Jamon McGlory, Arlington get redemption with victory over San Jacinto
By Dennis Pope
RIVERSIDE — The Arlington Lions were not happy with the way they were treated when they were treated when they visited San Jacinto last season.
Beaten by 48 points by the Tigers in Week 4 last year, Arlington exacted a manner of revenge with a second-half shutout in a 21-14 victory over San Jacinto Friday night in a nonleague game at Riverside Unified School District Stadium.
“We came in with a chip on our shoulder,” Arlington head coach Rich Lunsford said. “We talked about it and I made sure everybody remembered how they felt after that game.”
Jamon McGlory rushed for more than 200 yards for the second consecutive week as Arlington (5-0) finished its nonleague schedule unbeaten for the first time since 2011.
“We were ready for all the talk, but it’s all talk,” McGlory said. “We’re mentally tough and that’s what we do.”
McGlory totaled 227 yards and three touchdowns on 40 carries, scoring the game-winner midway through the fourth quarter.
“They ate the clock and did what they said they were going to do,” San Jacinto head coach Aric Galliano said. “(McGlory) is the real deal. He’s a smash-mouth guy.”
Martin Graise ran for 87 yards and two touchdowns for San Jacinto (3-2), which was penalized 10 times – including four false-start infractions – in losing for the second consecutive week.
“It was penalties that killed us. We’re sustaining drives, getting down into scoring range and then we have back-to-back penalties,” Galliano said. “We can’t win football games like that.”
Graise got San Jacinto on the scoreboard first when he finished off a 9-play, 53-yard drive with a 2-yard dive midway through the first quarter.
After going 3-and-out on its first drive, McGlory and the Lions found more running room on their second possession as the 5-foot-9, 180-pound senior ran for gains of 13, 17 and 11 […]