Class:  3-A STATE FOOTBALL TEAM & INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS
School/Team:  Springfield High School Nickname:   Tigers
TEAM STATISTICS:  
School/Team:   Springfield High School Opponents
First Downs  
Rushes -- Yardage (Net)   411/2054
Passes -- Attempt -- Comp. -- Int.   325/162
Passing Yardage (Net)   2416
Total Offensive Yards   4470
Avg. Total Yardage Per Game   372
Fumbles -- Lost   7
Penalties -- Yards Penalized  
Punting Yardage -- Avg.   30
Kickoff Returns -- Yardage   659


INDIVIDUAL OFFENSIVE STATISTICS:  
RUSHING LEADERS   Yards Gained Yards Lost Net Yards Touchdowns
Individual   Attempts Number Longest
Mason Rummel 160 827 2 27
Decker Scheffler 155 676 6 81
Isaac Fink 27 211 4 47
PASSING LEADERS   Had Intercepted Net Yards Touchdowns
Individual   Attempts Completions Number Longest
Decker Scheffler 317 158 9 2308 24 70
Isaac Fink 4 2 0 99 1
RECEIVING LEADERS  
Individual   Receptions Yards Touchdowns
Isaac Fink 63 1118 16
Jordan Kieper 44 701 6
FIELD GOALS  
Individual   Attempts Made Longest
Decker Scheffler 1 1 35
PUNTING  
Individual   Average
Dylan Batzlaff 30
PUNT RETURNS  
Individual   No. Yards Avg.
Isaac Fink 10 133 13
KICKOFF RETURNS  
Individual   No. Yards Avg.
Tori Helget 5 34 7


INDIVIDUAL DEFENSIVE STATISTICS:  
Individual   Unassisted Tackles Assisted Tackles Total Fumbles Recovered Passes Intercepted
Ivan Hovland 38 113 151 4
Mason Rummel 37 79 116 4 1
Curtis Tauer 18 58 76 1
Isaac Fink 24 21 45 1 6
Nolan Hovland 24 35 59


TEAM SCORING by QUARTERS:  
   1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total Avg./Game
Springfield High School   26.0
Opponent   26.6
 
Some important factors in our success this season have been:
-Improved depth: A season ago 28 kids participated in football. This season 49 kids were on the 9-12 roster. -Being able to overcome season ending injuries to 6 players in which 4 of them were full time starters. -5 of Springfield's starters were not out for football a season ago. -A balanced offense that averages 382 yards per game.
 
Significant records, statistics, achievements of this team:
- The past two seasons the Tigers won a total of 3 games. Currently, the Tigers have a 7 and 4 record.
 
Noteworthy data on individual players:
Isaac Fink and Decker Scheffler have participated in the MN State playoffs in 3 different sports...football (1), basketball (1)and baseball (3). Both Fink and Scheffler started on the 2016 State Championship Baseball team. According to Maxpreps Statistics: Decker Scheffer is 3rd in the State of MN in passing yards (2,212 yds) and 2nd in touchdown passes thrown with 23. Isaac Fink leads the state of MN in receiving yards with 1031 and touchdown receptions with 15. Issac Fink received a full scholarship to play basketball and baseball at Augustana University. In basketball, Fink has 2,376 points, 865 rebounds and 598 assists. Ivan Hovland ranks 3rd in the state in total tackes with 135 and Mason Rummel 4th with 110.
 
Other Interests and Achievements of team personnel:
-Bob Fink spent 16 seasons as the Springfield's Head Baseball coach winning 262 games, 4 state tournament appearances, 1 State Championship (2016), 7 Conference titles and was named Minnesota State Class A Baseball Coach of the Year in 2016. -Four members of the Springfield coaching staff played college football....Adam Meyer (Hamline), Pat Moriarty (Mankato State Univ.), Jeff Kuehn (Bethel Univ.) and Bob Fink (North Dakota State School of Science) -Football Assistant Coach, Adam Meyer, was a 3 year starter at quarterback at Hamline University. He set the record twice for passing yards in a game and left the school as the second all-time leader in passing touchdowns. -Football assistant football coach, Brandon Wilhelmi, is currently the Head Baseball Coach at Springfield.