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Indiana high school football: Top standouts, best performances in Week 11 (10/28/2023)

Check out some of the top performances in Indiana high school football
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We're taking a look at some of the top standouts and performers from Indiana high school football games in Week 11 – the second week of the state playoffs.

See: Indiana high school football top performers Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 

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Luke Barrett, DB, Center Grove

Barrett was all over the field during Center Grove’s 40-14 victory over Franklin Central. The junior intercepted two passes – one of which he returned for a touchdown – and recovered a fumble to lead the defense.

Noah Coy, WR, Center Grove

Coy could not be stopped as he led the Trojans offense during their 40-14 victory over Franklin Central. The senior caught four touchdown passes from Tyler Cherry to provide the offensive spark.

Hogan Denny, QB, Mooresville

After being held to three points through the first three quarters of play, Denny lifted Mooresville to a 17-9 victory with two late TDs. The senior finished with 231 passing yards and a touchdown and 144 rushing yards and another touchdown.

Tyler Etherington, QB, Mt. Vernon

Normally a tight end and defensive lineman, Etherington had a phenomenal first start under center for Mt. Vernon. The senior totaled four touchdowns and led the Marauders to a 42-12 victory over Beech Grove. 

Jackson Gilbert, QB, Westfield

Westfield extended its season another week thanks to an impressive performance by Gilbert. The senior tossed two touchdowns and ran for another to lead the Shamrocks to a 37-21 victory over Carmel.

Colin Guy, WR, Bishop Chatard

Guy was the go-to-target in the Bishop Chatard passing game in a 21-10 win over Guerin Catholic. The senior caught seven passes for 95 yards and two touchdowns that proved to be the difference.

Thomas Gotkowski, QB, Ben Davis

Gotkowski led Ben Davis to a 28-25 thrilling victory over Brownsburg. The senior Miami (OH) commit threw for 216 yards and he added 60 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.

CJ Harris, RB, Brebeuf Jesuit

Harris had a game to remember in Brebeuf's 70-49 shootout victory over Lebanon. The junior rushed 21 times for 325 yards and six touchdowns to lead the Braves.

Montez Jones, QB, Lawrence North

Jones had a great performance both in the passing game and the run game during Lawrence North’s 38-16 victory over Lawrence Central. The senior threw for 133 yards and three touchdowns and added 125 yards and another two TDs on the ground.

Marshall Kmiecik, QB, New Prairie

Kmiecik was tough to stop on the ground during New Prairie’s 28-21 overtime victory over Kankakee Valley. The senior rushed 14 times for 103 yards and two TDs.

Kyler Kropp, RB, New Palestine

A senior, Kropp had an impressive showing on the ground in the Dragons dominant 35-0 victory over Greenfield-Central. He rushed 14 times for 124 yards and three touchdowns and he caught the Dragons' only two completed passes for 29 yards.

Khobie Martin, RB, Fishers

A senior committed to Indiana, Martin took over in Fishers 42-14 victory over Homestead. He had 203 yards on 20 carries and a five touchdowns to provide the spark for the Tigers.

Josh Ringer, RB, East Central

Ringer had a monster performance for the Trojans in their 56-20 win at Martinsville. The Miami-Ohio pledge carried 24 times for 325 yards and seven touchdowns and also added two catches for 38 yards. With his performance, Ringer broke the school's career rushing record. He now has 5,910 career rushing yards.

Jalen Sauer, QB, Indian Creek

Sauer was a difference maker both with his arm and on the ground during Indian Creek’s 37-0 victory over Franklin County. The senior threw for 175 yards and three touchdowns to go along with 122 yards and two scores on the ground. 

Garrett Sherrell, RB, Brownsburg

Sherrell paced Brownsburg’s offense in a hard-fought 28-25 loss to a talented Ben Davis squad. The senior rushed for 167 yards – passing 2,000 rushing yards for the season – and three touchdowns.

Logan Shoffner, RB, Noblesville

Shoffner was a workhorse for Noblesville in its 31-24 victory over Zionsville. The senior carried the ball 21 times for 235 yards and a touchdown.

Slate Valentine, RB, Whiteland

A junior, Valentine was a big part of a dominant 63-15 Whiteland victory over Terre Haute North. Valentine rushed for five touchdowns in the first half. 

Owen VanHaaren, RB, Hamilton Heights

A senior, VanHaaren carried a heavy workload for Hamilton Heights in its 28-21 victory over Maconaquah. He rushed for 103 yards on 24 carries and scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to give the Huskies the edge.

Roland Vera Jr, WR, Evansville Reitz

Vera was a gamebreaker in the Reitz passing game during the Panthers' 42-6 victory over Bedford North Lawrence. The senior caught seven passes for 185 yards and two touchdowns and added 21 rushing yards to help his squad advance.

Malachi Walden, QB, Tri-West

Walden showed off his dual threat ability in Tri-West’s 42-6 victory over North Montgomery. The junior threw for 159 yards and two touchdowns and added a touchdown and 103 yards on the ground.

Mark Zackery IV, DB, Ben Davis

The standout junior defensive back came up clutch once again with an interception he returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter in the Giants' thrilling 28-25 comeback victory over Brownsburg.  

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