Following a summer of passing league contests, preseason two-a-days and going head-to-head against teammates, the 2010 prep football season finally begins Friday for both Huntington Beach and Marina.
Both teams are traveling to begin their campaigns — the Oilers on a short drive into Newport Beach to face Corona del Mar while the Vikings head further south to Capistrano Valley.
The other four local teams, Brethren Christian, Edison, Fountain Valley and Ocean View, play their second games this weekend.
Bloomington Christian vs. Brethren Christian (0-1), 6:30 p.m. Friday, at Brethren Christian High: Brethren Christian gets the weekend off to a start by opening its home schedule against the Ravens ,who are plying their season opener.