Ventura quarterback Tim Garcia threw a 57-yard TD pass to wide receiver Ben Hinojosa at 3:54 of the first quarter to put Ventura ahead, 12-0. . . . Running back Eric Turner of Ventura scored on a two-yard run with 3:30 remaining in the game, sealing the victory. . . .Royal running back Rick Aguilar scored on a 22-yard TD run to cut the deficit to 12-7 in the first quarter. . . . Ventura’s defense, led by Turner’s two interceptions, shut down the Royals’ passing game. Ventura finished with five interceptions.
Eric Turner (V) had 19 carries for 104 yards and one TD and had two interceptions. Tim Garcia (V) completed 5 of 9 passes for 101 yards and one TD. Shawn Christensen (R) was 8 for 21 for 139 yards, but was intercepted five times. He also kicked a 25-yard field goal. Linebacker Brent Hodge (R) recovered a fumble to set up Jon Hoyt’s 22-yard TD run.