High School Football Preview: Newport Harbor vs. Corona del Mar

Newport Harbor (1-1) vs. Corona del Mar (3-0)

When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Orange Coast College

Key Sailors: Jr. QB Cole Norris (461 yards, five TDs and two INTs on 35 of 54 passing); Sr. OT Ramsey Hufford; Sr. WR-CB-KR-PR Quest Truxton (16 catches for 281 yards and four TDs)

Key Sea Kings: Jr. RB Cole Martin (455 yards and five TDs on 72 carries); Sr. MLB Alex Moore (25 tackles); Jr. WR Cole Collins (13 catches for 249 yards and three TDs)

Breakdown: Newport Harbor and Corona del Mar play the 52nd edition of the Battle of the Bay game on a neutral field, Orange Coast College … Sea Kings, the home team, have dropped the last six games to Newport Harbor … Sailors have edged CdM in the past two matchups by an average of two points per game … Sea Kings, ranked No. 1 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll, are on a school-best 13-game winning streak that dates back to last year … Newport Harbor, No. 6 in the Southwest Division, holds a 38-13 edge in the Back Bay rivalry … Coach Jeff Brinkley won his 250th career game last week during the Sailors' 34-33 upset of defending Northern Division champion Palos Verdes at Davidson Field … CdM is coming off a 24-21 road win against El Toro ... The game is sold out.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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