ONTARIO – The Tigers received a big game from Jaaziel Chavez and some last-minute heroics from goalkeeper Martin Benitez to defeat North Marion 1-0 Tuesday, Nov. 8, in a Class 4A boys semifinal game.
Ontario (13-1) will face the winner of the Phoenix-Henley game set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Chavez scored the game’s only goal with 11 minutes to play to give the Tigers the victory but North Marion had a chance to knot the game with under a minute to play on a penalty kick. Ontario goalkeeper Martin Benitez saved the win when he successfully scooped up the penalty kick and Ontario was on its way to its first soccer final.
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