Bulldogs fall to Saints


INDIANAPOLIS — On the road at Indianapolis Lutheran, the Lapel Bulldogs had a difficult night against the top school in Class 1A.

The Saints handed Lapel a 52-14 loss in Friday football action Sept. 9.

Running back Tyler Dollar scored the two touchdowns for the Bulldogs and had 83 yards rushing for the night.

Freshman quarterback Devin Craig put up 138 yards passing and had one interception.

Sophomore Rylie Hudson and junior Nick Witte led Bulldog receivers with 58 and 49 yards receiving.

Lapel’s defense struggled with the Saints as Lutheran sophomore quarterback Jackson Willis passed for 301 yards and scored three touchdowns, but Bulldog Isaiah Priest picked off one of Willis’ passes.

The Bulldogs’s offense had just eight first downs in the game compared to 19 for Lutheran.

Lapel (2-2) play host to North Decatur Sept. 16 for a Bulldog Homecoming.

The Bulldogs will face another tough opponent in the Chargers.

North Decatur is 4-0, coming off a 36-0 win against Shenandoah.

North Decatur is ranked 6th in Class 1A in the AP poll.

The Chargers have a balanced offense with Reid Messer averaging 90 yards per game receiving. James Evans is averaging 82 from quarterback Carson Parmer, who has amassed 558 yards in three games and is averaging 186 yards per game.

Charger running back Reid Messer, who averages 58 yards rushing per game, has seven TDs for the season. He is teamed with back Kaden Muckerheide, who is averaging 52 yards per game rushing and is close to Messer with four Charger TDs.

Kickoff for Lapel verses North Decatur is at 7 p.m.


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