The Indiana Football Digest's Honor Roll - 2016 Volume 9

By Paul Condry and Matt Kopsea

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ON THE RUNAWAY(Top running performances)

Jaylen Brown ran 19 times for 349 yards and five touchdowns for Franklin Central in a 42-41 loss to Terre Haute North.

Julian Cavallo tallied 27 carries for 274 yards and one score for South Bend Clay in a 44-14 loss to Elkhart Central.

Derek Lucas had 30 touches for 258 yards and three touchdowns for Tri-West in a 45-0 blanking of North Montgomery.

Al McKeller ran 14 times for 225 yards and three touchdowns for Lawrence North in a 54-0 victory over Indianapolis Pike.

Garrett Horn rambled 22 times for 222 yards and three touchdowns for Churubusco in a 55-25 win over Farifield.

Tucker Schank had 23 rushes for 221 yards and two touchdowns for Southridge in a 38-25 loss to Gibson Southern.

Brenden Mikesell scampered 32 times for 215 yards and a touchdown for Zionsville in a 20-19 win over Fishers.

Trevor Magill raced for 203 yards and five touchdowns for Sullivan in a 63-42 win over Indian Creek.

Dawson Dahnke accounted for 200 yards of offense with two scoring runs and two touchdown catches as Harrison (West Lafayette) earned a share of the North Central Conference title with a 68-7 win over Richmond.

Eric Jones ran 25 times for 195 yards and five touchdowns for Mount Vernon (Fortville) in a 40-21 win over Yorktown.

Will Jones carried the ball 26 times for 194 yards and three scores for Lapel in a 42-14 win over Eastern Hancock.

Zander Horvath ran 25 times for 192 yards and four touchdowns and caught a pass for another tally as Mishawaka Marian claimed the Northern Indiana Conference South Division title with a 35-13 win over South Bend Washington.

DuRon Ford rambled for 181 yards and four touchdowns in New Palestine's 56-15 win over Delta.

Jeff Stoll ran 21 times for 171 yards and two touchdowns for Goshen in a 41-34 win against Wawasee.

Joe Callahan had 38 carries for 170 yards and one score for Sheridan in a 41-14 loss to Carroll (Flora).

Jackson Sweeney ran 25 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns and caught a pass for another tally in Hamilton Southeastern's 35-24 loss to Brownsburg.

Along with running for 167 yards and one touchdown, Ethan Kertai also caught two passes for scores and returned a punt 32 yards for another tally in LaVille's 33-7 win over Culver. 

Shawn Hapenny tallied 163 yards on the ground and one score for Terre Haute North against Franklin Central.

Will McGarvey rushed for 163 yards for Warsaw in a 45-38 loss to Concord.

Trevor Espravnik ran 34 times for 161 yards and two scores for Lowell in a 35-21 win over Andrean.

Patrick McNamana had 26 carries for 156 yards and two touchdowns for Indianapolis Roncalli in a 28-21 win over Guerin Catholic.

Da'Ziaun Sargent tallied 25 touches for 151 yards and three touchdowns for Evansville Reitz in a 35-14 win over Evansville Mater Dei.

Gabe Coleman accounted for 24 carries for 150 yards and two scores for defending Class 3A state champion Indianapolis Bishop Chatard in a 20-7 win over East Central.

Cole Stigleman had 19 runs for 146 yards and three touchdowns in Jay County's 28-14 win over Heritage.

Nishawn Jones carried the ball 10 times for 142 yards and three scores and caught a pass for another tally as New Haven wrapped up the Northeast 8 Conference crown with a 43-0 blanking of Huntington North.

Matt Cox tallied 14 rushes for 137 yards and one score for Southwood in a 49-29 win over Tippecanoe Valley.

Tristen Tonte ran 21 times for 126 yards and two scores in Warren Central's 19-18 win over Saint Xavier (Ohio).

Carter McGinnis had 25 carries for 116 yards and three touchdowns for Guerin Catholic against Indianapolis Roncalli.

Dominick DeBroka rushed for 115 yards and two scores and caught a pass for another tally in Concord's win over Warsaw.

Jalen Williams had five touches for 105 yards and three scores for Lafayette Jeff in a 55-48 win against Muncie Central.

Darren Lathrop and Austin Bennett both went over the 100-yard mark as McCutcheon downed Marion, 35-7, to claim a share of the North Central Conference title. Lathrop had 15 carries for 150 yards and one score, while Bennett added 20 touches for 107 yards and one tally.

The trio of Ryan Hartmann, Connor Bray, and Josh Tudor combined for over 400 yards in Northeastern's 70-16 win over Union City. Hartmann had 11 carries for 163 yards and three touchdowns, Bray added seven touches for 145 yards and two scores, and Tudor chipped in five rushes for 93 yards and three touchdowns.

Danny Gregorich and Jack Kiser accumulated over 250 yards on the ground in Pioneer's 48-0 blanking of North Judson. Gregorich had 17 carries for 140 yards and one score, while Kiser added 112 yards and four touchdowns.

Anthony Maceo had 26 runs for 243 yards and three touchdowns for Portage in a 31-18 win over LaPorte.

Austin Bowling raced 19 times for 221 yards and five scores for Lawrenceburg in a 61-6 win over South Dearborn.

Bryant Fitzgerald ran for 153 yards and two scores in Avon's 31-28 win over Noblesville.

Davion Ervin-Poindexter scampered 17 times for 150 yards and also threw a pass for a score in Merrillville's 34-13 win over Chesterton.

Landon McPheeters ran for 132 yards and three touchdowns in West Washington's 44-23 win over Salem.

Jamon Hogan had 12 touches for 131 yards and three touchdowns in Columbus East's 62-24 win over Bedford North Lawrence.

Gavin Bane carried the ball 10 times for 102 yards and three touchdowns and caught a pass for another tally in Brownstown Central's 59-29 win against Corydon Central.

Keenan Wheeler and Steven Edwards both went over the 100-yard mark as Kokomo rolled past Indianapolis Tech, 44-21, to capture a share of the North Central Conference title. Wheeler had 19 carries for 155 yards and four touchdowns, and Edwards added 10 rushes for 108 yards and one score.

Brady Johnson found the end zone three times as Lewis Cass earned its first win of the season with a 41-21 decision over Benton Central.

PASSING THE TEST(Top passing performances.)

Chase Andries was 26-of-32 for 420 yards and five touchdowns for Beech Grove in a 49-21 win over Mooresville. Andries also ran for a score for the Hornets.

Dennis Johnson tossed for 354 yards and three touchdowns for Fort Wayne South in a 49-31 loss to Homestead.

Andrew McCormick accounted for more than 350 yards of offense in East Noble's 53-14 win over Bellmont. McCormick completed 24-of-26 for 271 yards and four touchdowns and ran nine times for 82 yards and one score.

Matthew Wilkerson went 19-of-29 for 346 yards and four touchdowns for Lafayette Jeff against Muncie Central.

Ben Slaton completed 14-of-23 passes for 344 yards and five scores in Plainfield's 59-26 win over Martinsville.

C.J. Detweiler was 21-of-32 for 341 yards and three touchdowns for Goshen against Wawasee.

Carson Blair completed 13-of-20 passes for 317 yards and six touchdowns in Southwood's win over Tippecanoe Valley.

Nick Barrett accounted for more than 300 total yards with four touchdown passes and the game-winning two-point conversion toss in Terre Haute North's win over Franklin Central. Barrett threw for 232 yards and ran for 74 yards.

Mikey Kidwell tallied over 300 yards of offense for West Lafayette in a 51-22 win over Northwestern. Kidwell was 15-of-21 for 204 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 146 yards and one score.

Josh Smith surpassed the 300-yard mark in total offense for Wawasee against Goshen. Smith threw for 135 yards and one touchdown and ran for 187 yards and one score.

Cade McCoin went 10-of-11 for 334 yards and six touchdowns in Mississinewa's 54-21 win over Alexandria.

Brendan Lawler accumulated almost 300 yards of offense in Charleston's 47-0 blanking of Eastern (Pekin). Lawler went 9-of-13 for 152 yards and one touchdown and ran eight times for 139 yards and one score.

Grayson Lynk accounted for nearly 300 total yards in Crown Point's 42-21 victory over Michigan City. Lynk tossed for 124 yards and one score and rushed the ball 15 times for 172 yards and four touchdowns.

John Lux went 16-of-26 for 300 yards and three touchdowns in Shelbyville's 41-26 win over Pendleton Heights.

Tyler Meurer tallied more than 275 yards of offense in Linton-Stockton's 52-8 win over North Central (Farmersburg). Meurer passed for 139 yards and ran six times for 142 yards and three scores.

Evan Stambaugh was 14-of-24 for 260 yards and four touchdowns in Lebanon's 34-14 win over Western Boone.

Grant Gremel tossed for 250 yards and three scores for Noblesville against Avon.

Austin Bowling was 9-of-11 for 214 yards and three touchdowns for Lawrenceburg against South Dearborn.

Michael McCullough threw for 204 yards and three touchdowns for Michigan City against Crown Point.

Kameron Jackson passed for 199 yards and three scores and ran for another tally in Merrillville's win over Chesterton.

Cameron Misner was 10-of-20 for 187 yards and two touchdowns in Avon's win over Noblesville.

Blane Beck completed 7-of-11 for 184 yards and four touchdowns in Milan's 66-6 win over Switzerland County.

Avery Denhart was 18-of-25 for 294 yards and two scores as top-ranked and defending Class 1A state champion Lafayette Central Catholic rolled to a 41-10 win over Triton for the Hoosier Conference crown.

Blake Levy threw for 292 yards and a touchdown for Zionsville against Fishers.

Ed Schott tossed for 273 yards and two touchdowns for Southport in a 32-29 loss to Columbus North.

Jake Hill was 24-of-36 for 271 yards and two scores for Tri-West against North Montgomery.

Jonathan Collier went 28-of-48 for 267 yards and two touchdowns for Martinsville against Plainfield.

Ross Eckel came off the bench to complete 15-of-23 attempts for 259 yards and two score in Heritage Christian's 32-13 win over Knightstown.

Bryce Jefferson completed 13-of-16 passes for 259 yards and six touchdowns, two going to Tyrone Tracy, for Decatur Central in a 75-33 win over Franklin.

Before leaving with a shoulder injury, Trey Powell was 13-of-21 for 257 yards and three touchdowns for Sullivan against Indian Creek.

Michael Jensen threw for 257 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score for Warsaw against Concord.

Collins Turner passed for 253 yards and one touchdown and ran for another score as Terre Haute South snapped a 17-game losing streak with a 27-21 win over Bloomington North.

Jack Lietzen accumulated over 250 yards of offense for Concord against Warsaw. Lietzen completed 10-of-17 passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns to Cedric Mitchell and ran 134 yards and one score.

Donyell Meredith was 22-of-45 for 245 yards and two scores for Lawrence Central in a 35-20 loss to Carmel.

Justin Persohn went 15-of-22 for 244 yards and three touchdowns in Jasper's 45-21 victory over Mount Vernon (Posey).

Ross Kirkton was 15-of-22 for 242 yards and two scores for Elkhart Central against South Bend Clay.

Zach Summeier completed 19-of-32 passes for 242 yards and the game-winning 42-yard touchdown pass to David Bell as time expired for Warren Central against Saint Xavier (Ohio).

Tyler Knepley ran for 241 yards and three scores and also returned an interception for a touchdown in Western's 43-19 win over Twin Lakes.

Jake McDonald went 14-of-20 for 241 yards and four touchdowns for Carmel against Lawrence Central.

Patrick Reardon finished 13-of-22 for 239 yards and two scores for Andrean against Lowell.

Trey Filbrun threw for 238 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a third score as Carroll (Flora) downed Sheridan to capture the Hoosier Heartland Conference crown.

Trey Bilinski went 18-of-22 for 22 for 234 yards and four touchdowns, including a pair to DeAndre Smart, in NorthWood's 43-12 win over Plymouth.

Quincy Keller was 18-of-24 for 232 yards and four touchdowns for Indianapolis Cathedral in a 44-41 overtime loss to defending Class 6A state champion Center Grove.

Playing quarterback for the first time this season, Chandler McKenn not only completed 17-of-22 attempts for 227 yards and one score, he also caught six passes for 80 yards and one tally and ran for the game-winning 10-yard touchdown in Gibson Southern's win over Southridge.

Trenton Hatfield went 17-of-27 for 221 yards and two touchdowns for Muncie Central against Lafayette Jeff.

Seth Gallman was 17-of-20 for 217 yards and ran for a score in Greenwood's 21-10 win over Whiteland.

Jack Kellams completed 7-of-13 throws for 214 yards and five touchdowns in Center Grove's overtime victory over Indianapolis Cathedral.

Jarrett Lewis had 212 yards through the air and two scores for Eastern Hancock against Lapel.

Keshawn Moore completed 18-of-24 tosses for 210 yards and three scores for New Haven against Huntington North.

Gavin Yeskie was 21-of-32 for 210 yards and three touchdowns for Bloomington South in a 28-0 win over Perry Meridian.

Christian Schabel went 11-of-17 for 208 yards and three touchdowns, two going to Alec Burton, for Danville in a 42-9 win over Crawfordsville. Schabel also ran for a score for the Warriors.

Jiya Wright accumulated over 200 yards of offense for Homestead against Fort Wayne South. Wright was 9-of-11 for 186 yards and three touchdowns and ran seven times for 75 yards and one score.

Adam Mullett completed 13-of-24 for 198 yards and one score for Hamilton Southeastern against Brownsburg.

Hunter Johnson went 17-of-29 for 197 yards and four touchdowns, two going to Bryce Kirtz, for Brownsburg against Hamilton Southeastern. Johnson also ran for 79 yards for the Bulldogs.

Triston Perry passed for 193 yards and two scores in Columbus North's win over Southport.

Andrew Jumonville completed 11-of-20 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns to Jaylan Scott in Munster's 42-13 win over Kankakee Valley. Jumonville also ran 10 times for 98 yards and one score.

Garrett Schoenle threw for 177 yards and three scores for defending Class 4A state champion Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger in a 31-28 overtime win over Fort Wayne Northrop.

Levi Frazier was 15-of-18 for 174 yards and three touchdowns for Lapel against Eastern Hancock.

Brogan Miller threw for 173 yards and two scores for Yorktown against Mount Vernon (Fortville).

Reese Taylor went 13-of-19 for 166 yards and four touchdowns in Indianapolis Ben Davis' 56-20 win against North Central (Indianapolis).

Peter Morrison completed 10-of-15 passes for 163 yards and four touchdowns in Fort Wayne Concordia's 42-0 blanking of Fort Wayne North.

Gunnar Large passed for 160 yards and one touchdown for New Palestine against Delta.

Ethan Igras tossed for 158 yards and two scores in Lowell's win over Andrean.

Jayce Harter threw for 152 yards and two scores for Southridge against Gibson Southern.

Noah Hancock came off the bench to account for 141 total yards with two touchdown passes and another ground on the ground for Evansville Harrison in a 37-14 win over Evansville Bosse.

Marcus Teeter was 9-of-16 for 123 yards and three touchdowns, two going to Cameron Cook, in South Adams' 33-6 win over Southern Wells.

Nick Wilson accounted for more than 100 yards both through the air and on the ground in New Prairie's 28-6 win over Jimtown. Wilson was 4-of-5 for 122 yards and two touchdown passes to Garrett Ruiz and also ran for 122 yards and one score.

CATCHING ON FAST(Top receiving performances.)

Montrez Hearon and Dylan Allen combined for more than 300 yards in Beech Grove's win over Mooresville. Hearon had 10 catches for 245 yards and four scores, while Allen added eight grabs for 100 yards.

Heisman Skeens and Cade Campbell combined for more than 275 receiving yards in Mississinewa's win over Alexandria. Skeens caught four passes for 183 yards and three touchdowns, and Campbell added four catches for 88 yards and three scores.

Rummel Johnson and Deven Love accounted for more than 250 receiving yards for Goshen against Wawasee. Johnson had eight catches for 119 yards and one score, while Love added eight receptions for 150 yards and one tally.

Russ Yeast caught seven passes for 214 yards and five scores, including the game-winning seven-yard catch in overtime, for Center Grove against Indianapolis Cathedral.

Torrese Bobo had 11 catches for 203 yards and two scores for Fort Wayne South against Homestead.

Jaylen Walker hauled in 11 passes for 201 yards and four touchdowns in Carmel's win over Lawrence Central.

Gavin Ritter and Dawson Anderson both went over the 100-yard mark for Plainfield against Martinsville. Ritter had eight receptions for 159 yards and two touchdowns, and Anderson added three catches for 138 yards with two scores and another on the ground.

Trey Burdine and Nick Hamman each had more than 100 yards receiving for Heritage Christian against Knightstown. Burdine had eight receptions for 143 yards and one score, while Hamman tallied seven catches for 111 yards and one touchdown.

Brandt McClain had six catches for 187 yards and two scores for Carroll (Flora) against Sheridan.

Nick Hale caught seven passes for 186 yards and one touchdown in Terre Haute South's win over Bloomington North.   

Brock Bishop had five catches for 166 yards and one score for Zionsville against Fishers.

Justice Demers hauled in eight passes for 157 yards and two scores for Southport against Columbus North.

Jordan McCoy had six catches for 150 yards and one touchdown for Bloomington North against Terre Haute South.

Chris Bomba caught nine passes for 147 yards and three touchdowns in Bloomington South's blanking of Perry Meridian.

Noah McLean hauled in 10 passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns in Castle's 29-27 loss to Evansville Memorial.

Nolan O'Brien caught three passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns for Southridge against Gibson Southern.

Luke Sanders had eight catches for 138 yards and three scores for Indianapolis Cathedral against Center Grove.

Nick Maurer tallied three receptions for 134 yards and a touchdown for Gibson Southern against Southridge.

Ben Metzinger had five catches for 134 yards and one score and also ran for two touchdowns for Lafayette Central Catholic against Tipton.

Jalen Williams hauled in five receptions for 124 yards and two scores for Lafayette Jeff against Muncie Central.

Amaun Clark had four catches for 123 yards and two touchdowns for Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger against Fort Wayne Northrop.

Ben Stevens caught five passes for 118 yards and one touchdown and returned an interception for another tally in Danville's win over Crawfordsville.

In addition to running the ball 10 times for 206 yards and two touchdowns, Eliseus Young also had five catches for 113 yards and two scores for Muncie Central against Lafayette Jeff.

Nathan Barrett had 108 receiving yards and two scores for Terre Haute North against Franklin Central.

Matt Anderson caught three passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns in Homestead's win over Fort Wayne South.

Peyton Trexler tallied four catches for 102 yards and two touchdowns for Southwood against Tippecanoe Valley.

Dylan Hunley and Justin Galaviz each had over 100-yards receiving for East Noble against Bellmont. Hunley had 13 receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns, and Galaviz added four catches for 112 yards and two scores.

Jordan Houze tallied five receptions for 160 yards and two scores in Lawrenceburg's win over South Dearborn.

Damon Lux caught six passes for 159 yards and one score for Shelbyville against Pendleton Heights.

Isaac Guerendo had four catches for 134 yards and one touchdown for Avon against Noblesville.

Clayton Barber came up with four receptions for 129 yards and one score for Lebanon against Western Boone.

Kejuan Thomas tallied four receptions for 129 yards and one score for Merrillville against Chesterton.

Zac Minnich had three catches for 125 yards and three touchdowns for Milan against Switzerland County.

Noah Jones caught three passes for 101 yards and two scores in Michigan City's loss to Crown Point.

Nolan Ginther hauled in seven passes for 100 yards and one score in Noblesville's loss to Avon.

SHOW STOPPERS(Top performances on defense and special teams.)

Mark Salle-Tabor's 30-yard field goal as time expired lifted Columbus North over Southport.

C.J. Booth's 27-yard field goal in overtime helped Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger get past Fort Wayne Northrop.

In addition to running for 196 yards, Tor'Jon Evans also returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown in Evansville Central's 24-13 win over Evansville North.

Along with running for a touchdown, Elizjah Harvey also returned an interception 49 yards for a score for Evansville Harrison against Evansville Bosse.

Daijon Collins had a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for Indianapolis Cathedral against Center Grove.

Andrew Mevis converted a school-record 52-yard field goal for Warsaw against Concord.

Peyton Wall had a pair of interception returns for touchdowns in Leo's 48-14 win over DeKalb.

Cage Street tallied 17 tackles for Evansville North against Evansville Central.

Tyler Edwards racked up 15 tackles and Michael Sans added 14 stops for Floyd Central in a 27-14 win over New Albany.

In addition to booting a 36-yard field goal, Ben Freel also threw for 197 yards and one touchdown and ran for another score for Bloomington North against Terre Haute South.

Blake Martz came up with 17 tackles in Southwood's win over Tippecanoe Valley.

Blake Jansky recorded 15 tackles in Lowell's win over Andrean.

Bell Stewart racked up 13 tackles for Indianapolis Cathedral against Center Grove.

Branson Combs and Drew Parker registered 10 tackles apiece for Evansville Memorial against Castle.

Elijah Dunham had an interception to go along with a 17-yard touchdown reception for Evansville Reitz against Evansville Mater Dei.

Jordan Shanahan returned a fumble 95 yards for a score in New Palestine's win over Delta.

Clayton McKillip had a pair of interceptions for Eastern (Greentown) in a 65-38 win over North White.

In addition to catching a pair of passes for scores, Dontae Nolder also ran a kickoff back for a touchdown in Eastern's (Greentown) win over North White.

Along with two receptions for touchdowns, Jonah Williams also had a 75-yard interception return for a score in West Lafayette's triumph against Northwestern.

Jack Shannon converted field goals of 27, 33, and 40 yards for Carroll (Fort Wayne) in a 23-6 win over Fort Wayne Wayne.

Paul Moala's 15-yard interception return for a score helped Penn claim the Northern Indiana Conference North Division title with a 21-14 win over Mishawaka.

Along with seven catches for 174 yards and a 92-yard touchdown reception, J.T. Webb also returned a punt 67 yards for a score in Elkhart Central's win over South Bend Clay.

Jacob Kaiser connected on four extra-points and field goals of 35, 21, and 25 yards for Elkhart Central against South Bend Clay.

Eddie Dziennik recorded 16 tackles for Noblesville against Avon.

Caden Watson came up with 12 tackles for Crown Point against Michigan City.

Evan Jones tallied 12 tackles for Lebanon against Western Boone.

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