YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Springfield picked up their first win of the season, improving to 1-4 after coming from behind to beat Mineral Ridge 20-12 in the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Friday night.
The Rams drop to 4-1 on the season.
Watch the video above for extended highlights from the game.
After a 6-0 Mineral Ridge halftime lead, Springfield jumped out first in the second half, when Kolten Ruark found Seandelle Gardner for a screen pass that he took to the end zone to tie the game at 6.
The Rams would answer with an extra-effort touchdown run by Nathan Rohrman to give Mineral Ridge the 12-6 third quarter lead.
The back and forth second half continued and Ruark found Vincent Woods on a screen pass that went all the way to the house. The Tigers tied the game back up at 12.
Then after a fourth down stop for Springfield, they would charge 61 yards down the field in less than two minutes, capped off by a Ruark touchdown pass to Cade Gleghorn with just 22 seconds left to play.
Springfield took down Mineral Ridge by a score of 20-12.
Next week, Springfield will host the McDonald Blue Devils. Mineral Ridge will welcome the Western Reserve Blue Devils next Friday night.
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