BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
ON THE LOOSE (Top running back performances)
Madison’s Trenton Barnes had 19 rushes for 302 yards with six touchdowns in the Cubs’ 55-20 win over Mitchell.
Aaron Nevil of North Harrison rambled 26 times for 262 yards with five scores in the Cougars’ 42-0 blanking of Eastern (Pekin).
Riverton Parke’s Derron Hazzard had 26 carries for 260 yards with four touchdowns and completed 2-of-3 passes for two yards in the Panthers’ 38-20 win over Cloverdale.
Delta’s Evan Conley ran 32 times for 255 yards with two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 33-21 win over New Castle.
Blake Dingus of Bremen scampered 30 times for 240 yards and two touchdowns in the Lions’ 28-8 win over John Glenn.
Indianapolis Roncalli’s Baron Huebler raced 38 times for 233 times with four touchdowns for the Rebels in their 49-45 win over Harrison (West Lafayette).
Damarius Cowen of Fort Wayne Northrop ran 31 times for 231 yards in the Bruins’ 35-25 win over Fort Wayne Bishop Luers.
Heritage’s Gage Pritchard had 25 carries for 228 yards and three scores in the Patriots’ 33-7 win against Tri-Central.
Cameron Hovey of Sheridan rumbled 11 times for 224 yards and five touchdowns in the Blackhawks’ 65-22 win over Taylor.
Fort Wayne Snider’s Tyrese Brown had 217 yards on the ground with three scores in the Panthers’ 35-6 win over Fort Wayne Wayne.
Evan Fritz of Delphi ran 22 times for 213 yards with three touchdowns in the Oracles’ 49-14 win over Clinton Prairie.
Indian Creek’s Connor Fruits had 27 carries for 212 yards and two touchdowns in the Braves’ 27-7 win over Edgewood.
Zak Searle of North Montgomery ran 11 times for 194 yards with four scores in the Chargers’ 42-6 win against Crawfordsville.
Joey Pierce of Evansville Mater Dei scampered 36 times for 194 yards and a touchdown in the Wildcats’ 29-14 win over Evansville North.
Boonville’s Devin Mockobee tallied 16 carries for 193 yards and three scores in the Pioneers’ 35-7 win against Mount Vernon (Posey).
Brach Carrington of Greencastle ran 11 times for 185 yards and three touchdowns in the Tiger Cubs’ 48-14 win over Brown County.
Whiteland’s Chase Valentine had 16 carries for 184 yards with a score in the Warriors’ 38-0 win over Martinsville.
Castle’s Peyton Guezini rambled 22 times for 181 yards and three touchdowns in the Knights’ 42-7 win over Evansville Reitz.
Wheeler’s Trey Gibson had 11 carries for 180 yards with three touchdowns in the Bearcats’ 49-20 win over Osceola Grace.
Andrew Mason of Mishawaka ran 19 times for 178 yards with two scores for the Cavemen in their 36-19 win over Concord.
In addition to running 26 times for 174 yards with three touchdowns, Dylan Kidd of Rensselaer Central also caught two passes for 33 yards and another score in the Bombers’ 35-19 win over North Knox.
Merrillville’s Lavarion Logan had 30 carries for 173 yards with two touchdowns in the Pirates’ 33-7 win over LaPorte.
Julius Jones of Warsaw ran 11 times for 170 yards in the Tigers’ 41-28 win over Goshen.
Lafayette Jeff’s Brandon Norton had 15 rushes for 169 yards with three scores in the Bronchos’ 43-21 win over Marion.
Jacob Johnson of Eastern Hancock ran 11 times for 169 yards with three touchdowns in the Royals’ 35-0 blanking of West Central.
Luke Pierce of Lawrenceburg had 22 carries for 168 yards and four scores in the Tigers’ 48-13 win against Batesville.
Brownsburg’s Caleb Marcus carried the ball 34 times for 164 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 43-42 overtime loss to Westfield.
Jamarius Evans of Yorktown had 21 rushes for 164 yards with three scores in the Tigers’ 46-9 win over Shelbyville.
Covenant Christian’s Micah Wilson ran 13 times for 164 yards with two touchdowns and caught a 31-yard pass for another score in the Warriors’ 36-21 win over Heritage Christian.
Luke Bays of Pendleton Heights ran nine times for 161 yards and two touchdowns in the Arabians’ 27-21 loss to Mount Vernon (Fortville).
Hamilton Heights’ Nate Hulen carried the ball 19 times for 160 yards and three touchdowns in the Huskies’ 35-14 win over Twin Lakes.
Pioneer’s Ezra Lewellan had 160 yards on the ground with two scores in the Panthers’ 48-6 win over Triton.
New Prairie’s Noah Mungia scampered 29 times for 160 yards and two touchdowns in the Cougars’ 30-26 win over South Bend Adams.
Breken Greene of Mooresville had 26 carries for 159 yards with a touchdown in the Pioneers’ 39-30 win over Franklin.
Kokomo’s Plez Lawrence raced 13 times for 157 yards and four touchdowns in the Wildkats’ 53-12 win over Anderson.
Omarion Dixon of Harrison (West Lafayette) ran 23 times for 156 yards and two scores for the Raiders against Indianapolis Roncalli.
Colton Brown of Heritage Christian had 33 rushes for 153 yards and a touchdown for the Eagles against Covenant Christian.
Owen Bryant of Gibson Southern raced seven times for 152 yards and two touchdowns in the Titans’ 38-0 blanking of Heritage Hills.
Centerville’s Jamari Pamplin ran 13 times for 151 yards and three scores in the Bulldogs’ 63-14 win over Northeastern.
Colin Price of Zionsville had 26 rushes for 149 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles’ 14-13 loss to Hamilton Southeastern.
Tri-Central’s Holden Rayl ran 20 times for 148 yards with a score in the Trojans’ 36-0 win over Carroll (Flora).
Carmel’s Zach White scampered 22 times for 148 yards and two touchdowns in the Greyhounds’ 38-14 win over North Central (Indianapolis).
Central Noble’s Will Hoover ran 22 times for 144 yards with a touchdown in the Cougars’ 35-14 win over Lakeland.
Reed Messer of North Decatur had 10 carries for 142 yards with a score in the Chargers’ 48-0 win over Rushville.
Tyler Dollar of Lapel rambled 16 times for 139 yards and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 41-6 win over Traders Point Christian.
Sullivan’s Jaden King rumbled 16 times for 127 yards with three touchdowns in the Golden Arrows’ 48-12 win over Owen Valley.
Gavin Ruppert of Greenwood had 20 rushes for 125 yards with four scores and threw a five-yard touchdown in the Woodmen’s 42-17 win over Perry Meridian.
PASSING GRADES (Top quarterback performances)
New Haven’s Jakar Williams completed 23-of-35 for 372 yards with four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 35-32 loss to Columbia City.
Alex Karrfalt of Covington went 18-of-19 for 312 yards with six scores in the Trojans’ 52-13 win over South Newton.
Terre Haute South’s Caleb Stultz was 15-of-19 for 307 yards and six touchdowns in the Braves’ 56-14 win over Bedford North Lawrence.
In addition to going 23-of-30 for 307 yards with three touchdowns, Christian Johnson of Parke Heritage also ran 25 times for 90 yards in the Wolves’ 51-44 loss to South Vermillion.
Westfield’s Maximus Webster was 18-of-29 for 303 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score for the Shamrocks against Brownsburg.
Henry Hesson of Avon went 15-of-20 for 295 yards and five scores in the Orioles’ 49-14 win over Fishers.
Homestead’s Evan Ormsby completed 18-of-23 for 294 yards with five touchdowns and ran seven times for 46 yards with another score in the Spartans’ 56-36 win over Fort Wayne North.
Bluffton’s Hayden Nern was 20-of-31 for 280 yards with two touchdowns and ran 17 times for 74 yards and another score in the Tigers’ 33-30 win over Greensburg.
LaVille’s Lucas Plummer completed 7-of-11 for 279 yards with three touchdowns in the Lancers’ 42-20 win over Knox.
Branson McBrier of Tippecanoe Valley went 13-of-19 for 273 yards with five touchdowns in the Vikings’ 57-24 win over Whitko.
Reed Roberts of Franklin was 20-of-32 for a career-high 269 yards and ran for a score for the Grizzly Cubs against Mooresville.
Tipton’s Sam Edwards completed 11-of-16 for 267 yards with four touchdowns and ran seven times for 67 yards and two scores in the Blue Devils’ 56-6 win over Northwestern.
Donaven McCulley of Lawrence North went 13-of-21 for 260 yards with a touchdown in the Wildcats’ 27-24 overtime win over Indianapolis Ben Davis.
Eric Vickers of Vincennes Lincoln was 13-of-20 for 247 yards with three touchdowns in the Alices’ 32-14 win over Evansville Harrison.
West Lafayette’s Collin Martin went 14-of-21 for 246 yards with five touchdowns and ran for a sixth score in the Red Devils’ 65-6 win over Benton Central.
Brayden Bryant of Western was 13-of-17 for 237 yards with two scores in the Panthers’ 23-0 win over Lewis Cass.
Mooresville’s Nicholas Patterson completed 14-of-26 for 234 yards with three touchdowns and rushed 12 times for 81 yards and another tally against Franklin.
Prince Powell of Warren Central was 20-of-37 for 232 yards with two touchdowns and rushed five times for 37 yards and another tally in the Warriors’ 29-27 win against Indianapolis Pike.
Indianapolis Lutheran’s Blake White completed 23-of-30 for 230 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score in the Saints’ 26-25 double-overtime loss to Northview.
Cascade’s Makye Tharp was 11-of-16 for 229 yards with three scores in the Cadets’ 27-13 win over North Putnam.
Jeffrey Becker of Carroll (Fort Wayne) went 12-of-19 for 228 yards with four touchdowns and ran for another score in the Chargers’ 66-0 win over Fort Wayne South.
Heritage Christian’s Maxwell Milton was 19-of-34 for 220 yards with two touchdowns against Covenant Christian.
New Castle’s William Grieser went 17-of-28 for 220 yards with two scores and ran 17 times for 60 yards and a touchdown for the Trojans against Delta.
Lucas Prewitt of Fishers completed 20-of-28 for 220 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers against Avon.
Gibson Southern’s Brady Allen was 15-of-27 for 219 yards and three touchdowns against Heritage Hills.
Jackson Ullom of Monroe Central went 13-of-15 for 218 yards and two scores in the Golden Bears’ 38-0 win over Wes-Del.
Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ Carson Clark was 14-of-27 for 218 yards and two touchdowns for the Knights against Fort Wayne Northrop.
Norwell’s Eli Riley went 15-of-20 for 217 yards with two touchdowns and ran 13 times for 55 yards and another score in the Knights’ 21-17 win over East Noble.
Corydon Central’s Tyler Fessel was 14-of-35 for 214 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score in the Panthers’ 36-20 loss to Salem.
Zayd Vestal of North Central (Indianapolis) finished 21-of-40 for 211 yards and a touchdown for the Panthers against Carmel.
Sullivan’s Rowdy Adams went 17-of-23 for 209 yards with two scores against Owen Valley.
Garrett Yoon of Lawrenceburg was 17-of-21 for 205 yards with three touchdowns against Batesville.
Kai Ross of Tri-West completed 11-of-17 for 203 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score in the Bruins’ 42-7 win over Lebanon.
Lafayette Jeff’s Brady Preston went 19-of-28 for 201 yards and rushed five times for 65 yards and a touchdown against Marion.
Duce Taylor of Fort Wayne North completed 20-of-31 for 200 yards with three touchdowns for the Legends against Homestead.
Decatur Central’s Peyton Horsley was 8-of-13 for 198 yards with a touchdown and ran 12 times for 45 yards and another score in the Hawks’ 35-20 win over Plainfield.
Wheeler’s Preston Morris completed 6-of-9 for 197 yards with three scores against Osceola Grace.
Drew Vanvleet of Richmond went 16-of-23 for 195 yards with three touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 30-24 win over Logansport.
Ethan Schuh of Whitko was 11-of-18 for 193 yards with a touchdown for the Wildcats against Tippecanoe Valley.
Greencastle’s Logan Carrington completed 13-of-21 for 192 yards and ran 18 times for 185 yards with two scores against Brown County.
Sawyer Yoder of Central Noble went 13-of-19 for 192 yards and three scores against Lakeland.
Delphi’s Jordan Roth finished 5-of-7 for 190 yards and two touchdowns against Clinton Prairie.
Hunter Dutton of Concord was 19-of-23 for 189 yards with two scores for the Minutemen against Mishawaka.
Angel Nelson of Merrillville completed 10-of-18 for 189 yards with two touchdowns against LaPorte.
Twin Lakes’ Lewis Dellinger was 15-of-27 for 188 yards with two scores for the Indians against Hamilton Heights.
Gavin Mitchell of Beech Grove completed 14-of-16 for 188 yards with three touchdowns and ran 17 times for 125 yards in the Hornets’ 29-14 win over Monrovia.
Seymour’s Cody Ruble went 13-of-15 for 185 yards in the Owls’ 43-42 loss to Brownstown Central.
John Britt of Attica was 9-of-11 for 184 yards with two scores and rushed 15 times for 42 yards and another tally in the Red Ramblers’ 22-19 win over North Vermillion.
Linton-Stockton’s Hunter Gennicks completed 7-of-15 for 182 yards with two scores in the Miners’ 50-14 win over North Daviess.
Southport’s Zack Shepperd went 17-of-22 for 179 yards with two touchdowns in the Cardinals’ 40-14 win over Bloomington South.
Evansville Reitz’s Reid Brickey was 18-of-29 for 179 yards for the Panthers against Castle.
Lapel’s Brennan Stow completed 12-of-17 for 178 yards and two scores against Traders Point Christian.
South Vermillion’s Anthony Garzolini was 6-of-9 for 179 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another tally for the Wildcats against Parke Heritage.
Kale Payne of Danville went 7-of-8 for 173 yards with three touchdowns in the Warriors’ 35-7 win over Southmont.
Ben Easters of Brownsburg completed 11-of-26 for 172 yards and ran four times for 53 yards and a touchdown against Westfield.
Gehrig Slunaker of Mount Vernon (Fortville) went 11-of-24 for 170 yards and two scores for the Marauders against Pendleton Heights.
Northview’s Keegan Garrison finished 11-of-23 for 169 yards with two touchdowns and rushed 17 times for 48 yards and another score for the Knights against Indianapolis Lutheran.
Elliott Young of Western Boone completed 14-of-22 for 168 yards with a touchdown and ran nine times for 34 yards and two scores in the Stars’ 37-0 blanking of Frankfort.
Eastside’s Laban Davis was 6-of-8 for 167 yards with three touchdowns and ran six times for 67 yards and another score in the Blazers’ 69-0 decision over Prairie Heights.
Ethan Smith of McCutcheon went 17-of-26 for 166 yards with two touchdowns in the Mavericks’ 20-12 win over Indianapolis Tech.
Houston Swan of Eastern Hancock completed 14-of-19 for 163 yards with a touchdown and ran for 17 yards against West Central.
North Decatur’s Carson Parmer was 9-of-12 for 162 yards with three scores against Rushville.
Leo’s Jackson Barbour went 4-of-5 for 162 yards with four touchdowns in the Lions’ 48-13 win over Bellmont.
Peyton Wert of Milan finished 6-of-9 for 162 yards with two scores in the Indians’ 62-0 win over Edinburgh.
Indianapolis Bishop Chatard’s Carter St. John was 13-of-15 for 162 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another tally in the Trojans’ 38-0 blanking of Guerin Catholic.
Blaze Cano of Hanover Central went 10-of-18 for 154 yards with two touchdowns and ran six times for 74 yards and two scores for the Wildcats in their 55-26 win over Boone Grove.
Brownstown Central’s Kierman Tiemeyer completed 9-of-15 for 154 yards with three touchdowns and ran 14 times for 61 yards for the Braves against Seymour.
Jaylen Harris of Taylor went 8-of-23 for 151 yards with two scores and rushed 17 times for 67 yards with another touchdown for the Titans against Sheridan.
Park Tudor’s Darrell Gordon was 10-of-16 for 148 yards with four touchdowns and ran twice for 57 yards in the Panthers’ 40-6 win over Oldenburg Academy.
Along with going 17-of-30 for 147 yards with two touchdowns, Clinton Prairie’s Jade Osborn had 17 carries for 121 yards for the Gophers against Delphi.
Eastbrook’s Jeff Engle was 7-of-7 for 142 yards with three touchdowns and ran for two more scores in the Panthers’ 71-14 win over Alexandria.
Owen Snedecker of Seeger went 4-of-5 for 141 yards with three touchdowns and rushed five times for 96 yards and two scores in the Patriots’ 52-6 win over Fountain Central.
Jace Russell of Terre Haute North completed 9-of-20 for 140 yards with a touchdown and ran 21 times for 70 yards and another score in the Patriots’ 41-21 loss to Columbus North.
In addition to going 12-of-18 for 132 yards with three touchdowns, Indianapolis Cathedral’s Nathan McCahill also ran 14 times for 108 yards with a score for the Irish in their 37-28 win over Cincinnati LaSalle (Ohio).
J’uan Swanson of Indianapolis Ben Davis completed 6-of-18 for 82 yards with a score and ran eight times for 140 yards with a touchdown for the Giants against Lawrence North.
Along with being 2-of-8 for 47 yards with a touchdown, Plymouth’s Jake Reichard ran 26 times for 220 yards and four scores in the Rockies’ 37-12 win over Wawasee.
WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)
New Haven’s Jalari Carpenter caught eight passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns against Columbia City.
Brayden Bender of Terre Haute South hauled in five passes for 150 yards and two touchdowns against Bedford North Lawrence.
Leo’s Rylan Crawford had three receptions for 148 yards with three scores against Bellmont.
Anthony Wood of Parke Heritage caught nine passes for 147 yards with two touchdowns against South Vermillion.
Jordan Jackson of Lawrence North recorded four catches for 145 yards and a touchdown against Ben Davis.
Covington’s Duncan Keller had eight receptions for 142 yards with four touchdowns against South Newton.
Brandon Reynolds of Brownstown Central came up with four catches for 132 yards against Seymour.
Avon’s Joe Hall had four receptions for 132 yards and four scores against Fishers.
Quinn Miller of Vincennes Lincoln tallied seven catches for 129 yards with two touchdowns against Evansville Harrison.
Monroe Central’s Luke Jones caught six passes for 125 yards and a touchdown against Wes-Del.
Cody Mittlestedt of Bluffton had seven catches for 124 yards with two scores and ran for another score against Greensburg.
Marcus Hardy of Merrillville hauled in three passes for 123 yards with two touchdowns against LaPorte.
Delphi’s Zach Munson caught two passes for 123 yards and two touchdowns against Clinton Prairie.
Luke Graft of Norwell had eight catches for 122 yards with a score against East Noble.
Columbia City’s T.J. Bedwell came up with six receptions for 120 yards and two scores for the Eagles against New Haven.
South Vermillion’s Thomas Brooks caught two passes for 120 yards with two scores against Parke Heritage.
Nathan Anderson of Homestead had five catches for 119 yards and two touchdowns against Fort Wayne North.
Northview’s Vincent Bonomo recorded five receptions for 116 yards with a score against Indianapolis Lutheran.
Mason Englert of Carroll (Fort Wayne) caught four passes for 116 yards with three touchdowns against Fort Wayne South.
Jeffrey Simmons of Fishers hauled in 10 passes for 115 yards against Avon.
Western’s Romey Collins caught four passes for 113 yards with a touchdown against Lewis Cass.
Westfield’s Mason Piening had four receptions for 113 yards and a score against Brownsburg.
Isaiah Klein of Franklin came up with six catches for 112 yards against Mooresville.
SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top all-around performances on offense, defense, and special teams)
Micah Houser of Westfield recorded 25 tackles against Brownsburg.
In addition to running 22 times for 136 yards and two touchdowns, Lowell’s Joseph Heuer also returned a kickoff 95 yards for a score in the Red Devils’ 28-21 win over Kankakee Valley.
Along with having six catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns, Garrett Esposito of Beech Grove also had a 90-yard kickoff return for a score against Monrovia.
Knox’s Gunnar Wagner returned a kickoff 95 yards for a score for the Redskins against LaVille.
Monroe Central’s Mitchell Moles registered 18 tackles against Wes-Del.
In addition to catching a pair of touchdown passes, Nick Flescher of Andrean also returned an interception for a score in the 59ers’ 35-24 win at Hobart.
Along with running four times for 94 yards with three touchdowns, River Forest’s Ayden Hernandez also returned pair of kickoffs for scores in the Ingots’ 70-14 win over Hammond Bishop Noll.