BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA

HOT OFF THE PRESS

Rick Streiff has retired after 23 seasons at Indianapolis Cathedral. He compiled a record of 221-77 over two stints with 10 state championships and an overall mark of 242-109 over 28 years.

After 15 seasons, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger’s Chris Svarczkopf has decided to call it a career. Svarczkopf compiled a 149-49 record and led the Saints to the 2015 Class 4A state title.

South Spencer is in the market for a new football coach with Tom Packer stepping down after compiling a five-year record of 21-31 with the Rebels.

Mark Hartman is done at Maconaquah after nine seasons where he compiled a 31-59 record. He has an 11-year mark overall of 32-78.

Scott McMurray’s four-year stint at Rushvile has come to a close after he registered a 9-33 mark.

HERE ARE THE STATE CHAMPIONS!

CLASS 6A

Ben Davis 63, Penn 14: Reese Taylor accounted for more than 450 total yards as the top-ranked Giants used a 28-point first-quarter to cruise to their ninth state crown. Taylor was 18-of-22 for 360 yards with six touchdowns and ran 12 times for 131 yards and one score. Broc Thompson caught five passes for 109 yards and three touchdowns for Ben Davis (14-0). Ryan Lynch tossed for 103 yards with a touchdown and rushed for 26 yards and another score, while Zach Usenick hauled in four receptions for 95 yards and a touchdown for the No. 4 Kingsmen (12-2). Tommy McDonald of Ben Davis was the recipient of the Eskew Mental Attitude Award.

CLASS 5A

Columbus East 42, Kokomo 28: Jaedin Miller scampered 18 times for 132 yards and three scores as the No. 2 Olympians had three players surpass the 100-yard mark on the ground to claim their first title since 2013. Jamon Hogan added 17 carries for 112 yards, while Josh Major chipped in 15 rushes for 107 yards with two touchdowns and also threw for 43 yards for Columbus East (14-1), which dropped a 16-13 decision to Westview in the 2016 finale. Nash Murphy racked up 14 tackles to help the Olympians to their 13th straight win and third state championship. Jack Perkins had 21 carries for 148 yards and one score and caught four passes for 67 yards and another tally, while Eskew winner Kyle Wade completed 8-of-11 throws for 111 yards and two touchdowns for the Wildkats (9-5).

CLASS 4A

East Central 14, Lowell 7: Alex Maxwell’s six-yard romp into the end zone with 2:02 remaining in regulation lifted the No. 9 Trojans to their first state championship since 1994. Maxwell finished with 13 rushes for 88 yards and threw for 65 yards with a touchdown, while Nathan Lloyd came up with a pair of interceptions for East Central (12-3). Jordan Jusevitch rushed 16 times for 80 yards and a score, caught five passes for 85 yards, and recorded eight tackles along with an interception for the top-ranked Red Devils (14-1). Ethan Igras tossed for 144 yards, and Chandler Austgen racked up 10 tackles for Lowell. East Central’s Jayden Williamson was selected the Eskew winner.

CLASS 3A

Evansville Memorial 29, Brebeuf Jesuit 17: Michael Lindauer completed 19-of-33 passes for 189 yards with two touchdowns and added 61 yards on the ground and another tally as the No. 4 Tigers captured their first state title. Kenyon Ervin had 19 rushes for 102 yards with a score, while Branson Combs chipped in nine catches for 82 yards with a touchdown for Evansville Memorial (14-1). Derrick Ozobu finished 19-of-28 for 292 yards and a touchdown, while Gabe Wright added seven catches for 124 yards and a score for the Braves (10-5). Jacob Pressler grabbed three receptions for 103 yards, and Miles McIlwain racked up nine stops and returned a kickoff 77 yards for a score for Brebeuf. Dillon Howell of Brebeuf was named the recipient of the Blake Ress Mental Attitude Award.

CLASS 2A

Southridge 15, Woodlan 14: Tucker Schank’s 42-yard touchdown reception and two-point conversion catch with 1:22 left was the difference as the No. 5 Raiders rallied to claim their first state crown. Schank tallied five receptions for 121 yards and rushed for 52 yards, while Ress award winner Jayce Harter was 11-of-23 for 202 yards with one score and also recorded 10 tackles for Southridge (13-2). Cole Calvert chipped in 13 stops and Matt Gentry had 11 tackles for the Raiders. Justin Durkes threw for 206 yards with a touchdown, while Logan Hahn hauled in five passes for 139 yards for the Warriors (12-3), who converted just once in six red-zone trips. Jack Rhoades chipped in 71 yards rushing with a score, eight tackles, and an interception for Woodlan.

CLASS 1A

Pioneer 42, Eastern Greene 14: Jack Kiser accumulated more than 300 yards of offense as the top-ranked Panthers earned their first state title since 1997. Kiser completed all six of his passes for 111 yards with two scores and ran 25 times for 207 yards and three touchdowns, while Danny Gregorich added nine carries for 88 yards and one score as Pioneer (15-0) scored 35 unanswered points to erase an early 7-0 deficit. Austin Mersch racked up 13 tackles, and Ress recipient Garrett Schroder came up with 10 stops for the Panthers, who suffered a 34-20 loss to Linton-Stockton in the 2016 final. Caleb Hamilton passed for 64 yards and rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns, while Zach Terry finished with 12 tackles for the Thunderbirds (12-3), who were making their first appearance in the title game.

STILL PERFECT

Here is the last time the following team was 15-0: Pioneer (1997), Ben Davis (14-0-2001)

LONGEST WINNING STREAKS

Pioneer has a 15-game winning streak.

Ben Davis has won 14 straight games.

Columbus East has won 13 consecutive games.

Evansville Memorial has won eight games in a row.

East Central and Southridge have captured six straight contests.

Pioneer, Southridge, Evansville Memorial, East Central, and Columbus East have claimed six consecutive tournament wins.

Ben Davis has won five straight post-season contests.

NEW STATE FINALS RECORDS

CLASS 1A – NONE

CLASS 2A – TEAM

HIGHEST PUNTING AVERAGE

61 yards: Woodlan

CLASS 2A – INDIVIDUAL

HIGHEST PUNTING AVERAGE

61 yards: Logan Hahn, Woodlan

CLASS 3A – TEAM

FEWEST RUSHING YARDS ALLOWED

12 yards: Evansville Memorial.

CLASS 3A – INDIVIDUAL

LONGEST FIELD GOAL (TIE)

44 yards: Alec Bevelhimer, Brebeuf Jesuit

LONGEST PASS COMPLETION

90 yards: Derrick Ozobu to Jacob Pressler, Brebeuf Jesuit

MOST RECEPTIONS (TIE)

9: Branson Combs, Evansville Memorial

LONGEST PLAY FROM SCRIMMAGE

90 yards pass completion from Derrick Ozobu to Jacob Pressler, Brebeuf Jesuit

CLASS 4A – INDIVIDUAL

MOST INTERCEPTIONS (TIE)

2: Nathan Lloyd, East Central

CLASS 5A – NONE

CLASS 6A – TEAM

MOST POINTS

63: Ben Davis

MOST COMBINED POINTS

77: Ben Davis (63) and Penn (14)

MOST POINTS IN A QUARTER

28: Ben Davis (First Quarter)

MOST POINTS IN A HALF

49: Ben Davis (First Half)

LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY

49: Ben Davis 63, Penn 14

MOST TOUCHDOWNS

9: Ben Davis

MOST EXTRA-POINTS

7: Ben Davis

MOST PASSES COMPLETED

20: Ben Davis

MOST YARDS PASSING

365: Ben Davis

MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS

6: Ben Davis

TOTAL OFFENSE

564 yards: Ben Davis

TOTAL OFFENSE FOR BOTH TEAMS

768 yards: Ben Davis (564) and Penn (204)

FEWEST OFFENSIVE PLAYS ALLOWED

47: Ben Davis

FEWEST FIRST DOWNS ALLOWED

11: Ben Davis

MOST PASSING FIRST DOWNS

12: Ben Davis

Highest Punting Average

45.5 yards: Ben Davis

CLASS 6A – INDIVIDUAL

MOST EXTRA-POINTS

6: Isaac Torres, Ben Davis

LONGEST TOUCHDOWN RUN

76 yards: Reese Taylor, Ben Davis

MOST PASSING YARDS

340 yards: Reese Taylor, Ben Davis

MOST PASSING TOUCHDOWNS

6: Reese Taylor, Ben Davis

LONGEST PASS COMPLETION

64 yards: Reese Taylor to Jermaine Hoskins, Ben Davis

LONGEST TOUCHDOWN PASS

64 yards: Reese Taylor to Jermaine Hoskins, Ben Davis

MOST RECEIVING YARDS

109 yards: Broc Thompson, Ben Davis

MOST TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS

3: Broc Thompson, Ben Davis

HIGHEST PUNTING AVERAGE

45.5 yards: Tyrese Nibbs, Ben Davis

LONGEST PUNT RETURN

18 yards: KeSea Tunstill, Ben Davis

LONGEST PLAY FROM SCRIMMAGE

76-yard run: Reese Taylor, Ben Davis

MOST POINTS (TIE)

18: Broc Thompson, Ben Davis

MOST TOUCHDOWNS (TIE)

3: Broc Thompson, Ben Davis

MOST PASSES COMPLETED (TIE)

18: Reese Taylor, Ben Davis

MOST INTERCEPTIONS (TIE)

1: Jontae Dobson, Ben Davis and Andrew Schneider, Penn

ALL-TIME LEADERS IN PLAYOFF WINS: Fort Wayne Bishop Luers – 127-24 (.841), Indianapolis Bishop Chatard – 122-25 (.830), Carmel – 121-33 (.756), Penn – 117-34 (.775),Indianapolis Cathedral – 116-24 (.829), Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger – 111-32 (.776), Indianapolis Roncalli – 106-28 (.791), Ben Davis – 105-24 (.814), Fort Wayne Snider – 104-34 (.754), Jimtown – 102-32 (.761), Sheridan – 97-29 (.770), Hobart – 95-35 (.731), Evansville Mater Dei – 94-34 (.734), NorthWood – 93-35 (.727), Warren Central – 85-26 (.767).

ALL-TIME SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS: Carmel 29, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard 26, Fort Wayne Snider 26, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 24, Penn 24, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers 23, Indianapolis Cathedral 23, Indianapolis Ben Davis 22, Jimtown 22, Evansville Mater Dei 20, Hobart 20, Sheridan 19, Adams Central 19, Indianapolis Roncalli 19, NorthWood 18, Lawrenceburg 18, East Central 18, Andrean 17, Warren Central 17, Evansville Reitz 16, Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 16, Griffith 15, Bremen 14, Linton-Stockton 14, Lowell 14, Zionsville 14, Jasper 13, Center Grove 13, Eastbrook 13, Bloomington South 13, West Lafayette 13, Heritage Hills 12, North Judson 12, Brownstown Central 12, Castle 12, Columbus East 12, Evansville Memorial 12, Fountain Central 11, Merrillville 11, Lafayette Central Catholic 11, Tri-West 11, Eastern Hancock 10, Hagerstown 10, Hamilton Southeastern 10, Mishawaka 10, Pioneer 10, Rensselaer Central 10, South Bend Saint Joseph 10, South Putnam 10, Valparaiso 10.

ALL-TIME REGIONAL CHAMPIONS: Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 20, Carmel 20, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers 18, Indianapolis Bishop Chatard 18, Indianapolis Cathedral 18, Penn 17, Ben Davis 17, Fort Wayne Snider 16, Hobart 15, Indianapolis Roncalli 15, Sheridan 14, Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 14, Evansville Mater Dei 12, Jimtown 12, Center Grove 12, Jasper 11, NorthWood 11, Adams Central 11, South Putnam 10, Bloomington South 10, Linton-Stockton 10, Columbus East 10, Heritage Hills 9, Tri-West 9, Warren Central 8, Bremen 8, Andrean 8, East Central 8, Lafayette Central Catholic 8, West Lafayette 8, Lowell 8, Evansville Memorial 8, Franklin Central 7, South Bend Saint Joseph 7.

ALL-TIME SEMISTATE CHAMPIONS: Fort Wayne Bishop Luers 15, Indianapolis Bishop. Chatard 14, Indianapolis Cathedral 13, Indianapolis Roncalli 12, Penn 12, Carmel 11, Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 10, Ben Davis 11, Sheridan 10, Hobart 9, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 9, Warren Central 8, Fort Wayne Snider 7, Franklin Central 6, Jimtown 6, Andrean 6, Tri-West 6, Lafayette Central Catholic 6, NorthWood 6, Evansville Mater Dei 5, Bremen 4, East Central 4, Indianapolis Scecina 4, Lowell 4, South Bend Saint Joseph 4, Southridge 4, West Lafayette 4, Center Grove 4, Bloomington South 3, Columbus East 3, Concord 3, Evansville Memorial 3, Fountain Central 3, Goshen 3, Hamilton Southeastern 3, Jasper 3, Tipton 3, Zionsville 3.

ALL-TIME STATE CHAMPIONS: Indianapolis Bishop Chatard 13, Indianapolis Cathedral 12, Fort Wayne Bishop Luers 11, Ben Davis 9, Sheridan 9, Indianapolis Roncalli 9, Warren Central 8, Carmel 8, Lafayette Central Catholic 7, Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter 5, Penn 5, Franklin Central 4, Hobart 4, Tri-West 4, Jimtown 4, Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger 4, Columbus East 3, Mishawaka Marian 3, Andrean 2, Blackford 2, Bloomington South 2, Bremen 2, Brownsburg 2, Castle 2, Center Grove 2, Evansville Reitz 2, Fort Wayne Snider 2, Goshen 2, Pioneer 2, East Central 2, Indianapolis Scecina 2, Lawrenceburg 2, North Montgomery 2, West Lafayette 2, Zionsville 2.

MILESTONES

WINNINGEST ACTIVE COACHES: Larry “Bud” Wright (Sheridan) 410, Russ Radtke (New Prairie) 350, Mike Gillin (Mooresville) 308, Bob Gaddis (Columbus East) 304,Mo Moriarity (Bloomington South) 291, John Hart (Brownsburg) 283, Jeff Adamson (Eastbrook) 255, Rick Wimmer (Fishers) 252, Reed May (Brownstown Central) 248, Rick Streiff (Indianapolis Cathedral) 242, Scott Mannering (Twin Lakes) 232, Leroy Marsh (Munster) 228, Eric Moore (Center Grove) 227, George Gilbert (Tri-Central) 222, Mike Johnson (Logansport) 221, Kevin O’Shea (Indianapolis North Central) 217, Mark Bless (Avon) 215, Mike Goebel (Evansville Mater Dei) 212, Brett Colby (Kokomo) 205, Scot Shaw (Elkhart Memorial) 204, Bart Curtis (Mishawaka) 201

CLOSING IN ON 200: John Hendryx (Knox) 199, Kirk Kennedy (Franklin County) 192, Sherwood Haydock (Woodlan) 188, Jeff Cain (Whiting) 182, Ott Hurrle (Indianapolis Scecina) 182

CLOSING IN ON 150: Chris Svarczkopf (Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger) 149, Steve Weber (Bedford North Lawrence) 148, Dave Pasch (Indianapolis Lutheran) 141

CLOSING IN ON 100: Brian Crabtree (North Vermillion) 99, Jayson West (Warren Central) 97, Kurt Tippmann (Fort Wayne Snider) 97, Aaron Tolle (Tipton) 95, Bob Miller (Fairfield) 93, Mike Campbell (Jimtown) 92, Kevin Hutchins (Monrovia) 92, Doug Hurt (Castle) 91