Jenks came out strong and never looked back in their 27-10 win over Union in the MidFirst Bank Backyard Bowl.
The tone was set at Jenks took up over half of the first quarter with a 13 yard opening drive capped off by a 12 yard touchdown pass from Ian Corwin to Dreyson Watters. Jenks retained the lead throughout the entire game.
Not long after, Corwin hit Julian Clarke for a 73 yard touchdown with three second left in the first quarter, giving them a 13-0 lead.
Union made it on the board after a 22 yard reception by Kyler Pearson, who would also cap off the drive with an 10 yard reverse.
The momentum would be short lived as Corwin found Blake Pitcock for a touchdown 45 seconds later, giving Jenks a 20-7 lead going into the lockerrooms for halftime.
Union attempted to gain some momentum following halftime, but would be immediately picked off by Blake Pitcock off of a bounce.
Union would later score their last three points via a 25 yard field goal by Noah Rauschenberg.
Jenks’s final touchdown would come from Noah Hernandez.
Corwin finished the game with 15-23 passes for 254 yards and three touchdowns.
Jenks is now 3-0 and will travel to Broken Arrow on September 21. Union, now 1-2, will host Owasso in a rematch of the 6A-I state championship.
Want to see more? We’ve got photos from this game available here.