The Springville-Griffith Institute varsity football team’s season came to a close on Wednesday, Oct. 23, as the Griffins couldn’t rally past Eden in a 20-13 loss.
Eden jumped out to a 20-0 lead at halftime with three second-quarter touchdowns in the Week 8 matchup game.
SGI (0-8) scored a touchdown in the third and fourth quarters in a comeback attempt. Thomas Orndorf completed a 35-yard pass to Alex Elkins, followed by a Jake Cieszynski kick to cut the lead to 20-7. AJ Slippy added a 30-yard touchdown run in the fourth.
Slippy had 16 carries for 135 yards and a touchdown. Orndorff completed 5-of-14 passes for 61 yards.
Cieszynski marked a team-high nine tackles and a sack. Eric Priuitt and David Thompson had six tackles each.
Eden (2-6) scored all three of its touchdowns through the air, as CJ Sroda completed 15-of-21 passes for 186 yards and three scores, all by Tyler Robinson, who have five catches for 95 yards.