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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, October 28, 2017 1:00 am

High school football

Chargers hold off Bruins in 6A


Carroll outlasted visiting Northrop 42-34 in a Class 6A sectional semifinal matchup Friday.

The Chargers (7-3) trailed 20-14 in the second quarter but started to pull away by scoring 21 straight points to lead 35-20 in the third. Northrop (2-8) kept it close with a 14-7 advantage in the fourth. 

Carroll's Jack Miguel had 308 yards of total offense and passed for 247 yards and two scores, and Northrop's Keishon Edwards ran for 204 yards and three touchdowns. 

Class 6A

WARSAW 26, CHESTERTON 16: Will McGarvey scored two touchdowns, and the host Tigers (6-4) scored 21 points in the third quarter to pick up the sectional semifinal win.

Class 5A

MCCUTCHEON 42, HUNTINGTON NORTH 7: The Vikings were held to 125 yards of offense in a sectional semifinal loss at home.

Huntington North finishes the season 0-10.

Class 4A

ANGOLA 28, NORTHWOOD 21, OT: The Hornets scored three touchdowns in the final 6:30 of regulation to tie the game to send it into overtime, where they eventually won the game.

Angola (11-0) remained unbeaten heading into the sectional finals.

WAYNE 9, JAY COUNTY 6: Bailey Salary kicked a 40-yard field goal with 3 seconds left to lift the host Generals in a sectional semifinal game.

Wayne (5-6) had only 165 total yards. 

CULVER ACADEMY 33, EAST NOBLE 28: Andrew McCormick passed for 249 yards and two touchdowns, and he ran for two more, but the host Knights (8-3) were outscored 13-7 in the fourth quarter in the sectional semifinal loss.

Class 3A

CONCORDIA 32, LAKELAND 0: The host Cadets scored 18 points in the second quarter to help roll past the Lakers in the sectional semifinals.

Concordia (7-4) held Lakeland to 104 total yards and got 169 rushing yards and three touchdowns from Marcus Morrow.

BISHOP LUERS 40, NORWELL 17: Host Bishop Luers improved to 7-4 and advanced to the sectional championship game.

Class 2A

WOODLAN 32, WABASH 8: The host Warriors' defense picked off three passes, and Jack Rhoades ran for 257 yards and three touchdowns as Woodlan (9-2) advanced to the sectional finals.

CENTRAL NOBLE 54, BLUFFTON 14: The Cougars (8-3) rolled on the road and advanced at their first sectional championship since 2002, while the Tigers wrapped up their season 5-6.

SOUTHWOOD 51, EASTSIDE 19: The Blazers fell on the road to finish the season 7-4.