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High School Football Preview: Estancia vs. Ocean View

Estancia (0-1) vs. Ocean View (0-1)

When/where: Thursday, 7 p.m. at Jim Scott Stadium


Key Eagles: Sr. FB/LB Jackson Letterman; Jr. RB Christian Laurent (23 carries for 130 yards); Jr. WR/CB/KR Indiana Taylor.

Key Seahawks: Sr. RB/LB Daniel Valencia (23 carries for 144 yards, one TD); Jr. WR/DB Tyler Clay (four receptions for 56 yards); Jr. TE/DT David Alani.


Breakdown: Following last week’s 35-0 loss to Loara in the season opener, Estancia looks for improvement this week against Ocean View ... The Seahawks also opened their season with a loss, 33-14 to Marina last week at home ... Both teams struggled with interceptions in their openers, with Estancia quarterbacks throwing three and Ocean View quarterbacks throwing four ... Last year Estancia blanked Ocean View, 45-0. Coach Mike Bargas’ team breezed to a 31-0 halftime lead and he earned his first win in three tries against the Seahawks ... Ocean View Coach Luis Nunez, in his second year, had his team within a game of the CIF playoffs last season ... The Eagles will try to avoid their first 0-2 start since Bargas’ first year in charge, 2007.

— Matt Szabo