THE INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST'S HONOR ROLL – 2014 WEEK NINE
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
Max Morris rambled 19 times for 274 yards and three touchdowns, leading Center Grove to a 44-38 win over defending Class 5A state champion Indianapolis Cathedral. Joey Siderwicz was 7-of-10 through the air for 185 yards and two touchdowns, Devin Hensley caught six passes for 144 yards and one score, and Titus McCoy added nine rushes for 118 yards and two touchdowns for the Trojans. Keith Sears recorded 19 tackles, and Cameron Tidd tallied 10 stops for Center Grove. Max Bortenschlager tossed for 291 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score, and Evan Wigham had nine rushes for 102 yards and one score for the Irish. Caleb Cross chipped in 25 carries for 153 yards, and Ben Stewart racked up 10 tackles for Cathedral.
Cam Eveland came up with 10.5 tackles and three interceptions, one which was returned 90 yards for a touchdown, in Plymouth's 50-28 win over NorthWood. Justin Drudge ran 15 times for 94 yards and four touchdowns, and Jack Barron completed 10-of-16 passes for 175 yards and one score for the Rockies, who tallied 30 points in the fourth quarter to complete their first unbeaten regular season since 2009. Trey Bilinski tossed for 241 yards and four touchdowns, Drew Minnich had nine catches for 86 yards and three scores, and Travis Bear added 12 receptions for 148 yards for the Panthers.
Isaac James ran nine times for 116 yards and one touchdown and hooked up with Chris Perkins for the game-winning 41-yard touchdown pass as Carmel completed its first unbeaten regular season since 1986 with a 27-20 win over Lawrence Central. Shakir Paschall added 136 yards on the ground and one score for the Greyhounds, who captured the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference title. Gerrid Doaks had 29 carries for 208 yards and two touchdowns, Brian Haas tossed for 159 yards, and Darrin Kirkland recorded 17 tackles for the Bears.
Mitchell Burton carried the football 25 times for 195 yards and three touchdowns, lifting Columbus North to a 31-28 upset of No. 6 (Class 6A) Southport. Luke Johnston threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns. Andrew Mappes ran 27 times for 106 yards, and Aaron Ferguson added 10 receptions for 102 yards and one score for Southport.
Matt Labus was 8-of-13 passing for 105 yards and three touchdowns in Guerin Catholic's 27-0 blanking of Culver Academy. Johnny Swidan had 26 carries for 138 yards and one score for the Golden Eagles.
Derrick Tennant ran 38 times for 173 yards and two touchdowns, helping Avon to a 21-16 win over Noblesville. Carl Hardy threw for 117 yards and one touchdown, and Austin Ginther racked up 15 tackles for Noblesville.
Jeff Cmehil accounted for more than 400 yards of offense as defending Class 2A state champion Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter downed Park Tudor, 54-34. Cmehil ran 20 times for 200 yards and five touchdowns and completed 10-of-20 passes for 231 yards. Tommy Waites added two scores on the ground for the Raiders. Jack Dassow was 20-of-27 passing for 274 yards and two touchdowns, Ahrod Lloyd added 19 carries for 200 yards and three scores as well as 13 tackles, and Brent Brimmage had seven receptions for 106 yards and one score for the Panthers.
Blake Elming added on to his school-record rushing total with 17 carries for 148 yards and two touchdowns as McCutcheon rolled to a 68-7 win over Anderson. Levon Thompson added six rushes for 130 yards, and Aaron Phillips completed 7-of-10 passes for 118 yards and two scores to Kevin Adkins and also ran for a tally for the Mavericks.
Jonan Thacker carried the ball 37 times for 339 yards and three touchdowns in Triton Central's 32-7 win over Speedway. Drake Holtz added 11 tackles for the Tigers, while Jacob Jones paced the Sparkplugs with 17 carries for 120 yards and one score.
Timmy Herrin was 20-of-35 through the air for 344 yards and three touchdowns, lifting Terre Haute South to a 41-31 win over Bloomington North. Justin Jenkins added seven receptions for 142 yards and one touchdown, and Koty Hall grabbed three receptions for 118 yards and two scores for the Braves.
Kiante Enis ran 28 times for 200 yards and two touchdowns, helping Winchester to a 40-8 win over Centerville. Austin Lawrence threw for 138 yards and one score, and Elias Gates ran and caught a pass for touchdowns for the Golden Falcons. Dillan Williams racked up 17 tackles, and Titus Edwards added 14 stops for Winchester. Austin Mavity had 138 yards of offense with a touchdown run, and Isaac Creigmile recorded 14 tackles for the Bulldogs.
Stuart Glascow tossed for 127 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score, guiding Whiting to a 26-0 shutout over River Forest. Ethan Young added 23 rushes for 137 yards and one score for the Oilers.
Noah Smith had 20 carries for 110 yards and one touchdown in Hobart's 20-14 win over Highland. Julio Trujillo chipped in 10 stops for the Brickies. Hunter Rycerz threw for 121 yards, and Charlie Gerstner tallied 117 total yards and one touchdown for the Trojans.
Carter Poiry was 14-of-23 through the air for 197 yards and two touchdowns, leading Hamilton Southeastern to a 36-0 shutout over Brownsburg. Aaron Matio chipped in 20 carries for 107 yards and three scores for the Royals.
Charles Salary proved to be a workhorse with 36 rushes for 150 yards and three touchdowns in LaPorte's 34-14 win against Portage. Eric Mazany added 104 yards passing and one score, and Casey Cornett converted four extra-points and two field goals for the Slicers.
Ethan Darter threw for 203 yards and three as Lake Central wrapped up its first outright Duneland Conference title with a 24-7 win against Valparaiso. Antwan Davis chipped in 12 catches for 179 yards and two scores, and Brandon Scott ran for 110 yards for the Indians. Matt Mayes tossed for 100 yards, Ian Suttles recorded 13 tackles, and Austin Ford added 12 stops for the Vikings.
Adam Iffert had three catches for 114 yards and three touchdowns and also came up with two interceptions, one which was returned 74 yards for another score, lifting Brebeuf Jesuit to a 36-22 win over Fort Wayne Concordia. Aaron Banks tossed for 226 yards and three touchdowns, and LaVante Bellamy ran for 111 yards and one score for the Braves. Peter Kerlegrand had 18 carries for 104 yards and one score, and Pete Morrison ran for two touchdowns for the Cadets. Daniel Sparks threw for 204 yards, and C.J. Morris added six catches for 154 yards for Concordia.
Jake Paliga tossed for 161 yards and one touchdown, leading top-ranked and defending Class 3A state champion Andrean to a 26-14 win over Lowell. Trevor Berg added 20 carries for 101 yards and one score, and Jamie Johnson tallied seven receptions for 109 yards and one touchdown for the 59ers. Zach Bobos recorded 108 total yards and a touchdown pass, and Ike James rushed for 95 yards for the Red Devils.
Shaw Cloud paced a balanced attack with 11 carries for 77 yards and one scores as Whiteland downed Greenwood, 24-7. Tanner Skeel accounted for 168 total yards and a touchdown pass for Greenwood.
Garritt Slatcoff tallied 175 total yards, including a 15-yard touchdown pass to Logan Hoffereth, as Chesterton blanked Merrillville, 7-0. D.J. Wilkins threw for 120 yards for Merrillville.
Martin Bunnell ran seven times for 94 yards and a touchdown, leading Indianapolis Bishop Chatard to a 46-24 win against Indianapolis Tech. Matt Haley chipped in 10 carries for 96 yards and one score, and Brian Ball tossed a pair of touchdown passes for the Trojans. James Gates passed for 204 yards and a touchdown, and Jawuan Gilbert ran for two scores for the Titans.
Artie Equihua accumulated over 300 yards of offense as Crown Point downed Michigan City, 38-21. Equihua had 15 carries for 181 yards and two touchdowns and was 12-of-18 through the air for 120 yards and one score. Troy Grady ran 23 times for 163 yards and two scores, and Patrick Messer came up with two interceptions for the Bulldogs. James Henrich threw for 151 yards and two touchdowns, and Cevin Crawford had five catches for 101 yards and one score for the Wolves.
Jake LaFever racked up 207 total yards with a touchdown pass and run, leading Wheeler to a 22-12 win over Calumet. Clay Turpin added 103 yards on the ground for the Bearcats. Quinton Harris tossed for 139 yards and one score for the Warriors.
Gynson Robley was 7-of-9 passing for 254 yards and three touchdowns in Indian Creek's 47-0 shutout over South Decatur. Dokken Egenolf added 13 carries for 208 yards and four scores, and Jake McGowan had two catches for 114 yards and one score for the Braves.
Will Durchholz tossed for 147 yards and one score, while Austin Guerrettaz and Jackson Jones added 16 and 12 tackles respectively for Evansville Memorial in a 24-7 loss to Castle.
Colton Kimm passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third tally, lifting Floyd Central to a 42-21 win over New Albany. Garry Posey added three scores on the ground, John Strobel recorded 17 tackles, and Michael Sans added 16 stops for the Highlanders. Zack Donan passed and ran for scores for the Bulldogs.
Adam Dobson ran for a touchdown and recorded 20 tackles as John Glenn held on for a 21-20 win over Bremen. Zach Combes rushed for 124 yards, and Camden Doyle found the end zone twice for the Falcons. Brett Louderback had 36 carries for 197 yards and a score for the Lions.
Jordan Leach ran for 77 yards and two touchdowns in Warren Central's 23-14 loss to Saint Xavier (Ohio).
Josh LaRue accounted for 400 yards of offense and three touchdowns, leading Martinsville to a 37-14 win over Plainfield. LaRue was 21-of-31 passing for 324 yards and also ran for 76 yards. Trey Denton added eight carries for 114 yards, John Zloty had four catches for 110 yards and one touchdown, and Dante Keys chipped in five receptions for 128 yards and one score for the Artesians. Colin Nyswander was 9-of-14 for 171 yards and two scores for the Quakers.
Kyle Castner had over 200 total yards with two touchdowns as Ben Davis blanked Indianapolis North Central, 49-0. Castner completed 13-of-18 passes for 154 yards and ran for 57 yards. Dorian Tate added three scores on the ground for the Giants.
Jordan Marshall tossed for 289 yards and four touchdowns, guiding Indianapolis Pike to a 40-14 win over Lawrence North. Rashad Medaris caught five passes for 129 yards and one score, and Kendall Sprowl had two receptions for 83 yards and two tallies for the Red Devils. Curtis Collins ran 12 times for 132 yards and one score for Pike.
Wes Cook had seven carries for 247 yards and four touchdowns and caught a pass for fifth tally, helping Tri-West to a 63-14 win over Crawfordsville. Jake Hendershot tallied 105 yards of offense, good for two touchdown passes and a scoring run for the Bruins. Trent Johnson passed for 148 yards and two touchdowns to Nick Corbin for the Athenians.
Garrett Kuhn returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown, a punt return 49 yards for another scores, and caught a pass for a third tally, lifting New Palestine to a 54-0 blanking of Delta. Alex Neligh threw for 171 yards and two scores and ran for two touchdowns for the Dragons.
Jackson Heath threw for 179 yards and three touchdowns as Heritage Christian downed Indianapolis Northwest, 35-6. Andrew Hunt had two catches for scores, and Drew Azbell added two touchdowns, including a 43-yard fumble recovery for the Eagles. Terrance Booker rushed for 147 yards for the Space Pioneers.
Ryan Pepiot completed 6-of-7 passes for 140 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third tally in Westfield's 42-0 shutout of Indianapolis Washington.
Riley Neal tallied 350 yards of offense, leading Yorktown to a 27-15 win over Mount Vernon (Fortville). Neal tossed for 234 yards and three touchdowns and carried the ball 16 times for 116 yards and one score. Riley Miller had six receptions for 111 yards and a score for the Tigers. Jimmy Campbell had 118 yards of offense for the Marauders.
Luke Patton passed for 168 yards and ran for three touchdowns, including the game-winner in the second overtime, lifting East Central to a 30-27 win over Indianapolis Roncalli. Nate Fries had 20 carries for 92 yards and three scores for Roncalli.
Drew Bertram had 168 yards through the air and two touchdowns and ran for a third score, helping Zionsville to a 27-17 win over Fishers. Ben Hudson added six catches for 117 yards and one score for the Eagles. Zach Eaton tallied 147 total yards with a touchdown pass and run for the Tigers.
Tommy Stevens' 22-yard touchdown pass to Connor Ray with 15.7 seconds left helped Decatur Central earn a 27-23 win over Franklin. Stevens finished 13-of-19 for 123 and ran 10 times for 69 yards and one score. Dakota Sidwell added two scores on the ground for the Hawks. Jacob Stevenson carried the ball 21 times for 124 yards and two scores for the Grizzly Cubs.
Tyler Carpenter caught a pass for a touchdown and ran for another tally as Penn wrapped up the Northern Indiana Conference title with a 21-12 win over Mishawaka. Tanner Bradley ran for 107 yards and one score for Mishawaka.
Jacob Whitfield carried the ball 25 times for 146 yards and three touchdowns, guiding Mishawaka Marian to a 28-27 win over Elkhart Central. Joe Phillips ran 19 times for 175 yards and two scores for Central.
Anthony Taborn set a school record with 273 yards rushing and tied the mark with five touchdowns in South Bend Clay's 35-0 blanking of South Bend Riley. Taborn, who had 34 carries, surpassed Sal Shabazz's previous high of 269 yards on the ground set in 2000.
Tajah Smith and Brendan Connelly ran for two touchdowns apiece, helping South Bend St. Joseph hang on for a 34-28 win over South Bend Washington. Tyler White ran and passed for scores for Washington.
Nik Olson had 14 carries for 213 yards and three touchdowns, guiding Jintown to a 47-0 shutout of Triton. Max Magyar chipped in 13 rushes for 118 yards and two scores, and Marquis Schieber added a touchdown run and throw for the Jimmies.
Caleb Dudeck ran for two touchdowns in LaVille's 21-6 win over Culver. Ethan Kertai added 131 yards on the ground and one score for the Lancers.
Caleb Klusman's 27-yard field goal in the second overtime lifted Warsaw to a 24-21 upset of four-time defending Northern Lakes Conference champion Concord. Jake Mangas went 21-of-26 for 144 yards and three touchdowns. In the process, Mangas set the single-season records for both attempts and yards after establishing the mark for completions in a season last week. Concord lost despite out gaining the Tigers 330-199 in total yards. Cullen Fisher was 18-of-29 for 153 yards, and Matt Fragale had 18 rushes for 100 yards and two touchdowns for the Minutemen.
Clayton Cook scored two touchdowns, including a 99-yard kickoff return, leading Wawasee to a 17-7 win over Goshen.
Cam Ridenour found the end zone three times as Northridge blanked Elkhart Memorial, 31-0. The Raiders limited Memorial to just 12 yards of offense.
Andrew Risner rambled for 124 yards and two touchdowns, helping Winamac earn the outright Midwest Conference crown with a 67-0 blanking of Frontier. Blake Grandstaff added two scores, and Parker Fox tallied 109 total yards with a touchdown pass and run for the Warriors, who held Frontier to minus-15 yards of offense. Mitch Reed and Maverick Schultz added 10 tackles apiece for Winamac.
Nick Price and Sam Kiser scored two touchdowns apiece, leading Pioneer to a 55-7 win over West Central. Nate Neeley tossed for 162 yards and one touchdown, and Dylan Ingram had five receptions for 129 yards and one score for West Central.
Jacob Howdeshell scampered for 199 yards and three touchdowns, helping Rochester claim the outright Three Rivers Conference title with a 42-14 win at North Miami. Jay Heckathorn added 119 yards on the ground and two scores for the Zebras, who ran off 35 unanswered points to erase a 14-7 deficit. Jacob White passed and ran for touchdowns for the Warriors.
Garrett Elder accounted for more than 200 yards of offense as Whitko cruised to a 34-16 win over Tippecanoe Valley. Elder was 7-of-10 through the air for 125 yards and one touchdown and ran 11 times for 88 yards and one score. Tanner Hughes added 22 carries for 169 yards and two scores, and Zach Baughman recorded 12 tackles and a fumble recovery for the Wildcats. Alec Craig tossed for 123 yards for the Vikings.
Eli Wallace tallied 155 yards on the ground and three touchdowns, lifting Lakeland to a 26-12 win over Fremont.
Landon Harris carried the ball 27 times for 166 yards and two touchdowns, guiding Churubusco to a 35-20 win over Fairfield. Chance Gallmeier caught a touchdown pass and had an interception, and Lyle McParlan recorded 24 tackles for the Eagles. Sam Brown passed for 156 yards and two touchdown passes to Clay Bontrager, Travis McCoy tallied 18 tackles, and Nolan Miller had 17 stops for the Falcons.
Keion Powers racked up over 350 yards of offense, leading Fort Wayne Wayne to a share of the Summit Athletic Conference title with a 41-32 win over Fort Wayne Snider. Powers ran for 185 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 197 yards and one score. Austin Yarbro ran for two scores for the Generals, who shared the Victory Bell with Snider and Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. Isaac Stiebeling tallied 238 total yards and a touchdown pass, and Desmon Davis added three scores on the ground for the Panthers.
Noah Wezensky was 23-of-33 passing for 320 yards and four touchdowns as Fort Wayne Bishop Luers claimed a portion of the SAC title with a 41-22 win over Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger. Tyrell Johnson had nine catches for 143 yards and three scores, Austin Mack added 11 receptions for 121 yards and one score, and C.J. McCarter chipped in a fumble recovery and 60-yard interception return for a touchdown for the Knights.
Aiden Smith tossed for 192 yards and two touchdowns to Eric Lauer, leading Carroll (Fort Wayne) to its first Northwest Hoosier Conference title with a 24-6 win over DeKalb. It was also the Chargers' first unbeaten regular season since 1986.
Jack Dugan's 23-yard field goal with one second left lifted Homestead to a 27-25 win over New Haven. Logan Ormsby passed for 141 yards and ran for 125 yards, and Landon Durnell rushed for 92 yards and three touchdowns for the Spartans. NiShawn Jones carried the ball 24 times for 228 yards and two touchdowns, and Adam Hoffer racked up 11 tackles for the Bulldogs.
Ashten Barnes' blocked extra-point in overtime helped Columbia City claim a 35-34 win over Norwell. Braden Myer rushed for 152 yards and three touchdowns for the Eagles. Piercen Harnish ran 18 times for 171 yards and two touchdowns, completed 11-of-18 passes for 146 yards and two scores, and recorded 11 tackles for the Knights. Adam Nahrwold added a scoring run and catch for Norwell.
Freshman Keshawn Watson rambled for 226 yards and two touchdowns as Fort Wayne North rolled to a 51-13 win against Fort Wayne Northrop. Aaron Nieves carried the ball six times for 105 yards and one score and completed 6-of-11 passes for 151 yards and three scores for North. Jorden Kindig added four receptions for 109 yards and one score, and David Johnson hauled in two touchdowns for the Redskins.
Kray Klopfenstein tossed for 146 yards and three touchdowns as Leo wrapped up the Allen County Athletic Conference title with a 42-0 shutout of Bluffton. Tyler Hensinger chipped in 121 yards on the ground and two scores for the Lions.
P.J. Dean and Conner Dove both surpassed the 100-yard rushing mark in Eastside's 53-7 thrashing of Angola. Dean ran 25 times for 196 yards and four touchdowns, and Dove had 12 carries for 151 yards and two scores.
Mitchell VanBrocklin found the end zone three times, including the game-winning one-yard run early in the fourth quarter, as Woodlan held on for a 33-32 win over Adams Central. Shawn Kitzmiller had 20 carries for 157 yards, one score, and 13 tackles, and Herman Rorick added 12 tackles and a 72-yard interception return for a score for the Warriors. Hunter Bates rushed for 151 yards and two scores for the Flying Jets.
Branson Dossen threw for 152 yards and two touchdowns, leading Heritage to a 42-6 win over Jay County. Justyn Hart added 136 yards rushing and two scores, and Jailon Parrish had a scoring run and catch for the Patriots.
Adam Woods scampered for 173 yards and two touchdowns, helping Huntington North cruise to a 41-15 win over Lafayette Jeff. Lucas Long added 96 yards through the air and two scores, and Brady Hill racked up 12 tackles for the Vikings.
Tanner Burns paced a balanced attack with 78 yards rushing and two touchdowns as Garrett rolled to a 40-7 win over Central Noble. Bo Davis tallied 12 stops for the Railroaders.
Kurtis Wilderman completed 12-of-23 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns as Evansville Mater Dei claimed the Southern Indiana Conference crown with a 28-21 win over Evansville Reitz. Malik Higgins had 29 carries for 165 yards and one score, and Joey Diekmann recorded 12 tackles for Reitz.
Tyjun Hawkins tallied 263 yards rushing and five touchdowns, helping Vincennes Lincoln earn a share of the Big Eight Conference title with a 59-28 win against Princeton.
Gabe Welder ran the ball 14 times for 128 yards and three touchdowns as Evansville Harrison snapped a 13-game Southern Indiana Conference losing streak with a 46-14 win over Evansville Bosse. After missing the last three games with a knee injury, Ryan Hales returned to completed 13-of-16 passes for 165 yards, and Deayrius Jackson added two scores on the ground for the Warriors. Dorian Williams carried the ball seven times for 102 yards and one score, and Darrion Noel added five rushes for 132 yards and one tally for the Bulldogs.
Ford Johnson rolled up over 300 yards of offense in Evansville North's 51-29 win over Evansville Central. Johnson ran 23 times for 207 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 118 yards. Zach Pate chipped in 23 carries for 169 yards and two scores for the Huskies. Tias Stewart scored two touchdowns, including a 77-yard kickoff return, Noah Fuchs passed for 130 yards, and Jesse Cano recorded 10 tackles for the Bears.
Nick Sellers was 17-of-24 through the air for 227 yards and four touchdowns in Gibson Southern's 41-0 blanking of Southridge. John Kissel chipped in 140 yards rushing and a score, and Nick Bengert tallied 11 tackles for the Titans.
Jake Kingery carried the football 32 times for 138 yards and three touchdowns, lifting Caston to a 38-26 win over Tri-County. Kingery also recovered a pair of fumbles and returned one 38 yards for another score for the Comets. Blake Justice tossed for 203 yards and three scores for the Cavaliers.
Koby Pierce tossed for 204 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score, leading Fountain Central to a 21-14 win over Rockville. Ethan Woodrow added six receptions for 124 yards and one score for the Mustangs.
Kellen Woods' 17-yard touchdown pass to Sam Gutierrez with 25 seconds left helped Tipton claim a 24-20 win over Delphi. Woods finished with 132 yards through the air with two scores and another on the ground, and Lane Johnson recorded 12 tackles for the Blue Devils. Weston Windell tossed for 257 yards and one score, and Trevor Cox caught three passes for 102 yards and one score for the Oracles. Clint Rude ran for 140 yards and two scores, and Dylan hart recorded 21 tackles for Delphi.
Mikey Kidwell threw for 155 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score as West Lafayette downed Lafayette Central Catholic, 21-17. Travis Rolle carried the ball 44 times for 168 yards and caught a pass for a score, and Frank Bodi tallied 13 tackles for the Red Devils. Adam Lovell returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a score for the Knights, who have dropped back-to-back games for the first time since 2004 and ended the regular season with a loss for the first time since 2001.
Blake Bennington's 24-yard touchdown scamper with 42 seconds left lifted Twin Lakes to a 36-32 win over North Judson. Bennington finished with 153 yards rushing and two scores and also tossed for 94 yards. Caleb Page added 13 carries for 117 yards and two touchdowns, and Trevor Brown recorded 22 tackles for the Indians.
John Dafcik racked up over 300 yards of offense in South Newton's 26-25 win over Clinton Central. Dafcik had 25 carries for 237 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 93 yards and another score. Keenan Oar threw for 230 yards and four touchdowns, Jake Gascho had four receptions for 182 yards and two touchdowns, and Tyler Burns added two scoring catches for Clinton Central.
Baylee Adams accounted for 105 yards of offense, good for a touchdown pass and run, as North Montgomery downed Danville, 22-20.
Carson Davis ran for three touchdowns and caught two passes for scores, lifting Attica to a 55-0 blanking of Turkey Run. Logan Harmeson completed 14-of-15 passes for 226 yards and four scores, and Austin Durham hauled in six receptions for 102 yards and one score for the Red Ramblers.
Cody Howell completed 12-of-20 passes for 179 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score, leading Tri-Central to a 40-21 win over Sheridan. Cody Colbert ran 26 times for 152 yards and two scores and caught a pass for a third tally, and Bryce Dowell added five catches for 112 yards and one score as the Trojans claimed the Hoosier Heartland Conference crown.
Cody Hicks ran 17 times for 196 yards and four touchdowns as Maconaquah cruised to a 60-6 win over Taylor. Nathan Robinson finished with 167 yards of offense and a scoring run and catch, and Luke Hahn tallied 141 total yards and a touchdown pass for the Braves.
Noah Aaron ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and caught a pass for a third tally, helping Northwestern to a 26-22 win over Eastern (Greentown).
Bo Baker rambled for two touchdowns, leading Kokomo to a 33-22 win over Richmond. Jeron Gray had 30 carries for 146 yards, Kyle Wade passed and ran for scores, and Noah Hurlock racked up 11 tackles for the Wildkats.
Evan Hodges carried the ball 19 times for 128 yards and three touchdowns and also had two fumble recoveries for scores, lifting Alexandria to a 38-21 win over Eastbrook. Blaize Kelly tallied 101 total yards and a touchdown catch, while Jonah Jerrils and Sam McDermit recorded 13 tackles apiece for the Tigers.
Markell Jones raced for 292 yards and four touchdowns on 15 carries, helping top-ranked and defending Class 4A state champion Columbus East to a 63-7 win over Bedford North Lawrence. K.J. McCarter completed 6-of-8 passes for 168 yards and three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score for the Olympians. Steven O'Neil ran and caught a pass for scores, and Sam Dwenger recorded 22 tackles for Columbus East.
Richard Williams rambled 18 times for 194 yards and two touchdowns as Bloomington South downed Perry Meridian, 59-14. Bryce Stancombe was 10-of-14 through the air for 165 yards and three scores and ran for a fourth tally, Carson Lien added a scoring run and catch, and Sam Helm racked up 21 tackles for the Panthers. Tristen Tonte tossed for 148 yards and two touchdowns for the Falcons.
Josh Brune rushed for 134 yards, including a four-yard touchdown scamper with 1:10 remaining, leading Bellmont to a 24-21 win over East Noble. Jordan Amacker added 102 yards on the ground and two scores for the Braves. Harold Wolfe completed 20-of-25 passes for 184 yards, and David Salazar ran for 96 yards and three scores for the Knights.
Cooper Henderson ran for two touchdowns and Austin Lacy passed for two scores in Eastern Hancock's 37-19 win over Lapel. Bryce Spegal added 24 carries for 105 yards, and Andy Riley tallied 10 tackles for the Royals.
Gabe Koontz and Zach Harrison both went over the 100-yard rushing mark, helping Edgewood cruise to a 49-6 win over South Vermillion. Koontz had 18 carries for 147 yards and one touchdown, while Harrison added 125 yards and two scores. Eli Housel added 11 tackles for the Mustangs. Daniel Shew tallied 99 yards of offense and one touchdown, and Hunter Thornton recorded 14 stops for the Wildcats.
Jerome Donald ran six times for 139 yards and touchdowns, guiding Hammond Morton to a 45-7 win over Hammond Gavit. Nick Przespolewski tossed two touchdown passes, and Mark Snorton added two scores on the ground for the Governors.
Adam Ostoich tossed for 126 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third tally, lifting Munster to a 45-0 blanking of Kankakee Valley. Dominic Lucito recorded 135 total yards with a scoring run and catch, and Jeff Proctor tallied two touchdowns, including a 78-yard kickoff return for the Mustangs.
Devon Moore tallied over 300 yards of offense as Hammond downed Hammond Clark, 26-23. Moore threw for 244 yards and a touchdown and scampered for 73 yards and another score. Edward Young had five carries for 155 yards and two fourth-quarter scores for the Wildcats. Justin Martinez passed for 141 yards and a touchdown for the Pioneers.
Antonio Suarez, Jacob Cottrell, Robbie Hernandez each found the end zone twice in Griffith's 56-8 thrashing of Bowman Academy. Suarez ran for 108 yards and Cottrell added 102 yards rushing as the Panthers avoided their first winless regular season since 1940.
Kody Lemley recorded almost 300 total yards, leading Lake Station to a 62-32 win over Hammond Bishop Noll. Lemley was 15-of-23 passing for 139 yards and two scores and rushed for 156 yards and three touchdowns. Michael Aguilar added 175 yards on the ground and two scores for the Fighting Eagles.
JDan Sturgeon was 5-of-8 through the air for 121 yards and a touchdown in Lafayette Harrison's 31-0 shutout of Marion. Daniel Wright ran 16 times for 100 yards and one score, and Cameron Greene added three catches for 115 yards and a touchdown for the Raiders. Ian Reynolds recorded 11 tackles for the Giants.
Sam Collins tallied two touchdowns and 10 tackles as Heritage Hills wrapped up the Pocket Athletic Conference title with a 19-10 win against South Spencer. Logan Wilkerson racked 153 total yards, and Sean Schaefer ran for a score and tallied 10 tackles for the Patriots. Zach Young racked up 11 tackles, Trevor Lehr had 10 stops for the Rebels.
Ethan Jones tossed for 133 yards and three touchdowns in Hamilton Heights' 40-0 blanking of Peru. Grant Weatherford added two scores, including a 60-yard fumble recovery, and Joe Woods recorded 12 tackles for the Huskies.
Nick Barrett recorded 195 yards of offense, good for a touchdown pass and run, leading Terre Haute North to a 25-23 win over Franklin Central. Logan Grim added 146 total yards with a scoring run and catch, and Trey Grim tallied 11 tackles for the Patriots.