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Week 11 high school football roundup: Caston held to 22 yards in loss to No. 3 Southwood

Valley falls to undefeated Mishawaka Marian; Shuman runs for over 100 yards, but Culver falls to North Judson


BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS

Sports Editor, RTC

Football

Southwood 56, Caston 0 (Saturday): Morgan Lloyd ran for 158 yards, and the Southwood defense held visiting Caston 22 yards of offense in a shutout win in a Class 1A, Sectional 44 semifinal Saturday.

The No. 3 Knights improved to 11-0. They will travel to Adams Central in the sectional final Friday.

Caston, who had no first downs and committed four turnovers, finished 3-8.

Caydin Webb led Caston with five yards rushing. Josh Sullivan had a two-yard reception.

Landon Shafer and Garrison Hickle had six tackles each. Webb had four tackles and a forced fumble. Evan Howard had three tackles and recovered a fumble.

Southwood had 459 yards rushing and averaged 11.2 yards per carry as a team. Eight different Southwood players had at least 30 yards rushing.

Tristin Hayslett had a pair of touchdown runs, and Micah Smith, Joey Bland, Isaiah Sutton, Bryce Rigney and Elijah Sutton also had scoring runs.

Alex Farr also threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Dawson Filip.

Lloyd also had 13 tackles on defense.

Southwood led 49-0 at halftime.

Caston was playing without Sam Smith (quarantine) and Grant Hickle (back injury).

Southwood 49, Caston 0

Caston 0 0 0 0 0

Southwood 21 28 7 0 49

Mishawaka Marian 41, Tippecanoe Valley 24 (Friday): Joel Cisneros ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamasyn Virgil ran for 65 yards and a score, but the host Vikings lost to five-time defending sectional champion Mishawaka Marian in a Class 3A, Sectional 26 semifinal at Smith-Bibler Memorial Field - Home of Death Valley Football Friday.

Maddix Bogunia threw a pair of touchdown passes for the Knights, one to Davion Taylor and one to Jayson Johnson. Malcolm Anderson ran for 75 yards and two touchdowns. Greg Atkinson also had a 54-yard punt return for a touchdown, and Mishawaka Marian recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for a touchdown.

The Knights led 41-0 at halftime, and the second half was played under the IHSAA Mercy Rule.

Mishawaka Marian (9-0), ranked No. 2, will travel to Jimtown for the sectional final at 7 p.m. this Friday.

Valley, who committed four turnovers and did not complete a pass, finished 7-4.

Valley has not played in a sectional final since 1993. They have not beaten Mishawaka Marian since 2003.

Mishawaka Marian 41, Valley 24

Mishawaka Marian 21 20 0 0 41

Valley 0 0 16 8 24

First quarter

MM – Malcolm Anderson 11 run (Alec Markley kick)

MM – Jayson Johnson 14 pass from Maddix Bogunia (Markley kick)

MM – Davion Taylor 13 pass from Bogunia (Markley kick)

Second quarter

MM – Greg Atkinson 54 punt return (Markley kick)

MM – Anderson 3 run (kick failed)

MM – Blocked punt recovered in end zone (Markley kick)

Third quarter

TV – Joel Cisneros 17 run (Dalton Alber run)

TV – Cisneros 34 run (Cisneros run)

Fourth quarter

TV – Jamasyn Virgil 24 run (Lucas Goble run)

North Judson 29, Culver 12 (Friday): Shane Shuman ran for 102 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries, and Marquez Anderson caught a touchdown pass from Tucker Fisher, but the visiting Cavaliers fell to No. 10 North Judson in a Class 1A, Sectional 41 semifinal Friday.

Emiliano Ortiz ran for 32 yards and also caught two passes for 23 yards. He also had an interception on defense.

Blake Thompson ran 31 yards rushing. A.J. Cooper had a 24-yard reception. Fisher threw for 55 yards and had a fumble recovery on defense.

Hunter Evans led the Culver defense with eight tackles. Shuman had six stops.

Shuman’s first-quarter touchdown run gave Culver a 6-0 lead, but North Judson responded with 21 unanswered points in the second quarter.

North Judson led 21-6 at halftime.

Culver has lost their last five meetings to the Blue Jays, which also includes a meeting in the 2019 sectional final.

North Judson 29, Culver 12

Culver 6 0 0 6 12

North Judson 0 21 0 8 29

First quarter

CUL – Shane Shuman 5 run (two-point conversion failed)

Second quarter

NJSP – J.J. Blount 17 run (two-point conversion failed)

NJSP – Blount 4 run (Blount run)

NJSP – Tanner Craig 35 pass from Trey Hampton (Blount kick)

Third quarter

(no scoring)

Fourth quarter

CUL – Marquez Anderson 8 pass from Tucker Fisher (two-point conversion failed)

NJSP – Trey Hampton 10 run (Cheyenne Allen run)

Winamac game at North Judson to start at 7:30 p.m.: The Winamac-North Judson sectional football game will start at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Friday.

Winamac received a bye into the Class 1A, Sectional 41 final after South Newton was forced to withdraw due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Winamac would host potential regional: Winamac would host a potential Class 1A regional against Lafayette Central Catholic on Nov. 13, the IHSAA confirmed with RTC Monday.

Central Catholic has already won the Sectional 42 title after beating Clinton Central 28-6 Saturday. Traders Point Christian and Clinton Prairie were in the other half of the Sectional 42 bracket, but both have had to withdraw due to the coronavirus pandemic.

If Central Catholic were to play North Judson in the regional, the game would be played at Central Catholic.


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