Mikey Kidwell, West Lafayette
The IndyStar Mr. Football candidate put on a show in West Lafayette’s 55-27 win over Tri-West. He threw for 524 yards, a school-record seven touchdowns and rushed for one more.
Bryant Fitzgerald, Avon
The Indiana commit rushed for a pair of touchdowns in crunch time for the Orioles, who overcame a 14-0 deficit and won 35-21. His 14-yard touchdown scamper gave Avon a 28-24 lead with 4:45 to play. After Plainfield retook the lead, Fitzgerald gave Avon the lead for good with a 1-yard run with 55 seconds to play.
Russ Yeast, Center Grove
The transfer from Ohio made a statement in his first game as a Trojan, giving Center Grove a 14-7 lead in the first quarter against Warren Central with an 86-yard touchdown run. He finished with 172 yards on 13 carries, but it wasn’t enough to fend off a Warren Central comeback. Yeast has offers from Alabama, Auburn and Ole Miss, among others.
Gabe Coleman, Bishop Chatard
The senior tailback rushed for 137 yards on 24 carries with two scores in the Trojans’ 23-3 win over Brebeuf.
Zach Summeier, Warren Central
The quarterback completed 27-of-36 passes for 258 yards and two touchdowns in the Warriors’ 21-16 win over No. 1 Center Grove.