FORT WAYNE – Junior quarterback Logan Orsmby was 15-of-27 passing for 227 yards and a touchdown for Homestead on Friday and was a key figure in the winning drive in a come-from-behind 17-14 win at East Noble.
One more step forward for the young man, according to head coach Chad Zolman.
He has progressively gotten better and better, Zolman said. And they did some pretty good things. They knocked him around and did a good job. So it was nice to see him respond at the end and make some key plays for us.
A Good(man) call
Marcus Stepp’s 56-yard touchdown catch from Mike Fiacable cut into a North Side lead that eventually disappeared in a 32-28 comeback win for Bishop Dwenger.
Stepp’s long play cut the lead to 28-25 in the fourth quarter and the play call came courtesy of Dwenger assistant coach Andy Goodman, the father of former Saints’ standout and ex-Notre Dame player John Goodman.
That pass to Marcus Stepp is courtesy of Andy Goodman, Dwenger coach Chris Svarczkopf said. Andy has been on our staff for years, and he thought that double slant would be the way to go. It was a great call by Andy upstairs.
Still work for Lions
Despite defeating Adams Central 42-0, Leo coach Jared Sauder said his team was anything but perfect. Even if its record is perfect at 3-0.
We didn’t start off very good, he said. We missed some assignments up front, offensively, early on. The past couple weeks, out of the gate, we haven’t been very good and we have to fix that.
They haven’t looked bad, outscoring the opposition 128-6.
North Side junior quarterback Mike LoVett is almost making Redskins fans forget the graduated C.J. Jackson, a first-team All-SAC player last year. Almost.
LoVett accounted for four more touchdowns in a 32-28 loss to Bishop Dwenger, giving up 10 scores in two games that he has had a hand in.
A Wayne transfer this year, LoVett had two rushing and two passing touchdowns against the Saints.
He’s good, North Side coach Ryan Hall said of LoVett. He makes plays when he has to make plays.
Big night for Valley
Quarterback Ben Shriver had 428 passing yards, and completed 19 of 27 pass attempts for six touchdown passes as Tippecanoe Valley (1-2) beat Manchester 58-43 for its first win of the season. Receiver Tanner Andrews had 290 receiving yards and three scores. Chris Torpy rushed for 55 yards and two scores. Nolan Sponseller had 98 rushing yards and a score.