High School Football Preview: Corona del Mar vs. University

Corona del Mar (7-0, 2-0) vs. University (2-5, 0-2)

When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at University High

Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Luke Napolitano (1,086 yards passing, 11 TDs, three INTs); Jr. RB Cole Martin (145 carries for 923 yards and nine TDs); Jr. LB Hoyt Crance (team-best 44 tackles).

Key Trojans: Sr. RB/LB Chase Alibrando (63 carries for 338 yards and five TDs; 44 tackles); Jr. RB/DL John Kang (51 carries for 278 yards); Sr. OL/LB Brad Brodie (49 tackles, including a team-best nine tackles for a loss).

Breakdown: The Sea Kings return to University High's new FieldTurf stadium for the second Pacific Coast League game in two weeks, this time to play the host Trojans ... Corona del Mar edged Woodbridge, 14-7, last week at University ... It was the program-record 17th straight win for CdM, the top-ranked team in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll ... CdM also has won seven straight league games ... The Sea Kings remain top-ranked by CalHiSports for the CIF State Division III South bowl game berth ... University has struggled in its first two league games, a 51-14 loss to Woodbridge and a 28-7 setback against Beckman ... The Trojans have been held to seven points or less four times already this season ... CdM has topped University in three straight league meetings, the last two under Coach Scott Meyer ... University's staff includes former Costa Mesa coach Jeremy Osso.

— Matt Szabo

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