,186 yards rushing and 25 TDs on 273 carries); Sr. WR/DB Noe Perez (611 yards receiving and seven TDs on 36 catches); Sr. MLB Daniel Olague (91 tackles).

Breakdown: Corona del Mar, the defending CF Southern Section Southern Division champion, meets Los Amigos in the Southern Division quarterfinals for the second straight year … Last year the Sea Kings cruised by the Lobos, 45-7, as then-senior Brent Lawson threw for 230 yards and two TDs and then-senior Erik Fisher also ran for two scores … CdM is trying to advance to the CIF semifinals for the fourth time in five years … CdM opened the playoffs last week with a 35-0 victory over Anaheim, as sophomore running back Cole Martin had 155 yards receiving and a touchdown … Saldivar, who leads Orange County in rushing yardage and touchdowns, had 222 yards and three touchdowns in Los Amigos' 41-14 upset victory over Estancia in the first round.

— Matt Szabo

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