PREVIEW: CIF-SS Southwest Division – San Clemente at La Habra

CIF-SS football championship previews

Two teams in the High School Football America/SoCal Top 25 — #12 La Habra and #25 San Clemente — will square-off CIF-Southern Section Southwest Division (IV) championship Friday night.

La Habra (12-1) enters its first CIF-SS championship game since 2010 with only a loss to #3 Mission Viejo this season.  Since then, the Highlanders have reeled-off 10 straight wins.  La Habra’s defense has been strong all season, allowing ten points a game.

San Clemente has scored 615 points this season with junior quarterback Jack Sears at the helm.  Sears has completed over 71% of his passes (180-of-252) for 2,599 yards with 35 touchdowns with only two interceptions.  Sears has also rushed for 718 yards with eight touchdowns.

San Clemente is looking for its first CIF-SS title, while La Habra is looking for its seventh overall title.

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