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The Springfield (Holland, OH) varsity football team won Friday's home non-conference game against Start (Toledo, OH) by a score of 33-28.

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Start----28
Springfield----33
Final score provided by J. Sloan.
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Game Story

Ohio High School Football - Springfield tips Start

September 1, 2023: Holland, OH 43528

The crowd at Friday's non-league contest between the Springfield Blue Devils (Holland, OH) and the visiting Start Spartans (Toledo, OH), observed Springfield's football squad edge Start by a count of 33-28.

The Blue Devils now own a 2-1 record. They play next when they travel to Bowling Green for a non-league contest on Friday, September 8. Springfield will encounter a Bobcats squad coming off a 35-6 non-league loss to Anthony Wayne (Whitehouse, OH). The Bobcats record now stands at 2-1.

Coming up next, the Spartans encounter the Scott Bulldogs (Toledo, OH) in a Toledo City contest, on Thursday, September 7. Start will attempt to upgrade on its 0-3 season record. The Bulldogs go into the contest with a 1-3 record after their 32-8 non-league loss to East (Columbus, OH).

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  1. Check In

    1st Quarter
    0 - 0 The scorer has checked in. Start 0, SHS 0
    Posted @ 7:14p
  2. Game Attendance

    1st Quarter
    Attendance Hundreds
    Posted @ 7:14p
  3. Field Conditions

    1st Quarter
    Field Conditions Dry
    Posted @ 7:14p
  4. Weather Conditions

    1st Quarter
    Weather Conditions Fair
    Posted @ 7:14p
  5. 0 - 6

    Rushing Touchdown

    Springfield1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Springfield - #5 Nate Pope with a 15 Yd Rushing TD. Start 0, SHS 6
    Posted @ 7:15p
  6. 0 - 6

    Missed Point After

    Springfield1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Springfield - PAT Missed. Start 0, SHS 6
    Posted @ 7:15p
  7. 6 - 6

    Rushing Touchdown

    Start1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Start - #2 Marvon Thompson with a 70 Yd Rushing TD. Start 6, SHS 6
    Posted @ 7:16p
  8. 6 - 6

    Passing Two Point Conversion Failed

    Start1st Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Start - 2Pt Conversion Failed. Start 6, SHS 6
    Posted @ 7:16p
  9. 6 - 12

    Rushing Touchdown

    Springfield1st Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Springfield - #5 Nate Pope with a 3 Yd Rushing TD. Start 6, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:26p
  10. 6 - 12

    Rushing Two Point Conversion Failed

    Springfield1st Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Springfield - 2Pt Conversion Failed. Start 6, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:26p
  11. 12 - 12

    Rushing Touchdown

    Start1st Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Start - #8 Jeremie Jones with a 85 Yd Rushing TD. Start 12, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:29p
  12. 14 - 12

    Two Point Pass Completed

    Start1st Quarter ~3 minutes to go
    Start - Pass completed for a 2Pt Conversion. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:29p
  13. 14 - 12

    Fumble Recovery

    Start1st Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Start recovered a fumble by Springfield and has the ball on Springfield's 48-yard line. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:34p
  14. 14 - 12

    End of 1st Quarter

    2nd Quarter
    Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:42p
  15. 14 - 12

    Big Play - Other

    Start2nd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Start with a big play. Start has the ball on Springfield's 35-yard line. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:45p
  16. 14 - 12

    Red Zone Alert

    Start2nd Quarter ~9 minutes to go
    Start is inside Springfield's 20. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:47p
  17. 14 - 12

    Fumble Recovery

    Springfield2nd Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Springfield - #26 Gregory Ptaszynski recovered a fumble by Start and has the ball on their own 24-yard line. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:50p
  18. 14 - 12

    Update

    Springfield2nd Quarter ~7 minutes to go
    Springfield - 2nd down, ~7 minutes to go, ball on their own 19-yard line. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:53p
  19. 14 - 12

    Turnover on Downs

    Start2nd Quarter ~5 minutes to go
    Springfield has turned possession over on downs. Start has the ball on Springfield's 42-yard line. Start 14, SHS 12
    Posted @ 7:59p
  20. 14 - 18

    Rushing Touchdown

    Springfield2nd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Springfield - #7 with a 1 Yd Rushing TD. Start 14, SHS 18
    Posted @ 8:04p
  21. 14 - 20

    Two Point Rush Completed

    Springfield2nd Quarter ~2 minutes to go
    Springfield - #9 rushed for a 2Pt Conversion. Start 14, SHS 20
    Posted @ 8:05p
  22. 14 - 20

    Punt

    Springfield2nd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Start has punted to Springfield. Springfield has the ball on Start's 29-yard line. Start 14, SHS 20
    Posted @ 8:16p
  23. 14 - 20

    Punt

    Springfield2nd Quarter ~1 minute to go
    Start has punted to Springfield. Springfield has the ball on Start's 29-yard line. Start 14, SHS 20
    Posted @ 8:17p
  24. 22 - 20

    Score Correction

    Start2nd Quarter
    Score correction for Start in 2nd Quarter. Start 22, SHS 20
    Posted @ 8:18p
  25. 22 - 12

    Score Correction

    Springfield2nd Quarter
    Score correction for Springfield in 2nd Quarter. Start 22, SHS 12
    Posted @ 8:18p
  26. 22 - 12

    Turnover on Downs

    Start2nd Quarter Under a minute
    Springfield has turned possession over on downs. Start has the ball on their own 34-yard line. Start 22, SHS 12
    Posted @ 8:19p
  27. 22 - 12

    Halftime

    Halftime
    Start 22, SHS 12
    We noticed it's halftime, please enjoy this video while you wait for the action to resume.
    Posted @ 8:22p
  28. Commentary

    Halftime
    Sorry about the scoring mixup. At the half score is 22-12 Start. Last Start score was a 1 yard keeper by #7, #9 converting 2pt rushing PAT
    Posted @ 8:25p
  29. 22 - 12

    Start of 3rd Quarter

    Start3rd Quarter
    Start to kick off to Springfield.
    Posted @ 8:47p
  30. 22 - 12

    Update

    Springfield3rd Quarter ~11 minutes to go
    Springfield - 1st down, ~11 minutes to go, ball on Start's 47-yard line. Start 22, SHS 12
    Posted @ 8:47p
  31. 22 - 12

    Punt

    Start3rd Quarter ~10 minutes to go
    Springfield has punted to Start. Start has the ball on their own 29-yard line. Start 22, SHS 12
    Posted @ 8:55p
  32. Scorer Dropped Out

    3rd Quarter
    Posted @ 8:56p

Highlight Videos

  1. J. Sloan

    End of 4th Quarter
    Start
    Spartans
    28 - 33
    Springfield
    Blue Devils

Rankings & Records

Start (23-24)

OHDiv.
50091
OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
5-65-14-11-5.455.833254343

Springfield (23-24)

OHDiv.
48990
OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
2-80-52-30-5.200.000130378

Team Scoring Averages

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Start
06.53.09.523.1
Springfield
2.002.32.313.0

Start Videos

Springfield Videos

Team Stat Comparison

StartSpringfield
69.2Rushing Yards Per Game-
39.5Passing Yards Per Game-
108.7Total Yards Per Game-
6.5Points Per Game-

Team Leaders

StartSpringfieldNational Avg.
#3 Jonah Tall65.8Rushing Yards Per Game
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20.6
#7 Billy Wertz101.5Passing Yards Per Game
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50.5
#7 Billy Wertz146.8Total Yards Per Game
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36.9
#3 Jonah Tall6.0Points Per Game
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2.1

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Start1-2Springfield1-1
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
9/15/23StartAnthony Wayne(L) 77-610/6/23SpringfieldAnthony Wayne(L) 51-6
10/27/23StartAnthony Wayne(L) 41-6
9/22/23StartRogers(W) 44-308/25/23RogersSpringfield(W) 30-20

Record Breakdown

Start (23-24)

Springfield (23-24)

5-6
Overall
2-8
5-1
League
0-5
0-4
Non-League
2-3
0-1
Head to Head
1-0
1-2
Common Opponent
1-1
4-1
Home
2-3
1-5
Away
0-5
0-0
Neutral
0-0
0-1
Playoff
0-0
5-6
In-State
2-8
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0