Week 8 high school football roundup: Virgil, Eherenman lead Valley past Manchester
Clark’s 2 TD runs, Caston’s 5 turnovers spark Winamac win; Lewellen brothers star in Pioneer win over Culver
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Tippecanoe Valley 48, Manchester 18 (Friday): Jamasyn Virgil ran for 190 yards and three touchdowns, and Hunter Eherenman ran for 112 yards and a score on just nine carries for the Vikings in a Three Rivers Conference home win over Manchester.
Valley had a 415-61 advantage in rushing yards in beating Manchester for the sixth consecutive year.
Valley outscored Manchester 19-0 in the second half to pull away.
Rex Kirchenstien had two receptions to lead the Valley passing attack.
Seth Gaerte had seven catches for 127 yards and a touchdown for the Squires, but Valley intercepted Manchester quarterback Brock Casper three times.
Manchester had five turnovers.
Joel Cisneros ran for two touchdowns and also kicked two extra points. Cody Eastgate also had a 12-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.
Valley 48, Manchester 18
Manchester 12 6 0 0 – 18
Valley 7 22 6 13 – 48
TV – Joel Cisneros 5 run (Cisneros kick)
MAN – Braxton Ream 1 run (pass failed)
MAN – Kaiden Pence interception return (pass failed)
TV – Jamasyn Virgil 1 run (Virgil run)
TV – Hunter Eherenman 6 run (Eherenman run)
TV – Virgil 22 run (pass failed)
MAN – Seth Gaerte 62 pass from Brock Casper (pass failed)
TV – Cisneros 3 run (kick blocked)
TV – Virgil 8 run (kick failed)
TV – Cody Eastgate 12 run (Cisneros kick)
Winamac 28, Caston 8 (Friday): Hayden Clark ran for 101 yards and two touchdowns for the visiting Warriors in a win over Caston Friday.
Clark had a 4-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and a 12-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Russell Compton had a 2-yard touchdown run, and Remington Schwartz scored on a fumble recovery.
Jadon Jones ran for 73 yards on 10 carries.
Sam Smith had a 51-yard touchdown reception from Landon Shafer. Smith also had 18 carries for 78 yards and ran for a 2-point conversion after his touchdown in the second quarter, and he added eight tackles on defense.
Jessie Rock-Wolf had a 78-yard carry. Shafer had 44 yards rushing.
Winamac led 21-8 at halftime.
Winamac had a 224-199 advantage in rushing yards. Caston committed five turnovers.
Jaden Terry and Brayden Lynch each had interceptions for Winamac. Patrick Kiefer and Trent Fox had fumble recoveries.
Shafer led the Caston defense with 12 tackles, including two sacks. Garrison Hickle had 10 tackles and a sack. Damian Sullivan had seven tackles and a pass deflection. Rock-Wolf had seven tackles and a forced fumble. Cain Schanlaub had a tackle, a sack and a fumble recovery.
Winamac 28, Caston 8
Winamac 7 14 7 0 – 28
Caston 0 8 0 0 – 8
WIN – Hayden Clark 4 run (Max Murray kick)
WIN – Russell Compton 2 run (Murray kick)
WIN – Remington Schwartz fumble recovery (Murray kick)
CAS – Sam Smith 51 pass from Landon Shafer (Smith run)
WIN – Clark 12 run (Murray kick)
Pioneer 54, Culver 6 (Friday): Addai Lewellen ran for touchdowns on all four of his carries, and Ezra Lewellen scored on both of his carries as the Class 2A, No. 3 Pioneer football team touted visiting Culver at The Pit Friday.
Addai Lewellen ran for 170 yards and four touchdowns, and Ezra Lewellen ran for 106 yards and two scores.
Culver had 63 offensive snaps as compared to Pioneer’s 20, but Pioneer had a 389-207 advantage in total offense.
Wyatt Marshall also had a touchdown run for Pioneer.
Oscar Solano had 12 tackles and a sack to lead the defense. Cody LeGrand had 11 tackles, and Caleb Sweet had 10 stops.
Ethan Thomas had a 6-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter for Culver (2-6, 1-5 Hoosier North).
Shane Shuman ran for 129 yards for the Cavaliers. A.J. Cooper had a 23-yard reception.
Pioneer 54, Culver 6
Culver 0 0 0 6 – 6
Pioneer 32 8 14 0 – 54
PIO – Addai Lewellen 58 run (two-point conversion)
PIO – Ezra Lewellen 49 run (two-point conversion)
PIO – A. Lewellen 23 run (Cayden Hill run)
PIO – E. Lewellen 57 run (A. Lewellen run)
PIO – A. Lewellen 27 run (two-point conversion)
PIO – A. Lewellen 63 run (two-point conversion)
PIO – Wyatt Marshall 2 run (two-point conversion failed)
CUL – Ethan Thomas 6 run (two-point conversion failed)