When/where: Friday, 5 p.m. at San Diego Cathedral Catholic
Key Sea Kings: Sr. RB Cole Martin; Sr. DE Parker Chase; Sr. WR Bo St. Geme; Sr. MLB Hoyt Crance
Key Mavericks: OL Sr. Elijah Wofford; OL Sr. Bruce Schram; RB Jr. Cade Jackson; Sr. OL Ryan Becker
Breakdown: Corona del Mar kicks off the season on the road with a neutral site game in the second annual Under Armour Brothers in Arms Classic … Sea Kings, the defending CIF State Division III champions, hold the state's longest current winning streak at 26 games … La Costa Canyon, a CIF San Diego Section Division 1 program, has been eliminated in the opening round of the playoffs in each of the last two seasons … CdM returns 10 starters off a defense that allowed 9.6 points per game last year … Mavericks have gone 4-4 against Southern Section teams in nonleague play the past four years, and this year they have scheduled CdM and Trabuco Hills, members of the Southwest Division, considered Division 4 … Sea Kings feature junior Peter Bush, their fourth starting quarterback in as many years under Coach Scott Meyer … Previous three signal callers have helped CdM go 40-4 and claim three Southern Division titles in three years … La Costa Canyon is one of five straight higher-division teams the Sea Kings will see in nonleague action, the other four (Dana Hills, El Toro, Newport Harbor and Tesoro) are considered Division 2 … CdM, which made history as the state's first 16-0 team last year, is ranked No. 47 in CalHiSports.com's preseason state football poll.
— David Carrillo Penaloza