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Estancia Football Preview

October 18, 2012

Estancia (4-3, 1-1 in league) vs. Godinez (3-4, 2-0)

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

Key Eagles: Sr. RB Robert Murtha (769 yards and seven TDs on 132 carries); Sr. WR/KR/DB Ben Beck (two kickoff returns for TDs, one TD reception); Sr. LB Colby Koste (team-best 70 tackles, one sack, two INTs).

Key Grizzlies: Sr. RB/LB Ruben Rojas (339 yards rushing and four TDs on 51 carries); Sr. RB/DB Jonathan Gutierrez (281 yards rushing and five TDs on 37 carries); Sr. LB/K Jose Ocampo (team-best 76 tackles).

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Breakdown: Estancia, ranked No. 10 in the CIF Southern Section Southern Division, will try to rebound from last week's 48-14 loss to No. 2 Laguna Beach ... The loss broke a 12-game league winning streak for Estancia, the two-time defending league champion which is continuing to deal with injuries ... Coach Mike Bargas said Thursday that senior defensive lineman Kevin Peters tore his ACL and is out for the season ... Neither senior offensive lineman/linebacker Adahair Aguilera (knee) nor senior quarterback Brad Wilson (groin) is expected to start this week ... Bargas said Wilson, who returned to practice Wednesday, may see limited action but that Levi Stillman will make his second straight start at quarterback ... Godinez, which is tied for first place in the Orange Coast League with the Breakers, is coming off a 23-21 upset victory over Costa Mesa on its homecoming night ... The Eagles hope to get back starting quarterback Brad Wilson (groin), who missed the Laguna Beach game ... Godinez beat Costa Mesa by holding the Mustangs scoreless in the second half ... Estancia has never lost to Godinez, compiling a 4-0 record against the Grizzlies since their initial varsity season of 2008.

— Matt Szabo

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