San Juan Hills is just happy to win games, and the young school experienced something Friday on its home field it had never experienced before: A big lead. The Stallions used the opportunity to get everyone some playing time, but did re-insert the starters to regain control.
Score: San Juan Hills 52, Thousand Oaks 40
Key Stats: Jacob Gibson passed for 188 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 62 yards and two more scores.
Pivotal Moment: Tied at 10-10, San Juan Hills scored twice in the last 4:01 of the half with Jacob Gibson scoring from five yards and then, with 1:06 left, four yards. Gibson also passed on a two-point conversion to make it 25-10 heading into the break.
Records: San Juan Hills (1-0), Thousand Oaks (0-1)
Notes: This was a really good victory for the Stallions, who led 49-16 seconds into the fourth quarter. … San Juan Hills scored two safeties. … Thousand Oaks is a Pac-5 team that went 5-5 last season. ... San Juan Hills goes on the road next week with a Thursday game against Canyon (0-1) at El Modena, which is coached this season by Jim Kunau, who guided Orange Lutheran for many years.
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