Collinsville scored twice in the fourth quarter and Mattoon later fumbled on its final possession in the Green Wave’s 28-22 loss Friday night at EIU’s O’Brien Stadium.

Trailing 28-14 in the fourth quarter, Mattoon had scored when Jackson Spurgeon tossed a 40-yards TD pass to Slater Trier with 6 1/2 minutes left in the game.

The scored was tied 8-8 at halftime.

After Collinsville scored to go ahead 15-7 in the third quarter, Derrius White caught his second touchdown pass of the game, making it 15-14. The two-point conversion failed.

White caught six passes overall for 120 yards while Spurgeon threw for three TDs and 197 yards.

Mattoon is now 2-3, Collinsville is 5-0.


1st Downs1014
Total Yds289523
Rush Yds92303
Pass Yds197220
3rd down conv2-103-11


MHS Rushing: Grace 13-50, Spurgeon 11-22.

MHS Receiving: White 6-120, Trier 2-43, Gordon 2-16, Hawkins 2-16, Cline 1-2.

MHS Passing: Spurgeon 13-21 for 197 yards, 3 TD

Stats provided by WMCI 101.3, where you can listen to every Mattoon High football game this season.

Senior Quarterback Jackson Spurgeon fumbles a snap during Friday’s game against Collinsville. Spurgeon recovered the fumble for a loss on the play. (Photo/Dominic Baima)