WARSAW, Ind. (WANE) -It was an offensive shootout at Fisher Field as 4A no. 17 East Noble bested Warsaw 47-42 behind a huge night in the passing game. East Noble quarterback Andrew McCormick was 31-for-42 for 452 yards and six touchdowns while adding 89 yards rushing and another TD. McCormick’s favorite target was Dylan Hunley, who hauled in 14 receptions for 326 yards and four touchdowns. Warsaw quarterback Michael Jensen was 20-for-35 with 229 yards and two touchdowns.
4A no. 5 Leo traveled to Angola and defeated the Hornetws 34-17 behind another big night from Trenton Bonner. The speedy junior racked up 196 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns while sophomore quarterback A.J. Restivo threw for 137 yards and two scores. Angola quarterback Chance Roddy was 15-for-22 for 129 yards and two touchdowns.
4A no. 20 New Haven scored early and often against Lakeland, topping the Lakers 62-26 at John Young Stadium. Nishawn Jones rushed 10 times for 128 yards and two touchdowns and also returned a punt for a score. New Haven quarterback KeShawn Moore was 10-for-14 for 133 yards and three touchdowns. Eli Wallace led Lakeland’s offense with 22 carries for 183 yards and two touchdowns.
Bob Worthman Stadium saw South Adams top 3A no. 25 Bellmont 10-7 in a county rivalry game on Friday night. Caleb Hankenson rushed 24 times for 79 yards and a touchdown in the second quarter that gave the Braves a 7-0 lead. South Adams responded in the second half with a Marcus Teeter touchdown while Andres Martinez hit the game-winning field goal in the fourth quarter.
Garrett earned county bragging rights on Friday night by beating rival DeKalb 28-14 at Cecil E. Young Field. Garrett was led by Cameron Smith’s 21 carries for 162 yards and a touchdown. The Railroaders improve to 2-0 on the season and will travel to Busco next week for the Highlight Zone “Game of the Week.”
2A no. 5 Eastbrook put on an impressive show at Kriegbaum Field as the Panthers topped the Vikings of Huntington North 47-7. The Vikings are now 0-2 on the season but open Northeast 8 conference play next Friday by hosting East Noble.
Down at “The Courtyard” the Heritage Patriots spoiled Josh Gerber’s Ossian debut as the Pats topped the Knights 27-13. Jeshua Foster’s one-yard touchdown in the second quarter gave the Patriots a 6-0 lead as they improve to 1-1 on the season under new head coach Nico Tigulis. Norwell falls to 0-2 with the loss.
Whitko won bragging rights at the “Eel River Rivalry” game beating Columbia City 20-14. Whitko’s Hunter Reed led the Wildcats with 97 rushing yards on 26 carries and two touchdowns. Khale Rider had 14 carries for 63 yards and one score for Columbia City.