9/18 Highlight Zone – Week Five

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Fans at the area’s two biggest games on Friday will have to wait a day for them to wrap up as the Carroll-Snider and Leo-East Noble games were both delayed in week five of the Highlight Zone.

In the much-anticipated SAC showdown at Spuller Stadium 5A no. 2 Snider (5-0) defeated 6A no. 14 Carroll (3-2) 21-7 on Saturday afternoon. The game was postponed Friday night in the 3rd quarter due to lightning.

Elsewhere in the SAC, 3A no. 4 Bishop Luers won a 42-35 shootout with Concordia behind five receptions, 95 yards, a a touchdown from Ohio State-bound receiver Austin Mack. At Zollner Stadium 4A no. 14 Bishop Dwenger bested Northrop 49-14 with Amaun Clark rushing for 181 yards and three touchdowns. Homestead’s Austin Krider tallied three receiving touchdowns as the Spartans bested South Side 47-6 in a game that was called in the third quarter. At Wayne Stadium North Side beat Wayne 62-3 on Saturday.

In Northeast 8 play 4A no. 5 Leo (4-0) defeated 4A no. 12 East Noble (4-1) 35-14 Saturday. Tyon Woods tallied a rushing and receiving touchdown as 4A no. 15 New Haven toppled Norwell 39-0 in a game that was called late in the fourth quarter. In Decatur  Bellmont improved to 4-1 on the season with a 48-13 win over Huntington North. DeKalb and Columbia City finished their game on Saturday with the Barons winning 19-6.

In ACAC play 2A no. 5 Woodlan improved to 5-0 by besting 1A no. 9 Southern Wells 61-20. Western Michigan-bound D’Wayne Eskridge left the game in the second quarter with an apparent leg injury – after rushing for 129 yards and two touchdowns – but Bluffton fell at Jay County 36-28. 1A no. 10 Adams Central improved to 5-0 by beating Heritage 41-0. South Adams won their first game of the season defeating Wes-Del 20-12.

In NECC play Garrett toppled Eastside 35-14 as the Railroaders improved to 4-1. Churubusco’s Landon Harris rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns as the Eagles topped Prairie Heights 42-0 in a game that was called in the third quarter. Elsewhere in conference, Angola beat Lakeland 13-0, Central Noble bested Fremont 35-12 in a game that ended in the third quarter.

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