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High school football

Northrop rallies past Bishop Luers in OT

– Northrop beat Bishop Luers 14-13 in overtime Friday.

The Bruins (1-1) got the win when the Knights (0-2) fumbled away the snap on the extra-point kick attempt.

The game was scoreless until a minute left in the fourth quarter when C.J. McCarter scored to give the Knights a 7-0 lead. The Bruins came right back and tied the score on a 45-yard scoring catch from Aaron Thomas with 21 seconds left.

Northrop scored first in overtime on Tyon Woods’ 15-yard scoring reception. Braden Thiele had a 15-yard touchdown catch to cut the lead to one, but Luers didn’t get a chance at the tying PAT.

The Knights beat the Bruins a year ago on a last-second pass play.

DELTA 42, NORTH SIDE 40: Mike Lovett had 342 passing yards and 163 rushing yards and accounted for six touchdowns (four rushing, two passing), but the Redskins (1-1) struggled defensively on the road.

Delta quarterback Cade Jones threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth.

HERITAGE 32, NORWELL 26: Branson Dossen led the Patriots (1-1) with four touchdown passes, 254 passing yards, and one rushing touchdown.

Cole Gerardot added 124 receiving yards and three touchdowns.

The Knights were led by Piercen Harnish with 143 rushing yards, including two touchdowns, and 78 passing yards.

NEW HAVEN 49, WOOLAN 21: Jordan Hogue had 92 yards receiving and two touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs (2-0).

Vance Shearer passed for 177 yards and three touchdowns. Jaylin Bennett led the Warriors (1-1) had 102 yards rushing a touchdown.

New Haven scored 14 points in the first and 28 more in the third.

HOMESTEAD 21, VALPARAISO 10: The Spartans rallied in the third quarter, scoring two late touchdowns to get the home win.

Logan Ormsby passed for 313 yards and three touchdowns.

Ben Skowronek had 126 receiving yards and a touchdown, while John Lark had 84 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

BISHOP DWENGER 34, CONCORDIA 10: The Saints improved to 2-0 as the Cadets fell to 0-2.

Mike Fiacable threw two touchdown passes to Ryan Watercutter, and Tyler Tippmann ran for two touchdowns.

Dwenger had 145 rushing yards and 133 receiving yards compared with Concordia’s 55 and 118.

CHURUBUSCO 42, CENTRAL NOBLE 6: Adrian Springer scored three different ways for the Eagles as they improved to 2-0. The Cougars fell to 0-2.

Springer opened the scoring for Churubusco in the first quarter with a 55-yard running score.

He had the lone touchdown in the second quarter where he caught a 41-yard pass from Haydon Kilgore for a touchdown and returned an interception for 55 yards later that quarter.

GARRETT 34, DEKALB 0: Bryit Sumner and Bo Davis scored the touchdowns as the Railroaders improved to 1-1, as the Barons fell to 0-2.

Davis ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass, while Sumner had three touchdown runs.

BLUFFTON 55, MANCHESTER 19: The Tigers outgained the Squires 435-174.

D’Wayne Eskridge led the Tigers with 229 all-purpose yards, including 91 yards rushing, and Malcom Marshall passed for 134 yards.

Bluffton scored 22 points in the second, 19 in the third and 14 in the fourth after being shut out in the first.

CARROLL 41, HUNTINGTON NORTH 6: Drue Tranquill scored three touchdowns for the visiting Chargers.

Chandler Boggs had 105 passing yards, while Tyler Winklejohn had 97 receiving yards.

Keenan Leichty had 184 passing yards for the Vikings.

Carroll pulled away in the fourth by outscoring Huntington North 21-0.

WAYNE 39, KOKOMO 13: The Generals improved to 2-0 with a big second quarter.

Wayne scored 21 points in the second, including a kickoff return by Keion Powers and a punt return for a score by Deion Powers.

BELLMONT 41, SOUTH ADAMS 7: Sebastian Siefring and Josh Brune each had 86 rushing yards as the Braves moved to 1-1.

Bellmont outgained the Starfires (1-1) in first downs (25-4), rushing yards (439-47), and total yards (461-84).

The Braves put the game away with 27 second-half points.

LEO 44, ANGOLA 0: Logan Leiter led the Lions with 140 rushing yards and a touchdown, and Jordan Hissong rushed for 60 yards and a touchdown.

Leo blew the game open with a 24-0 advantage in the second.

LAKELAND 48, FREMONT 13: The Lakers scored 24 points in the first and 21 more in the second to roll past the visiting Eagles.