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Central Noble’s Ryan Smith won the boys AAA division of the New Haven Classic cross country meet Saturday at The Plex.

Huntington North tops Marion

Drew Schnitz rushed for 183 yards and three scores and passed for 176 yards and two touchdowns as Huntington North beat Marion 34-31 Saturday.

His touchdown run from 5 yards with 3:30 left in the fourth quarter put the Vikings (3-3, 3-1 NCC) ahead for good.

“We played really well offensively and the defense had another big day,” Huntington North coach Trent Fine said. “We did a really good job in the second half against a Marion offense that is pretty good. We held them to seven points in the second half. We got things going in the second half.”


Inclement weather caused a suspension of play Saturday at the East Noble girls golf regional.

Play will resume at 9 a.m. Monday at Cobblestone Golf Course.

Cross country

NEW HAVEN CLASSIC: Carroll won the boys and girls AAA titles at the New Haven Classic cross country meet Saturday. The Chargers boys had 38 points. Carroll’s girls team won with 28 points. Southern Wells (A) and Fremont (AA) also captured girls titles. Oak Hill (A) and Guerin Catholic (AA) also won boys championships.

Carroll’s Madison Fruchey and Olivia Hippensteel finished second and third, respectively, in the AAA girls race. Anna Aldrich of Fremont won the AA girls race with a time of 18:24.57. Sophia Joseph and Kate White of Canterbury were second and third, respectively, in the A girls race.

Churubusco’s Conner Hogeston and Davon Geiger took second and third, respectively, in the boys A race. Evan Harney of Columbia City was second in the boys AA race. Ryan Smith of Central Noble won the boys AAA race with a time of 15:50.10. Jon Harper of Carroll finished second.

CULVER ACADEMIES INVITATIONAL: Warsaw senior Ashley Erba clocked the fastest 5,000-meter time ever recorded by an Indiana high school girl at the Culver Academy Invitational. She won the girls open race with a time of 17.13.7.