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Culver sets single-game scoring record, routs Rebels

Shuman, Cadle run for 4 TDs each


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Football

Culver 68, South Newton 34 (Friday): Shane Shuman ran for 167 yards and four touchdowns, and Jason Cadle ran for 164 yards and four touchdowns as Culver set a school-record for points in a game in a win over visiting South Newton in a Class 1A, Sectional 41 quarterfinal Friday.

Blake Thompson added 63 yards and a score on just seven carries.

Culver had 470 yards of offense, all rushing.

Culver’s previous school record for points in a game was 60, which occurred in the 2019 sectional against Lake Station and a 1995 regular season game against John Glenn.

South Newton committed three turnovers while Culver had none.

Shuman had touchdown runs of 15, 22, 5 and 13 yards. Cadle had touchdown runs of 22, 27, 59 and 30 yards.

Culver led 54-20 at halftime.

Culver (3-5) will host South Central (Union Mills) in the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. this Friday. South Central beat Caston 40-6.

If Culver beats South Central, they will play the sectional final on the road against North Judson or Winamac on Nov. 5.

Culver 68, South Newton 34

South Newton 8 12 6 8 – 34

Culver 30 24 7 7 – 68

First quarter

CUL – Blake Thompson 3 run (two-point conversion good)

CUL – Shane Shuman 15 run (two-point conversion failed)

SN – Bogucki 4 pass from Kayden Cruz (two-point conversion good)

CUL – Jason Cadle 22 run (Thompson run)

CUL – Cadle 27 run (Shuman run)

Second quarter

SN – Kayden Cruz 49 run (two-point conversion failed)

CUL – Cadle 59 run (Thompson run)

SN – Korbin Cruz 18 pass from Kayden Cruz (two-point conversion failed)

CUL – Shuman 22 run (Shuman run)

CUL – Shuman 5 run (Emiliano Ortiz run)

Third quarter

CUL – Cadle 30 run (Tucker Fisher kick)

SN – Kayden Cruz 6 run (two-point conversion failed)

Fourth quarter

CUL – Shuman 13 run (Fisher kick)

SN – Bogucki 52 pass from Kayden Cruz (two-point conversion good)


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