Alberto Coria kicked the winning 27-yard field goal with only 3 ticks remaining on the clock, to give the Rancho Verde Mustangs a thrilling 37-24 victory over the Citrus Hill Hawks. The back-and-forth game saw RV quarterback Sheriron Jones orchestrate the game winning drive with exactly two minutes left on the game clock, and no time outs remaining. The Florida commit completed 15 of 27 passes for 246 yards and 5 TD passes for the game, while rushing for 142 yards on 12 carries. Senior receiver, Cedric Peterson hauled in 6 catches for 142 and 2 touchdowns for the Mustangs as well.
Hawks senior QB Jerrell Brown had quite a night of his own, completing 24 of 38 passes for 298 yards and 3 touchdowns. Brown also rushed for 102 yards and touchdown in his first varsity start at quarterback. Justin Clarkston led Citrus Hill in receiving with 7 catches for 96 yards and 2 touchdowns.
This Friday night (9/5), the Mustangs will host Murrieta Mesa HS (1-0) at 7pm. The Rams opened their season last week with a 45-12 win over Indian Springs HS.