You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Preps Plus

  • Video: Leo interviews
      Leo forced five turnovers and outscored Heritage 18-0 in the second half.
  • Leo offense balances out
    Leo coach Jared Sauder wanted to balance his offensive attack against Heritage on Friday and came close to doing that in a 32-14 win over the Patriots.
  • Video: Wayne coach Scot Shaw
      Wayne coach Scot Shaw discusses a 28-14 win over Bishop Dwenger.
Advertisement

Heritage now looking ahead

Just a few short moments of celebration and the Heritage football team already had Lakeland on the mind.

The Patriots (7-2) had just finished a 56-20 win over Garrett that gave them a share of the ACAC conference championship Friday when the Lakers (8-1) came up.

"Lakeland is an outstanding football team, and we will have our hands full. But we will go back to work (today)," Heritage coach Dean Lehrman said of the team's first-round sectional opponent next Friday.

Not only did the big win over the Railroaders give the program a piece of the ACAC title for the first time in six years, but there is a push in the regular-season finale.

"This will be great momentum for us," senior running back Wil Knapke said. "We will keep this rolling."

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.

Advertisement