Week 5 roundup: Kelly returns interception for TD in Caston loss to LaVille
Triton shuts out Culver; Pioneer falls despite 2 Toloza TDs
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
LaVille 63, Caston 6 (Friday): Quinlan Kelly had a 42-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter, but Class 2A, No. 4 LaVille beat the visiting Comets Friday.
Caston had 92 yards of total offense. Kyle Roudebush had two catches for 41 yards, and Evan Howard had two catches for seven yards. Kelly, Josh Sullivan and Jabez Yarber had one catch each.
Yarber also had a team-high 20 yards rushing.
Grant Yadon had six tackles to lead the defense. Howard, Yarber, Shafer and Gavin Mollenkopf had four tackles each. Kelly, Roudebush, Pete DuVall and Levi Martin had three tackles each. Sullivan and Jayden Wilson had two catches each.
LaVille led 63-0 at halftime.
This was Caston’s largest margin of defeat since a 63-0 loss to LaVille in 2019.
Caston is 0-8 against LaVille since they became conference rivals in 2015.
LaVille 63, Caston 6
Caston 0 0 6 0 – 6
LaVille 35 28 0 0 – 63
Triton 42, Culver 0 (Friday): Anthony Schuh ran for 131 yards and four touchdowns, and the Triton defense held visiting Culver to 66 total yards in a shutout win Friday.
Shane Shuman led Culver with 25 yards rushing, but Triton had a 228-15 advantage in rushing yards.
Oliver Morgan had two receptions for 34 yards.
Jason Cadle had 51 yards passing, and he also had an interception on defense. Emiliano Ortiz also had an interception. Shuman led the defense with nine tackles.
Culver had two giveaways and eight penalties for 50 yards. Triton shut out Culver for the first time since 2003.
Culver lost to Triton for the third straight year.
Triton 42, Culver 0
Culver 0 0 0 0 – 0
Triton 0 21 14 7 – 42
TRI – Anthony Schuh 7 run (Cole Shively kick)
TRI – Schuh 25 run (Shively kick)
TRI – Schuh 21 run (Shively kick)
TRI – Dante Workman 18 pass from Shively (Shively kick)
TRI – Schuh 27 run (Shively kick)
TRI – Vincent Prater 6 run (Shively kick)
Hammond Central 46, Pioneer 22 (Friday): Rylahn Toloza ran 26 times for 121 yards and a touchdown and also had a 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the visiting Panthers in a loss to Hammond Central Friday.
Caleb Sweet also had a 1-yard scoring run for Pioneer (2-3). Brian Gluth had 12 carries for 79 yards, and Tyler Zellers had eight carries for 41 yards. The Panthers had 273 yards rushing as a team.
Zellers, Owen Miller and Eli Miller had five tackles each.
Jordan Woods had 146 yards rushing and two touchdowns on six carries for the Wolves (4-1), and he also had a 73-yard punt return for a score. Ahkeem Harrington had a pair of touchdown runs.
Dashawn Woods had a 69-yard touchdown reception.
Hammond Central led 22-8 at halftime.
Hammond Central 46, Pioneer 22
Pioneer 0 8 6 8 – 22
Hammond Central 15 7 10 14 – 46
HC – Jordan Woods 58 run (Adrian Zendejas kick)
HC – Ahkeem Harrington 6 run (Amauri Moore pass from Greg Dotson)
PIO – Caleb Sweet 1 run (Tyler Zellers run)
HC – Harrington 6 run (Zendejas kick)
HC – Zendejas 33 FG
HC – Woods 73 punt return (Zendejas kick)
PIO – Rylahn Toloza 95 kickoff return (pass failed)
PIO – Toloza 4 run (Toloza run)
HC – Woods 44 run (Zendejas kick)
HC – Dashawn Woods 69 pass from Brandon Burney (Zendejas kick)
North Judson 41, Winamac 0 (Friday): Brody Wall and Jayse Bentle each had 46 yards receiving, but the host Warriors fell to Class 1A, No. 4 North Judson Friday at Roudebush Field.
Cash Roth had 98 yards passing.
North Judson had a 239-43 advantage in rushing yards.
North Judson has shut out Winamac in three of their last four meetings (regular and postseason) at Roudebush Field.
North Judson 41, Winamac 0
North Judson 7 14 13 7 – 41
Winamac 0 0 0 0 – 0
NJSP – Allen 4 run (PAT good)
NJSP – Benson 62 interception return (PAT good)
NJSP – Harper 30 run (PAT good)
NJSP – McGowen 75 kickoff return (kick blocked)
NJSP – Allen 4 run (PAT good)
NJSP – Ellis 58 pass from Harper (PAT good)