MINERAL RIDGE, Ohio (WKBN) – Springfield opens the 2020 season with a 45-7 road victory at Mineral Ridge. Tonight’s result was the Tigers’ 16th consecutive regular season win.
Springfield has won their last four matchups against the Rams by a combined score of 212-47.
Up 14-0 entering the second quarter, Springfield forced a fumble inside the their own 10-yard line, Beau Brungard connected with Lukas Yemma on a 44-yard strike to midfield. Seven plays later, Nick Slike hauled in an 8-yard touchdown pass from Brungard to extend their lead to 21-0.
Again, next time the Tigers’ possessed the ball, Brungard raced 37-yards to the endzone to open up a four score lead.
With 7 seconds remaining, Clayton Nezbeth ran in the 4th down play from a yard out to head into the intermission up 35-0.
To open the third quarter, Springfield went on a 11-play drive with Austin Tindall scoring on a 1-yard run with 4:24 remaining in the third quarter.
The Tigers’ Clayton Medvec booted a 52-yard field goal through the uprights in the fourth quarter to give Springfield a 45-0 advantage.
Midway through the final frame, Ridge gets on the board on a 5-yard touchdown connection from Mark Bunch to Jalen Royal-Eiland (45-7).
Springfield will hit the road again next week when they face Western Reserve in Berlin Center.
The Rams are scheduled to play at Sebring next Friday.
Sept. 4 – at Western Reserve (1-0)
Sept. 11 – McDonald (1-0)
Sept. 18 – Lowellville (0-1)
Sept. 4 – at Sebring (0-1)
Sept. 11 – Western Reserve (1-0)
Sept. 18 – at McDonald (1-0)