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High School Football Preview: Newport Harbor vs. Edison

October 17, 2013

Newport Harbor (3-3, 1-0) vs. Edison (4-2, 1-0)

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

Key Sailors: Sr. WR-CB-KR-PR Quest Truxton (35 catches for 521 yards and seven TDs, two INTs returned for TDs); Jr. QB Cole Norris (1,089 yards, 11 TDs and three INTs on 87 of 152 passing); Sr. OT-DT Ramsey Hufford

Key Chargers: Sr. RB-DE Marcus Swanigan (299 yards and two TDs on 55 carries); Sr. RB Tyler Warren (286 yards and five TDs on 39 carries); WR-DB Sr. Marcus Epps (15 catches for 223 yards)

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Breakdown: Newport Harbor last beat Edison in 1979 … Edison has won the last eight meetings against the Sailors … Chargers are the lone Sunset League team the Sailors haven't defeated since rejoining the league seven years ago … Newport Harbor is ranked sixth in the CIF Southern Section Southwest Division poll and Edison is No. 2 … Edison is the defending Sunset League and Southwest Division champion … Sailors are trying to start 2-0 in Sunset League play for the first time since 1978 … Chargers have reeled off 11 straight league victories and they have won 20 of their last 21 league contests.

— David Carrillo Peñaloza

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