BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
ON THE LOOSE (Top rushing performances)
Floyd Central’s Wenkers Wright accumulated 353 yards rushing and four touchdowns in the Highlanders’ 28-7 win over Providence.
Ryan Walsh of Andrean had 19 carries for 302 yards and five touchdowns in the 59ers’ 44-23 win over Hanover Central.
Churubusco’s Jake Fulk tallied 32 carries for 292 yards with three touchdowns and caught two passes for 117 yards and two scores in the Eagles’ 52-28 win over Lakeland.
Mark Brownlee of Elkhart Central raced 32 times for 285 yards and three scores in the Blazers’ 31-3 win at Goshen.
Columbus North’s Blake Huffman ran 42 times for 259 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 42-31 win over Columbus East.
Nathan Swafford had 39 carries for 241 yards and four scores in the Kougars’ 35-21 win over Wheeler.
Zionsville’s Colin Price ran 20 times for 244 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles’ 47-33 win over Lebanon.
Carmel’s Dylan Downing had 17 rushes for 216 yards and two touchdowns in the Greyhounds’ 37-0 win over Noblesville.
Charlie Spegal of New Palestine carried the ball 29 times for 208 yards and three scores in the Dragons’ 28-9 win at Center Grove.
Kamden Early of Pendleton Heights scampered 22 times for 221 yards and two touchdowns in the Arabians’ 35-3 win over Anderson.
Homestead’s Braeden Hardwick rushed 17 times for 194 yards and two scores in the Spartans’ 35-6 win over Fort Wayne Concordia.
Ethan DeVol of Jimtown ran 21 times for 189 yards and two scores in the Jimmies’ 31-13 victory against South Bend Washington.
Peyton Wall of Leo rambled for 183 yards and four touchdowns in the Lions’ 33-13 win over Angola.
Western Boone’s Brett Wethington had 21 carries for 180 yards with two touchdowns and caught a pass for another score in the Stars’ 42-41 loss at Western.
Josh Ruley of Franklin Central ran 16 times for 174 yards in the Flashes’ 31-19 win over Indianapolis Roncalli.
Indianapolis Bishop Chatard’s Daylen Taylor raced seven times for 173 yards and three touchdowns in the Trojans’ 48-21 win over NorthWood.
Addison Wilmington of Rensselaer Central has 166 yards on the ground with a score in the Bombers’ 40-15 win over North Newton.
Beech Grove’s Teron Washington carried the ball 18 times for 163 yards and two scores in the Hornets’ 28-13 win over Cascade.
West Lafayette’s Spencer Blackman ran 15 times for 162 yards and two scores in the Red Devils’ 46-16 victory against McCutcheon.
Delta’s Wesley Stitt scampered eight times for 161 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles in a 44-7 win over Eastbrook.
Kye Johnson of Traders Point Christian ran 16 times for 159 yards with two scores in the Knights’ 38-27 win over Covenant Christian.
Xavier Trueblood of Bloomington North raced nine times for 154 yards and three scores in the Cougars’ 41-7 win over Bedford North Lawrence.
Lafayette Jeff’s Marquis Muniz ran 31 times for 150 yards with a score in the Bronchos’ 36-34 win against Lawrence Central.
Mishawaka’s Donovan Snyder rushed 33 times for 150 yards and three touchdowns for the Cavemen in a 34-29 loss at East Noble.
Greenwood’s Ethan Haessig ran 22 times for 149 yards and four touchdowns in the Woodmen’s 41-6 win over Indian Creek.
North Knox’s Rhett Sheren carried the ball nine times for 147 yards and three scores in the Warriors’ 65-0 triumph over Eastern Greene.
Baron Huebler of Indianapolis Roncalli had 29 carries for 144 yards with two scores and caught a pass for a third touchdown for the Rebels against Franklin Central.
Cole Richter of North Knox rambled nine times for 144 yards and three touchdowns against Eastern Greene.
Bluffton’s Cody Mittlestedt ran 22 times for 141 yards with a touchdown for the Tigers in a 43-20 win over Manchester.
Mark McDonald of Columbus East had 20 rushes for 141 yards and a score for the Olympians against Columbus North.
Plainfield’s Rickey Alsum scampered 25 times for 139 yards and two touchdowns in the Quakers’ 28-13 win over Tri-West.
Marcus McFadden of Indianapolis Lutheran ran six times for 136 yards and a score for the Saints in a 35-14 win over Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter.
New Prairie’s Chris Mays had 13 rushes for 128 yards and four touchdowns in the Cougars’ 62-7 win over South Bend Clay.
Jayvin Edwards of Tipton ran 11 times for 127 yards and two scores in the Blue Devils’ 62-14 win against Elwood.
Franklin’s Jalen Ward raced 12 times for 121 yards and three scores in the Grizzly Cubs’ 59-0 blanking of Shelbyville.
Mishawaka Marian’s Malcom Anderson ran 12 times for 118 yards and three scores in the Knights’ 49-7 win at John Glenn.
Jarrett Stephen of Plainfield had 15 carries for 116 yards and two touchdowns against Tri-West.
Crown Point’s Matthew Walters ran 14 times for 110 yards and three scores in the Bulldogs’ 24-0 blanking of Highland.
Tytus Ragle of New Castle raced 13 times for 101 yards and three touchdowns in the Trojans’ 39-2 win over Rushville.
PASSING GRADES (Top passing performances)
Jasen Graves of Lawrence Central went 26-of-45 for 377 yards and four scores for the Bears against Lafayette Jeff.
Martinsville’s Xavier Tunitis completed 24-of-30 for 315 yards and three touchdowns in the Artesians’ 22-6 win over Bloomington South.
Colton Isaacs of Lakeland was 25-of-42 for 304 yards and four scores for the Lakers against Churubusco.
Lebanon’s Garrett Harker went 25-of-51 for 296 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third tally for the Tigers against Zionsville.
Decatur Central’s Peyton Horsley completed 25-of-41 for 291 yards with a touchdown and ran for another score for the Hawks in a 36-14 setback against Westfield.
Columbus East’s Cole Gilley went 21-of-43 for 286 yards and four touchdowns against Columbus North.
Tyler Fruehling of Hanover Central was 14-of-30 for 286 yards and two scores for the Wildcats against Andrean.
Plymouth’s Joe Barron went 24-of-45 for 274 yards and four touchdowns in the Rockies’ 41-20 win over Kokomo.
Greg Bolt of Columbia City completed 17-of-28 for 264 yards with four scores and also ran for another tally in the Eagles’ 35-8 win over Central Noble.
Western’s Jeff Engle tossed for 263 yards and five touchdowns for the Panthers against Western Boone.
Jeff Becker of Carroll (Fort Wayne) was 17-of-28 for 250 yards with three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 21-20 loss to Fort Wayne Snider.
Bailey Parker of East Noble completed 17-of-27 for 249 yards with three touchdowns and ran 13 times for 77 yards and a score for the Knights against Mishawaka.
Penn’s Ron Powlus went 12-of-18 for 249 yards with four touchdowns in the Kingsmen’s 33-6 win over LaPorte.
Kokomo’s Andres Begne finished 11-of-19 for 247 yards and two scores for the Wildkats against Plymouth.
Cascade’s Dylan Kattkamp went 13-of-27 for 241 yards and two touchdowns for the Cadets against Beech Grove.
Colton Pence of Evansville Memorial was 12-of-25 for 235 yards and two scores in the Tigers’ 24-0 triumph against Evansville Memorial.
Avon’s Henry Hesson completed 18-of-28 passes for 235 yards and four touchdowns in the Orioles’ 41-17 win over Indianapolis Ben Davis.
Brownsburg’s Ben Easters was 11-of-21 for 224 yards with two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 38-17 loss to Cincinnati Saint Xavier.
Drew Byerly of Franklin completed 10-of-16 for 223 yards and three scores against Shelbyville.
Marcus Roux of Fishers went 18-of-26 for 215 yards and three scores in the Tigers’ 26-13 win over Indianapolis Pike.
Terre Haute South’s Caleb Stultz was 11-of-17 for 210 yards with a touchdown in the Braves’ 41-0 blanking of Evansville Harrison.
Along with going 15-of-21 for 210 yards with two touchdowns, West Lafayette’s Kyle Adams also ran 10 times for 141 yards and two scores against McCutcheon.
Kale Payne of Danville was 11-of-21 for 201 yards with two touchdowns in the Warriors’ 27-20 loss to Mooresville.
North Decatur’s Alex Stirn finished 12-of-20 for 201 yards with two touchdowns in the Chargers’ 49-7 win over Edinburgh.
Gehrig Slunaker of Mount Vernon (Fortville) was 11-of-16 for 200 yards and a score in the Mauraders’ 45-14 win over Richmond.
Churubusco’s Sam Wood went 8-of-18 for 199 yards with three scores against Lakeland.
James Arnold of South Adams completed 8-of-16 for 194 yards with four touchdowns in the Starfires’ 56-21 victory against Bellmont.
Zionsville’s Cole Wiseman was 13-of-26 for 193 yards with two touchdowns against Lebanon.
Chris Mullen of Chesterton went 11-of-20 for 190 yards with two scores and ran for a third tally in the Trojans’ 40-0 blanking of Munster.
Elkhart Memorial’s Tyler Lehner finished 12-of-21 for 185 yards with three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 31-18 loss at Concord.
Orin Edwards of Indianapolis Cathedral went 19-of-31 for 182 yards and two scores for the Irish in a 24-0 victory against Cincinnati Moeller.
Indianapolis Scecina’s Luke Traylor was 12-of-16 for 177 yards with a score in the Crusaders’ 42-7 win over Speedway.
Maximus Grimes of Lafayette Jeff completed 12-of-24 for 176 yards and three touchdowns against Lawrence Central.
Guy Griffey of Hamilton Heights went 11-of-19 for 172 yards with a touchdown in the Huskies’ 28-14 loss to North Montgomery.
Aidan Leffler of Roncalli completed 23-of-30 for 172 yards and a touchdown against Franklin Central.
Fort Wayne Snider’s Jon Barnes finished 10-of-18 for 169 yards with three touchdowns for the Panthers against Carroll (Fort Wayne).
Zack Warchus of Portage went 12-of-16 for 169 yards with a touchdown and rambled seven times for 212 yards and three scores in the Indians’ 35-9 win over Lowell.
Mooresville’s Kalija Perry completed 10-of-20 for 165 yards with two touchdowns for the Pioneers against Danville.
Evan Price of South Bend Saint Joseph went 12-of-22 for 162 yards and two touchdowns for the Indians in a 31-16 loss to Northridge.
Homestead’s Luke Goode was 14-of-24 for 158 yards with three scores against Fort Wayne Concordia.
Paris Hewlett of Hammond Morton finished 8-of-18 for 158 yards and two scores in the Governors’ 20-0 triumph over Lake Central.
North Montgomery’s Jaron Bradford was 13-of-20 for 156 yards and three scores for the Chargers against Hamilton Heights.
Jack Henninger of Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter completed 14-of-36 for 156 yards and two scores for the Raiders against Indianapolis Lutheran.
Monroe Central’s Jackson Ullom went 14-of-17 for 153 yards and two touchdowns for the Golden Bears in a 36-7 win over Union City.
Lincoln Roth of New Palestine completed 8-of-12 for 150 yards and one score against Center Grove.
Caleb Ellison of Brebeuf Jesuit went 10-of-16 for 145 yards and two touchdowns in the Braves’ 27-6 win over Indianapolis Tech.
South Bend Riley’s Senator Brown tossed for 144 yards and ran for 155 yards and two scores in the Wildcats’ 28-7 win over Bremen.
Warren Central’s Cobe Moore was 10-of-25 for 142 yards with a score and also ran for a touchdown in the Warriors’ 17-14 loss to Louisville Trinity.
Southport’s Ryan Lezon went 9-of-14 for 142 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third score in the Cardinals’ 49-21 win over Perry Meridian.
Austin Frazier of Covenant Christian was 10-of-26 for 138 yards and a touchdown for the Warriors against Traders Point Christian.
Keyshawn Minor of Clarksville threw for 137 yards with two scores and rushed for 87 yards and another tally in the Generals’ 54-18 win against Eastern (Pekin).
Bloomington North’s Reece Lozano was 11-of-15 for 137 yards with two touchdowns against Bedford North Lawrence.
Tipton’s Sam Edwards went 8-of-9 for 137 yards and three scores against Elwaod.
Luke Hammons of Columbus North completed 6-of-9 for 135 yards with a score against Columbus East.
Jake Mayersky of Boone Grove went 8-of-11 for 119 yards with a score and also ran seven times for 88 yards and two touchdowns in the Wolves’ 38-6 win against River Forest.
Concord’s Ethan Cain was 10-of-16 for 118 yards with three touchdowns for the Minutemen against Elkhart Memorial
Spencer Wright of Western Boone went 12-of-17 for 103 yards and two touchdowns and also rushed nine times for 45 yards and two scores against Western.
In addition to going 5-of-6 for 89 yards, Attica’s Eli Kirkpatrick rambled 17 times for 268 yards and five scores in the Red Ramblers’ 50-14 win against Clinton Prairie.
C.J. Opperman of Valparaiso was 3-of-4 for 65 yards and three touchdowns in the Vikings’ 63-0 blanking of Griffith.
Along with completing 4-of-7 passes for 31 yards, Merrillville’s Peter Rodriguez rushed 13 times for 122 yards with two touchdowns in the Pirates’ 21-0 victory over Hobart.
New Prairie’s Chase Ketterer was 2-of-7 for 35 yards and also ran 16 times for 121 yards and two scores against South Bend Clay.
WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)
Logan Koehne of North Decatur recorded six catches for 171 yards with a touchdown and also returned a punt 65 yards for a score against Edinburgh.
Lebanon’s J.C. Reese had 14 receptions for 163 yards against Zionsville.
Lawrence Central’s Elijah Gaskin caught nine passes for 159 yards and two touchdowns against Lafayette Jeff.
Michael Reese of Lebanon hauled in six passes for 149 yards and two scores against Zionsville.
Luke Rappe of Mount Vernon (Fortville) had five receptions for 135 yards and a touchdown against Richmond.
Plymouth’s Garrett Schrameyer tallied 11 catches for 126 yards against Kokomo.
Martinsville’s Andy Myers recorded eight catches for 125 yards and a touchdown against Bloomington South.
Luke Lacey of Brownsburg caught three passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns against Cincinnati Saint Xavier.
Western’s Nathaniel Liddell recorded three catches for 119 yards and two scores against Western Boone.
East Noble’s Gage Ernsberger had six catches for 115 yards and two touchdowns against Mishawaka.
Jaden Fuel of Lawrence Central registered six catches for 110 yards and two touchdowns against Lafayette Jeff.
Lance Greiwe of Columbus East recorded seven receptions for 106 yards and two scores against Columbus North.
Kokomo’s Noa Wainscott had eight catches for 105 yards and two touchdowns against Plymouth.
Columbia City’s Michael Sievers caught four passes for 102 yards with two touchdowns against Central Noble.
Lafayette Jeff’s Jon Lerma racked up three receptions for 101 yards and a touchdown against Lawrence Central.
Layton Mitchell of Carroll (Fort Wayne) had five catches for 100 yards and three scores against Fort Wayne Snider.
Kyle Sellers of NorthWood hauled in three passes for 100 yards with two scores and also completed a 27yard pass for the Panthers against Bishop Chatard.
SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top performances on defense and special teams)
Warsaw’s Hunter Mevis connected on the game-winning 51-yard goal and a 46-yard boot in the Tigers’ 20-19 win at Michigan City.
South Bend Clay’s Jamon Groves had an 88-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the Colonials against New Prairie.
Dae’Von Fuqua of Clarksville not only rushed for 203 yards with a score, he also had a 60-yard touchdown reception and returned an interception 33 yards for another tally against Eastern (Pekin).
Liam Wright of Indianapolis Scecian ran a fumble back 77 yards for score against Speedway.
New Castle’s Jamorion Taylor amassed 22 tackles against Rushville.
Jacob Rutledge of Terre Haute South ran for two touchdowns and returned an interception 38 yards for another tally against Evansville Harrison.
Along with returning a fumble 29 yards for a score against Rushville, New Castle’s Dylan Beck also came up with 17 tackles.
Keagan Labelle of Mount Vernon (Fortville) had a 94-yard kickoff return for a score against Richmond.
Landon Robins of Columbus North recorded 14 tackles against Columbus East.
In addition to running for 100 yards and three scores, Culver Community’s Carter Stevens also tallied four two-point conversions for the Cavaliers in their 52-22 win over South Central.
Carter Neveraski of Concord not only ran for 68 yards and a touchdown, but he also came up with two interceptions against Elkhart Memorial.
Park Tudor’s Ahmir Lloyd returned an interception 41 yards for a touchdown in the Panthers’ 54-6 win over Anderson Prep Academy.
Fishers’ Jack Phillips converted a pair of extra-points and two 32-yard field goals against Pike.
Bluffton’s Kody Kinsey came up with a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown against Manchester.
Concord’s Ariel De La Paz connected on a 46-yard field goal against Elkhart Memorial.
Joseph Sargent of Avon had a 75-yards fumble recovery for a score against Ben Davis.
In addition to have a pair of touchdown catches, Andrew Sowinski of Bishop Chatard also returned a punt 44 yards for a score against NorthWood.
Nick Gregory of Mooresville came up with a 79-yard kickoff return for a score against Danville.
Columbus North’s Royce Lofton registered 13 tackles against Columbus East.
Reece Johnson of Bluffton returned an interception 17 yards for a score against Manchester.
Columbus East’s Parker Harrison came up with 12 tackles against Columbus North.
Deonte Jones of Indianapolis Lutheran had a 28-yard interception return for a score against Cardinal Ritter.
Trezmon Hall of Lawrence North returned a fumble 70 yards for a touchdown in the Wildcats’ 35-8 win over Marion.
Indianapolis Lutheran’s Monpasi Clay came up with a 27-yard interception return for a touchdown against Cardinal Ritter.
Ty Lewis of Park Tudor had a 20-yard interception return for a score against Anderson Prep Academy.