BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
ON THE LOOSE (Top running back performances)
Frontier’s Caleb Atkinson scampered 33 times for 325 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons’ 32-12 win over Traders Point Christian.
Valparaiso’s Tommy Burbee ran 35 times for 305 yards and three scores in the Vikings’30-21 win over Chesterton.
Brad Gagnon of McCutcheon had 26 carries for 263 yards and three touchdowns in the Mavericks’ 34-0 win over Logansport.
Greenwood’s Ethan Haessig raced 37 times for 249 yards and two touchdowns in the Woodmen’s 38-35 loss to Plainfield.
Cameron Hovey of Sheridan rambled 28 times for 244 yards with three touchdowns in the Blackhawks’ 34-7 win over Clinton Prairie.
Tipton’s Eli Carter ran 22 times for 239 yards with two touchdowns and caught four passes for 70 yards in the Blue Devils’ 41-21 win over Lafayette Central Catholic.
North Harrison’s Aaron Nevil had 33 carries for 224 yards and two scores in the Cougars’ 55-22 loss to Brownstown Central.
Tyler Cox of Martinsville ran 28 times for 220 yards and two scores in the Artesians’ 48-21 loss to Franklin.
Riley Goodnight of Frankfort scampered 32 times for 217 yards and a score in the Hot Dogs’ 34-31 win over South Central (Union Mills).
Noah Mungia of New Prairie carried the ball 28 times for 201 yards and three touchdowns in the Cougars’ 45-20 win over South Bend Saint Joseph.
Brownstown Central’s Jayden Steinkamp ran 15 times for 200 yards and four scores for the Braves against North Harrison.
Mark McDonald of Columbus East raced 18 times for 198 yards with four touchdowns in the Olympians’ 48-14 win over New Albany.
Western’s Jerry Padgett had 38 rushes for 197 yards and three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 19-18 loss to Hamilton Heights.
Korbin Allen of Northview ran 15 times for 186 yards and a touchdown in the Knights’ 35-0 win over Owen Valley.
Delphi’s Evan Fritz carried the ball 28 times for 184 yards and three scores in the Oracles’ 48-14 win over Tri-Central.
Ben Landers of Silver Creek ran eight times for 181 yards with three touchdowns in the Dragons’ 49-13 win over Scottsburg.
Teorien Evans of Evansville Central had 14 carries for 154 yards and two touchdowns in the Bears’ 57-20 win over Evansville Reitz.
Bailey Cox of Jay County ran 26 times for 184 yards in the Patriots’ 48-7 loss to Bluffton.
Brock Robinson of Pioneer scampered 10 times for 180 yards and three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 48-12 win over Indianapolis Crispus Attucks.
Fort Wayne North’s Ja’suan Lambert had 22 carries for 176 yards in the Legends’ 49-46 loss to Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.
Center Grove’s Carson Steele became the club’s all-time leading rusher with 21 carries for 175 yards and three scores in the Trojans’ 47-0 win over North Central (Indianapolis).
Trey Gibson of Wheeler ran 23 times for 173 yards and three touchdowns in the Bearcats’ 44-0 win over Boone Grove.
Southmont’s Carson Chadd scampered 14 times for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the Mounties’ 30-24 win over Crawfordsville.
Blake Heyerly of Adams Central had 20 carries for 167 yards and a score in the Flying Jets’ 42-6 win over Heritage.
Omarion Dixon of Harrison (West Lafayette) carried the ball 13 times for 164 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders’ 42-14 win over Anderson.
Colin Price of Zionsville ran 32 times for 164 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 24-17 win over Noblesville.
Fort Wayne Wayne’s Chris Thomas had 25 rushes for 162 yards and two scores in the Generals’ 29-28 loss to Fort Wayne South.
Plainfield’s Juan Nieto scampered 19 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns for the Quakers against Greenwood.
Finley Hasselman of Angola had 16 carries for 159 yards and three touchdowns in the Hornets’ 49-27 win over Lakeland.
Southridge’s Camden Gasser rambled 11 times for 158 yards with three touchdowns and caught three passes for 98 yards and three scores in the Raiders’ 48-28 win over Gibson Southern.
Fort Wayne Concordia’s Amir Drew ran 22 times for 157 yards and a score in the Cadets’ 20-6 win over Fort Wayne Northrop.
Dylan Kidd of Rensselaer Central had 23 carries for 154 yards and a touchdown in the Bombers’ 27-21 double-overtime loss to West Lafayette.
Porter Howey of Salem raced 16 times for 153 yards with three touchdowns in the Lions’ 51-14 win over Clarksville.
Jake Begle of Forest Park had 21 carries for 151 yards and a touchdown in the Rangers’ 29-20 loss to Mount Vernon (Posey).
Wyatt Marks of Churubusco rushed 12 times for 149 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 42-0 win over Prairie Heights.
Marion’s Malachi Silmon ran 12 times for 147 yards and a score in the Giants’ 53-0 win over Richmond.
K.J. Tippmann of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger had 12 carries for 145 yards with a touchdown in the Saints’ 31-21 win over Carroll (Fort Wayne).
Western Boone’s Luke Marsh ran 21 times for 145 yards with two scores and caught a pass for another touchdown in the Stars’ 38-16 win over North Montgomery.
Baron Huebler of Indianapolis Roncalli had 14 carries for 143 yards and two touchdowns in the Rebels’ 42-0 win over Guerin Catholic.
Mooresville’s Breken Greene ran 22 times for 139 yards and two scores in the Pioneers’ 20-14 win over Decatur Central.
Ayden Hernandez of River Forest had 13 rushes for 133 yards and four touchdowns in the Ingots’ 56-0 win over East Chicago Central.
Tell City’s Keaton Lloyd scampered three times for 133 yards and a score in the Marksmen’s 41-0 win over Springs Valley.
Cade Berg of Whitko ran 16 times for 123 yards and two touchdowns and also caught a pair of passes for scores in the Wildcats’ 53-24 win over North Miami.
PASSING GRADES (Top quarterback performances)
Lawrence North’s Donaven McCulley was 16-of-23 for 386 yards with two touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 36-34 loss to Carmel.
Evansville Memorial’s Colton Pence went 22-of-36 for 381 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score in the Tigers’ 37-7 win over Evansville Harrison.
Duce Taylor of Fort Wayne North completed 18-of-27 for 353 yards and five scores against Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.
Carroll’s (Fort Wayne) Jeffrey Becker went 24-of-44 for 350 yards with two touchdowns for the Chargers against Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger.
Hayden Nern of Bluffton was 19-of-29 for 348 yards with six touchdowns and ran six times for 89 yards and another tally for the Tigers against Jay County.
Parker Jones of Madison completed 17-of-21 for 342 yards and five touchdowns in the Cubs’ 42-13 win over Jennings County.
Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ Carson Clark went 25-of-41 for 339 yards with four scores for the Knights against Fort Wayne North.
Indianapolis Bishop Chatard’s Carter St. John completed 19-of-25 for 336 yards and four touchdowns in the Trojans’ 42-0 win over Southport.
Brenden Lytle of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger was 16-of-21 for 328 yards with a touchdown against Carroll (Fort Wayne).
James Arnold of South Adams completed 21-of-33 for 324 yards and a touchdown in the Starfires’ 31-14 win over Monroe Central.
New Castle’s William Grieser went 23-of-31 for 311 yards with three scores and rushed 16 times for 66 yards in the Trojans’ 34-13 win over Yorktown.
Portage’s Tylee Swopes was 23-of-37 for 311 yards with two touchdowns and ran for 34 yards and another tally in the Indians’ 24-21 loss to Crown Point.
Brady Allen of Gibson Southern went 23-of-42 for 309 yards and two scores for the Titans against Southridge.
Evan Ormsby of Homestead completed 16-of-23 for 300 yards and five touchdowns in the Spartans’ 33-3 win over Fort Wayne Snider.
Hunter Dutton of Concord went 22-of-32 for 266 yards with a score and ran for another touchdown in the Minutemen’s 33-0 blanking of Goshen.
Elkhart’s Cameron Wiltfong completed 20-of-29 for 258 yards and three touchdowns in the Lions’ 20-19 win over Penn.
Brock Casper of Manchester was 13-of-24 for 258 yards with two touchdowns in the Squires’ 55-18 loss to Northfield.
Matt Eck of Saint Joseph went 11-of-42 for 248 yards and three scores for the Indians against New Prairie.
North Newton’s Austin Goddard completed 9-of-18 for 242 yards with five touchdowns in the Spartans’ 41-6 win over West Central.
D.J. Bull of Bloomington South was 10-of-13 for 241 yards with four touchdowns in the Panthers’ 49-3 win over Terre Haute South.
Decatur Central’s Peyton Horsley completed 21-of-36 for 231 yards with a score and rushed 14 times for 81 yards and another touchdown for the Hawks against Mooresville.
Houston Swan of Eastern Hancock went 14-of-21 for 221 yards and four touchdowns in the Royals’ 42-7 win over Knightstown.
Chesterton’s Chris Mullen completed 18-of-26 for 205 yards and two scores for the Trojans against Valparaiso.
Mishawaka Marian’s Maddix Bogunia-Bright was 14-of-18 for 204 yards with a touchdown and ran for another score in the Knights’ 35-13 win over South Bend Adams.
Indianapolis Cathedral’s Nathan McCahill completed 15-of-23 for 202 yards with two touchdowns and rushed 17 times for 63 yards for the Irish in their 25-22 win over Saint Xavier (Ohio).
Tristan Polk of Floyd Central was 9-of-16 for 202 yards with two scores and ran five times for 47 yards and two touchdowns in the Highlanders’ 38-10 win over Jeffersonville.
Shenandoah’s Tanner Goff went 13-of-17 for 200 yards with a touchdown in the Raiders’ 41-6 win over Wes-Del.
Clarksville’s Keyshawn Minor completed 9-of-16 for 197 yards and two touchdowns for the Generals against Salem.
Tippecanoe Valley’s Branson McBrier was 6-of-6 for 195 yards with two touchdowns and ran six times for 32 yards and two scores in the Vikings’ 54-0 win over Rochester.
Jackson Ullom of Monroe Central went 18-of-27 for 193 yards for the Golden Bears against Adams Central.
Gabe McGuire of Alexandria was 12-of-17 for 192 yards and two scores in the Tigers’ 42-26 win over Elwood.
In addition to going 13-of-40 for 188 yards, Clinton Prairie’s Kade Osborn also ran 18 times for 126 yards and a touchdown for the Gophers against Sheridan.
Plainfield’s Aiden Moyers was 9-of-11 for 186 yards against Greenwood.
Riley Stone of South Putnam completed 12-of-18 for 180 yards with three touchdowns and ran nine times for 54 yards and another tally in the Eagles’ 42-0 victory over Edgewood.
Eli Carden of Kankakee Valley went 8-of-11 for 180 yards with five touchdowns and rushed four times for 41 yards in the Kougars’ 53-0 win over Munster.
Parke Heritage’s Christian Johnson was 14-of-15 for 179 yards with four touchdowns in the Wolves’ 69-8 win over Eastern Greene.
Crawfordsville’s Kaiden Underwood went 20-of-40 for 179 yards and three scores for the Anthenians against Southmont.
Along with completing 16-of-27 for 177 yards with three touchdowns, Sam Michael of Frankfort had 10 carries for 101 yards and another score against South Central.
Greensburg’s Toby Brogan went 5-of-8 for 177 yards with two touchdowns and ran nine times for 106 yards and three scores in the Pirates’ 41-14 win over Phalen Academy.
Alex Farr of Southwood went 13-of-20 for 173 yards with a touchdown and ran 10 times for 72 yards and another score in the Knights’ 35-0 win over Wabash.
Seeger’s Owen Snedeker was 12-of-19 for 172 yards with two scores and rushed 12 times for 54 yards and two more touchdowns in the Patriots’ 65-14 win over Covington.
John Britt of Attica completed 10-of-16 for 171 yards with three touchdowns and ran 11 times for 42 yards in the Red Ramblers’ 20-0 win over Fountain Central.
Elliott Young of Western Boone went 11-of-20 for 167 yards with three scores against North Montgomery.
Ben Easters of Brownsburg was 7-of-14 for 166 yards with a touchdown in the Bulldogs’ 42-6 win over Fishers.
Bloomington North’s Reece Lozano went 15-of-26 for 165 yards with a score and ran 18 times for 105 yards and two touchdowns in the Cougars’ 24-21 win over Terre Haute North.
Malachi Parks of Columbus East was 4-of-6 for 159 yards with a touchdown and rushed nine times for 111 yards and another score against New Albany.
West Lafayette’s Colin Martin completed 17-of-24 for 159 yards with a touchdown and ran for another tally for the Red Devils against Rensselaer Central.
Evansville North’s Ethan Brawdy went 9-of-23 for 158 yards with two touchdowns in the Huskies’ 48-0 win over Evansville Bosse.
Kobe Barlett of South Spencer went 10-of-20 for 154 yards with two scores and ran 13 times for 35 yards and two more scores in the Rebels’ 42-28 loss to Princeton.
In addition to completing 11-of-26 for 150 yards and two touchdowns, Colton Isaacs of Lakeland had 19 rushes for 118 yards and another score for the Lakers against Angola.
Along with going 9-of-22 for 139 yards, Carmel’s Zach Osborne had 14 carries for 74 yards and two touchdowns for the Greyhounds against Lawrence North.
Jace Russell of Terre Haute North went 13-of-26 for 130 yards with a touchdown and rushed 23 times for 137 yards and another score for the Patriots against Bloomington North.
Norwell’s Eli Riley completed 8-of-16 for 128 yards with a touchdown and rushed 14 times for 114 yards and three scores in the Knights’ 43-8 win over New Haven.
Chase Taylor of Southridge went 7-of-10 for 126 yards with three touchdowns and ran 26 times for 133 yards against Gibson Southern.
Lawrenceburg’s Garrett Yoon was 9-of-13 for 126 yards with two scores and ran seven times for 71 yards and another tally in the Tigers’ 36-7 win over Indianapolis Tech.
New Albany’s Derrell Simmons went 8-of-14 for 123 yards with a touchdown and ran 13 times for 91 yards and another score for the Bulldogs against Columbus East.
Reed Roberts of Franklin completed 9-of-12 for 112 yards with a touchdown and rushed 13 times for 116 yards and another tally for the Grizzly Cubs against Martinsville.
Along with completing 7-of-10 for 102 yards and three touchdowns, Ryan Dickerson of Centerville ran 13 times for 167 yards and four scores in the Bulldogs’ 49-14 win over Tri.
In addition to going 6-of-9 for 102 yards, Plymouth’s Jake Reichard ran 28 times for 167 yards and three touchdowns for the Rockies in their 39-30 loss to Mishawaka.
Eastside’s Laban Davis was 6-of-12 for 93 yards and rushed 11 times for 126 yards with four scores in the Blazers’ 40-0 blanking of Garrett.
Along with being 7-of-17 for 87 yards, Brady Glisic of South Central ran 25 times for 186 yards and four touchdowns for the Satellites against Frankfort.
Northview’s Keegan Garrison completed 6-of-8 for 87 yards with two touchdowns and ran 12 times for 67 yards and two scores against Owen Valley.
In addition to going 7-of-14 for 61 yards, Luke Hoehn of Mount Vernon (Posey) ran seven times for 151 yards and two scores for the Wildcats against Forest Park.
Gavin Mitchell of Beech Grove completed 7-of-13 for 91 yards with three touchdowns and ran 14 times for 107 yards and another score in the Hornets’ 41-6 win over Indianapolis Washington.
Despite being 0-of-3 through the air, Justin Fisher of Mishawaka had 19 rushes for 152 yards with three scores for the Cavemen against Plymouth.
WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)
Carroll’s (Fort Wayne) Mason Englert had 11 catches for 212 yards and two touchdowns against Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger.
Omar Cooper of Lawrence North caught six passes for 194 yards with two touchdowns against Carmel.
Clarksville’s Dae’von Fuqua had six receptions for 182 yards and two scores against Salem.
Thomas Coleman of Bishop Chatard hauled in eight passes for 181 yards and four scores against Southport.
Bluffton’s Cody Mittlestedt recorded seven receptions for 173 yards with two scores against Jay County.
Fort Wayne North’s Brauntae Johnson caught five passes for 168 yards with two touchdowns against Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.
Jagger Orick of Alexandria had three catches for 156 yards and three scores against Elwood.
Manchester’s Seth Gaerte caught six passes for 153 yards with a touchdown against Northfield.
South Adams’ Aidan Wanner recorded seven catches for 153 yards with a touchdown against Monroe Central.
Henry O’Keefe of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger had six receptions for 144 yards with a score against Carroll (Fort Wayne).
New Castle’s Kyle Gabbard came up with 11 catches for 144 yards and two touchdowns against Yorktown.
Brody Glenn of Fort Wayne Bishop Luers hauled in 12 passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns against Fort Wayne North.
Seeger’s Khai Stephen caught eight passes for 135 yards with a touchdown against Covington.
Colton Wilkie of Portage had 11 receptions for 133 yards against Crown Point.
Bloomington South’s Jalen Peck caught four passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns against Terre Haute South.
David Battie of Lawrence North hauled in five receptions for 130 yards against Carmel.
Homestead’s Jared Kistler caught six passes for 129 yards and two scores against Fort Wayne Snider.
Floyd Central’s Kaleb Quenichet had six catches for 127 yards and two touchdowns against Jeffersonville.
Western Boone’s Connor Garrity registered five catches for 125 yards and two scores against North Montgomery.
Bobby Malcolm of Bluffton caught four passes for 122 yards and two touchdowns against Jay County.
Gibson Southern’s Rory Heltsley registered seven receptions for 121 yards with a score against Southridge.
Brownsburg’s Luke Lacey had three catches for 121 yards and a touchdown against Fishers.
Leyton Czarnecki of LaVille caught three passes for 119 yards with two scores in the Lancers’ 41-6 win over Caston.
Sam West of Greensburg came up with four receptions for 117 yards and a touchdown against Phalen Academy.
Evansville Memorial’s Dominic Norman caught five passes for 114 yards with a score against Evansville Harrison.
Xavier Tyler of Evansville Memorial had four receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown against Evansville Harrison.
Hayden Switzer of South Putnam came up with six catches for 113 yards and two touchdowns against Edgewood.
Concord’s Amarion Moore caught six passes for 113 yards with a score against Goshen.
Jaylon Mitchell of Evansville North hauled in four passes for 109 yards with a touchdown against Evansville Bosse.
Blake Austin of New Palestine had four receptions for 109 yards and a touchdown in the Dragons’ 13-3 win over Pendleton Heights.
Evansville Central’s Camdyn Counts recorded two catches for 109 yards and a score against Evansville Reitz.
Jade Ayers of Frankfort had seven receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown against South Central.
Lakeland’s Deion Marshall caught four passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns against Angola.
Donovan Johnson of Elkhart registered six catches for 104 yards and two scores against Penn.
SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top all-around performances on offense, defense, and special teams)
Boonville’s Devin Mockobee had 38 carries for 210 yards with four touchdowns and returned a fumble 39 yards for another score in the Pioneers’ 44-42 win over Linton-Stockton.
In addition to returning a punt 57 yards for a touchdown, Eastern Hancock’s Cole Rainbolt had five receptions for 90 yards and two scores against Knightstown.
Carmel’s Spencer Hanna converted five field goals (29, 35, 33, 40, and 34 yards) against Lawrence North.
Jalen Herron of Sheridan returned an interception 100 yards for a touchdown and ran for another score against Clinton Prairie.
Gabe Laws of North Montgomery returned a kickoff 95 yards for a score for the Chargers against Western Boone.
Concord’s Jack D’Arcy took a punt back 68 yards for a touchdown and caught seven passes for 66 yards against Goshen.
Danville’s Jacob Comer returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown in the Warriors’ 28-7 win over Tri-West.
Greg Atkinson of Marian had a 63-yard punt return for a score against Adams.
South Bend Washington’s Tyrone Davis returned a kickoff 87 yards for a touchdown in the Panthers’ 35-6 win over South Bend Clay.
Roncalli’s Owen Volk took an interception back 44 yards for a score against Guerin Catholic.
George Burhenn of Mount Vernon (Fortville) came up with two interceptions in the Marauders’ 35-0 win over Delta.
Plainfield’s Hunter Hrbeck had a 43-yard fumble recovery for a score against Greenwood.
Crown Point’s Reilly Granger racked up 14 tackles for the Bulldogs against Portage.