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Photo by Dean Humphrey

Grand Junction’s Austin Taylor outruns the Montrose defense Friday night in the first half of the Tigers’ 14-10 victory over the Indians at Stocker Stadium. Taylor ran for 144 yards and scored both of Grand Junction’s touchdowns.

Winning strategy

Late fake punt clinches GJ’s victory over Montrose

Jax Nourse: quarterback and punter. Sometimes, he plays both positions on the same play.
Late in the fourth quarter Friday, Nourse, from punt formation, tossed a 33-yard completion to Malik Jackson on fourth down and long to lift the Grand Junction High School football team to a 14-10 nonconference win over Montrose in the season opener at Stocker Stadium.
The play is a designed fake, and Tigers coach Robbie Owens said it was available for most of the game.
He just waited until the waning moments to call it.


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