The Jenks Trojans were at Moore Schools Stadium Thursday night to take on the Westmoore Jaguars. A Westmoore win would enhance the Jaguars’ hopes of making the playoffs.
Jenks broke on top in the first quarter. Noah Hernandez broke loose for a 38 yard run down to the Westmoore one-yard line. On the next play, he scored and Jenks led early 7-0.
Then Ian Corwin found Julian Clarke for 40 yards. That led to a nice tackle-breaking run by Will Cox of 16 yards that built the Jenks lead to 14-0.
Early in the second quarter, Westmoore got on the board when Ryan Knight converted a 36-yard field goal. That made the score 14-3.
Play of the Game: Watch Jenks Running Back Will Cox Fight for the Score
But once again Noah Hernandez made a difference. He ran 43 yards to put Jenks up 21-3 at the 3:12 mark of the first half.
The Westmoore Jaguars weren’t done. They put together a nice drive that ended with quarterback Dayton Wolfe scoring on a nine-yard run to make the halftime score Jenks 21, Westmoore 10.
Jenks was without senior quarterback Ian Corwin in the second half. Westmoore began to take advantage in the quarter. They pulled within four points when Dayton Wolfe and Colby Phillips connected on a 57 yard touchdown pass. The score was 21-17.
Less than a minute later, Noah Hernandez scored again, this time on a 53 yard run. The Jenks lead was back to 11 at 28-17.
Westmoore wasn’t able to close the gap any further and Jenks wins the game 28-17.
In his one half of play, Jenks quarterback Ian Corwin was 11/15 passing for 187 yards. Noah Hernandez carried the ball 12 times for 104 yards and 3 touchdowns. For Westmoore, Jacob Clark had 11 receptions for 126 yards.
Jenks completes the regular season 9-1 overall and 6-1 in district. Westmoore finishes 5 – 5 and 3-4 in district.
The Player of the Game was Jenks running back Noah Hernandez. Hernandez carries the ball 12 times for 104 yards and 3 touchdowns. Two of those touchdowns extended Jenks leads when Westmoore had scored to close the gap. He also had a reception of 38 yards.
The Play of the Game was made by Jenks running back Will Cox. The run was only 16 yards but Cox appeared to be stopped a couple of times and broke several tackles to reach the end zone. Jenks won the game 28 to 17.
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