FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Jordan Presley’s five touchdowns led Homestead past rival Carroll 35-18 on their home turf at Dave. S Walters Memorial Field. The sophomore rushed for 231 yards on 30 carries in the win. QB Jiya Wright had 101 yards of total offense with 63 passing yards and 37 rushing. Ian Miller took a bulk of the load at QB for Carroll going 22-34 with 251 passing yards. Nic Novotny and Nick Parker each ran in a score for Carroll. With the win Homestead is now in a four-way tie with Carroll, Dwenger, and Concordia who all sit a 5-2 with two weeks left in the regular season.
At Luersfield 4A no. 7 Dwenger used two first quarter touchdown passes from Blake Podschlne to Tommy Steele to defeat Luers 14-7. Luers scored its lone touchdown in the third quarter on a seven-yard J’Lyn Charlton run. Charlton ended up with 170 yards rushing on the game. Dwenger’s defense limited the Luers passing attack, as the Knights completed just three of 17 passes for the game.
5A no. 1 Snider looked every bit the top team in the SAC as the Panthers moved to 7-0 by beating Northrop 54-3. Money Woods rushed 14 times for 101 yards and a touchdown while Christian Covington had two rushing touchdowns. Austin France and Drew Stroud each returned an interception for a touchdown.
For the first time since 2009 the Totem Pole belongs to South Side as the Archers defeated North Side 14-12 at Chambers Field. Marcalin Hairston’s 61-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter to give South a 14-6 lead. Hayden Jones would connect with Terrell Davis for a 32-yard score, but the Legends could not connect on the two-point conversion. Toreese Bobo intercepted North Side in the end zone to seal the deal. Moore rushed 20 times for 100 yards and a touchdown to lead North Side. Dennis Johnson tallied 119 yards rushing and a score to pace the Archers.
3A no. 7 Concordia used a big game from quarterback Peter Morrison to defeat Wayne 55-32. Morrison, who was named Homecoming King at halftime, was 18-for-25 for 286 yards and three touchdowns and added a rushing score. Marcus Morrow carried 11 times for 127 yards and a touchdowns for the Cadets while Peterson Kerlegrand had two rushing scores. Craig Young led Wayne by hauling in eight passes for 120 yards and a touchdown and also returned a kickoff for an 89-yard score.