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Newport Harbor Football Preview

September 29, 2011

Newport Harbor (1-2) vs. San Clemente (4-0)

When/where: Friday night, 7 at San Clemente High

Key Sailors: Sr. DE-TE Steve Michaelsen; Sr. RB-S Titus Hasson (263 yards and three TDs on 44 carries); Jr. WR-CB Landon Gyulay (16 catches for 218 yards and one TD, one INT)

Key Tritons: Sr. QB Travis Wilson (608 yards and seven TDs, one INT on 41-of-68 passing); Sr. OT Kyle Murphy; Sr. RB Mike Elespuru (552 yards and eight TDs on 73 carries)

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Breakdown: Newport Harbor is coming off its first victory of the season, a 29-26 come-from-behind upset in the Battle of the Bay against Corona del Mar, ranked No. 2 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll … Utah-bound quarterback Travis Wilson leads San Clemente, ranked No. 4 in the Pac-5 Division … The Sailors' first four opponents have a combined record of 14-2 … The Tritons defeated Mater Dei, 28-21, in overtime last week … Last year, San Clemente traveled to Newport Harbor and won, 21-20, in overtime … This marks the third meeting between the two schools.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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