JC Football Preview: Orange Coast vs. Long Beach

Orange Coast (1-1) vs. Long Beach (0-2)

Where/when: Saturday, 6 p.m. at Orange Coast

Key Pirates: Fr. RB Lorenzo Williams; So. QB Jon Newsom; So. DB Jason Kollack; Fr. OLB Paco Pollack.

Key Vikings: Fr. QB Kenny Potter; Fr. WR Josiah Blandin; So. RB Joel Panteau; So. LB Josh Fasavalu.

Breakdown: The Pirates ended a seven-game losing streak last week by rallying from a 17-0 deficit to top Pasadena, 27-23 ... Newsom, who came off the bench to spark OCC last week, will start at quarterback in place of former starter Cameron Biedgoly ... Kollack leads the Pirates in tackles with 19, while Pollock has 17 and outside linebacker Shane Griffin has 15 ... Potter has thrown for 416 yards and five TDs and has rushed for three TDs and 74 yards for the Vikings... Long Beach has lost 14 straight games ... Blandin has 13 catches for 215 yards and 1 TD ... Fasavalu leads Long Beach with 18 tackles ... Long Beach has given up 85 points in two games, while OCC has surrendered 44 points.

— Barry Faulkner

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