May 28, 2024

OC Sports Zone: Community First

DIVISION 6: Newport Harbor gets past Sunny Hills 38-28

A.J. Guitron-Moore (right) and Hayden Farley led Newport Harbor to an opening round CIF playoff victory. (Photo courtesy Jim McCormack, For OC Sports Zone)

Newport Harbor’s football team built a 14-point halftime lead and went on to defeat Sunny Hills 38-28 in the opening round of the CIF Division 6 playoffs Friday night at Newport Harbor.

The Sailors (4-7) advance into the quarterfinals against the winner of the Campbell Hall-Santa Barbara game.

AJ Guitron-Moore threw three first-half touchdowns and Hayden Farley scored the deciding TD on an 80-yard run to lift the Sailors.

Newport Harbor led 35-28 after three quarters.

Sunny Hills finished 7-4.

—Courtesy Jim McCormack, For OC Sports Zone