Apaches fall short at Valley

By The Paper Staff

Wabash’s football squad came up just short in a 35-27 loss to Tippecanoe Valley on October 5.

Trailing 35-20 in the fourth quarter, Logan Vander Velden hauled in a 10-yard touchdown pass from Jared Holley to pull the Apaches (1-7) within eight at 35-27, but Wabash was unable to muster any more offense.

Holley led the Apaches in passing the rushing. He completed 10-of-21 passes for 109 yards, a touchdown and an interception. He also ran nine times for 69 yards and a score.

Keegan O’Neill added two completions in three attempts for 30 yards and a touchdown.

Kallen Kelsheimer led the receiving corps with four catches for 51 yards, while Vander Velden added three grabs for 49 yards and two touchdowns.

Vander Velden also had an interception on defense.

Northfield 31, Whitko 8
The Norse improved their record to 4-4 with the victory over the Wildcats.

Levi Fulkerson completed 5-of-6 passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns to lead Northfield in the victory.

Graydon Holmes hauled in three passes for 112 yards and a touchdown to lead Northfield’s receiving corps. Holmes also kicked a 36-yard field goal in the second quarter.

Cole Rosen led the ground game with seven carries for 71 yards and a touchdown. Rosen also caught a touchdown pass from Fulkerson in the first quarter.

Holmes also led the defense with three solo tackles and seven assists. Jared Peas added two interceptions in the victory.

Southwood 21, Maconaquah 10
The Knights (8-0) clinched the Three Rivers Conference’s South Division with the victory. They will host Tippecanoe Valley Friday night in the TRC championship game.

Southwood ran the ball 33 times for 214 yards in the win, led by Gabe Lloyd’s 21 carries for 162 yards and all three of Southwood’s touchdowns.

The Knights led 14-7 at the half, and added a touchdown in the fourth quarter to seal the win.

Rochester 49, Manchester 14
The Squires fell to 2-6 on the season with the loss.

No statistics were reported for the game.

Posted on 2018 Oct 09