Week 5: Mission Hills Grizzlies 20, Ramona Bulldogs 14
Mission Hills won another one on Friday night. This time, it was against the Ramona Bulldogs on Ramona’s field, making the Grizzlies’ record 3-2 on the season while Ramona falls to 0-5.
Starting in the first quarter, Mission Hills would work its way down the field to lock in a field goal, putting the first three points on the scoreboard, 3-0.
In the second quarter, junior quarterback Jackson Oksnee threw a 17-yard pass to Robert Thornton for a touchdown. The Grizzlies were up 10-0.
Mission Hills will go ahead and score again with a 47-yard field goal by kicker Zeke Mata later in the second quarter.
At halftime, Mission Hills was up 13-0.
It wasn’t until the second half of the game until the Bulldogs scored their first touchdown of the night.
A huge throw from senior quarterback Jacob Nelson to Cameron Dingman to set up a nice touchdown only two short plays later to lock in that TD.
Two plays later, Nelson would run 11 yards in the end zone for a touchdown, putting seven on the board to make the score 13-7, Grizzlies.
Later in the third quarter, Mission Hills had possession of the ball and Bulldog Cameron Dingman had a fumble recovery, which allowed him to score a touchdown from 40 yards out.
The Bulldogs would have their first lead of the night, 14-13.
The Grizzles quickly respond with one more touchdown on the night. A 1-yard TD by junior running back Jason Boyle and that would be it for the night.
The final score was 20-14 in favor of the Mission Hills Grizzlies.
As always highlights of games all around San Diego every Friday night on Prep Pigskin Report on KUSI at 11 p.m., so be sure to check out all the action.
The Mission Hills Grizzlies (2-2) are taking the bus up the hill to Ramona High School on Friday night to take on the Bulldogs at 7.
The Ramona Bulldogs (0-4) haven’t won a game yet this season, but head coach Damon Baldwin said he is optimistic about his team and believes they will come back strong after their bye week after they play Mission Hills on Friday night. The coach said the future is bright for this young team and believes they will come out on top.
Bulldogs have been devastated with injuries, having a total of nine starters out.
“I expect half of them to be healthy and return for the second part of the season,” Baldwin said.
As for the Grizzlies, they are coming off a loss against Carlsbad, 17-7. Head coach Chris Hauser said his team needs to play a clean football game. Five turnovers last week against Carlsbad didn’t help and the team is looking to protect the football on Friday night.
It is expected to be a fun game. Friday night will be a special one as the Bulldogs will all be wearing gold laces for pediatric awareness research. Also, it is Faculty Appreciation Night.
If you cannot make the game, be sure to catch the highlights not only for this game but games all around San Diego on Prep Pigskin Report on KUSI at 11 p.m.