Photo Gallery: Big numbers on the board, SJO beats IVC at home

Spartans' Griffin Roesch celebrates a TD
Griffin Roesch celebrates an SJO touchdown in the first quarter. The Spartan, looking for their first win of the season, went on to defeat visiting Illinois Valley Central, 48-7. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

Evan Ingram throws an SJO pass

Spartan quarterback Evan Ingram tosses a pass during the first quarter. The senior signal caller completed five of his seven pass attempts for 105 yards. Two passes, one for 24 and another for 36 yards, resulted in touchdowns for St. Joseph-Ogden. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

Angie Chahine
Angie Chahine gives a thumb up while cheering with the Maroon Platoon. Chahine, a member of the St. Joseph-Ogden tennis team, watched the home team rack up more touchdowns in four quarters on Friday night than their last three games of the pandemic-delayed spring season back in April of this year. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

With Griffin Roesch holding, sophomore kicker Joe Frasca puts the ball between the uprights on an extra point attempt. Frasca made six of his seven PATs for the Spartans. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

Surrounded by cheerleaders from the St. Joseph-Ogden youth football program, high school cheerleader JoLeena Reynolds lead them and fans in a cheer during the first quarter of the home football game. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

After coming up with a big play for the Spartans, Tyler Burch celebrates after picking off a Grey Ghost pass. The play help build the Spartans' dominant momentum early in the game. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

IVC's Will Bundren stops SJO's Isaiah Moore's forward progress during the second quarter. Moore scored twice for the Spartans, once on a 1-yard run and on intercepted Grey Ghost pass. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

IHSA official Marv Dampeer watches a play develop in the first half of the game. Dampeer and the officials crew he works with are regulars work football games throughout east central Illinois. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

SJO junior Tyler Burch breaks up an Illinois Valley Central pass intended for wide receiver Gave Ross. The Spartans defensive secondary gave up just 81 passing yards to the Grey Ghost. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

Griffen Roesch celebrates a one-yard plunge by teammate Isaiah Moore two and half minutes into the second half. Moore, who also had a pick-6 during the home game, increased the Spartans lead and started the running clock with the score at 42-0. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

Spartan running back Justice Wertz is wrapped up by Grey Ghosts Brooklyn Clifford and Jayden Turner in the fourth quarter. Wertz finished the game with 48 yards and one touchdown on eight carries. Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

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