NASHVILLE, Ind. —
Northview's Knights regained the Western Indiana Conference title that eluded them last year with a slim win over the Eagles.
Brown County could have forced a three-way tie with a win, but fell behind 28-6 early and couldn't pull off the victory.
The Eagles scored the next 23 points to take a brief 1-point lead, but Northview dominated the rest of the way.
Tucker Stewart ran for 183 yards and two TDs and passed for 122 and one score.
Jacob Dean added 68 yards and two scores.
Northview 7 21 15 14 — 43
Brown County 0 14 15 7 — 36
N — Stewart 34 run (Boor kick)
BC — Huls 7 pass from Boknecht (kick failed)
N — Stewart 7 run (Boor kick )
N — Dean 4 run (Boor kick)
N — Rector 49 pass from Stewart (Boor kick)
BC — Pruitt 55 run (Palmer run)
BC — Huls 24 pass from Boknecht (Kakavecos kick)
BC — Palmer 45 pass from Boknecht (Lucas pass from Boknecht)
N — Dean 31 run (Kimball pass from Stewart)
N — Hawkins 9 run (Boor kick)
BC — Walsh 26 pass from Boknecht (Kakavecos kick).
Next — Northview (7-2, 5-1 WIC) hosts Indianapolis Chatard on Friday in Class 4A sectional action. BC (5-4, 3-3 WIC) plays at Salem.
In other high school football Friday:
• Fountain Central 55, Rockville 27 — At Rockville, Fountain Central defeated Rockville to claim second place in the Wabash River Conference.
The No. 6-ranked Mustangs scored 28 points in the second stanza to take control of the contest and finished 8-1 for the season, 6-1 in the WRC. Rockville will take a 5-3 mark into the postseason and finished 5-2 in the conference.
Fountain Central scored first to take a 7-0 lead but the Rox scored twice and had a 12-7 lead after one quarter of action.
Isaiah Thurman scored the first Rockville touchdown on a 17-yard pass from Keiontre’ Wilkey and Wilkey got the second score on a 21-yard run. The second score was set up by the recovery of a FC kickoff fumble.
FC then got two touchdowns as a result of Rockville turnovers. The Mustangs also went 91 yards in three plays to go up 28-12.
Fountain Central took its biggest lead of the game at 41-12 with a touchdown set up by another Rockville turnover. The Rox got another score from Wilkey, who also ran for the two-point conversion, to trail 41-20 and got their final touchdown at the start of the final frame on a 7-yard run by Ben Cunningham.
Wilkey finished with two touchdowns, a two-point conversion run and touchdown pass.
Fountain Central 7 28 13 7 — 55
Rockville 12 0 8 7 — 27
R — Thurman 17 pass from Wilkey (kick failed)
R — Wilkey 21 run (run failed)
R — Wilkey 20 run (Wilkey run)
R — Cunningham 7 run (Thistlethwaite kick)
Next — Both teams will begin Class A sectional play next Friday. Rockville (6-3, 5-2 WRC) is at North Vermillion. Fountain Central (8-1, 5-1 WRC) is at home against Riverton Parke.
• Mattoon 32, Paris 0 — At Mattoon, Ill., the host Green Wave turned loose its pass rush to stifle the visiting Tigers in Apollo Conference play.
Jacob Stephens ran for two touchdowns and Jared Pilson had a touchdown, a touchdown pass and a 2-point conversion pass for the winners, who held Paris to 52 yards on the ground thanks to repeated sacks of quarterback Riley Spencer.
Hunter Morris had 61 yards on 17 carries for the Tigers.
Paris 0 0 0 0 — 0
Mattoon 15 10 7 0 — 32
M — Jacob Stephens 6 run (Jared Pilson pass)
M — Malik Joyner 2 pass from Pilson (Andy Dole kick)
M — Dole 19 field goal
M — Pilson 7 run (Dole kick)
M — Stephens 38 run (Dole kick)
Records — Paris is 3-5, 1-4 in Apollo Conference, while Mattoon is 6-2 and 5-0.
• Class A No. 1 Linton 59, Class A No. 7 North Central 26 — At Linton, the host Miners wrapped up an undefeated regular season by disposing of another state-ranked opponent.
Linton (9-0) will go to Union next Friday to begin its sectional run, while North Central (7-2) will travel to Turkey Run.
• Covington 48, Riverton Parke 12 — At Mecca, the host Panthers closed their regular season with records of 1-8 overall and 0-7 in the Wabash River Conference.
Riverton Parke will visit Fountain Central in the first round of the Class A sectional next Friday. Covington (2-7, 2-5) will travel to Attica for Class A sectional action that same night.
• Edgewood 20, South Vermillion 0 — At Ellettsville, the host Mustangs blanks South Vermillion the regular-season finale for both Western Indiana Conference teams.
Coach Chuck Sorrell’s Wildcats (2-7, 1-5) will welcome Monrovia to Clinton for a Class 2A first-round sectional game next Friday, while Edgewood (4-5, 3-3) will play host to Crawfordsville in Class 3A sectional action.
• Attica 61, Turkey Run 8 — At Attica, the visiting Warriors concluded their regular season with records of 1-8 overall and 1-6 in the Wabash River Conference.
Turkey Run will kick off Class A sectional action at home against North Central and Attica (6-3, 4-3) will play host to Covington, both next Friday.
• Class A No. 2 North Vermillion 51, Seeger 6 — At Cayuga, the host Falcons put the finishing touches on an undefeated regular season by routing another Wabash River Conference foe.
North Vermillion (9-0 overall, 7-0 WRC) will have a home rematch with Rockville in the first round of the Class A sectional next Friday. On that same night, Seeger (3-6, 3-4) will make the trip to Pioneer for a Class A sectional matchup.
Friday’s Wabash Valley scores
TH North 28, Franklin Central 18
Bloomington North 36, TH South 20
Sullivan 31, West Vigo 7
Northview 43, Brown County 36
Fountain Central 55, Rockville 37
Linton 59, North Central 26
Covington 48, Riverton Parke 12
Edgewood 20, South Vermillion 0
Attica 61, Turkey Run 8
North Vermillion 51, Seeger 6
Oakland City Wood Memorial at Union (n)
Mattoon 32, Paris 0
Casey 34, Robinson 0
Marshall 20, Oblong 13
Cerro Gordo 57, Martinsville 0
Lawrenceville 46, Palestine-Hutsonville 0