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Eastbrook player outstanding

I know I am supposed to write about players from northeast Indiana. But give me a moment to praise a player from Marion.

In No. 4 Eastbrook's 34-0 win over defending Class 3A state champion Bellmont, Panther senior linebacker Caleb Hemmick was simply outstanding.

Along with getting his first career interception in the end zone to stymie a Braves' scoring chance, Hemmick seemed to make every big tackle for Eastbrook (12-0).

From stopping 6-foot, 222-pound Bellmont fullback Daniel Meyer on a big fourth-down run or chasing Brave speedster Nick Hall, 5-10, 165, Hemmick was there for the Panthers.

"Caleb Hemmick played out of his mind tonight," Eastbrook coach Jeff Adamson said. "He played a great game. We try to keep him freed up like that because we know he is capable of making those plays. He was really dialed in tonight."

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.