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Ontario Looking For Strong Finish To Season

Story By: Brian Skowronski

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 10/23/2013

Ontario was in need of a big win over Bellevue last Friday to keep their hopes of an NOL title and playoff berth in reach. But costly turnovers and a plethora of penalties would contribute to a 35-12 Warriors loss, an issue they'll look to correct this week.

Ontario head coach Scott Kreger says "discipline" will be the focal point for his team this week in practice. He says the team needs to "eliminate physical and mental mistakes" and believes the cold, wet conditions can help them do just that.

"This is good weather for us to work on that." Kreger says. "it's pure slop out here, it's cold and if we can focus and stay focused in this stuff we'll be alright come Friday night."

On Friday, the 5-3 Warriors will welcome in 2-6 Sandusky for the teams final home game. Ontario has struggled this season at Copeland Field, with a 1-3 record in front of the home fans, but the team is hoping to give them something to cheer about this week.

"We want to end on a strong note." Ontario senior wideout/defensive back Brad Dretzka says. "It's the last time in front of these fans so I'm looking forward to having fun because that's what this game's all about."

"I'm real close with all these seniors." Says junior WR/DB Mitchell Zahn. "It would be great to get a win for them and help contribute to this great season we're having."

Zahn had his most productive game of the season last Friday against the Redmen, pulling in three passes for 20 yards. Dretzka's production has also picked up in recent weeks and he says that needs to continue for the team to be successful.

"Teams like to key up on Cameron [Mack] so it opens things up for the rest of us receivers." Dretzka says. "It open's things for us to make plays and I think we're starting to do that."

Despite the Blue Streaks lackluster record, Kreger says they appear to be improving each week and the offensive skill players "have that big play ability." Sandusky will enter the game off a 32-15 win over Willard, but have yet to win on the road (0-3) this season.

You can see the Warriors and Blue Streaks game in it's entirety Saturday and Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. on WOHZ TV and Sunday at 3 p.m. on WMFD TV.

Highlights and analysis from the contest will also be featured on WMFD's Scores and More Friday evening at 11:30.

   
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