High School Football Preview: Corona del Mar vs. Beckman

Corona del Mar (8-0, 3-0) vs. Beckman (4-4, 1-2)

When/where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Davidson Field

Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Luke Napolitano (1,241 yards passing, 12 TDs, five INTs); Jr. RB Cole Martin (157 carries for 985 yards and 10 TDs); Jr. DE Parker Chase (43 tackles, 5.5 sacks).

Key Patriots: Soph. QB Alema Pilimai; Sr. RB Blake Crandall; Soph. LB Tyler Geurts.

Breakdown: With a win, Corona del Mar can clinch a share of its second straight Pacific Coast League title, as well as the league's top designation for the CIF Southern Section Southern Division playoffs ... CdM remains top-ranked in the Southern Division, as well as in the CalHiSports.com CIF State Bowl Game Division III South Rankings ... The Sea Kings have outscored their first three league opponents, 85-10, and are allowing just 9.1 points per game this season ... Beckman is coming off a tough 23-21 loss to Irvine. The Vaqueros scored the winning touchdown with less than a minute to go ... CdM has won two of three games against Beckman under Coach Scott Meyer, including a 14-13 win in the 2011 Southern Division title game ... The Sea Kings are 7-3 overall against the Patriots since 2005 ... This is CdM's first home game since it opened league with a 36-0 win over Irvine on homecoming night Oct. 11.

— Matt Szabo

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