ONTARIO – Jayden Garcia’s goal inside extra time lifted Ontario past Tillamook, 2-1, in a first-ground state soccer playoff game Tuesday, Nov. 1.
After both teams scored early in the contest, the game settled into a stalemate and forced extra time.
Tiger coach Daniel Dominguez shifted his strategy through the game, feeding players into different positions until he found the winning combination.
“I had to move players around to see what worked for us. That was the big difference,” said Dominguez.
Now the Tigers will host a second-round playoff game Saturday after Newport (7-4-5) upset Madras, 3-1 Tuesday.
The Ontario-Newport game begins at 1 p.m. at the field next to Alameda Elementary School off of Alameda Drive.
Ontario is now 11-1 on the season.
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