CORONA DEL MAR, Calif. — Corona Del Mar marched into Los Alamitos on Friday night riding a 17-0 game streak.

The Seakings, however, left the field 17-1 — their first league loss in nearly a decade.

What You Need To Know

  • Los Alamitos opened up league play in the Sunset League with a 52-28 win over Corona Del Mar

  • The loss snapped a 40-game unbeaten streak for the Sea Kings in league games and a 17-game winning streak overall

  • The Griffins were led by sophomore quarterback Malachi Nelson and receiver Makai Lemon

  • Next up, Los Alamitos will face Edison in their second game of league play

Although the Sea Kings notched two turnovers in the first quarter and put together a strong offensive attack led by both quarterback David Rasor and wide receiver Tommy Griffin, the Griffins used a varied passing attack to get the job done. 

Sophomore receiver Makai Lemon caught a touchdown and threw one in the first half to turn the tide in favor of Los Alamitos. From there, the Griffins soared through their first league win.

In the video above, Spectrum News 1's Kristen Lago and Zack Tawatari break down the game and take you into the center of the action in this week's Final Drive.

In a close battle, the Griffins put up a monster third quarter, scoring 35 points to defeat Corona Del Maer 52-28. Los Alamitos' sophomore quarterback Malachi Nelson threw four touchdown passes in the Sunset League matchup with three of them coming in the third quarter.