Second-ranked Westfield’s big second quarter Friday night spelled the end of the high school football season for Noblesville.
The Shamrocks broke open a 7-0 game with three touchdowns in the second quarter on their way to a 35-0 victory in a Class 6A, Sectional 4 semifinal.
Westfield quarterback Maximus Webster threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third to lift the Class 6A No. 2 Shamrocks (9-1) to a Sectional 4 road win over the Hamilton County rival.
The loss ends a disappointing 2-8 season for the Millers.
Westfield’s Benji Welch returned the second-half kickoff 98 yards for the game’s final score. Noblesville limited Westfield’s usual high-powered attack to just 172 yards of offense, but TD passes to Jackson Wasserstrom and Mason Piening helped jump-start the ‘Rocks.
Holden Montarsi had 55 yards on 14 carries for Noblesville. Owen Jones added 46 yards on 14 rushes for the Millers, which outgained Westfield 141-72 on the ground.
Webster was 5 of 9 passing for 90 yards and had touchdowns throws of 6 yards to Wasserstrom and 34 to Piening. Webster also had an 11-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Sean Sullivan’s first of five extra point kicks made it 7-0.
Micah Hauser scored on a 3-yard run during that 21-point second quarter.
Hauser gained 59 yards on nine carries, while Webster needed just seven rushes to pick up 52 yards.
Westfield (9-1) will host Fishers (3-7) for the sectional championship Friday at 7 p.m. The Shamrocks won the regular season matchup 45-6 on Oct. 9 at Fishers.
Fishers 34, Hamilton Southeastern 29
Lucas Prewitt’s 42-yard touchdown pass to Luke Valerio rallied the Tigers in this Class 6A, Sectional 4 semifinal.
John McCall’s third touchdown run of the night, an 18-yard effort, had given Hamilton Southeastern a 29-20 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Fishers, which had lost to the Royals during the regular season, closed within. 29-26 on Prewitt’s 18-yard touchdown run.
The Tigers led 7-0 in the first quarter thanks to Carson Dunn’s 78-yard run and Justin Sharkey’s extra-point kick.
McCall began a run of three unanswered Hamilton Southeastern touchdowns with a 38-yard pass to Dylan Conner. Alex Geroulis’ kick made it 7-7 going to the second quarter. McCall’s TD runs of 9 and 1 yard made it 21-7 at halftime.
Dunn, who rushed for a game-high 193 yards on 20 carries, reeled off two big plays in the third quarter to get Fishers back into the game. First was a 69-yard touchdown run, followed by his 76-yard catch-and-run pass from Prewitt.
Prewitt was 14 of 19 passing for 220 yards.
Blaine Wertz gained 100 yards on 16 carries for Hamilton Southeastern, which finishes 6-3. McCall rushed for 96 yards on 13 carries to go along with 13 of 21 passing for 185 yards. Dylan Conner caught five passes for 103 yards.
Chatard 42, Guerin Catholic 7
The top-ranked Trojans (9-1) took control with a 21-point second quarter.
Carter St. John threw two touchdown passes and Tommy Hannon ran for two TDs.
Guerin, which finishes 4-5, made it 7-7 after one quarter thanks to Jagger Albert’s 9-yard run and Lushin Addison’s kick.
Danny Rhoads led Guerin’s rushing attack with 53 yards on 12 carries. Albert picked up 43 yards on 14 rushes. Ryan Glenn caught five passes for 50 yards.
Indianapolis Lutheran 55, Sheridan 12
Silas Devaney rushed for a 52-yard touchdown in the first quarter for the Blackhawks, but second-ranked Lutheran pulled away behind six touchdown passes from Blake White.
The Blackhawks finish 5-5.
Carmel 38, Pike 22
The sixth-ranked Greyhounds will play for their eighth consecutive sectional championship, rolling into the Sectional 5 title game behind quarterback Zach Osborne.
Osborne rushed for 141 yards, including the clinching 75-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Zach White gave Carmel two 100-yard rushers with 117 yards on 16 carries.
Carmel (8-2) takes a seven-game winning streak into the sectional final at fourth-ranked Brownsburg (8-1) on Friday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.