Corona del Mar (5-0) vs. Irvine (4-1)
When/where: Friday 7 p.m. at Davidson Field
Key Sea Kings: Jr. RB Cole Martin (650 yards and 7 TDs on 103 carries); Sr. QB Luke Napolitano (47 for 83 for 653 yards, 8 TDs, 2 INTs); Jr. DE Parker Chase (27 tackles, 13 solo, 5 sacks)
Key Vaqueros: Jr. QB Nathan Arellano (21 for 31 for 378 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INTs); Jr. RB Mikey Filia (256 yards and 5 TDs on 28 carries); Jr. Wesley Kim (223 yards and 1 TD on 34 carries)
Breakdown: Corona del Mar and Irvine open Pacific Coast League play ... Sea Kings are on a 15-game winning streak, a school record ... CdM has outscored opponents, 527-154, during its winning streak, which includes five shutouts ... CdM is averaging 35 points per game on offense and allowing 10 ppg. on defense during the streak ... The Sea Kings shut out the Vaqueros, 41-0, last year ... Martin makes his return, he said on Twitter, after sitting out with a sprained ankle Sept. 27, when CdM beat Capistrano Valley, 43-14, and resting during last week's bye ... CdM will be without left tackle Quinn Bassler, who said on Twitter he is about a week away, as he heals from having his tonsils removed last month ... Irvine suffered its first loss of the season last week, 42-3, at Dana Hills.
— Steve Virgen