BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
ON THE LOOSE (Top rushing performances)
Mark Brownlee of Elkhart Central ran 39 times for a school-record 307 yards and five touchdowns in the Blazers’ 38-31 win over Concord.
Western’s Jerry Padgett tallied 291 yards on the ground with four touchdowns in the Panthers’ 32-31 loss to Lebanon.
Lafayette Jeff’s Marquis Munoz carried the ball 38 times for 285 yards and three scores in the Bronchos’ 27-20 loss to Merrillville.
East Central’s Jake Fike tallied 35 rushes for 283 yards with five scores in the Trojans’ 42-14 win over Greenwood.
Floyd Central’s Wenkers Wright galloped 25 times for 243 yards with four touchdowns in the Highlanders’ 44-30 win over Bedford North Lawrence.
Lenny Bennett of Fort Wayne Snider ran 33 times for 242 yards and two touchdowns in the Panthers’ 42-31 loss to Carroll (Fort Wayne).
New Palestine’s Charlie Spegal rambled 33 times for 241 yards and four scores in the Dragons’ 35-7 win at Whiteland.
Lowell’s Joseph Heuer ran 28 times for 221 yards with five touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 55-20 win over Griffith.
Zionsville’s Colin Price had 32 carries for 210 yards and two scores in the Eagles’ 36-0 win over Indianapolis Pike.
Peyton Wall of Leo exploded 21 times for 204 yards and a score in the Lions’ 10-6 win over NorthWood.
Danville’s Chandler Schubert ran 31 times for 203 yards and three touchdowns in the Warriors’ 48-9 win over West Vigo.
Marcus McFadden of Indianapolis Lutheran had 28 touches for 203 yards with four touchdowns in the Saints’ 28-15 win over Covenant Christian.
Alex Currie of Adams Central rambled 21 times for 195 yards and a score in the Flying Jets’ 48-22 win over North Miami.
Gibson Southern’s Mitchell Spindler carried the ball 38 times for 194 yards and two touchdowns in the Titans’ 21-20 loss to Heritage Hills.
Lawrenceburg’s Adam Burd ran 17 times for 189 yards with two touchdowns in the Tigers’ 49-18 win over Charlestown.
Ryan Walsh of Andrean had 25 carries for 189 yards and two touchdowns in the 59ers’ 27-0 blanking of Boone Grove.
Southridge’s Cole Calvert romped 14 times for 185 yards with three scores in the Raiders’ 62-20 win over North Harrison.
Indianapolis Roncalli’s Barron Huebler ran 27 times for 183 yards in the Rebels’ 45-14 win over Indianapolis Crispus Attucks.
Warsaw’s Juan Jaramillio scampered 35 times for 183 yards with three scores in the Tigers’ 35-28 win over Chesterton.
Devin Mockobee of Boonville had 29 carries for 182 yards with a score and returned a punt 70 yards for another tally in the Pioneers’ 33-13 loss to Evansville Memorial.
Princeton’s Darrion Madison ran 17 times for 179 yards and a touchdown in the Tigers’ 35-6 win over Edgewood.
Payton Baugh of Knox rambled 14 times for 178 yards with four touchdowns in the Redskins’ 36-7 win over Twin Lakes.
Mooresville’s Caden Robinson scampered 31 times for 175 yards with a touchdown in the Pioneers’ 41-16 win over Martinsville.
Jeffersonville’s Jordan Ferguson ran for 173 yards and two scores in the Red Devils’ 23-7 win over New Albany.
Kye Johnson of Traders Point Christian had nine rushes for 170 yards with three scores and also took a punt back 60 yards for another touchdown in the Knights’ 51-6 win over North White.
Elijah Butler of Noblesville ran 25 times for 162 yards and two touchdowns in the Millers’ 24-21 overtime loss to Homestead.
Castle’s Connor McIntyre had 28 carries for 162 yards in the Knights’ 28-21 overtime win against Bloomington North.
Decatur Central’s Kenny Tracy raced 19 times for 160 yards with four scores in the Hawks’ 49-0 win over Terre Haute North.
Bloomington South’s Maveric Thiery had 18 carries for 158 yards with three touchdowns and also caught an 18-yard pass for a score in the Panthers’ 49-21 win over Evansville North.
Evansville Central’s Brennan Schutte ran 19 times for 154 yards in the Bears’ 27-16 win over Jasper.
Easton Williamson of Lebanon rambled 27 times for 152 yards and four scores for the Tigers against Western.
Zane Downing of Eastern (Greentown) carried the ball 25 times for 147 yards and caught a 33-yard touchdown pass in the Comets’ 20-7 victory over Alexandria.
Peru’s Brayden Masters had eight rushes for 145 yards with two scores in the Bengal Tigers’ 37-7 win over Heritage.
Cameron Etienne of Perry Central ran for 144 yards and three touchdowns in the Commodores’ 42-12 win over North Central (Farmersburg).
Kyle Riffel of Penn compiled 32 carries for 143 yards in the Kingsmen’s 13-6 win over Portage.
Eastbrook’s Wyatt Stephson ran 25 times for 143 yards and three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 34-7 win over Tipton.
Noah Bierma of Rensselaer Central had 13 carries for 143 yards and a score in the Bombers’ 35-6 win over North Newton.
LaVille’s Kolby Watts recorded 15 rushes for 143 yards and a touchdown in the lancers’ 34-14 win over Bremen.
Mississinewa’s Cade Campbell ran 16 times for 137 yards and two touchdowns in the Indian’s 30-6 win over Huntington North.
Kameron Trotter of Fort Wayne Snider tallied 14 carries for 132 yards and two touchdowns against Carroll (Fort Wayne).
Ivan Winkle of Plymouth had 18 rushes for 131 yards and three scores in the Rockies’ 28-12 win over South Bend Saint Joseph.
Donaven McCulley of Lawrence North had 16 rushes for 128 yards and a score in the Wildcats’ 14-7 win over Lawrence Central.
Jimtown’s Ethan DeVol carried the ball 16 times for 127 yards and two touchdowns in the Jimmies’ 30-7 win over Tippecanoe Valley.
Brayden Stull of McCutcheon ran 18 times for 123 yards and a score in the Mavericks’ 30-6 win over Kokomo.
Greensburg’s Jalen Woods had 20 rushes for 120 yards in the Prates’ 36-12 win over Batesville.
Seth Lugar of Madison-Grant registered 10 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown in the Argylls’ 55-27 win over Union City.
Rensselaer Central’s Dalton Kidd had three touches for 117 yards and a score against North Newton.
Damarius Cowen of Fort Wayne Northrop tallied 117 yards on the ground with a touchdown in the Bruins’ 24-6 win over Goshen.
Jacob Wetzel of Heritage Hills ran 13 times for 114 yards with a score for the Patriots against Gibson Southern.
Madison-Grant’s Clayton Powell had nine touches for 113 yards and two touchdowns against Union City.
West Noble’s Brandon Pruitt ran 25 times for 112 yards with a score in the Chargers’ 42-20 loss to Mishawaka Marian.
Jeremiah Green of Fort Wayne Northrop accumulated 110 yards rushing with a score against Goshen.
Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger’s Patrick Finley ran eight times for 108 yards with two touchdowns in the Saints’ 35-22 win over Fort Wayne North.
Indianapolis Cathedral’s Jake Langdon raced nine times for 107 yards with two scores in the Irish’s 38-14 win over Terre Haute South.
Center Grove’s Daniel Weems ran 18 times for 103 yards and a touchdown in the Trojans’ 31-7 win over Columbus East.
Allen Haire of Terre Haute South rumbled 23 times for 102 yards with a score for the Braves against Indianapolis Cathedral.
Gabe Eurit of Lewis Cass recorded 14 rushes for 100 yards and two touchdowns in the Kings’ 53-9 win over Rochester.
Indianapolis Bishop Chatard’s Daylen Taylor had nine carries for 100 yards with two touchdowns and caught two passes for 38 yards with another tally in the Trojans’ 49-12 win over North Montgomery.
PASSING GRADES (Top passing performances)
South Vermillion’s Anthony Garzolini went 25-of-39 for 437 yards with four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 41-38 win over Cascade.
Logan White of Parke Heritage was 21-of-27 for 337 yards with three scores and ran 18 times for 115 yards and a touchdown in the Wolves’ 44-26 win over Attica.
Vincennes Lincoln’s Eric Vickers completed 27-of-37 for 332 yards with five touchdowns in the Alices’ 42-19 win over Brown County.
Jeffrey Becker of Carroll (Fort Wayne) was 18-of-28 for 324 yards with five touchdowns and ran 14 times for 32 yards and another score for the Chargers against Fort Wayne Snider.
Concord’s Ethan Cain went 21-of-40 for 317 yards and two touchdowns for the Minutemen against Elkhart Central.
Alexandria’s Rylan Metz completed 29-of-43 for 310 yards and a touchdown for the Tigers against Eastern (Greentown).
Chris Mullen of Chesterton was 21-of-35 for 308 yards and two touchdowns for the Trojans against Warsaw.
Southport’s Ryan Lezon completed 20-of-28 for 303 yards with four touchdowns and ran 15 times for 69 yards with another score in the Cardinals’ 41-40 win over Indianapolis Tech.
South Adams’ James Arnold went 16-of-27 for 289 yards and two scores in the Starfires’ 28-6 win over Monroe Central.
West Lafayette’s Kyle Adams completed 17-of-27 for 272 yards with two scores and ran nine times for 50 yards and another touchdown in the Red Devils’ 34-31 win over Guerin Catholic.
Oliver Rau of Greenwood went 17-of-40 for 272 yards with five touchdowns and ran 20 times for 73 yards for the Woodmen against East Central.
Homestead’s Luke Goode was 24-of-44 for 267 yards with two touchdowns for the Spartans against Noblesville.
Andrew Hobson of Hamilton Southeastern went 23-of-33 for 263 yards with two scores in the Royals’ 28-14 loss to Carmel.
Tristan Polk of Floyd Central completed 13-of-19 for 250 yards with two touchdowns and rushed seven times for 40 yards against Bedford North Lawrence.
Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ Carson Clark was 18-of-36 for 243 yards in the Knights’ 13-6 loss to Eastside.
Garrett Yoon of Lawrenceburg went 13-of-17 for 242 yards with two scores and ran five times for 37 yards with another touchdown against Charlestown.
Guerin Catholic’s Christian Gelov finished 25-of-37 for 238 yards and three touchdowns for the Golden Eagles against West Lafayette.
Plymouth’s Joe Barron completed 20-of-31 for 237 yards and two scores against Saint Joseph.
Crown Point’s Will Pettit went 16-of-29 for 231 yards with two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 22-7 win over Lake Central.
Colton Pence of Evansville Memorial was 10-of-14 for 230 yards with two touchdowns for the Tigers against Boonville.
Fort Wayne Concordia’s Brandon Davis completed 18-of-31 for 222 yards in the Cadets’ 17-14 win over Norwell.
West Vigo’s Dan Andrews went 18-of-40 for 220 yards for the Vikings against Danville.
Clinton Prairie’s Kade Osborn was 12-of-19 for 214 yards and two touchdowns in the Gophers’ 45-14 loss to Lafayette Central Catholic.
Kale Payne of Danville finished 13-of-24 for 211 yards with two scores against West Vigo.
Evansville North’s Ethan Brawdy went 16-of-28 for 211 yards with three touchdowns for the Huskies against Bloomington South.
Clark Barrett of Lafayette Central Catholic was 15-of-22 for 207 yards and two touchdowns for the Knights against Clinton Prairie.
Greencastle’s Brayden Baxter completed 17-of-31 for 206 yards with a touchdown for the Tiger Cubs in their 35-13 loss to Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter.
Alex Stirn of North Decatur finished 11-of-17 for 203 yards and two scores in the Chargers’ 12-0 win over Tri.
New Castle’s William Grieser was 20-of-33 for 199 yards with a touchdown in the Trojans’ 48-8 loss to Mount Vernon (Fortville).
Kyle Cheek of Bishop Chatard went 13-of-21 for 199 yards with three scores against North Montgomery.
Riley Stone of South Putnam was 14-of-27 for 195 yards with two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 28-13 loss to North Vermllion.
Castle’s Cameron Tilly completed 16-of-36 for 184 yards with four touchdowns against Bloomington North.
East Noble’s Bailey Parker was 12-of-17 for 183 yards with four touchdowns and ran five times for 119 yards and two scores in the Knights’ 42-14 win over DeKalb.
Peyton Horsley of Decatur Central finished 5-of-8 for 182 yards with two scores against Terre Haute North.
Franklin’s Drew Byerly completed 11-of-18 for 177 yards with three touchdowns and rushed seven times for 103 yards with three scores in the Grizzly Cubs’ 42-0 blanking of Seymour.
Austin Frazier of Covenant Christian was 18-of-34 for 175 yards with a touchdown for the Warriors against Indianapolis Lutheran.
Maxwell Milton of Heritage Christian went 12-of-27 for 172 yards and two scores in the Eagles’ 28-6 win over Eastern Hancock.
Union City’s Hunter Reagan was 7-of-15 for 171 yards and three touchdowns for the Indians against Madison-Grant.
Fishers’ Marcus Roux finished 16-of-31 for 171 yards with a score in the Tigers’ 42-14 loss to Westfield.
Tristan Working of North Miami went 12-of-36 for 169 yards with a touchdown and ran 14 times for 33 yards and a score for the Warriors against Adams Central.
Indianapolis Lutheran’s Blake White completed 16-of-32 for 169 yards against Covenant Christian.
Heritage’s Parker Tracy was 15-of-26 for 166 yards with a touchdown for the Patriots against Peru.
Milan’s Peyton Wert finished 8-of-15 for 166 yards with three scores and rushed 15 times for 85 yards in the Indians’ 34-14 over Hagerstown.
Matt Eck of Saint Joseph completed 20-of-41 for 163 yards and two touchdowns for the Indians against Plymouth.
Camden Simons of Westfield went 8-of-14 for 157 yards with two touchdowns and rushed 15 times for 64 yards for the Shamrocks against Fishers.
Hobart’s Riley Johnston was 4-of-4 for 157 yards with two scores and ran five times for 49 yards and another touchdown in the Brickies’ 35-0 blanking of Highland.
Isaac Chambers of Lewis Cass completed 9-of-13 for 156 yards and three touchdowns against Rochester.
Anthony Ball of North White went 9-of-26 for 155 yards with a score for the Vikings against traders Point Christian.
Lebanon’s Garrett Harker was 9-of-18 for 153 yards and a touchdown against Western.
Jackson Ullom of Monroe Central completed 17-of-25 for 153 yards for the Golden Bears against South Adams.
North Vermillion’s Brennan Ellis finished 17-of-25 for 145 yards with two touchdowns and ran 10 times for 69 yards and two scores for the Falcons against South Putnam.
D.J. Bull of Bloomington South went 8-of-15 for 142 yards with four scores against Evansville North.
Aidan Leffler of Roncalli finished 8-of-15 for 139 yards with a score and rushed 17 times for 81 yards and a school-record five touchdowns against Crispus Attucks.
Evansville Central’s Collins Turner completed 5-of-11 for 134 yards with three scores against Jasper.
Martinsville’s Xavier Tunitis was 12-of-22 for 132 yards with a touchdown for the Artesians against Mooresville.
Tyler Knoy of Harrison (West Lafayette) went 6-of-11 for 132 yards with three touchdowns in the Raiders’ 35-0 blanking of Anderson.
Franklin Central’s Peyton Vieweigh was 5-of-12 for 120 yards with a touchdown in the Flashes; 14-11 win over Columbus North.
In addition to going 8-of-19 for 119 yards, NorthWood’s Nate Newcomer ran 24 times for 198 yards for the Panthers against Leo.
Spencer Wright of Western Boone went 5-of-9 for 115 yards and two touchdowns in the Stars’ 49-7 win over North Putnam.
Brownsburg’s Ben Easters completed 6-of-12 for 111 yards with three scores in the Bulldogs’ 27-24 win over Avon.
Jaron Bradford of North Montgomery was 14-of-30 for 110 yards with a touchdown and ran 14 times for 38 yards and another score for the Chargers against Bishop Chatard.
LaVille’s Ayden Doyle finished 10-of-15 for 105 yards with two scores against Bremen.
Indianapolis Cardinal Ritter’s Jack Henninger went 4-of-7 for 103 yards with a score for the Raiders against Greencastle.
Southridge’s Chase Taylor completed 5-of-6 for 100 yards with two scores and rushed five times for 47 yards and another touchdown against North Harrison.
Nolan Grubb of Eastern (Greentown) was 5-of-11 for 100 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third score against Alexandria.
Indianapolis Ben Davis’ Trent Gipson went 10-of-13 for 94 yards with three scores in the Giants’ 57-0 blanking of Perry Meridian.
Toby Brogan of Greensburg was 2-of-6 for 91 yards and ran 29 times for 163 yards with five touchdowns against Batesville.
Despite going 1-of-4 for 72 yards, Peru’s Levi Strong also rushed 15 times for 152 yards with three scores against Heritage.
In addition to completing 7-of-10 for 71 yards, Mason Douglas of McCutcheon also ran 15 times for 131 yards and two scores against Kokomo.
Blake Mann of Jasper was 3-of-13 for 67 yards and ran 27 times for 156 yards with a touchdown for the Wildcats against Evansville Central.
Portage’s Zack Warchus completed 5-of-11 for 64 yards and ran 25 times for 171 yards and a score for the Indians against Penn.
Along with going 9-of-14 for 61 yards, Carmel’s Christian Williams ran five times for 31 yards and a touchdown for the Greyhounds against Hamilton Southeastern.
In addition to completing 6-of-13 for 57 yards and two scores, Eli Kirkpatrick of Attica had 20 carries for 137 yards and a touchdown for the Red Ramblers against North Vermillion.
Mishawaka’s Justin Fisher was 3-of-4 for 40 yards and rushed 14 times for 104 yards and two touchdowns for the Cavemen in a 38-6 win over Elkhart Memorial.
In addition to completing just 1-of-3 passes for 31 yards, Chase Ketterer of New Prairie also ran 22 times for 190 yards with three touchdowns and returned an interception 31 yards for another tally in the Cougars’ 49-3 win over Culver Academy.
Although Northfield’s Levi Fulkerson was just 2-of- for 16 yards, he also rushed the ball 39 times for 113 yards and a touchdown for the Norsemen in their 14-6 win over Southwood.
WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)
South Vermillion’s Eli Royal recorded 13 catches for 219 yards and three touchdowns against Cascade.
Park Heritage’s Austin Petrillio had nine receptions for 199 yards and two scores against Attica.
Harrison Truitt of West Lafayette hauled in seven passes for 154 yards and a score against Guerin Catholic.
Floyd Central’s Landon DeWeese registered seven catches for 152 yards against Bedford North Lawrence.
Evansville North’s Dylan McKinney had nine receptions for 150 yards with two touchdowns against Bloomington South.
Plymouth’s Seth Rundell tallied 10 receptions for 147 yards and a touchdown against Saint Joseph.
Mason Englert of Carroll (Fort Wayne) racked up eight catches for 143 yards with a score against Fort Wayne Snider.
Clinton Prairie’s Jacob Fullerton had eight receptions for 140 yards and a touchdown against Lafayette Central Catholic.
Jaydin Sheppard of Greenwood caught four passes for 137 yards and two touchdowns against East Central.
Lawrenceburg’s Gavin Yoon racked up four receptions for 136 yards with a touchdown against Charlestown.
Jake Warren of Chesterton had eight catches for 136 yards and two scores against Warsaw.
Greencastle’s Dakota Campbell recorded eight receptions for 136 yards with a touchdown and ran for another score against Cardinal Ritter.
Thomas Brooks of South Vermillion had eight catches for 134 yards and two scores against Cascade.
Evansville Central’s Tre’Jon Evans caught four passes for 130 yards with three touchdowns against Jasper.
Patrick Driscoll of Saint Joseph had 12 catches for 129 yards and two scores against Plymouth.
Guerin Catholic’s Bernie McGuiness tallied 14 receptions for 128 yards with a touchdown against West Lafayette.
Concord’s Amarion Moore hauled in eight receptions for 127 yards against Elkhart Central.
Nate Thomson of Heritage Christian had nine catches for 123 yards and a score against Eastern Hancock.
Danville’s Dominick Wynn tallied five receptions for 122 yards with a touchdown against West Vigo.
Brevin Jefferson of Southport caught five passes for 118 yards with a touchdown against Indianapolis Tech.
David O’Toole of Crown Point registered seven catches for 115 yards with a score against Lake Central.
Anthony Buschman of North White had five catches for 107 yards and a touchdown against Traders Point Christian.
Westfield’s Mason Piening caught eight passes for 107 yards with a score against Fishers.
South Putnam’s Kain Gregory recorded five catches for 106 yards with a touchdown against North Vermillion.
Noble Johnson of Parke Heritage racked up seven catches for 101 yards and a score against Attica.
Tytus Ragle of New Castle had eight receptions for 100 yards with a touchdown against Mount Vernon (Fortville).
SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top performances on defense and special teams)
Evansville Memorial’s Connor Agler returned an interception 60 yards for a score against Boonville.
Along with running 60 yards for a touchdown, Marion’s J.K. Thomas also returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown in the Giants’ 27-12 win over New Haven.
Randy Wells of Warren Central had a 91-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the Warriors’ 17-10 win over North Central (Indianapolis).
In addition to running 11 times for 85 yards with three scores, Rylan Cole of Mount Vernon (Fortville) also took an interception back 25 yards for a touchdown for the Marauders.
Luca Hodge of Franklin Central had a 57-yard interception return for a score against Columbus North.
Eastside’s Carson Evers returned an interception 66 yards for a touchdown for the Blazers against Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.
Mishawaka Marian’s Greg Atkinson returned a punt 54 yards for a score for the Knights against West Noble.
Joey Slimak of Fishers had a 95-yard return of a blocked punt against Westfield.
West Lafayette’s Cannon Melchi took a kickoff back 88 yards for a touchdown against Guerin Catholic.
Maunalokelani Jackson of Brownsburg had a 32-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown against Avon.
Center Grove’s Trent Veith returned a punt 42 yards for a score against Columbus East.
Jacob Bryant of East Central took an interception back 43 yards for a touchdown against Greenwood.
Along with recording two quarterback sacks, Merrillville’s Khris Walton also had a 55-yard fumble recovery for a score for the Pirates against Lafayette Jeff.
Western Boone’s Cortez Stodemire had an 80-yard interception return for a touchdown against North Putnam.
In addition to catching a touchdown pass, Cascade’s A.J. Sanders also returned a punt 58 yards and two interceptions for scores for the Cadets against South Vermillion.