Wabash County teams go 2-2 in football action

By The Paper Staff

Wabash’s football squad took to the road for the second week in a row, and suffered a similar fate to week one in a 28-21 loss to the former Central Indiana Conference foe Alexandria Tigers.

Devin Higdon scored on a one-yard plunge to put Wabash up early in the first quarter, 7-0.

Jared Holley found paydirt on a 20-yard run to help give the Apaches a 13-6 halftime lead.

Alexandria (2-0) scored the next three touchdowns to take control of the contest, 28-13 in the fourth quarter.

Payton Sodervick scored on a nine-yard pass from Jared Holley, and then ran for the two-point conversion for pull the Apaches to within a touchdown at 28-21, but time ran out for the Apaches.

Holley threw for 192 yards and a touchdown on 11-of-25 passing to lead Wabash. Holley also ran 13 times for 85 yards and a touchdown.

Higdon added 12 carries for 22 yards and a score.

Sodervick led the receiving corps with nine catches for 149 yards and a touchdown. 

Squires fall
Manchester suffered a 36-21 loss at the hands of Bluffton.

Devin Marcum led the Squires, completing 12-of-28 passes for 135 yards and a touchdown to go along with 38 yards rushing on 11 carries and a touchdown.

Delton Moore ran for 176 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown.

Trey Clark led the receiving corps with five catches for 64 yards and a score.

Manchester (0-2) travels to Wabash (0-2) Friday, Aug. 31, with a 7 p.m. kickoff in the Three Rivers Conference opener for both teams.

Southwood tops Oak Hill
The Knights scored a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter to secure a 20-7 victory over the Golden Eagles.

Carson Heath, Gabe Lloyd and Tristin Hayslett each scored touchdowns in the win for the Knights (2-0).

Individual statistics were not available.

Northfield wins
Northfield picked up its first win of the year in a 43-22 victory over Peru.

Statistics for the game were not available.

Northfield (1-1) visits Southwood on Friday, Aug. 31, in the annual Metro Bowl rivalry series. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

Posted on 2018 Aug 28