Photo Gallery | St. Joseph-Ogden 38 - Carlinville 15

James Barron (18) and Ryker Lockhart (7) celebrate in the end zone with after Tim Blackburn-Kelley's 83-yard TD in the first quarter of their home football playoff game against Carlinville. Blackburn-Kelly, a sophomore, finished the game with 89 receiving yards and 54 rushing on six carries. The Spartans went on to eliminate the Cavaliers from the IHSA playoffs, 38-15. SJO advances to face Roxana on the road this Saturday at 3pm.
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Logan Smith rolls out looking for an open receiver during first half action. The senior signal caller was 11-for-15 passing, tossing 204 yards and two touchdowns. Smith also tallied 70 rushing and ran the into the end zone on a 33-yard gallop 56 seconds in the second quarter against Carlinville. See more awesome photos from the SJO - Carlinville football game here ...
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A member from the Maroon Platoon, St. Joseph-Ogden's student cheering section, gives a high-five to school resource officer Shawn Hallet during a timeout. In addition to serving and protecting, Hallet also added a little time for cheering, eliciting smiles and laughter from fans and students, in his duties while supporting SJO at Saturday's home playoff game.
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A perfect day for football, Spartan fans enjoy an overcast fall day in the stands.
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An SJO fan cheers for the team during the second quarter.
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Spartans Jared Altenbaumer, Braxton Waller and Nolan Earley bring down Cavaliers' Jack Rouse during second quarter action.
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SJO band in costumes

Musicians in the SJO Marching Band perform in Halloween costumes while putting on a show for spectators during halftime.
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SJO marching band

SJO trumpet player keeps in step and on time while performing at halftime with the SJO Marching Band. Click here to see more photos of the marching band at this game.
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Spartan Flag Girl

The SJO Marching Band performed its competition routine during halftime. Here, a flag girl performs for one the largest crowds this season at Dick Duval Field on Saturday.
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Justice Wertz

Spartan Justice Wertz weaves his way through Carlinville defenders Weston Kuykendall and Triston Thompson. Wertz finished the playoff game with 119 yards rushing and another four on a pass play. The senior delivered one of three touchdowns for St. Joseph-Ogden in the third quarter.
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Ray Gutierrez celebrates

SJO's Ray Gutierrez celebrates a stop near the goal line. The Spartan defense held the visiting Cavaliers to just 161 yards rushing and gave up just one touchdown on the ground on a 9-yard run in the second quarter.
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Maroon Platoon members capture School Resource Officer Shawn Hallett making his music debut playing Roto-toms during a timeout on the field.
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Fans on the SJO stands watch the game in during third quarter action. Check out more photos of fans in stands from the SJO side of the bleachers here.
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SJO Linebacker

A Spartan linebacker Nolan Earley flows with the play as he watches Cavalier quarterback Rex Reels rollout desparately looking for an open receiver. Reels threw just one TD, a 17-yard 4th quarter pass to Mason Gilpin. After the two-point conversion, Carlinville trailed 38-15 with two and half minutes left in the game.
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Spartan football team celebrating

The St. Joseph-Ogden football team and students fans sing the school fight song after the game. The weather forecast for this Saturday's second-round contest says fans will enjoy a warm November day with temperatures around 68Âș under partially cloudy skys at game time.
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More 2023 SJO football galleries:

St. Joseph-Ogden vs Carlinville
October 28, 2023 ... 183 photos

St. Joseph-Ogden vs Paxton-Buckley-Loda
October 19, 2023 ... 183 photos

St. Joseph-Ogden vs Unity
September 1, 2023 ... 197 photos

St. Joseph-Ogden vs Monticello
August 24, 2023 ... 183 photos


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