ROOTSTOWN OH- Springfield wants to sharpen their teeth before the start of the Division 4 district tournament. They have the first overall seed, but they understand they need to do whatever it takes to prepare themselves for a deep run. On Saturday they took a major road trip to Rootstown. The Rovers are a top ranked team in the region in Division 3. According to RPI, it was a matchup of two top 50 teams in the state. Springfield came in ranked 10th, while Rootstown was sporting the 40th ranked spot. The Tigers got exactly what they wanted, a tough competitive game that tested their endurance down the stretch. The Tigers stole a road victory 37-32.
Jacey Mullen willed her team to victory putting together 22 points to lead the way. Her 22 points officially make her the best scorer to grace the balls of Springfield. No boy, or girl has no scored more in their career than Mullen. Mullen is sitting a 1,487 points. Madi Lesnak was able to contribute 6 points to the cause. Jameka Brungard chipped in 5 points.
The Tigers return to action on Monday as they continue their MVAC slate against Western Reserve at home.