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Corona del Mar Football Preview

October 04, 2012

Corona del Mar (3-2) vs. University (2-2-1)

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

Key Sea Kings: Sr. QB Cayman Carter (811 yards passing, 453 rushing); Sr. LB Alex Moore (team-best 65 tackles); Sr. WR Trey Reese (19 catches, 243 yards, one TD).

Key Trojans: Sr. RB/DB Jassiem Jenkins (614 yards rushing, six TDs); Jr. RB/LB Chase Alibrando (462 yards rushing, five TDs); Jr. LB Brad Brodie (team-best 43 tackles).

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Breakdown: The game is the Pacific Coast League opener for both teams ... PCL teams take up spots No. 3 through 6 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division poll ... Defending CIF champ CdM is No. 3, with No. 4 Woodbridge, No. 5 Irvine and No. 6 University following in the poll ... CdM and University have a common opponent in Capistrano Valley, which defeated the Sea Kings 24-7 and topped the Trojans 35-13 ... Former Costa Mesa head coach Jeremy Osso is the University defensive coordinator ... Uni Coach Mark Cunningham, a Costa Mesa resident, is in his 27th year ... Corona del Mar has defeated University the last two years in league, including a 49-21 victory last year ... Jenkins has rushed for more than 100 yards in four of the Trojans' five games and is averaging 10.2 yards per carry.

— Matt Szabo

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