Eagles seek big victory

High School Football

Estancia will try to win consective playoff games for the first time in school history vs. Woodbridge.

November 25, 2011

CIF Southern Section Southern Division playoffs


Estancia (9-2) vs. Woodbridge (6-5)

When/where: Friday night, 7 at Irvine High

Key Eagles: Jr. RB Robert Murtha (1,865 yards and 17 touchdowns on 244 carries); Sr. OT Zach Bateman; Sr. DE Andy Ugalde (91 tackles and 11 sacks)


Key Warriors: Sr. DE-TE Kyle Kelley; Sr. RB Derek Calderon (1,646 yards and 15 TDs on 253 carries); Jr. WR-DB Nick Greenberg (30 catches for 337 yards and three TDs)

Breakdown: Estancia is coming off its first playoff victory in 31 years when it defeated Magnolia, 42-7, in the first round last week at Jim Scott Stadium … The Eagles, who are seeded fourth, have never won back-to-back playoff games in the program's history … Woodbridge will try to upset another league champion, Estancia, which won the Orange Coast League title, after the Warriors stunned Garden Grove League champion Rancho Alamitos, 43-21, in the first round … Estancia faces its fourth Pacific Coast League opponent this season … The Eagles are 1-2 against PCL teams this year … Woodbridge is 4-0 all-time against the Eagles.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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