High School Football Preview: Estancia vs. Laguna Beach

Estancia (2-4, 0-1) vs. Laguna Beach (4-2, 1-0)

When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Laguna Beach

Key Eagles: Jr. RB Christian Laurent (870 yards and two TDs on 179 carries); Jr. DB-FB Ronnie Urquiza; Fr. CB Dylan Laurent

Key Breakers: Sr. RB Nathan Lancaster (1,079 yards and 15 TDs on 98 carries); Sr. WR-DB Sean Hampton (16 catches for 184 yards and two TDs); So. QB Jack Simon (697 yards, five TDs and four INTs on 46 of 90 passing)

Breakdown: Estancia faces defending Orange Coast League champion Laguna Beach, ranked No. 9 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll … Laguna Beach has reached the semifinals of the CIF Southern Section Southern Division playoffs in each of the past two seasons … Eagles are coming off a 31-18 setback to Costa Mesa in the Battle for the Bell rivalry game … Breakers snapped a two-game losing streak with a 55-13 win against Saddleback in last week's league opener … Estancia has defeated Laguna Beach twice in the last three years … Eagles placed second to Laguna Beach in league last year.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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