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Fury tame the Toros, break losing streak

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ONTARIO, CALIF. --- The Ontario Fury, Driven by Mark Christopher Chevrolet, snapped their six-game losing skid and defeated visiting Toros Mexico in front of 2,653 fans at Citizens Business Bank Arena as part of the AYSO 50th Anniversary Celebration Night.

Ontario not only broke its losing skid, but broke another streak, as Luis Piffer scored 4:33 into the game, the first time the Fury have scored first in their last seven appearances. The Fury (3-6) took a 3-0 lead into the 2nd quarter, and stretched it to 4-0 before Mexico (4-4) retaliated with goals from Gerardo Guerrero and Daniel Villela.

Saturday saw the home debut of two new players, one who the crowd is familiar with. Coach Bernie Lilavois and newcomer Jay Harris made their Fury home debuts and each netted goals.

Tino Nunez and Zach Bautista each scored hat tricks in the game. This is Nunez’s third of the season.

Ontario goaltender Sanaldo had 10 saves from 15 shots and Mexico’s Obie Clibourne had 13 of 25 saves.

Saturday night also marked the 50th Anniversary of AYSO. Fans wearing AYSO jerseys were given special opportunities to participate in in-game activities. Participants were also allowed to take part in a post-game meet and greet session.

For a complete box score from Saturday’s game, go to: http://pasl_site.stats.pointstreak.com/gamesheet_full.html?gameid=2277576

The Fury will return to action at 4 p.m. Sunday January 19th against the San Diego Sockers. Tickets are on sale at the Citizens Business Bank box office or online at cbbankarena.com. Three game packs and group ticket packages are available through the Ontario Fury. For information, go to the Fury’s website at ontariofury.com.

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