FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Snider and North Side both improved to 5-1 in SAC play Friday night. Snider won thanks to the leg of the team's kicker, Shane Leonard, who made a 31-yard field goal to lift the Panthers over Bishop Dwenger, 38-35. North Side beat South Side, 21-7.
The Panthers and Saints played a back-in-forth game the entire way. On the second play of the game, Dwenger quarterback, Mike Fiacable threw a pass to Gus Schrader for a 54-yard score.
The two teams were tied, 21-21 at the half.
Snider's Jibri Bramley scored three rushing touchdowns in the win.
Neither team had a two score lead until the third quarter. That's when Snider's Jessie Bates intercepted Fiacable's pass. Bates ran it back more than 90 yards to put Snider up 35-21.
Fiacable would bounce back. He would tie up the game with two rushing touchdowns.
However, the Panthers, who are 6-2 overall, would get in range for Leonard's leg and the win.
Dwenger also owns a 6-2 record.
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The Redskins control their own destiny in the SAC title race, but had to battle back from an early deficit to South Side. The Archers got the scoring going when Shaton Harris ran in a 78-yard score.
North Side would even things up when Mike Lovett scored to tie the game.
That would be all the scoring until the fourth, when the Redskins would score on a pick-six interception to secure the win.
North Side will play for its first SAC title since 1992 next week, when the team takes on Northrop.
The Bruins were blanked Friday night, dropping to Wayne, 28-0.
The Generals had a 14 point edge, when Austin Yarbro would double that would a pair of second half touchdowns.
Wayne now has six wins on the year, the most for the school since 2009. The Generals end the regular season with Snider next week.
Concordia improved to 5-3 overall with a 35-3 win over Lakeland.
The Cadets' air attack was working in the first half. David Morrison fired a touchdown pass with three minutes to go before halftime. Then, before the hand ended, the Cadets would intercept a Lakeland pass, and return it for a score and a 28-3 halftime lead.
Luers also had a non-conference game this week. The Knights fell to Columbus Hartley, 49-27. Hartley is a top 30 team in the state of Ohio. Luers will try to pick up its first win next week, when the team hosts rival Bishop Dwenger.
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