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THE 2020 INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST HONOR ROLL – WEEK SEVEN

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BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA

ON THE LOOSE (Top running back performances)

Western’s Jerry Padgett ran 22 times for 322 yards with six touchdowns in the Panthers’ 56-6 win over Northwestern.

Homestead’s Braeden Hardwick tallied 17 rushes for 287 yards with two touchdowns in the Spartans’ 70-41 win over Carroll (Fort Wayne).

Rhett Sheren of North Knox had 26 carries for 271 yards with three scores in the Warriors’ 27-14 win over Linton-Stockton.

Ayden Hernandez of River Forest registered 25 rushes for 246 yards and five touchdowns in the Ingots’ 48-20 win over South Central.

Penn’s Alec Hardrict ran 28 times for 238 yards with five touchdowns in the Kingsmen’s 49-20 win over South Bend Saint Joseph.

Lebanon’s Trevor Winkles had 12 carries for 230 yards with three scores in the Tigers’ 39-6 win over Crawfordsville.

New Palestine’s Grayson Thomas ran 26 times for 222 yards with two touchdowns in the Dragons’ 42-0 win over Shelbyville.

Wheeler’s Trey Gibson scampered 11 times for 218 yards with three touchdowns in the Bearcats’ 56-20 win over Hammond Bishop Noll.

Colton Brown of Heritage Christian had 23 carries for 217 yards with a score in the Eagles’ 41-19 win over Lapel.

David Smith of North Central (Indianapolis) raced 25 times for 217 yards with a touchdown in the Panthers’ 41-21 win over Lawrence Central.

Kyle Turanchick of Oak Hill had 14 carries for 216 yards with five scores in the Golden Eagles’ 48-7 win over Frankton.

Evansville North’s Capoleton Presswood ran 29 times for 210 yards with a touchdown in the Huskies’ 21-13 loss to Vincennes Lincoln.

Rensselaer Central’s Dylan Kidd tallied 16 rushes for 206 yards with four touchdowns in the Bombers’ 56-0 blanking of Benton Central.

Clarksville’s Robert Lamar ran 19 times for 205 yards and three touchdowns in the Generals’ 63-36 loss to Brownstown Central.

Chase Valentine of Whiteland scampered 23 times for 203 yards with three scores, including the game-winner in overtime, for the Warriors in their 41-35 triumph over Mooresville.

Bluffton’s Cody Mittlestedt ran for 198 yards with a touchdown in the Tigers’ 49-21 win over Heritage.

Joseph Heuer of Lowell carried the ball 24 times for 197 yards and two scores in the Red Devils’ 27-7 win over Highland.

Fort Wayne Wayne’s Chris Thomas had 19 rushes for 188 yards with two touchdowns in the Generals’ 27-16 to Fort Wayne Concordia.

Aaron Nevil of North Harrison ran 44 times for 186 yards and two touchdowns in the Cougars’ 28-14 loss to Silver Creek.

Blake Huffman of Columbus North rambled 22 times for 185 yards with two scores in the Bulldogs’ 38-14 win over Bloomington South.

Blake Heyerly of Adams Central had 24 rushes for 184 yards and two touchdowns in the Flying Jets’ 47-29 win over Twin Lakes.

Owen Valley’s Christian McDonald ran 15 times for 182 yards with two touchdowns in the Patriots’ 48-6 win over Eastern Greene.

Indian Creek’s Connor Fruits raced 23 times for 179 yards with four touchdowns in the Braves’ 41-0 win over Indianapolis Manual.

Centerville’s Jamari Pamplin ran 24 times for 177 yards with four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 54-12 win over Union County.

Parker Smith of North White rambled 22 times for 174 yards and two touchdowns in the Vikings’ 55-33 win over South Newton.

Lucas Hines of Brownstown Central had 12 carries for 173 yards and three scores for the Braves against Clarksville.

Pioneer’s Brock Robinson tallied 12 carries for 169 yards with three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 38-20 win over Knox.

Center Grove’s Carson Steele ran 21 times for 169 yards with three touchdowns and caught a 27-yard pass for another tally in the Trojans’ 47-14 win over Indianapolis Pike.

Omarion Dixon of Harrison (West Lafayette) racked up eight rushes for 169 yards and three scores in the Raiders’ 42-0 blanking of McCutcheon.

Jake Begle of Forest Park had 15 carries for 169 yards with three touchdowns in the Rangers’ 41-26 win over Springs Valley.

Elwood’s Trey Jordan ran 10 times for 168 yards in the Panthers’ 51-43 overtime win over Madison-Grant.

Theran Johnson of North Central (Indianapolis) had seven carries for 167 yards with three touchdowns against Lawrence Central.

New Albany’s Myles Johnson ran 26 times for 166 yards with a touchdown in the Bulldogs’ 42-35 win over Seymour.

Devon Tippmann of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger tallied 162 yards on the ground with three touchdowns in the Saints’ 43-6 win over Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.

Keegan LaBelle of Mount Vernon (Fortville) came up with nine rushes for 162 yards with a score in the Marauders’ 48-6 win over New Castle.

Fort Wayne North’s Ja’suan Lambert ran 14 times for 160 yards with a touchdown in the Legends’ 49-6 win over Fort Wayne South.

Adam Graham of Hanover Central had seven rushes for 160 yards with five scores in the Wildcats’ 72-22 win over Bowman Academy.

Columbus East’s Mark McDonald tallied 12 carries for 160 yards with three touchdowns in the Olympians’ 63-20 win against Bedford North Lawrence.

Traven Crawford of Scottsburg had nine rushes for 158 yards with four scores in the Warriors’ 72-8 win against Rock Creek Academy.

Josh Ringer of East Central ran 12 times for 156 yards with three touchdowns in the Trojans’ 42-7 win over Connersville.

Indianapolis Cathedral’s Jake Langdon had 16 carries for 155 yards for the Irish in their 36-14 win over Cincinnati Elder (Ohio).

Shane Shuman of Culver Community carried the ball 26 times for 155 yards with two scores in the Cavaliers’ 36-12 win over Caston.

Guerin Catholic’s Albert Jagger ran 26 times for 154 yards and two touchdowns in the Golden Eagles’ 19-0 blanking of Northview.

Lawrenceburg’s Adam Burd had 14 carries for 153 yards with three touchdowns in the Tigers’ 64-15 win over Rushville.

Mississinewa’s Carson Campbell ran 10 times for 153 yards and three touchdowns in the Indians’ 48-18 win over Alexandria.

Chaz Hardy of Mishawaka rumbled seven times for 153 yards with two scores in the Cavemen’s 30-16 win over NorthWood.

Westfield’s Micah Hauser ran 18 times for 152 yards with two touchdowns in the Shamrocks’ 59-33 win over Avon.

West Lafayette’s Cannon Melchi carried the ball 15 times for 150 yards and two touchdowns for the Red Devils in their 51-20 win over Lewis Cass.

Blake Dingus of Bremen had 18 carries for 144 yards and two scores in the Lions’ 39-14 win over Prairie Heights.

Silver Creek’s Ben Landers rambled 12 times for 143 yards with a touchdown for the Dragons against North Harrison.

Greenfield-Central’s Andrew Zellers ran 15 times for 143 yards in the Cougars’ 22-7 win over Yorktown.

Derron Hazzard of Riverton Parke tallied 16 rushes for 141 yards with three scores in the Panthers’ 46-8 win over North Central (Farmersburg).

Tri’s Vade Dishman ran 14 times for 140 yards with three touchdowns in the Titans’ 39-7 win over Knightstown.

PASSING GRADES (Top quarterback performances)

Christian Johnson of Parke Heritage went 25-of-31 for 513 yards with eight touchdowns in the Wolves’ 63-28 win over North Vermillion.

Homestead’s Evan Ormsby completed 16-of-22 for 436 yards with six touchdowns and rushed nine times for 29 yards and two scores against Carroll (Fort Wayne).

Edinburgh’s Riley Paimeter was 22-of-43 for 390 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another tally for the Lancers in a 55-36 loss to Traders Point Christian.

In addition to going 13-of-17 for 346 yards with three touchdowns, Hobart’s Riley Johnston ran nine times for 114 yards and two scores in the Brickies’ 41-17 win over Kankakee Valley.

Lucas Prewitt of Fishers completed 29-of-39 for 345 yards with four touchdowns in the Tigers’ 33-14-win over Franklin Central.

Merrilville’s Angel Nelson went 22-of-33 for 339 yards with three touchdowns in the Pirates’ 45-28 loss at Indianapolis Bishop Chatard.

Ben Easters of Brownsburg completed 20-of-27 for 330 yards with five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 41-13 win over Zionsville.

Covington’s Alex Karrfalt went 32-of-41 for 317 yards with five scores in the Trojans’ 46-20 win over Attica.

Indianapolis Lutheran’s Blake White completed 17-of-21 for 306 yards with four touchdowns in the Saints’ 50-0 win over Monrovia.

Carter St. John of Indianapolis Bishop Chatard was 16-of-24 for 293 yards with a touchdown for the Trojans against Merrillville.

Fort Wayne North’s Duce Taylor went 14-of-24 for 286 yards with six touchdowns against Fort Wayne South.

Lawrence North’s Donaven McCulley was 12-of-14 for 274 yards with four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 34-13 win over Warren Central.

Parker Jones of Madison went 20-of-33 for 265 yards with two touchdowns in the Cubs’ 41-14 win over Jeffersonville.

Westfield’s Maximus Webster completed 13-of-16 for 261 yards with five touchdowns against Avon.

Seeger’s Owen Snedecker finished 15-of-29 for 252 yards with three touchdowns in the Patriots’ 28-14 win over Sheridan.

Concord’s Hunter Dutton was 24-of-37 for 251 yards with three touchdowns for the Minutemen in their 21-14 overtime win over Eastside.

Mississinewa’s Landry Rock completed 9-of-16 for 250 yards with three scores and ran for another touchdown against Alexandria.

Lewis Dellinger of Twin Lakes went 19-of-39 for 249 yards with four touchdowns for the Indians against Adams Central.

Henry Hesson of Avon was 18-of-24 for 247 yards with two touchdowns for the Orioles against Westfield.

Jeffrey Becker of Carroll (Fort Wayne) went 21-of-36 for 242 yards with four touchdowns and ran 24 times for 134 yards and another score for the Chargers against Homestead.

Southwood’s Alex Farr completed 11-of-16 for 240 yards with four scores in the Knights’ 36-13 win over Peru.

Chesterton’s Chris Mullen was 16-of-25 for 238 yards with two touchdowns in the Trojans’ 42-0 win over Lake Central.

Joe Leland of Wabash completed 8-of-12 for 234 yards with three touchdowns in the Apaches’ 48-20 win over North Miami.

Aiden Moyers of Plainfield went 11-of-16 for 229 yards with four scores in the Quakers’ 48-37 win over Franklin.

South Vermillion’s Anthony Garzolini was 13-of-19 for 227 yards with three touchdowns and ran for two more scores in the Wildcats’ 47-0 win over Fountain Central.

James Arnold of South Adams completed all 10 of his passes for 224 yards and three touchdowns in the Starfires’ 55-0 win over Jay County.

Lawrence Central’s Reggie Mason finished 16-of-26 for 224 yards and ran 18 times for 65 yards and two touchdowns for the Bears against North Central (Indianapolis).

Monroe Central’s Jackson Ullom went 17-of-20 for 222 yards with four scores and ran 17 times for 96 yards in the Golden Bears’ 28-21 win over Eastern Hancock.

Carson Parmer of North Decatur was 8-of-17 for 222 yards with three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 42-0 win over North Daviess.

Nathan McCahill of Cathedral completed 16-of-24 for 216 yards with two touchdowns and ran for two scores against Cincinnati Elder.

Heritage Christian’s Maxwell Milton went 12-of-21 for 215 yards with four scores against Lapel.

Peyton Wert of Milan finished 9-of-11 for 215 yards with five touchdowns in the Indians’ 48-6 win over Oldenburg Academy.

Heritage’s Chris Baker was 14-of-33 for 210 yards with two touchdowns for the Patriots against Bluffton.

Lawrenceburg’s Garrett Yoon completed 9-of-14 for 210 yards with three scores and rushed five times for 88 yards and another touchdown against Rushville.

Prince Powell of Warren Central went 12-of-29 for 210 yards and ran 13 times for 82 yards with a score for the Warriors against Lawrence North.

Manchester’s Brock Casper completed 18-of-35 for 210 yards with two scores in the Squires’ 20-14 loss to Whitko.

Joey Orido of River Forest was 9-of-17 for 204 yards with two touchdowns against South Central.

Carmel’s Zach Osborne completed 8-of-15 for 204 yards with three touchdowns in the Greyhounds’ 31-9 win over Indianapolis Ben Davis.

Gabe McGuire of Alexandria was 19-of-33 for 204 yards with two scores and rushed eight times for 48 yards and another touchdown for the Tigers against Mississinewa.

Delta’s Brady Hunt went 12-of-19 for 203 yards with three touchdowns in the Eagles’ 28-21 win over Pendleton Heights.

Gavin Hart of Perry Meridian completed 14-of-27 for 196 yards in the Falcons’ 42-9 loss to Martinsville.

Anthony Ciadella of Indianapolis Pike was 15-of-33 for 195 yards with a touchdown for the Red Devils against Center Grove.

Wes-Del’s Eric Harlan went 12-of-17 for 195 yards with five touchdowns and ran 30 times for 173 yards and another score for the Warriors in their 62-28 win over Indianapolis Tindley.

Ethan Brawdy of Evansville North was 18-of-29 for 193 yards against Vincennes Lincoln.

New Haven’s Jakar Williams completed 13-of-20 for 190 yards with three touchdowns and rushed 16 times for 103 yards in the Bulldogs’ 43-6 win over Bellmont.

Mooresville’s Nick Patterson went 16-of-29 for 189 yards with two scores and ran 18 times for 68 yards with three touchdowns for the Pioneers against Whiteland.

Brady Preston of Lafayette Jeff completed 13-of-16 for 189 yards with four touchdowns and rushed four times for 49 yards and another score in the Bronchos’ 77-6 win over Richmond.

Tyler Adkins of Martinsville finished 17-of-32 for 187 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score for the Artesians against Perry Meridian.

Evansville Memorial’s Colton Pence was 11-of-21 for 186 yards with five touchdowns in the Tigers’ 47-14 win over Evansville Reitz.

Eli Riley of Norwell completed 10-of-14 for 185 yards with four scores in the Knights’ 50-0 win over DeKalb.

Lakeland’s Colton Isaacs went 6-of-11 for 183 yards with three touchdowns and ran 13 times for 80 yards and two scores in the Lakers’ 41-21 win over West Noble.

Derrell Simmons of New Albany was 8-of-11 for 181 yards with two touchdowns and rushed six times for 139 yards and two scores against Seymour.

Sullivan’s Rowdy Adams finished 12-of-22 for 181 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another tally in the Golden Arrows’ 38-21 win over Edgewood.

Kai Ross of Tri-West completed 18-of-24 for 172 yards with two scores in the Bruins’ 35-6 win over North Montgomery.

South Putnam’s Riley Stone was 12-of-23 for 171 yards with two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 33-13 win over Brown County.

Batesville’s Travis Lecher went 8-of-14 for 169 yards with two touchdowns and ran 17 times for 40 yards and two scores in the Bulldogs’ 42-28 loss to Greensburg.

Clinton Prairie’s Kade Osborn was 11-of-16 for 164 yards with three touchdowns and ran six times for 147 yards in the Gophers’ 60-6 win over Taylor.

Luke Hammons of Columbus North completed 11-of-16 for 154 yards with a score and ran 11 times for 75 yards and another touchdown against Bloomington South.

West Lafayette’s Colin Martin was 15-of-18 for 149 yards with four touchdowns against Lewis Cass.

Riverton Parke’s Derek Lebron was 6-of-6 for 148 yards with two touchdowns against North Central (Farmersburg).

Sam Edwards of Tipton went 12-of-18 for 148 yards with three touchdowns in the Blue Devils’ 24-21 win over Hamilton Heights.

Greensburg’s Toby Brogan went 10-of-15 for 144 yards with two touchdowns and ran 27 times for 111 yards and two more scores for the Pirates against Batesville.

Along with completing 5-of-10 for 141 yards with two touchdowns, Terre Haute North’s Jace Russell ran 24 times for 196 yards with another score in the Patriots’ 35-21 win over Southport.

Hanover Central’s Blaze Cano went 7-of-7 for 139 yards with four touchdowns against Bowman Academy.

Hayden Nern of Bluffton was 8-of-14 for 120 yards with three scores and rushed 10 times for 134 yards and three touchdowns against Heritage.

In addition to completing 6-of-12 for 115 yards with a touchdown, Eli Quasbarth of North White ran 17 times for 117 yards and five scores against South Newton.

Along with being 12-of-23 for 112 yards and two touchdowns, Tindley’s Antonio Robinson ran 16 times for 156 yards and another score for the Tigers against Wes-Del.

Owen Valley’s Brody Lester was 5-of-8 for 106 yards and ran six times for 99 yards with three scores against Eastern Greene.

Along with being 4-of-8 for 84 yards, Heritage Hills’ Luke Rickelman had 16 carries for 143 yards with a score in the Patriots’ 38-8 win over Washington.

In addition to going 6-of-13 for 74 yards with two touchdowns, Gavin Mitchell of Beech Grove rushed 19 times for 156 yards with two scores in the Hornets’ 45-10 win over Park Tudor.

Despite going just 1-of-7 for 25 yards with a touchdown, South Central’s Brady Glisic still ran 26 times for 145 yards with three scores for the Satellites against River Forest.

WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)

Parke Heritage’s Noble Johnson hauled in 13 passes for 306 yards with four touchdowns against North Vermillion.

Homestead’s Nathan Anderson caught five passes for 230 yards and four touchdowns against Carroll (Fort Wayne).

Zach Vode of Hobart had seven catches for 229 yards with a touchdown against Kankakee Valley.

Fishers’ Jeffrey Simmons recorded 15 receptions for 219 yards with a touchdown against Franklin Central.

Omar Cooper of Lawrence North caught five passes for 208 yards with three touchdowns against Warren Central.

Preston Terrell of Brownsburg had 11 receptions for 203 yards with five scores against Zionsville.

Edinburgh’s Caleb Dewey came up with 10 catches for 187 yards with a touchdown against Traders Point Christian.

Jared Kistler of Homestead caught eight passes for 177 yards with two scores against Carroll (Fort Wayne).

Indianapolis Lutheran’s Deonte Jones tallied six catches for 176 yards with two touchdowns against Monrovia.

Avon’s Remington Gall had eight receptions for 167 yards against Westfield.

Lakeland’s Mark Burlew hauled in four passes for 165 yards with three scores against West Noble.

Madison’s Cole Yancey caught eight passes for 163 yards with two scores against Jeffersonville.

Colby Bullock of Chesterton caught nine passes for 160 yards with a touchdown and also ran for a score against Lake Central.

Manchester’s Seth Gaerte had seven receptions for 159 yards with two scores against Whitko.

Saint Joseph’s Alex Ortiz came up with six catches for 155 yards with a touchdown for the Indians against Penn.

Khai Stephen of Seeger had nine receptions for 154 yards with three scores against Sheridan.

Heritage’s Kiel Eldridge tallied five catches for 148 yards and two touchdowns against Bluffton.

Luke Jones of Monroe Central caught 10 passes for 145 yards with three touchdowns against Eastern Hancock.

Norwell’s Luke Graft had six catches for 143 yards and three touchdowns against DeKalb.

Mason Piening of Westfield hauled in five receptions for 143 yards with two scores against Avon.

Perry Meridian’s Reggie McDonald caught nine passes for 140 yards against Martinsville.

Cathedral’s Camden Jordan registered nine catches for 138 yards and two touchdowns against Cincinnati Elder.

Logan Koehne of North Decatur caught three passes for 129 yards with two touchdowns against North Daviess.

Trevor Edgerton of Delta had five receptions for 128 yards with two scores against Pendleton Heights.

Concord’s Jack D’Arcy caught 10 passes for 127 yards with three touchdowns against Eastside.

Fort Wayne North’s Jordan Taylor hauled in seven passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns against Fort Wayne South.

Riley Ferguson of Parke Heritage had five catches for 124 yards and a score against North Vermillion.

Drew Pearce of Tipton caught seven passes for 124 yards and three touchdowns against Hamilton Heights.

Plainfield’s Cael Vanderbush registered four catches for 123 yards with two touchdowns against Franklin.

Wes-Del’s Nate Steele had five receptions for 122 yards and four scores against Tindley.

Marcus Hardy of Merrillville caught four passes for 119 yards against Bishop Chatard.

Wabash’s Trey Coon had four receptions for 118 yards with a score against North Miami.

Adam Norman of Milan came up with six catches for 118 yards with three touchdowns against Oldenburg Academy.

Antonio Grant of Wabash hauled in three passes for 117 yards with two touchdowns against North Miami.

Lawrenceburg’s Aiden Gilmour had three receptions for 113 yards with a score against Rushville.

New Haven’s Jalen Carpenter caught seven passes for 113 yards with two touchdowns against Bellmont.

Austin Streeval of Edinburgh tallied six catches for 113 yards against Traders Point Christian.

Merrillville Jo Jo Johnson had seven receptions for 111 yards and two scores against Bishop Chatard.

In addition to catching five passes for 109 yards with two touchdowns, Blake Austin of New Palestine also ran twice for 31 yards and another score against Shelbyville.

Duncan Keller of Covington came up with 11 receptions for 109 yards and two scores against Attica.

Twin Lakes’ Noah Johnston caught six passes for 104 yards with two touchdowns against Adams Central.

Parke Heritage’s Anthony Wood tallied five receptions for 104 yards with two touchdowns against North Vermillion.

Jameson Coverstone of Carroll (Fort Wayne) had seven catches for 101 yards with three scores against Homestead.

Sullivan’s Karver Queen caught three passes for 100 yards with two touchdowns against Edgewood.

SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top all-around performances on offense, defense, and special teams)

Elkhart’s Graham Elli returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown in the Lions’ 51-0 win over South Bend Adams.

Isaiah Brege of Norwell took the opening kickoff back 83 yards for a score in the Knights’ 50-0 win over DeKalb.

Fort Wayne Snider’s Tavarious Easley-Jones came up with an 87-yard kickoff return for a score in the Panthers’ 44-0 win over Fort Wayne Northrop.

Lamar Echols of Indianapolis Pike had an 88-yard kickoff return for a score against Center Grove.

Franklin Central’s Joe Herman came up with a 55-yard interception return for a score for the Flashers against Fishers.

In addition to running 17 times for 124 yards with two scores, Ayden Brooks of Beech Grove also had a 35-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown against Park Tudor.

Lawrence Central’s Juvonn Warner had an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against North Central (Indianapolis).

Phillip Moran of Traders Point Christian took a kickoff back 70 yards for a score for the Knights against Edinburgh.