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PREVIEW: Wilson at Redondo Union, Football

The562’s coverage of Long Beach Wilson Athletics is sponsored by Joel Bitonio, Class of 2009.

Wilson is the last Long Beach high school football team to start their season and the Bruins do so tonight at Redondo Union. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Redondo Union is also playing its first game after going 8-4 last year and losing to Lakewood in the CIF playoffs. That campaign also started with a game against Wilson. The Sea Hawks rolled to an easy 33-0 win.

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The Bruins haven’t reached the CIF playoffs since 2019.

“Our energy is up and everyone is excited to get the season underway get further than we have in recent years,” Wilson lineman Hunter Houston said. “Our team chemistry this year is also better than it’s been. We’re really focusing on finishing in the fourth quarter.”

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JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.