There’s a chance that Irvine is the second-best football program in the Pacific Coast League. If that’s true, then pity the PCL and the wake Corona del Mar will leave.
Score: Corona del Mar 36, Irvine 0
Key Stats: Luke Napolitano passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns, of 14, 6 and 7 yards.
Records: Corona del Mar (6-0 overall, 1-0 in Pacific Coast League), Irvine (4-2, 0-1)
Notes: Corona del Mar has won 16 in a row and made its debut this week in the Orange County Top 10. The Sea Kings anchor the list based on the opinion of 10 media members. … This is the Sea Kings’ second shutout of the season. Only once have they allowed more than 14 points, a 24-21 win over El Toro of the Pac-5 Division. … CdM, ranked No. 1 in the Southern Division, is the two-time defending section champion. The Sea Kings took a good first step toward repeating that feat. They led 17-0 at halftime and breezed in the second half. …
Jason Neiger kicked a 29-yard field goal to open the scoring in the first quarter. … Cole Martin scored the first of his two touchdowns midway through the second quarter. Martin, who rushed for 101 yards, scored from 10 and 6 yards. … Napolitano’s TD passes went to Braden Brahs for 14 yards, and Bo St. Geme for 6 and 7 yards. … Corona del Mar next plays Woodbridge (4-2, 1-0) at University High. Woodbridge beat University, 51-14.