Ontario scratches out win over Jurupa Valley

first_img Ontario’s William almost scored right back when he tripped after breaking free on the kickoff return, then fumbled a few plays later on the Jurupa 2-yard line for a turnover. However, after Ontario’s defense stopped Jurupa, William redeemed himself with a 4-yard touchdown run with 2:07 left in the game that put Ontario up for good 15-13. Ontario head coach Nick Baiz said “turnovers hurt us” and praised Jurupa’s effort, saying, “They battled. They were a scrappy team.” Jurupa started to come back in the second quarter, relying heavily on Junior quarterback Jesus Rubio in the air and on the ground. He capped a long drive on a 7-yard touchdown run with 5:07 left in the second. But the extra point was blocked and the score was 9-6 Ontario at the half. Both teams struggled offensively in the second half until Jurupa finally scored on a 2-yard run by Rubio with 11:55 left in the fourth quarter. Rory Payne added the extra point and Jurupa took a 13-9 lead. ONTARIO – It was the battle of the Jaguars friday night when the Ontario Jaguars narrowly defeated the Jurupa Valley Jaguars 15-13 at Colony High School. Ontario dominated the first quarter, going to the air early. Senior receiver Raschard William caught a 59-yard pass from sophmore quarterback Robert Garcia to put Ontario up 6-0. After a failed extra point (only one extra point was converted by either team in the game) Ontario got the ball back quickly and marched down to the 3-yard line, but had to settle for a field goal. center_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

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