Week 9 Roundup: Snider, Angola finish undefeated as regular season ends
SUMMIT ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Snider 48, Bishop Luers 7: Michael Haupert completed 11-of-20 passes for 226 yards and three touchdowns and also ran for two scores as the Panthers clinched an undefeated regular season and the SAC title. Kameron Trotter rushed for 80 yards, A’Nyis Lockett for 78 and Christian Covington for 73 as the Panthers gained 284. Bishop Luers was limited to 120 yards in total offense. Justin Kopke had three tackles for loss.
Bishop Dwenger 38, Northrop 18: Chip Clark rushed 19 times for 208 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Saints. Patrick O’Keefe completed 7-of-14 passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns, hitting Clark twice for 23 yards and a touchdown. Tommy Steele, Sam Obergfell and Bradley Black led the defense with interceptions.
Keishon Edwards continued his strong season with 21 carries for 123 yards and a score to lead the Bruins. Bailey Meerzo threw for 157 yard and two scores but was picked off three times. Davieun Barry caught four passes for 64 yards and a score, and grabbed an interception on defense.
Carroll 30, Wayne 21: The Generals led 21-20 with 6:20 remaining, but Carroll drove the field to set up Trevor Horton’s third field goal of the game with 15 seconds remaining. The Chargers also recovered a fumble for a touchdown with 11 seconds remaining.
Besides hitting Justin Becker with a 95-yard bomb for a score, Carroll’s Jack Miguel threw for 193 yards. Becker caught five passes for 130 yards, and Cam Shank ran 26 times for 140 yards.
Craig Young ran six times for 70 yards and caught three passes for 40 yards for the Generals. Tristan Pernell had 14 tackles.
Concordia 28, North Side 0: The Cadets posted their second shutout in a season for the first time since 1995, holding the Legends to 75 yards in total offense. Trey Freeman had seven tackles, including 1.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss. Marcus Marrow led the offense with 29 carries for 102 yards and a score. Keaton Koehlinger caught two passes for 61 yards and a touchdown, and Kamari Anderson-Drew and Tyson Chambers each had touchdown grabs.
Homestead 49, South Side 27: Jiya Wright completed 22-of-28 passes for 326 yards and four touchdowns as the Spartans finished the regular season 8-1. Grant Raber caught seven passes for 113 yards and two scores, Conrad Keszei caught seven passes for 97 yards and Trevin Taylor three catches for 68 yards and a touchdown. Carmeron Shannon also caught three passes for 35 yards and a score. Jake Archbold rushed for 75 yards and Wright for 71 as the Spartans gained 500 yards in total offense.
The Archers gained almost 400 yards on offense as Mikale Stephens completed 14-of-27 passes for 189 yard sand three scores, with Demarque Perkins grabbing five of them for 99 yards and two scores and Omar Jackson two for 61 yards and a score. Marcain Hairston rushed 18 times for 70 yards and Stephens nine times for 89 yards and a touchdown.
NORTHEAST 8 CONFERENCE
Leo 35, DeKalb 12: The Lions clinched a share of the conference title with the victory as Alex Wertman and Trenton Bonner each scored two touchdowns. Wertman ran 22 times for 140 yards, and A.J. Restivo completed 12-of-22 passes for 215 yards and a touchdown to Jason Gause who had three catches for 106 yards. Ty Castillon led the Leo defense with 8.5 tackles. Gause also had an interception.
DeKalb was led by Kyle Dunham who completed 13-of-20 passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns. Alec Brunson caught six passes for 111 yards and two scores.
New Haven 41, Huntington North 20: The Bulldogs will share the conference title with Leo and East Noble after Tim Jordan completed 19-of-25 passes for 194 yards and two touchdowns. Terrion Fowlkes rushed 12 times for 101 yards and two scores, and Zel Banks caught 13 passes for 98 yards. Davion Harris had five catches for 69 yards and a score, and James Gardner six catches for 50 yards and a touchdown.
Austin Spahr led the Vikings with six catches for 76 yards as Brett Kaylor threw for 159 yards. Andrew Smekens caught four passes for 71 yards and a touchdown.
Columbia City 40, Norwell 7: The Eagles clinched their first winning regular season since 2011 as Michael Sievers and Jacob Wigent each rushed for 98 yards. Jabob Bolt added 48 yards and two touchdowns. Sievers also grabbed two interceptions.
Norwell was led by Carson Ringger who ran for 143 yards and a score on 19 carries.
ALLEN COUNTY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE
Adams Central 30, Woodlan 21: The Jets won their first ACAC title since 1999 by rushing for 325 yards and holding Woodlan to 90. Logan Macklin ran 23 times for 197 yards and Drew Schultz 19 times for 75 yards and two touchdowns. Macklin also completed a pass, led the Adams Central defense with 6.5 tackles and had an interception.
Jack Rhoades rushed 20 times for 86 yards for the Warriors, and Justin Durkes completed 14-of-23 passes for 157 yards but was picked off twice. Donald Guerrant caught seven passes for 78 yards. Dane Castleman led the defense with 10 tackles.
Lima Central Catholic 54, Bluffton 6: About the only highlight for the Tigers was Gavin King hitting Reid Wenger for a 46-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter. Brandon Lockwood ran 11 times for 49 yards, and Cody Mittlestedt grabbed an interception.
South Adams 35, Southern Wells 0: James Arnold completed 9-of-15 passes for 148 yards and a touchdown, and Joe Stuber rushed 14 times for 93 yards and two touchdowns. Andres Martinez caught four passes for 110 yards. The Starfires finish 7-2, their best regular season since they went 8-1 in 2011.
Xavier Walden led Southern Wells with 16 carries for 56 yards.
Jay County 34, Heritage 20: Holton Hill threw two touchdown passes as Jay County won the battle of the Patriots.
Parker Tracey threw for 193 yards and a touchdown, and Hunter Bradtmueller rushed for 138 yards on 20 carries to lead the Patriots. Nick Bosler caught five passes for 74 yards and a touchdown and Travis Gardner had three catches for 49 yards.
Churubusco 41, Fairfield 7: For what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, the Eagles finish the regular season 8-1 and clinch their 14th consecutive winning season. Nate Keener carried 26 times for 167 yards and a touchdown and went over 1,000 yards for the season. Sam Wood had an 82-yard punt return, a 34-yard touchdown catch and a 55-yard touchdown run. He finished with eight carries for 88 yards and two catches for 62 yards. Gage Kelly also had a touchdown run and grabbed an interception.
Wabash 28, Whitko 22: Despite 152 yards rushing from Zach Gardner and 103 from Hunter Reed, the Wildcats couldn’t pull off the upset. Devin Higdon threw for 216 yards and two touchdowns for Wabash.
Angola 42, Eastside 13: The Hornets completed their first undefeated regular season ever as Chance Roddy completed 19-of-23 passes for 263 yards and three touchdowns. Joel McCurdy caught eight passes for 122 yards and a score, and Chase Schnepf ran 20 times for 83 yards and three touchdowns.
Caleb Ballentine threw for 179 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Blazers. Matt Lieb caught two passes for 112 yards and a touchdown.
Garrett 29, Central Noble 13: Levi Follett completed 8-of-13 throws for 163 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Railroaders. Jacob Bevis ran five times for 68 yards, and Cam Smith 16 times for 56 yards. Drake Baker caught two passes for 89 yards.