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Homestead 39,Valparaiso 12: Because of persistent lightning, Homestead's game at Valparaiso on Friday night didn't kick off until 11:10 p.m., Fort Wayne time.
And then the Spartans threw a storm at the Vikings, winning 39-12. Quarterback Logan Ormsby threw for 353 yards and six touchdowns as Ben Skowronek and Carlos Sanchez caught two each. John Lark totaled 130 yards in receiving, while
Jeffrey Watson rushed for 58 yards and Landon Durnell for 57.
Defensively, the Spartans held the Vikings two only three points besides a safety and a kickoff return. After grabbing two interceptions a week ago, Matt Anderson grabbed another.
New Haven 48, Lakeland 8: Bulldogs quarterback Vance Shearer completed 9 of 11 passes for 84 yards and NiShawn Jones rushed 11 times for 118 yards and three touchdowns as New Haven improved to 2-0. Travis Crowe caught six passes for 75 yards and a touchdown, and Donovan Trotter rushed eight times for 91 yards.
New Haven combined for 461 yards in total offense. Nate Kitzmiller led the defense with six tackles and a fumble recovery. Lakeland was held to 95 yards in total offense.
Warsaw 25, East Noble 24: The Tigers rallied from a 24-10 halftime deficit to shock the Knights as Jake Mangas threw for 272 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown with 1:45 left. Trailing 24-23, Mangas hit Brock Riley for the two-point conversion and the victory.
Riley Rhoades caught six passes for 148 yards for the Tigers, 1-1.
Bryce Wolfe led East Noble with 117 yards passing, and Dillion Fuller ran 25 times for 102 yards. Nathan Ogle caught six passes for 63 yards.
Columbia City 43, Whitko 10: Quarterback Trevor Bolt completed six passes, four for touchdowns, as the Eagles improved to 2-0 for the first time since 2011. Dayne Asplund caught three passes for 147 yards and a score. Carson Reed rushed 14 times for 126 yards and a touchdown.
Tanner Hughes rushed 16 times for 141 yards and a score for the Wildcats, and Garrett Elder rushed 12 times for 83 yards.
Bellmont 44, South Adams 6: The Braves rushed for 363 yards, led by 108 from Sebastian Siefring and 105 from Parker Burkhalter. South Adams was held to 119 yards in total offense, led by Derek Wanner's 95 yards passing.
Wanner also played well defensively with 16 tackles, while Drew LeFever had 14. Tony Busse led Bellmont's defense with seven tackles.
Carroll 10, Huntington North 0: The Chargers' defense held the Vikings to six first downs, 48 yards rushing and 46 passing. Dylan Connor had nine tackles, including two solos for loss, and Seth Johnston had seven tackles.
Cody Dinan completed eight of 19 passes for 102 yards, and Blake Schumacher rushed 12 times for 40 yards to pace the Carroll offense. Jordan Schmeling caught four passes for 56 yards, Hayden Nieuwlandt five for 39 yards and Eric Lauer four for 39 yards.
Adam Woods rushed 18 times for 68 yards to pace the Vikings, 0-2.
DeKalb 26, Garrett 20: The Barons are 2-0 for the first time since 2003 as they rallied in the fourth quarter for the second week in a row. The Railroaders led 13-6 going into the fourth quarter, but DeKalb's Harrison price hit Will Chrisman for two scores and ran for another with 1:53 remaining. Chrisman caught three passes for 86 yards, and also grabbed an interception.
Garrett had 338 yards in total offense compared to 166 for the Barons. Jaden Baker rushed 29 times for 129 yards, and Tanner Burns completed nine of 27 throws for 133 yards.