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THE 2021 INDIANA FOOTBALL DIGEST HONOR ROLL – WEEK EIGHT

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BY PAUL CONDRY AND MATT KOPSEA

ON THE LOOSE (Top running back performances)

Zionsville’s Colin Price raced 26 times for 416 yards with five touchdowns in the Eagles’ 52-49 win over Avon.

Leo’s Mason Sheron ran six times for 249 yards with three touchdowns and caught a 54-yard pass for another score in the Lions’ 52-7 win over Columbia City.

Jamari Pamplin of Centerville had 24 rushes for 248 yards and four touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 52-7 win against Union City.

Merrillville’s Lavarion Logan ran 19 times for 236 yards with four touchdowns in the Pirates’ 34-7 win over Lake Central.

Valparaiso’s Hayden Vinyard had 25 carries for 233 yards with two scores in the Vikings’ 38-0 win over Portage.

Jay Smith of Evansville Reitz scampered 28 times for 215 yards and four touchdowns in the Panthers’ 35-8 win over Evansville Bosse.

Hobart’s Trey Gibson had 23 carries for 213 yards with four touchdowns in the Brickies’ 41-18 win over Highland.

Seeger’s Peyton Chinn raced 34 times for 200 yards and two touchdowns in the Patriots’ 24-12 win over South Vermillion.

Fort Wayne Wayne’s Lamarion Nelson carried the ball 33 times for 188 yards with a score in the Generals’ 35-14 loss to Homestead.

North Decatur’s Reid Messer scampered 18 times for 173 yards with two touchdowns in the Chargers’ 43-14 win over Switzerland County.

Kaleb Hicks of Decatur Central rambled 19 times for 171 yards and two touchdowns in the Hawks’ 42-14 win over Perry Meridian.

In addition to running 16 times for 164 yards with two touchdowns, Hunter Newman of Harrison (West Lafayette) returned a kickoff 96 yards for another tally in the Raiders’ 35-14 win over Kokomo.

Jimtown’s Landon Buchanan tallied 17 rushes for 162 yards with five touchdowns in the Jimmies’ 55-27 win over South Bend Adams.

Winchester’s Braxton Bosworth recorded eight carries for 159 yards and three scores in the Golden Falcons’ 70-0 win over Cambridge City Lincoln.

Joseph Heuer of Lowell had 19 carries for 154 yards and five touchdowns in the Red Devils’ 42-26 win over Munster.

Sullivan’s William Newby ran 11 times for 152 yards with four scores in the Golden Arrows’ 42-0 win over Indian Creek.

Along with running 21 times for 146 yards with three touchdowns, Kyle Turnachick of Oak Hill added two catches for 66 yards and another score in the Golden Eagles’ 47-6 win over Alexandria.

PASSING GRADES (Top quarterback performances)

Carter St. John of Indianapolis Bishop Chatard completed 19-of-24 for 409 yards with three touchdowns in the Trojans’ 53-7 win over Terre Haute North.

Avon’s Mason Reynolds was 32-of-49 for 404 yards with four touchdowns and ran eight times for 16 yards with another score for the Orioles against Zionsville.

Nolan Buckman of Brebeuf Jesuit completed 25-of-52 for 375 yards with three touchdowns in the Braves’ 45-21 loss to Indianapolis Cathedral.

NorthWood’s Owen Roeder went 25-of-37 for 345 yards with three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 42-24 loss to Warsaw.

Brady Allen of Gibson Southern completed 15-of-17 for 306 yards with six touchdowns and ran for a 15-yard score in the Titans’ 55-7 win over Princeton.

Elkhart’s Brady Krueper was 11-of-30 for 304 yards with two touchdowns in the Lions’ 24-19 loss to Mishawaka Marian.

West Lafayette’s Max Mullis finished 21-of-26 for 300 yards with four scores in the Red Devils’ 56-0 win over Twin Lakes.

Tony Flatt of Covenant Christian completed 16-of-30 for 293 yards with three touchdowns and ran for another score in the Warriors’ 35-29 loss to Park Tudor.

Fort Wayne Bishop Luers’ Carson Clark finished 16-of-16 for 278 yards with four touchdowns in the Knights’ 50-0 win over Fort Wayne South.

Covington’s Alan Karrfalt was 16-of-17 for 275 yards with four touchdowns in the Trojans’ 50-21 win over Tri-County.

Nick Patterson of Mooresville went 18-of-20 for 269 yards with three touchdowns and rambled 10 times for 25 yards and another score in the Pioneers’ 49-13 win over Martinsville.

Michigan City’s Tyler Bush was 12-of-18 for 266 yards with three scores in the Wolves’ 39-0 win over LaPorte.

In addition to going 20-of-36 for 261 yards with two touchdowns, Nick Davenport of Whiting ran 19 times for 81 yards with two scores in the Oilers’ 28-25 loss to Griffith.

Lawrence Central’s Bryson Luter completed 19-of-32 for 251 yards with a touchdown and ran for another score in the Bears’ 40-29 loss to Indianapolis Ben Davis.

Javis Roush of Scottsburg was 13-of-27 for 235 yards with three touchdowns and ran for two more scores in the Warriors’ 40-28 win over Eastern (Pekin).

Evansville Memorial’s Caleb Ellspermann went 22-of-24 for 235 yards with three touchdowns in the Tigers’ 38-0 win over Vincennes Lincoln.

Danny O’Neal of Indianapolis Cathedral was 14-of-31 for 231 yards with four touchdowns for the Irish against Brebeuf Jesuit.

Zach Osborne of Carmel completed 16-of-43 for 228 yards with two touchdowns and ran 12 times for 52 yards in the Greyhounds’ 24-7 win over Warren Central.

Fort Wayne Snider’s Luke Haupert was 16-of-22 for 224 yards with two touchdowns in the Panthers’ 33-22 win over Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger.

Castle’s Cameron Tilly went 14-of-18 for 222 yards with a score and rushes nine times for 50 yards and another score in the Knights’ 35-3 win over Evansville Central.

Garrett Yoon of Lawrenceburg completed 10-of-11 for 221 yards with two touchdowns in the Tigers’ 62-7 win over Connersville.

Warren Central’s Prince Powell was 16-of-32 for 218 yards and a score for the Warriors against Carmel.

Guy Griifey of Hamilton Heights completed 17-of-30 for 210 yards with three touchdowns in the Huskies’ 34-0 blanking of Lewis Cass.

Hobart’s Noah Ehrlich was 13-of-17 for 210 yards against Highland.

Ty Owens of Tri-West went 11-of-13 for 202 yards with four scores in the Bruins’ 53-14 win against Crawfordsville.

Danville’s Kale Payne completed 19-of-23 for 198 yards with two touchdowns and ran six times for 31 yards and another score in the Warriors’ 34-13 win over Western Boone.

Monrovia’s Eli Wagner was 9-of-16 for 198 yards with three touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 46-31 win over Cascade.

Brock Casper of Manchester completed 8-of-16 for 198 yards with four touchdowns in the Squires’ 37-6 win over Maconaquah.

Bohde Dickerson of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger went 20-of-29 for 197 yards with a score for the Saints against Fort Wayne Snider.

Matt Koontz of Hanover Central completed 13-of-17 for 195 yards and four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ 50-0 win over Wheeler.

Edinburgh’s Riley Palmeter finished 9-of-11 for 194 yards with six scores in the Lancers’ 48-0 blanking of Rock Creek Academy.

Heritage Christian’s Zac Schlooemer went 9-of-12 for 187 yards with four touchdowns in the Eagles’ 42-8 win over Indianapolis Tindley.

Center Grove’s Tayven Jackson was 10-of-11 for 179 yards with five touchdowns and ran twice for 35 yards in the Trojans; 43-19 win over Lawrence North.

In addition to completing 6-of-15 passes for 91 yards, Goshen’s Quinn Bechtel ran 36 times for 178 yards in the RedHawks’ 28-14 win over Plymouth.

New Palestine’s Damon Hockett went 12-of-16 for 177 yards with two touchdowns and rushed nine times for 124 yards and three scores in the Dragons’ 42-7 win over New Castle.

Columbus North’s Luke Hammons completed 10-of-13 for 154 yards with three touchdowns and ran 10 times for 103 yards and three scores in the Bulldogs’ 55-19 win over Bloomington North.

Jeff Becker of Carroll (Fort Wayne) was 8-of-11 for 129 yards with three touchdowns and ran seven times for 81 yards and two scores in the Chargers’ 69-7 win over Fort Wayne Concordia.

Nicot Burnett of Mount Vernon (Posey) threw for 128 yards with a touchdown and ran for 82 yards and another score in the Wildcats’ 42-14 win over North Posey.

Eastside’s Laban Davis went 5-of-8 for 125 yards with a score and rushed nine times for 111 yards and three touchdowns in the Blazers’ 42-0 win over Central Noble.

WHAT A CATCH (Top receiving performances)

Along with catching 12 passes for 230 yards with four scores, Chrishon McCray of Avon also threw a 67-yard touchdown pass against Zionsville.

Jaqaveion Echols of Elkhart recorded five receptions for 189 yards with a touchdown against Marian.

Mishawaka Marian’s Greg Atkinson registered five catches for 171 yards with three scores for the Knights against Elkhart.

Anthony Annee of Brebeuf Jesuit racked up eight catches for 171 yards with touchdown against Indianapolis Cathedral.

Covenant Christian’s Brock Buckley came up with four receptions for 171 yards and three scores against Park Tudor.

NorthWood’s J.J. Payne hauled in six passes for 170 yards with two scores against Warsaw.

Kamari Juarez of Fort Wayne Snider registered eight catches for 167 yards with two touchdowns against Bishop Dwenger.

Scottsburg’s Mason Busick had eight receptions for 162 yards and two scores against Eastern (Pekin).

Kyle Lockard of Indianapolis Roncalli accounted for nine catches for 162 yards and two touchdowns in the Royals’ 35-21 win over Cincinnati Elder (Ohio).

Duncan Keller of Covington tallied eight receptions for 150 yards and three touchdowns against Tri-County.

Michigan City’s Treylen Simmons hauled in four passes for 147 yards with two touchdowns against LaPorte.

West Lafayette’s Cannon Melchi had nine catches for 126 yards with a score against Twin Lakes.

Columbus North’s Keegan Castetter recorded five receptions for 125 yards and two touchdowns against Bloomington North.

Rocco Ciocca of Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger tallied seven catches for 123 yards with a score against Fort Wayne Snider.

Manchester’s Seth Gaerte had five receptions for 122 yards with three touchdowns against Maconaquah.

Max Walters of Brebeuf Jesuit caught nine passes for 114 yards with two touchdowns against Cathedral.

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

In addition to coming up with five catches for 90 yards and a touchdown, Tri-West’s JAce Mohr had a 96-yard kickoff return for another score against Crawfordsville.

Along with tallying five rushes for 61 yards with two scores, Park Tudor’s Jonathan Harris had an 85-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the Panthers against Covenant Christian.

Cascade’s Jackson Mantooth had a 70-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the Cadets against Monrovia.

In addition to running four times for 110 yards and two scores, James Boyd of South Bend Riley ran a kickoff back 86 yards for a touchdown in the Wildcats’ 48-21 loss to Bremen.

Brownsburg’s Rahon Miles Jr. not only returned a punt 64 yards for a score, but also threw a four-yard touchdown pass in the Bulldogs’ 42-21 win over Noblesville.

Phillip Roche of Merrillville returned an interception 65 yards for a score against Lake Central.

Edinburgh’s Caleb Dewey caught a 34-yard touchdown pass and returned a punt 55 yards for another score against Rock Creek Academy.

Desmond Duffy of Carmel returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown against Warren Central.

Indianapolis Lutheran’s Jake Pasch had a 28-yard scoring reception and returned a kickoff 60 yards for another touchdown in the Saints’ 37-0 win over Speedway.

Franklin’s Zack Klein came up with a 68-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Grizzly Cubs’ 42-14 win over Greenwood.