FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Carroll ended its 10-game losing streak against Homestead in week seven, with an impressive 51-34 win at Dave S. Walter Memorial Stadium.
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The Chargers opened up the contest with a 17-0 lead. However, that advantage would be wiped away in the second quarter, where Homestead would score 19 straight points, for a two point lead at the half.
In the third, the two teams would exchange several scores back-in-forth, before Carroll would make a stop late in the fourth to secure the win.
The second half would see five lead changes, before Carroll's Drue Tranquill would come up with one of his five touchdowns of the night. The score would put the Chargers up by 10, and they would hold on from there.
On the night, Drue Tranquill would rush 17 times for 245 yards. Justin Tranquill had 24 rushing attempts, for 131 yards and two touchdowns.
For Homestead, Logan Ormsby's arm kept the Spartans close. He completed 17-of-30 passes. He threw for 320 yards and four touchdown passes, and one rushing score, too.
Carroll, who improved to 3-2 in the conference and 5-2 overall, will host Columbia City next Friday. Homestead, is also 3-2 in the NHC, will take its 5-2 overall record to Norwell.
After seven weeks, everyone continues to chase New Haven. The Bulldogs improved to 7-0 with a 54-14 win over Bellmont, and clinched at least a share of the NHC crown.
New Haven was busy in the first 12 minutes of the game, scoring 27-unanswered points.
The Bulldogs ended the night with five rushing touchdowns. Hayden Graham, while only rushing for 18 yards, found the endzone three times. D'Andre Smith got the majority of the yards this week. He rushed for 114 yards and scored twice.
Jordan Hogue would score twice in this one. He had a rushing and receiving touchdown on the night.
Bellmont's two scores also cam on the ground attack. Trevor Love and Parker Burkhalter were the two Braves to score on the night.
Bellmont, who dropped to 3-4 this year, will host DeKalb in week eight.
East Noble is the third, and final team, with a 3-2 conference record. The Knights picked up a 31-7 win at Columbia City. Twenty-eight of the team's points would come in the first half.
The Knights' Walker Boyles would score his team's two first quarter scores. The senior ended the night with 106 yards rushing and three touchdowns.
Columbia City's lone score came in the second quarter when Trevor Bolt would find Dane Asplund for a 22-yard score.
Also in the NHC this week, Norwell shut out DeKalb, 49-0. The win made it two in-a-row for Norwell, who is 2-5 on the year.
Norwell quarterback, Piercen Harnish threw the ball for 166 yards, and four touchdown passes. He also had 11 rushed for 72 yards.
Those touchdown passes would find the hands of Reid Jutte and William Gerber. Adam Nahrwold was the lone receiver with two receiving touchdowns in this one.
Norwell's Reggie Hayes also had a touchdown pass. It game in the first quarter, when he completed a 26-yard scoring play to Nathan Burrows.
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