Norse defeat Vikings for conference victory

By The Paper Staff

Northfield enjoyed a balanced offensive attack Friday, rushing for 164 and passing for 148 in a 27-7 victory over Tippecanoe Valley in local prep football action.

Quarterback Levi Fulkerson ran for a pair of first half touchdowns, and Clayton Tomlinson added a 55-yard interception return for a score as the Norse (2-2) built a 21-0 lead by the half.

The squads traded scores in the third quarter to round out the scoring.

Braden Ripplinger scored on a seven-yard run with 2:02 left in the third to put the Norse up 27-7.

Fulkerson led Northfield with 13 carries for 68 yards, and completed 7-of-11 passes for 148 yards through the air.

Cole Rosen added nine carries for 43 yards, and two catches for 51 yards.

Apaches fall
Maconaquah built a 36-7 lead by halftime and never looked back, downing Wabash 48-20 Friday night at Alumni Field.

Logan Vander Velden scored on a 32-yard pass from Jared Holley in the first half for the Apaches.

Holley completed 7-of-19 passes for 138 yards and three touchdowns to lead Wabash (0-4).

Vander Velden caught five passes for 106 yards and two touchdowns, while Peyton Sodervick finished with two catches for 32 yards and a score.

On the defensive side of the ball, Vander Velden led the Apaches with 16 tackles and Isiah Eis added eight tackles.

Knights move to 4-0
Southwood defeated North Miami on the road Friday night 28-6 to improve to 4-0 on the season.

North Miami’s lone score came in the fourth quarter.

Gabe Lloyd scored a pair of touchdowns to lead the Knights.

Alex Farr and Logan Barley added scores in the victory for Southwood.

Squires hold off Peru
Manchester’s Delton Moore scored on a seven-yard run in the final minute of the fourth quarter, giving the Squires a 34-31 lead, and Peru the chance to tie or take the lead.

Peru took the ball all the way to the one-yard line with one second remaining, but a bad snap as time ran out gave Manchester a three-point win.

Moore had a monster game for the Squires, finishing the night with 213 years and three TDs on 29 rushes.

Quarterback Devin Marcum passed for 94 yards and a touchdown, and also ran 12 times for 54 yards and a score.

Trey Clark added a 72-yard TD catch in the win for Manchester (2-2).

Posted on 2018 Sep 11