HURRICANE — The Hurricane Tigers dominated many aspects of the game against Union Friday night, but never really could put away the Cougars in a 32-21 win at Tigers Stadium.
Jacob Carr had four touchdowns and 158 rushing yards and Hurricane racked up 324 yards on the ground. But even with the dominance, the Tigers found themselves down 21-14 in the third quarter after a blocked punt set up one Union score and a Carr fumble set up another.
Undaunted, Hurricane went on a six-play, 66-yard drive that ended with a 26-yard TD run by Carr. That made it 21-20 with 6:23 left in the third quarter. The extra point, however, was blocked, leaving the Cougars with a one-point lead.
Union took the next three minutes to drive inside the Hurricane 4-yard line. But Weston Horrocks fumbled and Hurricane recovered.
The Tigers took the lead for good 46 seconds into the fourth quarter on a 4-yard Carr TD run, then added an insurance score by Kyle Blackmore midway through the fourth to save the win.
Hurricane, 1-1, hosts Moapa Valley (Nev.) next Friday at Tigers Stadium.
For a full report on this game, including stats and photographs, see our St. George News Breakdown story Saturday morning.
Stats: Hurricane 32, Union 21
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