ON THE LOOSE (Top rushing performances)
Marion Lukes of Charlestown accumulated a school-record 475 yards rushing with five touchdowns on just eight carries in the Pirates’ 41-12 victory over Clarksville.
Manchester’s Delton Moore exploded for 34 carries for 334 yards and three scores in the Squires’ 36-29 win over Wabash.
Dawson Bassinger of North Central (Farmersburg) rambled 24 times for 301 yards and five touchdowns for the Thunderbirds in a 62-32 win over Parke Heritage.
Charlie Spegal of New Palestine ran 18 times for 252 yards and six touchdowns for the Dragons in an 81-13 win over Yorktown.
Frontier’s Colin Reagan had 21 carries for 227 yards and five touchdowns in the Falcons’ 63-23 win over South Newton.
Columbus North’s Blake Huffman scampered 34 times for 217 yards and two scores in the Bulldogs’ 41-36 win over Southport.
West Noble’s Brandon Pruitt tallied 16 carries for 215 yards and three scores in the Chargers’ 32-13 win over Eastside.
Luke Conner of Boonville had 14 carries for 209 yards and three touchdowns for the Pioneers in a 28-14 win over Jasper.
North Knox’s Gavyn Doane ran 25 times for 208 yards and three touchdowns in the Warriors’ 52-7 win over Tecumseh.
Greensburg’s Aaron Black carried the ball 21 times for 205 yards and two scores in the Pirates’ 34-12 win over Connersville.
Sampson James of Avon had 33 carries for 207 yards with two scores and caught a pass for another tally in the Orioles’ 29-6 win over Hamilton Southeastern.
Cole Richter of North Knox scampered 18 times for 202 yards and two scores against Tecumseh.
Donny Marcus of Brownsburg had 25 carries for 200 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs in a 37-7 win over Franklin Central.
Mishawaka’s Chris Harness tallied 29 carries for 192 yards and two scores for the Cavemen in a 27-24 loss at Chicago Marist.
Ivan Soeun of Elkhart Memorial ran 26 times for 188 yards and three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 49-24 win over Goshen.
Derek Mimms III of Indianapolis Ben Davis scampered 18 times for 183 yards and four scores in the Giants’ 40-19 win over Indianapolis Pike.
Mooresville’s James Mabry had 27 rushes for 177 yards and three scores in the Pioneers’ 52-42 win against Plainfield.
Twin Lakes’ Zion Cosgray raced 14 times for 174 yards and a touchdown in the Indians’ 56-35 loss to Tipton.
Martinsville’s Isaac Osborne ran 17 times for 164 yards and two scores in the Artesians’ 29-8 win over Greenwood.
Levon Bellemy of Edgewood had 16 carries for 162 yards and two touchdowns in the Mustangs’ 45-6 win over Cloverdale.
Tyler Wildman of Lowell rambled 22 times for 161 yards with a score for the Red Devils in a 38-0 blanking of Hammond Morton.
Jared Holley of Wabash recorded 11 carries for 155 yards and two scores for the Apaches against Manchester.
In addition to tossing a 50-yard touchdown pass, Tippecanoe Valley’s Cameron Parker ran 27 times for 154 yards and a score in the Vikings’ 36-7 win over North Miami.
Marquis Munoz of Lafayette Jeff had 16 rushes for 152 yards and two touchdowns in the Bronchos’ 48-7 win at McCutcheon.
Tavian Gadia of Plainfield carried the ball 25 times for 152 yards and two scores for the Quakers against Mooresville.
North Central’s (Farmersburg) Blake Chatman had 24 touches for 151 yards and a touchdown against Parke Heritage.
Nathan O’Hara of Seymour ran 31 times for 148 yards in the Owls’ 42-6 loss to Columbus East.
Noah Taylor of Castle had 21 carries for 145 yards and a touchdown in the Knights’ 38-21 loss to Evansville Reitz.
Indianapolis Roncalli’s Elijah Mahan scampered 20 times for 144 yards and a score in the Rebels’ 21-13 loss to Indianapolis Bishop Chatard.
Chris Mays of New Prairie had 21 carries for 144 yards and three touchdowns for the Cougars in a 44-28 loss to Andrean.
Chondr Cissell of Indianapolis Cathedral ran 17 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns for the Irish in a 39-34 loss to Cincinnati Elder.
Indian Creek’s Avery Welch carried the ball seven times for 143 yards and two scores in the Braves’ 59-8 victory over Owen Valley.
Wesley Woodin of Delta ran seven times for 142 yards with a touchdown in the Eagles’ 84-20 win over Shelbyville.
Clinton Central’s Anthony Ransford had 23 rushes for 142 yards in the Bulldogs’ 35-14 win over Clinton Prairie.
Owen Sego of Indian Creek ran 18 times for 141 yards and two touchdowns against Owen Valley.
Ethan Devol of Jimtown carried the ball 11 times for 139 yards and two scores in the Jimmies’ 31-14 loss to Angola.
Columbus East’s Mark McDonald ran 10 times for 138 yards and a scores for the Olympians against Seymour.
Derek Thompson of Brownstown Central needed just three carries to gain 137 yards and two touchdowns in the Braves’ 48-8 victory over Eastern (Pekin).
Southern Wells’ Jed Perry had 15 carries for 137 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders in their 51-19 loss to Jay County.
Shelbyville’s Matthew Merritt ran 25 times for 135 yards and three touchdowns for the Golden Bears against Delta.
Eli Patchett of Westfield raced 18 times for 134 yards and three scores in the Shamrocks’ 41-28 win over Zionsville.
Mitchell Spindler of Gibson Southern had 11 carries for 131 yards and four touchdowns in the Titans’ 63-7 win over North Posey.
Lebanon’s Cameron Johnson ran 14 times for 130 yards and two touchdowns in the Tigers’ 27-13 win over Danville.
Dylan Crossen of Guerin Catholic scampered right times for 128 yards and three scores in the Golden Eagles’ 48-7 win over Heritage Christian.
Twin Lakes’ Kaleb Cauble had 20 carries for 127 yards and two touchdowns against Tipton.
Sam Fulton of Tri-West ran eight times for 126 yards with two scores and caught a pass for another tally in the Bruins’ 63-14 win over Frankfort.
Angola’s Jarrett Gibson carried the ball 17 times for 125 yards and three touchdowns for the Hornets against Jimtown.
DeKalb’s Landon Miller had 23 carries for 120 yards and two scores in the Barons’ 28-21 loss to New Haven.
Nathan Mullen of Bremen scampered nine times for 120 yards and two touchdowns in the Lions’ 49-14 win at John Glenn.
Anyis Lockett of Fort Wayne Snider ran 20 times for 119 yards and two scores in the Panthers’ 47-7 victory over Fort Wayne Concordia.
Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ Jordan Presley carried the ball 17 times for 118 yards and two touchdowns and caught a pass for another score in the Knights’ 38-36 win over Homestead,
Jakylen Thomas of Marion ran 13 times for 117 yards and a touchdown in the Giants’ 46-7 win over Kokomo.
Austin Oppel of New Albany had six rushes for 116 yards and two scores in the Bulldogs’ 55-17 win over Jennings County.
Floyd Central’s Wenkers Wright ran nine times for 112 yards and two touchdowns in the Highlanders’ 59-0 blanking of Madison.
Kenny Tracy of Decatur Central had 22 carries for 111 yards and four scores for the Hawks in a 28-14 win over Whiteland.
New Albany’s DeTre Payton carried the ball five times for 110 yards and two scores against Jennings County.
Maveric Thiery ran 16 times for 102 yards and three touchdowns for the Panthers in a 52-14 win over Terre Haute North.
PASSING GRADES (Top passing performances)
Jayden George of Warren Central was 19-of-28 for 421 yards with seven touchdowns in the Warriors’ 58-27 win over North Central (Indianapolis).
New Haven’s Tim Jordan went 21-of-40 for 373 yards and three touchdowns for the Bulldogs against DeKalb.
Eddie Schott of Southport completed 32-of-56 attempts for 362 yards and five touchdowns for the Cardinals against Columbus North.
Lafayette Jeff’s Maximus Grimes went 14-of-21 for 358 yards with five scores and ran nine times for 68 yards against McCutcheon.
West Lafayette’s Kyle Adams was 27-of-35 for 341 yards with six scores in the Red Devils’ 76-0 blanking of Hamilton Heights.
Zack Merrill of Andrean completed 22-of-30 passes for 330 yards and five touchdowns for the 59ers against New Prairie.
Lapel’s Cole Alexander went 21-of-34 for 304 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third score in the Bulldogs’ 49-21 loss to Adams Central.
Tri-West’s Luke Robertson went 14-of-18 for 295 yards and three scores against Frankfort.
Norman Knapke of Bishop Luers was 16-of-22 for 293 yards and three touchdowns against Homestead.
Tyson Harley of Mount Vernon (Fortville) completed 11-of-16 passes for 269 yards and four touchdowns in the Marauders’ 56-21 win over Greenfield-Central.
Drew Byerly of Franklin was 18-of-24 for 269 yards with four touchdowns and ran 18 times for 173 yards and two scores in the Grizzly Cubs’ 38-21 win over Perry Meridian.
Liam Thompson of North Central (Indianapolis) finished 18-of-36 for 267 yards with two touchdowns for the Panthers against Warren Central.
Along with going 18-of-29 for 259 yards with a touchdown, Homestead’s Jake Archbold ran 17 times for 126 yards and two scores for the Spartans against Bishop Luers.
Kokomo’s Levi Hrabos went 17-of-32 for 254 yards with a scores for the Wildkats against Marion.
LaVille’s Ayden Doyle was 10-of-14 for 251 yards with two touchdowns in the Lancers’ 66-19 loss at Pioneer.
Cole Gilley of Columbus East completed 11-of-19 passes for 249 yards and three touchdowns against Seymour.
Drew Barber of New Castle went 14-of-35 for 248 yards and two scores in the Trojans’ 49-14 loss to Pendleton Heights.
South Bend Riley’s Senator Brown was 14-of-28 for 245 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 46-12 loss to South Bend Adams.
Rhett Snodgrass of Mount Vernon (Posey) completed 19-of-21 for 244 yards with four touchdowns and ran 14 times for 81 yards in the Wildcats’ 41-12 win over Mount Carmel (Illinois).
Karson Goodman of Mooresville went 17-of-23 for 239 yards and two scores against Plainfield.
Brebeuf Jesuit’s Drake Hagerman completed 13-of-18 for 239 yards with four touchdowns in the Braves’ 49-12 win over Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter.
Houston Swan went 18-of-32 for 235 yards and three touchdowns in the Royals’ 32-21 loss to Fountain Central.
Western Boone’s Spencer Wright was 9-of-10 for 233 yards and four scores in the Stars’ 69-0 blanking of Crawfordsville.
Heisman Skeens of Mississinewa went 9-of-10 for 225 yards with two touchdowns and ran four times for 85 yards and two scores in the Indians’ 62-7 win at Elwood.
Ira Armstead of South Bend Adams threw for 220 yards with three touchdowns and also ran for 93 yards and a score for the Eagles against South Bend Riley.
Devin Marcum of Manchester was 17-of-31 for 220 yards with two touchdowns against Wabash.
Gibson Southern’s Brady Allen completed 15-of-18 passes for 218 yards and three scores against North Posey.
Drake Delph of Sheridan went 6-of-9 for 210 yards with four scores in the Blackhawks’ 52-0 blanking of Tri-Central.
Yorktown’s Reid Neal tossed for 209 yards with a touchdown and ran 18 times for 135 yards for the Tigers against New Palestine.
New Palestine’s Zach Neligh was 7-of-8 for 206 yards and three scores against Yorktown.
South Vermillion’s Anthony Garzolini completed 10-of-15 throws for 204 yards and two scores in the Wildcats’ 28-0 blanking of Riverton Parke.
Aiden Moyers of Plainfield went 15-of-24 for 201 yards and a touchdown against Mooresville.
Jay County’s Parker Grimes was 8-of-12 for 189 yards and a score for the Patriots against Southern Wells.
Cardinal Ritter’s Jack Henninger went 18-of-27 for 194 yards and two scores for the Raiders against Brebeuf Jesuit.
Orin Edwards of Cathedral was 12-of-21 for 181 yards and two touchdowns against Cincinnati Elder.
Sullivan’s Jack Conner was 19-of-37 for 180 yards and two touchdowns in the Golden Arrows’ 50-20 loss to Northview.
Christian Gelov of Guerin Catholic went 8-of-14 for 180 yards and two scores against Heritage Christian.
Nathan Harpenau of Castle tossed for 177 yards and two touchdowns against Evansville Reitz.
Clinton Prairie’s Brock Fingerle was 13-of-25 for 173 yards and two touchdowns for the Gophers against Clinton Central.
Bloomington South’s Trent Richardson completed 20-of-24 passes for 172 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score against Terre Haute North.
Cole Happe of Evansville Mater Dei was 10-of-16 for 171 yards with two scores and ran for another tally in the Wildcats’ 50-6 win over Evansville Harrison.
Christian Conkling of Pendleton Heights went 8-of-13 for 168 yards with three scores and ran for two more touchdowns for the Arabians against New Castle.
Merrillville’s Aahric Whitehead was 10-of-16 for 166 yards with two touchdowns in the Pirates’ 26-21 win over Crown Point.
Brownsburg’s Ben Easters was 12-of-20 for 162 yards and three touchdowns against Franklin Central.
Michael Lindauer of Evansville Memorial went 9-of-17 for 161 yards with three scores in the Tigers; 56-10 win over Evansville North.
Eastern Greene’s Jaysce Skinner was 10-of-13 for 159 yards and three touchdowns in the Thunderbirds; 35-6 win over North Daviess.
Will Pettit of Crown Point went 16-of-29 for 159 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs against Merrillville.
Evansville Reitz’s Eli Wiethop was 16-of-20 for 155 yards with a score and ran 10 times for 125 yards for the Panthers against Castle.
Plymouth’s Joe Barron tossed for 151 yards with a touchdown in the Rockies’ 32-29 overtime win over Warsaw.
Ben Davis’ Trent Gipson was 14-of-22 for 147 yards and ran 12 times for 72 yards and a score against Pike.
Camden Simmons of Westfield completed 17-of-28 passes for 147 yards with a score against Zionsville.
Bishop Chatard’s Mark Nondorf went 11-of-19 for 146 yards and ran for a score for the Trojans against Roncalli.
Spencer Smith of Clinton Central was 5-of-8 for 143 yards with a touchdown and ran for two scores against Clinton Prairie.
In addition to completing 8-of-11 passes for 137 yards with a touchdown, Tipton’s K.J. Roudebush ran 18 times for 213 yards and a school-best seven scores for the Blue Devils against Twin Lakes.
Marion’s KeShawn Taylor went 5-of-9 for 130 yards and two scores against Kokomo.
Brandan Young of Fort Wayne Wayne completed 5-of-9 passes for 129 yards with three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score in the Generals’ 41-40 win over Fort Wayne Northrop.
Fountain Central’s Nathaniel Butts was 7-of-17 for 127 yards with a score and also rushed 23 times for 164 yards and two touchdowns for the Mustangs against Eastern Hancock.
Parker Bares of Adams Central completed 9-of-12 passes for 124 yards with a touchdown and ran nine times for 46 yards and another score for the Flying Jets against Lapel.
In addition to going 8-of-11 for 122 yards with a touchdown, McCall Ray of Bedford North Lawrence ran 14 times for 100 yards and three scores in the Stars’ 34-12 victory over Jeffersonville.
Edgewood’s Schuyler Curtis went 8-of-12 for 117 yards with a score and ran nine times for 192 yards and two touchdowns against Cloverdale.
Jack Kiser of Pioneer was 6-of-8 for 85 yards with a touchdown, ran 14 times for 159 yards and four scores, and grabbed an interception for the Panthers against LaVille.
Beech Grove’s Jordan Reel went 5-of-6 for 71 yards with a score and ran five times for 178 yards and a touchdown in the Hornets’ 48-0 win over Speedway.
Along with throwing for 63 yards and a touchdown, Northview’s Trey Shaw also ran 14 times for 155 yards and three scores for the Knights against Sullivan.
WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)
Kentrel Thomas of New Haven hauled in 12 passes for 257 yards and two scores against DeKalb.
Warren Central’s David Bell had 10 catches for 227 yards and three touchdowns against North central (Indianapolis).
Sheridan’s Jesse Kolb caught five passes for 191 yards and three touchdowns against Tri-Central.
Ryan Lezon of Southport hauled in 18 passes for 185 yards and two scores against Columbus North.
LaVille’s Andrew Dill had five receptions for 177 yards and two scores against Pioneer.
Homestead’s Griffin Little hauled in nine receptions for 166 yards and a touchdown against Bishop Luers.
Jamic Johnson of Bishop Luers had seven catches for 157 yards and two scores against Homestead.
Darell Jackson of Mount Vernon (Fortville) caught four passes for 141 yards with two touchdowns against Greenfield-Central.
Southport’s Rashawn Haskins hauled in eight passes for 141 yards and two scores against Columbus North.
R.J. Erb of West Lafayette caught 11 passes for 129 yards with three touchdowns against Hamilton Heights.
Manchester’s Trey Clark hauled in eight receptions for 127 yards and two scores against Wabash.
Justin Engle of Lapel caught six passes for 122 yards and a touchdown against Adams Central.
Riley’s Jalen Jennings had three catches for 121 yards with two scores and also intercepted a pass against Adams.
Andrean’s Nick Flesher caught eight passes for 120 yards and three touchdowns against New Prairie.
Cade Campbell of Mississinewa hauled in five passes for 118 yards and a touchdown against Elwood.
Castle’s Chase Wilkinson caught six passes for 112 yards and two touchdowns against Evansville Reitz.
Derrick Matthews of Lafayette Jeff had four receptions for 111 yards and two scores against McCutcheon.
Columbus East’s Cody Horner caught four passes for 108 yards with a touchdown and ran for another tally against Seymour.
Lapel’s Charlie Prough hauled in six passes for 102 yard and a touchdown against Adams Central.
Eli Pancoi of Pendleton Heights caught three passes for 101 yards and two touchdowns against New Castle.
SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top performances on defense and special teams)
Plymouth’s Dylan Gamble converted the game-winning 25-yard field goal in overtime against Warsaw.
In addition to catching a touchdown pass, Miguel Zyniewicz of Adams also intercepted two passes and returned one of them 70 yards for a score against Riley.
Will Brackett of Evansville Memorial tallied 14 tackles against Evansville North.
Lafayette Central Catholic’s Grant Kenney had 13 tackles for the Knights in their 55-0 blanking of northwestern.
Lowell’s Ethan Igras racked up 12 tackles against Hammond Morton.
Crown Point’s Adam Hilliard and Blake Klingberg tallied 11 tackles apiece against Merrillville.
Tyler Jones of Monroe Central recorded 10 tackles for the Golden Bears in a 19-8 win over North Decatur.
North Decatur’s Phillip Fisse tallied 10 stops for the Chargers against Monroe Central.
Along with coming up with an interception, Elkhart Memorial’s Derrick Woods found the end zone four times against Goshen.