Noblesville nearly matched Hoosier Crossroads Conference football rival Brownsburg yard for rushing yard Friday night but had little to show for it in a 29-8 loss.
Noblesville ran 22 more plays than the Bulldogs and rushed for 224 yards but all that only netted Connor Meinerding’s 9-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Holden Montarsi added a two-point run, but that came after Brownsburg scored the first 29 points of the game.
Owen Jones led the Millers with 68 yards on 11 carries. Montarsi picked up 61 yards on 16 carries, and Trey Speek gained 50 yards on 15 rushes.
Brandon Burks rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns for Brownsburg.
Noblesville (2-6, 1-5 HCC) hosts Avon in Friday’s regular season finale. Game time is 7 p.m.
The IHSAA’s state tournament draw this past Thursday gave the Millers a home game Oct. 30 against Westfield in Class 6A, Sectional 4. Westfield won the regular season matchup 24-10 on Sept. 11, also at Noblesville.

Westfield 45, Fishers 6
Maximus Webster ran for four touchdowns and threw for a fifth TD to help third-ranked (Class 6A) Westfield wrap up at least a share of the Hoosier Crossroads Conference title.
Webster’s touchdown runs of 1, 13 and 3 yards propelled the Shamrocks (7-1, 6-0 HCC) to a 21-6 lead in the second quarter. Micah Hauser added a 1-yard touchdown and Webster found Mason Piening for an 8-yard TD pass to put Westfield up 35-6 at halftime.
Webster was 15 of 16 passing for 201 yards and added 51 yards on 11 carries. Hauser rushed for a game-high 64 yards on 12 carries. Sean Sullivan was 5 of 5 kicking extra points and Frankie Ispen tacked on a 22-yard field goal to close out the scoring.
Westfield can wrap up the outright league title when it hosts last-place Franklin Central at 7 p.m. Friday. The Shamrocks will then have a week off before traveling to Noblesville for a Sectional 4 semifinal contest.

Hamilton Heights 28, Cass 19
Two touchdowns apiece from Trey Ehman and Kaleb Schakel sent the Huskies to the Hoosier Conference championship game.
Hamilton Heights (4-4, 3-1 Hoosier) won a tiebreaker with Tipton and Western for the berth opposite Class 3A No. 4 West Lafayette at home Friday night at 7.
Ehman’s touchdown runs of 23 and 5 yards, plus a pair of Michael Lecher extra point kicks, gave the Huskies a 14-7 halftime lead. Ehman finished with a game-high 195 yards on 37 carries.
Cass closed within 14-13 in the third quarter but a blocked kick kept the Huskies in the lead. Schakel’s 35-yard touchdown run extended Hamilton Heights’ lead to 21-13 heading into the fourth quarter.
Schakel added a 6-yard touchdown run to wrap up the victory.
If playing West Lafayette wasn’t a big enough challenge, Hamilton Heights drew top-ranked Chatard for a home game in the Sectional 28 opener Oct. 23.

Eastern 49, Sheridan 14
The undefeated, ninth-ranked Comets (8-0) wrapped up at least a share of the Hoosier Heartland Conference title.
Silas Devaney IV threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Keenan Warren to give Sheridan a 7-0 lead in the first quarter.
Cameron Hovey rushed for 194 yards and a touchdown on 33 carries for the Blackhawks (4-3, 2-2 HHC), who travel to Carroll for the regular season finale Friday night at 7.
Sheridan will host Indianapolis Tindley in a Class 2A, Sectional 46 opener Oct. 23.

Decatur Central 42, Guerin Catholic 10
Sam Miller’s 4-yard touchdown pass to Anthony Ferrucci got Guerin off to a good start, but the visiting Golden Eagles were kept off the scoreboard for most of the game.
Albert Jagger tacked on a two-point conversion run for Guerin (2-4), which only managed a fourth-quarter safety afterward. Jagger led Guerin with 88 yards on 21 carries.
Elijah Edwards caught three passes for 24 yards to lead Golden Eagles receivers.
Guerin will wrap up the regular season by hosting Culver Academy at 7:30 Friday night. The Golden Eagles will then host fourth-ranked West Lafayette in a Class 3A, Sectional 28 opener on Oct. 23.

Hamilton Southeastern 14, Franklin Central 7
Blaine Wertz and Jace Alexander’s touchdown runs were enough to push the Royals (6-2) to a Hoosier Crossroads Conference victory.
Wertz led all rushers with 105 yards on 25 carries. Quarterback John McCall was 12 of 25 passing for 147 yards.
Louden Sundling’s game-high 16 tackles led a Hamilton Southeastern defense that held Franklin Central to 125 rushing yards.
The Royals will close out the regular season at home against Brownsburg at 7 p.m. Friday. Hamilton Southeastern will then get a week off before traveling to Fishers for a Class 6A, Sectional 4 semifinal on Oct. 30.

Carmel 38, Warren Central 14
Zach Osborne’s 10-yard touchdown passes to Zach White and Baron Smith in the second quarter gave the sixth-ranked Greyhounds the lead for good in this Metropolitan Conference matchup.
Osborne was 9 of 16 passing for 141 yards and three touchdowns. Spencer Hanna kicked a 41-yard field goal and was 5 of 5 on extra points.
Colton Parker caught a 25-yard touchdown [ass during a 17-point third quarter that extended Carmel’s lead to 31-7.
Zach White rushed for a game-high 72 yards and a touchdown for the Greyhounds (6-2), 5-1 Metropolitan), who close out the regular season at 7 p.m. Friday against winless Lawrence Central.
Carmel opens Class 6A, Sectional 5 play Oct. 30 against visiting Pike.