The Indiana Football Digest's Top Games – 2015 Sectionals Week Two
BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
SECTIONAL 2 - PENN (9-1) AT CHESTERTON (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7:30 pm ET, Field of Troy.
COACHES: Cory Yeoman, 139-28 in 13th season at Penn. Mark Peterson, 18-14 in third season at Chesterton, 53-43 in ninth season overall.
LAST WEEK: Penn beat LaPorte, 49-21. Chesterton beat Valparaiso, 23-7.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Penn, 41-6, Oct. 31, 2014, sectional.
UP NEXT: Penn would travel to Merrillville or host Portage in the regional. Chesterton would travel to Merrillville or Portage.
SECTIONAL 4 - FISHERS (7-3) AT CARMEL (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Greyhound Stadium.
COACHES: Rick Wimmer, 77-38 in 10th season at Fishers, 241-121 in 33rd season overall. John Hebert, 8-2 in first season at Carmel.
LAST WEEK: Fishers beat Hamilton Southeastern, 38-22. Carmel beat Noblesville, 45-29.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Carmel, 14-7, Oct. 31, 2014, sectional.
UP NEXT: Fishers would host Homestead or travel to Carroll (Fort Wayne) for the regional. Carmel would play at Homestead or Carroll (Fort Wayne).
SECTIONAL 5 - BEN DAVIS (6-4) AT AVON (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Oriole Stadium.
COACHES: Mike Kirschner, 72-31 in ninth season at Ben Davis, 86-57 in 13th season overall. Mark Bless, 48-20 in sixth season at Avon, 197-87 in 26th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Ben Davis beat Pike, 55-27. Avon beat Brownsburg, 61-14.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Ben Davis, 49-42, Aug. 28, 2015.
UP NEXT: Ben Davis would host Lawrence North or Indianapolis Cathedral in the regional. Avon would host Indianapolis Cathedral or travel to Lawrence North.
SECTIONAL 7 - SOUTHPORT (8-2) AT WARREN CENTRAL (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Warren Central Field.
COACHES: Bill Peebles, 62-55 in 11th season at Southport. Jayson West, 27-9 in third season at Warren Central, 79-21 in eighth season overall.
LAST WEEK: Southport beat Franklin Central, 43-14. Warren Central beat Perry Meridian, 49-7.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Warren Central, 16-0, Sept. 26, 1986.
UP NEXT: Southport would host Jeffersonville or Center Grove in the regional. Warren Central would travel to Jeffersonville or host Center Grove.
SECTIONAL 11 - MCCUTCHEON (6-3) AT LAFAYETTE JEFF (7-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Sheumann Stadium.
COACHES: Ken Frauhiger, 30-63 in ninth season at McCutcheon. Brian Moore, 7-2 in first season at Lafayette Jeff, 186-42 in 20th season overall.
LAST WEEK: McCutcheon beat Anderson, 58-26. Lafayette Jeff beat Indianapolis Tech, 48-12.
PREVIOUS MEETING: McCutcheon, 38-20, Sep. 4, 2015.
UP NEXT: McCutcheon would travel to Harrison (West Lafayette) or host Westfield in the sectional final. Lafayette Jeff would travel to Harrison (West Lafayette) or Westfield.
SECTIONAL 13 - PLAINFIELD (5-4) AT DECATUR CENTRAL (7-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Devere Stadium.
COACHES: Brian Woodard, 63-46 in 10th season at Plainfield. Justin Dixson, 41-29 in seventh season at Decatur Central.
LAST WEEK: Plainfield beat Martinsville, 56-31. Decatur Central beat Franklin, 42-7.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Decatur Central, 35-14, Sep. 25, 2015.
UP NEXT: Plainfield would travel to Zionsville or host Indianapolis Tech in sectional final. Decatur Central would be on the road at Zionsville or Indianapolis Tech.
SECTIONAL 14 - WHITELAND (7-2) AT COLUMBUS EAST (10-0)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, John Stafford Field.
COACHES: Darrin Fisher, 81-44 in 11th season at Whiteland, 142-116 in 25th season overall. Bob Gaddis, 158-30 in 15th season at Columbus East, 276-130 in 37th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Whiteland beat Greenwood, 19-14. Columbus East beat Franklin, 56-28.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Whiteland, 59-22, Oct. 29, 2010, sectional.
UP NEXT: Whiteland would travel to Martinsville or host New Palestine in the sectional final. Columbus East would play at Martinsville or host New Palestine.
SECTIONAL 17 - HAMMOND MORTON (6-4) AT LOWELL (10-0)
KICKOFF: 7 pm CT, The Inferno.
COACHES: Rippy Morales, 6-4 in first season at Hammond Morton, 22-21 in fourth season overall. Keith Kilmer, 40-23 in sixth season at Lowell.
LAST WEEK: Hammond Morton beat Highland, 40-25. Lowell beat Munster, 31-0.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Lowell, 35-0, Oct. 2, 2015.
UP NEXT: Hammond Morton would host Hammond Gavit or East Chicago Central in sectional final. Lowell would travel to Hammond Gavit or East Chicago Central.
SECTIONAL 18 -ANDREAN (7-3) AT SOUTH BEND WASHINGTON (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7:30 pm ET, Clay Field.
COACHES: Phil Mason, 80-23 in eighth season at Andrean, 113-60 in 15th season overall. Jay Johnson, 14-28 in fourth season at South Bend Washington.
LAST WEEK: Andrean beat New Prairie, 40-32. South Bend Washington beat South Bend Clay, 45-0.
PREVIOUS MEETING: None.
UP NEXT: Andrean or South Bend Washington would host South Bend Riley or South Bend St. Joseph in the sectional final.
SECTIONAL 19 - NORTHWOOD (7-3) AT NORTHRIDGE (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Northridge Field.
COACHES: Nate Andrews, 13-8 in second season at NorthWood, 53-47 in ninth season overall. Tom Wogomon, 25-9 in third season at Northridge, 50-46 in ninth season overall.
LAST WEEK: NorthWood beat East Noble, 42-28. Northridge beat Columbia City, 14-0.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Northridge, 31-21, Sep. 25, 2015.
UP NEXT: NorthWood or Northridge would play at Plymouth or DeKalb in the sectional final.
SECTIONAL 20 - FORT WAYNE BISHOP DWENGER (9-1) AT NEW HAVEN (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, John Young Field.
COACHES: Ernie Bojrab (interim), 9-1 in first season at Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger, 23-28 in fifth season overall. Jim Rowland, 94-76 in 15th season at New Haven.
LAST WEEK: Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger beat Fort Wayne Wayne, 42-6. New Haven beat Mississinewa, 40-0.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger, 42-7, Nov. 15, 2013, regional.
UP NEXT: Bishop Dwenger or New Haven would host Fort Wayne South or Leo in the sectional final.
SECTIONAL 23 - EAST CENTRAL (8-2) AT SHELBYVILLE (9-1)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, McKeand Field.
COACHES: Justin Roden, 20-13 in third season at East Central. Patrick Parks, 112-113 in 21st season at Shelbyville.
LAST WEEK: East Central beat South Dearborn, 40-0. Shelbyville beat Jennings County, 49-26.
PREVIOUS MEETING: East Central, 48-12, Oct. 31, 2014, sectional.
UP NEXT: East Central or Shelbyville would host Seymour or Silver Creek in the sectional final.
SECTIONAL 24 - JASPER (9-1) AT EVANSVILLE REITZ (9-1)
KICKOFF: 6:30 pm CT, Reitz Bowl.
COACHES: Tony Ahrens, 124-30 in 13th season at Jasper. Andy Hape, 28-7 in third season at Evansville Reitz.
LAST WEEK: Jasper beat Owen Valley, 38-0. Evansville Reitz beat Evansville Central, 35-28.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Evansville Reitz, 45-38, Nov. 7, 2014, sectional.
UP NEXT: Jasper or Evansville Reitz would play at Boonville or Evansville Harrison in the sectional final.
SECTIONAL 25 - WHEELER (9-1) AT MISHAWAKA MARIAN (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7:30 pm ET, Otolski Field.
COACHES: Tony Klimczak, 30-12 in fourth season at Wheeler. Reggie Glon, 142-95 in 22nd season at Mishawaka Marian.
LAST WEEK: Wheeler beat Hanover Central, 41-14. Mishawaka Marian beat John Glenn, 48-0.
OPPONENTS' RECORDS: Wheeler 48-52, Mishawaka Marian 44-54.
PREVIOUS MEETING: None.
UP NEXT: Wheeler would host Griffith or Hammond in the sectional final. Marian would travel to Griffith or host Hammond.
SECTIONAL 26 - JIMTOWN (7-3) AT GARRETT (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7:30 pm ET, Memorial Field.
COACHES: Mike. Campbell, 79-22 in eighth season at Jimtown. Chris DePew, 27-15 in fourth season at Garrett, 104-57 in 15th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Jimtown beat Tippecanoe Valley, 53-0. Garrett beat West Noble, 43-14.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Jimtown, 34-14, Nov. 4, 2011, sectional.
UP NEXT: Jimtown or Garrett would host Culver Academy or Lakeland in the sectional final.
SECTIONAL 28 - HAMILTON HEIGHTS (7-3) AT WEST LAFAYETTE (9-1)
KICKOFF: 7:30 pm ET, Gordon Straley Field.
COACHES: Mitch Street, 46-14 in fifth season at Hamilton Heights. Shane Fry, 28-6 in third season at West Lafayette.
LAST WEEK: Hamilton Heights beat Crawfordsville, 63-7. West Lafayette beat Western Boone, 41-23.
PREVIOUS MEETING: West Lafayette, 38-7, Sep. 18, 2015.
UP NEXT: Hamilton Heights or West Lafayette would host Twin Lakes or North Montgomery in sectional final.
SECTIONAL 29 - GUERIN CATHOLIC (8-2) AT INDIANAPOLIS BISHOP CHATARD (6-3)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Indianapolis Chatard Field.
COACHES: Tom Dilley, 17-6 in second season at Guerin Catholic, 97-83 in 16th season overall. Vince Lorenzano, 146-33 in 13th season at Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, 206-102 in 25th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Guerin Catholic beat Greencastle, 68-0. Indianapolis Bishop Chatard beat Brebeuf Jesuit, 20-14.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Guerin Catholic, 17-13, Oct. 9, 2015.
UP NEXT: Guerin Catholic or Bishop Chatard would travel to West Vigo or Tri-West for sectional final.
SECTIONAL 30 - BATESVILLE (9-1) AT INDIAN CREEK (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Braves Field.
COACHES: Eric Heppner, 146-82 in 20th season at Batesville. Mike Gillin, 133-39 in 15th season at Indian Creek, 299-111 in 37th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Batesville beat Indianapolis Manual, 45-0. Indian Creek beat Indianapolis Washington, 62-14.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Indian Creek, 17-14, Oct. 25, 2013, sectional.
UP NEXT: Batesville or Indian Creek would play at Greensburg or Lawrenceburg in sectional final.
SECTIONAL 31 - BROWNSTOWN CENTRAL (8-2) AT CHARLESTOWN (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Dutch Reis Field.
COACHES: Reed May, 226-45 in 23rd season at Brownstown Central. Jason Hawkins, 68-22 in eighth season at Charlestown, 74-35 in 10th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Brownstown Central beat Salem, 43-18. Charlestown beat Heritage Hills, 39-37.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Brownstown Central, 46-14, Aug. 28, 2015.
UP NEXT: Brownstown Central would host Southridge or Corydon Central in sectional final. Charlestown would travel to Southridge or Corydon Central.
SECTIONAL 34 - OAK HILL (8-2) AT BREMEN (5-5)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Don Bunge Field.
COACHES: Bud Ozmun, 114-68 in 17th season at Oak Hill. Bob Holmes, 49-24 in sixth season at Bremen, 115-95 in 20th season overall.
LAST WEEK: Oak Hill beat Delphi, 51-14. Bremen beat Rochester, 41-7.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Bremen, 34-7, Oct. 19, 2007, sectional.
UP NEXT: Oak Hill or Bremen would travel to Lewis Cass or host Winamac in sectional final.
SECTIONAL 36 – ELWOOD (6-4) AT WINCHESTER (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Winchester field.
COACHES: Marty Wells, 50-65 in 11th season at Elwood, 73-94 in 16th season overall. Mike Jones, 31-13 in fourth season at Winchester.
LAST WEEK: Elwood beat Madison-Grant, 26-20. Winchester beat Eastern (Greentown), 62-6.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Elwood, 44-20, Oct. 24, 2008, sectional.
UP NEXT: Elwood or Winchester would host Taylor or Eastbrook in sectional final.
SECTIONAL 38 - EASTERN HANCOCK (10-0) AT INDIANAPOLIS HOWE (7-3)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Indianapolis Howe Field.
COACHES: Jim O'Hara, 20-3 in second season at Eastern Hancock, 107-51 in 14th season overall. Craig Chambers, 20-12 in third season at Indianapolis Howe.
LAST WEEK: Eastern Hancock beat Northeastern, 35-0. Indianapolis Howe beat Milan, 57-35.
PREVIOUS MEETING: None.
UP NEXT: Eastern Hancock would host Centerville or Triton Central in sectional final. Indianapolis Howe would travel to travel to Centerville or Triton Central.
SECTIONAL 45 - SOUTH PUTNAM (7-3) AT FOUNTAIN CENTRAL (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Mustang Stadium.
COACHES: Nathan Aker, 13-8 in second season at South Putnam. Raymond Jones, 8-2 in first season at Fountain Central.
LAST WEEK: South Putnam beat Sheridan, 56-22. Fountain Central beat Rockville, 15-12.
PREVIOUS MEETING: South Putnam, 35-21, Nov. 1, 2002, sectional.
UP NEXT: South Putnam would host Riverton Parke or North Vermillion in sectional final. Fountain Central would travel to North Vermillion or host Riverton Parke.
SECTIONAL 47 - WEST WASHINGTON (9-0) AT EASTERN GREENE (8-2)
KICKOFF: 7 pm ET, Eastern Greene Field.
COACHES: Phillip Bowsman, 56-40 in ninth season at West Washington. Joey Paridaen, 13-7 in second season at Eastern Greene, 15-25 in fourth season overall.
LAST WEEK: West Washington beat Salem, 26-24. Eastern Greene beat South Decatur, 41-21.
PREVIOUS MEETING: West Washington, 28-14, Oct. 10, 2014.
UP NEXT: West Washington or Eastern Greene would travel to North Decatur or Oldenburg Academy for sectional final.
SECTIONAL 48 - LINTON-STOCKTON (9-1) AT PERRY CENTRAL (9-1)
KICKOFF: 6:30 pm CT, Perry Central Field.
COACHES: Brian Oliver, 33-4 in third season at Linton-Stockton. Greg Gibson, 33-11 in fourth season at Perry Central.
LAST WEEK: Linton-Stockton beat Tell City, 76-8. Perry Central beat Wood Memorial, 49-14.
PREVIOUS MEETING: Linton-Stockton, 63-13, Oct. 31, 2014, sectional.
UP NEXT: Linton-Stockton or Perry Central would host North Central (Farmersburg) or travel to Tecumseh for sectional final.