Wolves visit Eagles
Parke Heritage South Putnam
Good evening and welcome to in the zone... the wabash valley had two high school football teams playing for sectional championships tonight... the big questions....could parke heritage win their very first sectional title and could linton bring home their very first 2a sectional championship.... for a year now parke heritage has waited for this moment....the wolves almost won their first sectional championship last year losing in the final seconds to north vermillion in heartbreaking fashion.... the 1a, eighth ranked wolves were at unbeaten and number four south putnam.... no score in the first quarter.
Parke heritage in south putnam territory.
Wolves facing 4th and 6.
Christian johnson finds anthony wood for a 44 yard td strike.
Good guys score first to go up 7-nothing.
South putnam driving trying to answer.
Wolves defense makes a play.
Noble johnson with the interception to end the eagles threat.
Second quarter the johnson brothers would start to hook up.
Christian to noble 28 yards into south putnam territory.
Later in drive it's johnson and johnson again.
Great pitch and catch down to the south put 20 yard line.
Christian johnson finishes the drive with a two yard td pass to quinton hanks.
Parke heritage rolling early up 14-nothing.
Late first half.
Johnson and johnson works again for parke heritage.
Christian throws it up and big brother goes and gets it.
Wow noble johnson our battles two defenders for the catch.
Then races 75 yards for the score.
Wolves were up 21-14 at the half.
Parke heritage started the fireworks early in the second half.
Second play of the half.
Christian johnson a beautiful ball to anthony wood who goes 79 yards down the sidelines to stretch the wolves lead out to 27-14.
South putnam driving but the wolves defense makes a huge play in their own territory.
Riley ferguson with the pick .
Christian johnson accounts for his fifth td of game and his first one one the ground.
Parke heritage looking good up 33-14 with 2:13 left in third quarter.
South putnam would answer back with two tds in less than four minutes.
Riley stone the bomb to dru type-in.
Eagles back in it down 33-28 with just over 10 to go in the fourth quarter.
Less than two minutes later riley stone gives south putnam their first lead of the game.
Eagles scored 22 unanswered to go up 36-33 with just over 8 to go.
Parke heritage would need less than a minute to answer.
Christian johnson with his 5th td pass of the game.
This time to riley ferguson.
Parke heritage back on top 40-36.
What a ballgame and we aren't done folks.
South putnam's offense just wore down parke heritage d in fourth quarter.
Luke switzer from five yards out puts the eagles back in front 43-40 with just over five to five.
Parke heritage one more chance to get the lead back.
They move down the field.
Christian johnson long completion to anthony wood into south putnam.
Same drive wolves now facing fourth down with just over 3 to fix johnson had a great game but the eagles defense made the one key defensive stop when they had to.
They knock the ball down to end the wolves threat.
Parke heritage would never get the ball back.
South putnam wins a thrilling sectional championship game 43-40.
Heart break city for a second year in a row for the wolves in the sectional final round.
Remember parke heritage was up 33-14 in this game with 2:13 to go in the third and couldn't hold on to the lead.
Linton is no on to the lead.
Couldn't hold the third and 2:13 to go in the third and couldn't hold on to the lead.