BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA
ON THE LOOSE (Top running back performances)
Matt Walters of Crown Point rambled 29 times for 332 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 31-0 blanking of Highland.
Sheridan’s Cameron Hovey ran 13 times for 301 yards with four touchdowns and also booted five extra-points for the Blackhawks in a 48-6 win over Benton Central.
Baron Huebler of Indianapolis Roncalli scampered 32 times for 266 yards and four scores in the Rebels’ 36-6 win over Franklin Central.
Thomas Hogan of Lafayette Jeff exploded for 252 yards and three touchdowns on 26 attempts in the Bronchos’ 43-28 win over Lawrence Central.
Isaiah Martin of Indianapolis Pike tallied 12 rushes for 246 yards and a score for the Red Devils in a 28-14 win over Fishers.
Lowell’s Joseph Heuer ran 31 times for 221 yards and five touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 37-19 win over Portage.
Centerville’s Jamari Pamplin carried the ball 16 times for 219 yards and five scores in the Bulldogs’ 56-0 win over Hagerstown.
Jake Begle of Forest Park ran 19 times for 213 yards and five touchdowns in the Rangers’ 41-12 win over Perry Central.
Damarius Cowen of Fort Wayne Northrop had 32 carries for 209 yards and three touchdowns in the Bruins’ 27-7 win over Fort Wayne South.
New Albany’s Myles Johnson raced for 204 yards and three scores in the Bulldogs’ 50-43 win over Eastern Hancock.
Brice Rider of West Lafayette had 38 carries for 203 yards and three touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 41-3 win over McCutcheon.
Greenwood’s Ethan Haessig ran 15 times for 196 yards and three scores for the Woodmen in their 41-20 win over Indian Creek.
Kyondre Winford of New Albany scampered for 188 yards and two scores against Eastern Hancock.
Peru’s Dakota Scarlett ran 24 times for 187 yards and three touchdowns for the Bengal Tigers in a 49-14 win over Whitko.
Frankfort’s Riley Goodnight had 25 carries for 187 yards and four touchdowns in the Hot Dogs’ 53-12 win over Clinton Prairie.
Colin Price of Zionsville rumbled nine times for 179 yards with two touchdowns and caught a pair of passes for scores in the Eagles’ 42-19 win over Lebanon.
Milan’s Peyton Wert ran 18 times for 170 yards with a score in the Indians’ 42-34 loss to Batesville.
Capoleton Presswood of Evansville North rambled 22 times for 165 yards and a touchdown in the Huskies’ 37-12 win over Evansville Memorial.
Derrick Woods of Elkhart had 20 carries for 157 yards and two scores in the Lions’ 35-28 win over Mishawaka.
Noblesville’s Owen Jones ran five times for 154 yards and three scores in the Millers’ 50-0 blanking of Terre Haute South.
Blake Huffman of Columbus North raced 30 times for 153 yards and two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 35-31 loss to Columbus East.
Western Boone’s Robby Taylor ran 21 times for 151 yards and two touchdowns in the Stars’ 31-21 loss to Western.
PASSING GRADES (Top quarterback performances)
Parke Heritage’s Christian Johnson was 26-of-33 for 378 yards with three touchdowns and ran 11 times for 81 yards and four scores in the Wolves’ 48-14 win against Covington.
Nathan McCahill of Indianapolis Cathedral went 20-of-29 for 374 yards and three touchdowns for the Irish in their 44-28 win over Carmel.
Jeff Becker of Carroll (Fort Wayne) completed 13-of-29 for 346 yards with three touchdowns in the Chargers’ 42-12 win over Fort Wayne Snider.
Lawrence North’s Donaven McCulley was 18-of-22 for 339 yards with two scores in the Wildcats’ 70-14 win over Marion.
Plainfield’s Aiden Moyers completed 23-of-35 for 317 yards and three touchdowns in the Quakers’ 37-35 win over Tri-West.
Tristan Polk of Floyd Central went 14-of-16 for 295 yards with four touchdowns in the Highlanders’ 42-0 win over Providence.
Brennan Stow of Lapel completed 12-of-20 for 294 yards with three scores in the Bulldogs’ 48-14 win over Frankton.
South Vermillion’s Anthony Garzolini went 9-of-13 for 282 yards and five touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 49-0 blanking of North Vermillion.
Avon’s Henry Hesson was 15-of-20 for 279 yards and three scores in the Orioles’ 54-13 win over Indianapolis Ben Davis.
South Adams’ James Arnold completed 13-of-17 for 277 yards and six touchdowns in the Starfires’ 55-7 win over Lewis Cass.
Luke Prewitt of Fishers went 23-of-41 for 273 yards with a touchdown and ran for another tally for the Tigers against Pike.
Josh Stone of Zionsville was 19-of-22 for 256 yards with two scores against Lebanon.
Eastern Hancock’s Houston Swan completed 26-of-41 for 256 yards with four touchdowns for the Royals against New Albany.
Carson Clark of Fort Wayne Bishop Luers went 14-of-21 for 261 yards and two scores in the Knights’ 49-36 win over Fort Wayne Wayne.
Blaze Cano of Hanover Central was 10-of-16 for 261 yards with five touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 49-16 win over Munster.
Brebeuf Jesuit’s Drake Hagerman completed 19-of-38 for 246 yards and a touchdown in the Braves’ 28-8 loss to New Palestine.
Lewis Dellinger of Twin Lakes was 17-of-27 for 246 yards with four scores and ran for another tally in the Indians’ 42-15 win over Seeger.
In addition to going 24-of-35 for 226 yards, Kai Ross of Tri-West ran 18 times for 43 yards and three scores for the Bruins against Plainfield.
Luke Hammons of Columbus North completed 12-of-23 for 226 yards and two touchdowns against Columbus East.
Evansville Memorial’s Colton Pence was 23-of-35 for 225 yards with a score for the Tigers’ against Evansville North.
Clarksville’s Keyshawn Minor went 11-of-15 for 221 yards with three touchdowns and ran 11 times for 64 yards and another tally in the Generals’ 48-8 win over Eastern (Pekin).
Braeden Bryant of Western completed 9-of-13 for 216 yards and three touchdowns for the Panthers against Western Boone.
Batesville’s Travis Lecher was 8-of-18 for 216 yards with two touchdowns and ran 11 times for 151 yards and four scores for the Bulldogs against Milan.
West Lafayette’s Colin Martin completed 17-of-23 for 215 yards and rushed seven times for 62 yards and a score against McCutcheon.
Ben Easters of Brownsburg went 14-of-30 for 208 yards and two touchdowns for the Bulldogs in their 30-24 overtime win over Saint Xavier (Ohio).
Eli Carden of Kankakee Valley was 9-of-19 for 207 yards with a touchdown and rushed seven times for 71 yards and four scores in the Kougars’ 45-7 win over Wheeler.
North Decatur’s Carson Parmer went 10-of-11 for 207 yards with five scores in the Chargers’ 58-8 win over Edinburgh.
Mooresville’s Nick Patterson was 7-of-11 for 206 yards with a touchdown and rushed four times for 68 yards and another tally in the Pioneers’ 34-17 win over Leo.
Michigan City’s Giovani Laurent tossed for 202 yards and four scores in the Wolves’ 41-21 win over Warsaw.
Garrett Harker of Lebanon completed 13-of-24 for 200 yards with a score for the Tigers against Zionsville.
Decatur Central Peyton Horsley was 11-of-20 for 200 yards with three touchdowns and rushed seven times for 114 yards and another score in the Hawks’ 66-14 win over Perry Meridian.
Alex Farr of Southwood went 9-of-20 for 195 yards with a touchdown and ran 12 times for 88 yards and two scores in the Knights’ 35-13 win over Oak Hill.
Along with going 14-of-21 for 189 yards with three touchdowns, Brady Hunt of Delta had 13 rushes for 62 yards and another score in the Eagles’ 42-28 win over Eastbrook.
Frankfort’s Sam Michael was 10-of-16 for 184 yards with a touchdown and ran 11 times for 97 yards and another tally against Clinton Prairie.
Riley Stone of South Putnam went 7-of-14 for 164 yards with two scores and rushed eight times for 37 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 41-20 win over Owen Valley.
In addition to completing 8-of-16 for 162 yards and two touchdowns, Columbus East’s Malachi Parks raced 20 times for 110 yards and another tally for the Olympians against Columbus North.
Reece Hammelman of North Knox was 5-of-6 for 165 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score in the Warriors’ 41-0 win over Eastern Greene.
Wawasee’s Parker Young went 7-of-10 for 164 yards with three touchdowns and 13 times for 32 yards and another score in the Warriors’ 31-0 win over West Noble.
Along with going 7-of-9 for 143 yards, Franklin County’s Adam Kelly ran 13 times for 143 yards and three touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 50-7 win over Winchester.
Colin Turner of Goshen went 10-of-19 for 141 yards with a touchdown and ran for 50 yards and another tally in the RedHawks’ 43-6 win over South Bend Clay.
Along with going 11-of-18 for 127 yards and two touchdowns, Beech Grove’s Gavin Mitchell had 19 carries for 150 yards and another score in the Hornets’ 46-0 blanking of Cascade.
In addition to completing 4-of-9 for 100 yards with a score, Logan Hooley of Northridge ran 17 times for 120 yards and two touchdowns for the Raiders in a 42-0 win over South Bend Saint Joseph.
North Miami’s Austin Smith went 4-of-16 for 83 yards with a touchdown and ran 11 times for 100 yards and another score in the Warriors’ 40-30 win over Taylor.
Along with going 6-of-10 for 44 yards with a touchdown, Plymouth’s Jake Reichard had 17 carries for 151 yards and another tally in the Rockies’ 34-18 loss at Kokomo.
WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)
Jameson Coverstone of Carroll (Fort Wayne) hauled in 10 passes for 240 yards with a touchdown against Fort Wayne Snider.
Floyd Central’s Kaleb Quenichet caught six passes for 188 yards and three touchdowns against Providence.
Parke Heritage’s Noble Johnson had 12 receptions for 162 yards and two scores against Covington.
Holtman Doades of North Knox recorded four catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns against Eastern Greene.
Luke Lacey of Brownsburg had nine receptions for 145 yards and two scores against Saint Xavier.
Columbus North’s Keegan Castetter recorded four catches for 140 yards and two touchdowns against Columbus East.
Joey Shew of South Vermillion had three receptions for 140 yards and three touchdowns against North Vermillion.
Tanner Mroz of Lapel caught three passes for 134 yards with two scores against Frankton.
Decatur Central’s Javon Tracy had five receptions for 126 yards and two scores against Perry Meridian.
Jordan Jackson of Lawrence North caught two passes for 120 yards and a score against Marion.
Kurt Siefert of Batesville had five catches for 119 yards and a score against Milan.
Avon’s Wallace Stovall hauled in seven passes for 115 yards against Ben Davis.
Southwood’s Carson Rich caught three passes for 109 yards with a touchdown against Oak Hill.
Kokomo’s Plez Lawrence caught three passes for 108 yards with two touchdowns and ran 15 times for 73 yards and two scores for the Wildkats against Plymouth.
Gage Businger of Twin Lakes had five catches for 108 yards and two touchdowns against Seeger.
Gannon Howes of Hanover Central registered four receptions for 108 yards and two touchdowns against Munster.
Dominic Norman of Evansville Memorial had five catches for 100 yards with a score against Evansville North.
Lapel’s Parker Allman caught two passes for 100 yards with a touchdown against Frankton.
SPECIAL PERFORMERS (Top all-around performances on offense, defense, and special teams)
Beech Grove’s Garrett Esposito returned a punt 85 yards for a touchdown, had a 51-yard interception return for another score, caught a 30-yard touchdown pass, and ran 15 yards for a score against Cascade.
In addition to a 55-yard punt return for a touchdown, Theran Johnson of North Central (Indianapolis) also ran 68 yards for a score in the Panthers’ 36-35 win over Hamilton Southeastern.
Rylan Cole of Mount Vernon (Fortville) had punt returns of 40 and 29 yards for touchdowns and caught a 25-yard pass for another tally in the Marauders’ 56-14 win over Richmond.
Norwell’s Eli Riley ran for a touchdown, caught a pass for another score, and returned a punt for a third tally in the Knights’ 35-7 win against Heritage.
Breckin Judd of Northridge returned a kickoff 89 yards for a touchdown against Saint Joseph.
New Palestine’s Matthew Brown had a 75-yard interception for a score against Brebeuf Jesuit.
Lowell’s Spencer Barta registered 12 tackles against Portage.
Harris Nichols of Plainfield connected on a 50-yard field goal as time expired against Tri-West.
Owen Wiseman of Penn came up with a pair of fumble recoveries in the Kingsmen’s 35-14 win at LaPorte.