Junior Sam Steinhofer led the Millers in a Homecoming victory over Franklin Central last week with 11 total tackles, including one sack of Franklin Central’s quarterback.
Photo courtesy of Nick Shotwell
Junior Sam Steinhofer led the Millers in a Homecoming victory over Franklin Central last week with 11 total tackles, including one sack of Franklin Central’s quarterback. Photo courtesy of Nick Shotwell
Owen Jones rushed for 185 yards and scored the game-clinching touchdown in the fourth quarter to help Noblesville hold off Franklin Central 20-13 Friday night.
Jones scored from 3 yards out with 4:23 to play. Connor Meinerding’s two-point conversion pass to Andrew Page gave the Millers a 20-6 lead.
Jones scored Noblesville’s lone offensive touchdown, but it never trailed thanks to Shayne Story’s interception return for a score in the first quarter.
Grayden Addison tacked on a pair of 31-yard field goals to give the Millers a 12-6 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Aidan Walker’s nine tackles paced Noblesville (2-4, 1-3 HCC), which play host to Hamilton Southeastern for a 7 p.m. Hoosier Crossroads Conference game Friday.

Westfield 43, Brownsburg 42 (OT)
Carson Voorhis sprinted into the end zone for the game-winning two-point play that finally decided this wild Hoosier Crossroads Conference game.
Westfield (5-1, 4-0 HCC) quickly answered Brownsburg’s touchdown to open overtime, scoring on Maximus Webster’s 10-yard pass to Reid Schepers. The Shamrocks went for the victory instead of settling for a kick that would have forced a second overtime and were rewarded with their fifth consecutive victory.
Brownsburg forced overtime thanks to Brandon Burks’ 5-yard touchdown run and Nick Berry’s extra-point kick.
Webster was 19 of 30 passing for 303 yards, but his legs got Westfield on the scoreboard in the first quarter on a 5-yard run. Mason Piening caught a 74-yard touchdown pass from Webster, and Sean Sullivan’s kick made it 14-14 after one quarter.
Webster’s second touchdown run, a 1-yard plunge, sent the game to halftime tied at 21. Webster and Schepers teamed up for a 45-yard touchdown pass that gave the Shamrocks their first lead at 28-21 in the third quarter.
Micah Hauser’s 5-yard touchdown run put Westfield ahead 35-28 going to the fourth quarter. Hauser rushed for 89 yards on 14 carries and Webster picked up 65 yards on 15 rushes.
Piening caught four balls for 113 yards for Westfield, which hosts Avon at 7 p.m. Friday.

Hamilton Heights 35, Twin Lakes 14
The previously unbeaten Indians couldn’t contain Nate Hulen, who weaved his way to 160 yards and three touchdowns on just 19 carries for the Huskies.
When Hulen wasn’t frustrating Twin Lakes, Troy Ehman was. Ehman had 142 of the Huskies’ 309 rushing yards.
Guy Griffey threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Tuma to open the scoring. Michael Lecher added the first of his five extra-point kicks. Griffey closed out the scoring with a 3-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Hamilton Heights (3-3) takes a three-game winning streak into its home Hoosier Conference matchup with Tipton at 7 p.m. Friday.

Sheridan 65, Taylor 22
Cameron Hovey rushed for 224 yards and five touchdowns to spark the Blackhawks’ romp.
Hovey had touchdown runs of 58 and 19 yards in the first quarter and 33 yards in the second to help Sheridan (4-1, 2-1 Hoosier Heartland) take a 47-8 halftime lead. Hovey also ran for 8 and 69-yard scores in the second half.
When Hovey wasn’t running freely, Jaylen Herron was. Herron picked up 107 yards and had touchdown runs of 27 and 51 yards.
Gavin Renners an, Peyton Cross also rushed for Sheridan touchdowns. Jaylen Harris tossed a TD pass to Michael Pemberton and Eli Kolb found Evan Grinstead in the end zone on the final play of the game.
Sheridan plays host to Seeger at 7 p.m. Friday.

Chatard 38, Guerin Catholic 0
Top-ranked (Class 3A) Chatard held Guerin Catholic to 38 net yards total offense.
Carter St. John threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score to lead Chatard (5-1).
Jack McGowan was 2 of 3 passing for 23 yards, and Jagger Albert picked up 20 yards on eight carries for Guerin Catholic (1-3), which hosts Northview at 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Hamilton Southeastern 14, Zionsville 13
John McCall’s 10-yard touchdown pass to Martice Taylor and Alex Geroulis’ extra point kick early in the fourth quarter completed the Royals’ comeback from a 13-0 deficit.
McCall and Taylor teamed up for an 11-yard touchdown pass and catch late in a wild third quarter that saw three touchdowns scored after the Hoosier Crossroads Conference rivals had played to a scoreless halftime tie.
McCall was 14 of 21 passing for 128 yards. Jace Alexander led the rushing game for Hamilton Southeastern with 62 yards on seven carries. Blaine Wertz caught four passes for 53 yards.
Devin Dudley had one and a half tackles for loss among his eight total. Loudon Sundling collected two and a half tackles for loss and seven tackles overall for the Royals (4-2, 3-1 HCC), who travel to Noblesville for a 7 p.m. game Friday.

Carmel 38, North Central 14
The eighth-ranked (Class 6A) Greyhounds avenged last season’s loss to their Metropolitan Conference rival, getting 148 yards and two rushing touchdowns from Zach White.
Spencer Hanna’s 44-yard field goal for Carmel was the only scoring in the first quarter, and the Greyhounds kept that three-point edge at halftime (17-14) thanks to Zach Osborne’s 25-yard touchdown pass to Jaedon King and Osborne’s 5-yard run.
White and Jordan Jones teamed up for touchdown runs in the third quarter to give Carmel the cushion it would need. Osborne was 13 of 20 passing for 154 yards.
The Greyounds (4-2, 3-1 Metropolitan) host Ben Davis at 7 p.m. Friday.

Avon 49, Fishers 14
Four consecutive touchdowns in the first half allowed Avon to put away this Hoosier Crossroads Conference matchup.
Lucas Prewitt and Landon Morris teamed up for a 43-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. Christian Wayne’s kick tied the game at 7.
But the Tigers (1-5, 1-3 HCC) trailed 42-7 before reaching the end zone again on Prewitt’s 13-yard TD pass to Silas Martin. Prewitt was 20 of 28 passing for 220 yards.
Henry Hesson threw five touchdown passes for Avon (3-3, 2-2 HCC).
Jeffrey Simmons caught 10 passes for 115 yards for Fishers, which travels to Franklin Central for a 7 p.m. game Friday.