Gallery: Prep football action from Oct. 25

View photos from all of the region Oct. 25 prep football games.

Prep Football, Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit

Prep Football, Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit

Gavit's Paris Bradley rushes for a few yards in the second half Friday night during the Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit at Gavit.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South's Robert Travis celebrates his run against Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South fans cheer during South's win over Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South quarterback Cody Petrich runs the ball against Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South's Fredrick Taylor and Jariel Brooks celebrate a fumble recovery by Taylor against Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Wheeler running back Clay Turpin is brought down by Boone Grove linebacker Alan Espino during the first half of their Class 2A Sectional 33 game at Wheeler Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South quarterback Cody Petrich scores a two-point conversion against Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South quarterback Cody Petrich talks with coach Tom Padjen in their win over Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South players celebrate their win over Lemont at T.F. South Friday night.

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

Prep football, Lemont at T.F. South football

T.F. South's Robert Travis runs the ball against Lemont's Matt Martenson at T.F. South Friday.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Wheeler head coach Tony Klimczak talks with an official during the first half of the Bearcats' Class 2A Sectional 33 game at Wheeler Friday night.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Wheeler defender Chris Gore puts a shoulder into the ribs of Boone Grove receiver Evan Stewart, causing an incomplete pass, during the first half of their Class 2A Sectional 33 game at Wheeler Friday night.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell's George Fields tries to pick up yardage Friday night in Lowell's 30-9 loss to West Side in the boys football sectional opener.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

West Side's Lonnie Johnson is confronted by Lowell's Isaac James Friday in the boys football sectional opener in East Chicago.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

West Side's Deanthony Hall celebrates a fourth down stand Friday in the boys football sectional opener in East Chicago.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

West Side's Henry Smith looks for a hole in Friday's 30-9 win over Lowell in the sectional opener in East Chicago.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

West Side's Jon Vea' Johnson pulls in a pass over Lowell's Edward Simmons Friday in the boys football sectional opener in East Chicago.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

West Side's Anton Coleman pulls in a pass for a touchdown Friday in the boys football sectional opener in East Chicago.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Henry Taylor, of the Bowman Academy Eagles, runs for a first down while playing River Forest Friday at the prep football Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Chesterton's Jordan DiLosa avoids Valparaiso's Angelo Madrigal during the first quarter of boys football action Friday night.

Playoff football kicks off for Indiana high schools

Playoff football kicks off for Indiana high schools

Chesterton's Colin McEuen gets the ball away while being tackled Friday by Valparaiso's Jon Steiner during the second quarter at Chesterton High School.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Valparaiso's Bryce Crook is chased by Chesterton's Jordan Dilosa and Dontae Rodriguez during the first quarter of boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Bowman Academy's James Taylor breaks a tackle while playing River Forest Friday at the prep football Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

River Forest's Malachi Sala makes a first down while playing the Bowman Academy Eagles Friday at the prep football Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

River Forest's Malachi Sala makes a first down while playing the Bowman Academy Eagles Friday at the prep football Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

James Taylor, who plays for Bowman Academy Eagles, makes a first down while playing River Forest Friday at the prep football Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Bowman Academy's James Taylor is stopped short of a first down during Friday night's Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Wheeler's Jacob Wasz carries ball across the goal line for a touchdown as a Boone Grove defender arrives too late in the first quarter of their Class 2A Sectional 33 game at Wheeler Friday night. The score put Wheeler up 6-0.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Wheeler running back Clay Turpin breaks into the Boone Grove secondary during their Class 2A Sectional 33 game at Wheeler Friday night.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Bowman at River Forest

River Forest's Malachi Sala looks for an opening while playing the Bowman Academy Eagles Friday at the prep football Class 2A Sectional 33 opener at River Forest.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Valparaiso quarterback David Hittiger fumbles after being sacked by Chesterton's Ranbir Singh during the first quarter of boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Chesterton quarterback Colin McEuen is tackled by Valparaiso defenders Sean Curtis andAustin Ford after a big second quarter gain during boys football action at Chesterton Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Valparaiso's DaCota Overland is chased by Chesterton defenders during the first quarter of boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Valparaiso at Chesterton

Chesterton's Alex Katsafaros looks for running room while being chased by Valparaiso's Austin Ford during the second quarter of boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Prep football, Class 2A Sectional 33, Boone Grove at Wheeler

Wheeler's Shondale Batey pulls down Boone Grove quarterback Aaron Ellis for a 30-yard loss in the first quarter of their Class 2A Sectional 33 game at Wheeler Friday night.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Lafayette Jefferson quarterback Matt Johnson is brought down by Merrillville's Raqib Park and Shawn Streck during a game last season. Streck is expected to be a big factor in tonight's season opener against Clay.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Lake Central's Ethan Darter throws a pass during the first quarter against Crown Point in the first round of sectionals on Friday at Lake Central.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Lake Central's Brandon Scott reaches to tackle Crown Point's Tristen Peterson during the first quarter of the first round of sectionals on Friday at Lake Central.

Playoff football kicks off for Indiana high schools

Playoff football kicks off for Indiana high schools

Lake Central's Cody Schultz gets tied up by Crown Point's Nick Hanlon after catching a pass during the first round of sectionals Friday at Lake Central in St. John.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Crown Point's Jake Jatis hands the ball off to Tristen Peterson during the first quarter of the first round of sectionals on Friday at Lake Central.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Lake Central's Jillian Doan kicks a field goal during the first round of sectionals against Crown Point on Friday at Lake Central.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Griffith's Kyle Buikema throws down a stiff arm Friday night on a quarterback keeper during the second quarter of the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 17 against Clark.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Crown Point's Tristen Peterson runs for a gain during a game against Lake Central in the first round of sectionals on Friday at Lake Central.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Clark's Kensha Funches looks for open grass as he takes the ball on sweep play Friday night at Griffith during the opening game of Class 4A Sectional 17.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Griffith's Justin Green sacks Clark's Justin Martinez Friday night late in the second quarter of the opening game of Class 4A Sectional 17.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Griffith's Matt Colomes catches a touchdown pass from quarterback Kyle Buikema on the Panthers opening drive Friday night during the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 17 against Clark.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Justin Green runs the ball for Griffith looking to score Friday night during the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 17 against Clark.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Lake Central's Brandon Scott is brought down by Crown Point's Billy Bernhardt near the goal line during the first round of sectionals on Friday at Lake Central.

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Class 6a, Sectional 1, Crown Point at Lake Central

Lake Central's Antwan Davis pulls in a catch while covered by Crown Point's Troy Grady during the first round of sectionals on Friday at Lake Central.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Griffith's Justin Green tries to keep from getting knocked out of bounds Friday night during the first round of Class 4A Sectional 17 against Clark.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, Clark at Griffith

Clark's Anthony Baucom tries to cut through the Griffith defense Friday night during the opening round of Class 4A Sectional 17.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Daniel Eldridge stops Lafayette Jefferson quarterback Matt Johnson in the first quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Diante Montgomery runs on a pass reception in the second quarter with Lafayette Jefferson's Matt Johnson pursuing Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville head coach Zac Wells talks with an official after a call against the Pirates in the first quarter Friday night during the sectional opener against Lafayette Jefferson at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Daniel Eldridge stops Lafayette Jefferson quarterback Matt Johnson on a keeper in the first quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Lafayette Jefferson's Irving Madden and Mitchell Sterner stop Merrillville quarterback DJ Wilkins on a run in the second quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Frank Webster goes after Lafayette Jefferson's Darian Green in the first quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Knox's quarterback Drew Dan gets stopped by almost the entire Andrean defensive line during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Andrean quarterback Matt DeSomer throws a pass against Knox during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Andrean's Owen Satoski almost drops the ball after being hit by a Knox defender as he returns the kickoff during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Andrean's Jamie Johnson looks back for Knox defenders as he scores the first touchdown during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Andrean's head coach Phil Mason has a few words for his kickoff team after calling a time out during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener against Knox in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Jonathan Robinson tries to avoid Lafayette Jefferson's Vince Mirelez has he runs to the end zone for Merrillville's first touchdown in the second quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville quarterback DJ Wilkins is caught by Lafayette Jefferson's Tanner Collins in the second quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Ryan Neal hauls in a touchdown reception with Lafayette Jefferson's Matt Johnson defending in the second quarter, giving Merrillville a 12-0 lead at the half.

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Prep football, Lafayette Jeff at Merrillville

Merrillville's Bryant Isabell tries to avoid Lafayette Jefferson's Dennis Archibald in the second quarter Friday night at Merrillville High School.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Andrean's Trevor Berg breaks away from a Knox defender in the second quarter during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Prep football, Class 3A Sectional 25, Knox at Andrean

Andrean's John Albomonte and Matt O'Brien stop a Knox running back in the first half during the football Class 3A Sectional 25 opener in Merrillville Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Hammond's Eric Schreiber throws for a completion in the second quarter Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Hammond's Deshaun Roberson breaks through the Roosevelt defense for a touchdown in the first quarter Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Hammond's Javente Jones recovers a Roosevelt fumble in the first quarter Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Hammond's Tim Echols is caught after a long punt return during Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Hammond's Deshaun Roberson breaks free from a Roosevelt defender and goes into the end zone during boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Roosevelt's Darren Payne is brought down for a loss by Hammond's Deshaun Roberson and Tim Echols during boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Prep football, Hammond at Roosevelt

Hammond's Deshaun Roberson breaks free from a Roosevelt defender and goes into the end zone during boys football action Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Penn senior quarterback Zachary Oakley attempts to evade Portage senior linebacker Zac Chandler during the Class 6A Sectional 2 opener at Portage High School Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Penn senior quarterback Zachary Oakley attempts to break through the Portage defensive line during the Class 6A Sectional 2 opener at Portage High School Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Penn senior quarterback Zachary Oakley attempts to evade Portage senior defensive lineman Kenyota Rollins during the Class 6A Sectional 2 opener at Portage High School Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Portage senior wide receiver Cody Maldonado leaps up to meet a long pass as Penn senior linebacker Aaron Hancock runs to tackle him during the Class 6A Sectional 2 opener at Portage High School Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Penn senior defensive back Timothy Deal intercepts a throw intended for Portage senior wide receiver Cody Maldonado during the Class 6A Sectional 2 opener at Portage High School Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Portage senior quarterback Gage Pearman runs with the ball during the Class 6A Sectional 2 opener against Penn at Portage High School Friday night.

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Prep football, Class 6A Sectional 2, Penn at Portage

Portage senior wide receiver Cody Maldonado tries to shake Penn players Chase Osborn and Tyler Sousley during Friday's Class 6A Sectional 2 opener at Portage High School.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

T.F. North's band and cheerleaders take the field before the game against Oak Forest at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

South Bend Saint Joseph senior Jake Froelich attempts to run past a defender Friday night at Hobart.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Oak Forest's Patrick Kristin is called for a face-mask penalty against T.F. North's Davion Sylvester at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Hobart senior Brandon Barnes returns a kickoff during Friday night's opening round of sectionals at Hobart.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

T.F. North's Nikita Smith returns the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown against Oak Forest at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

T.F. North's Davion Sylvester tackles Oak Forest's Matt Barry at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

T.F. North's Davion Sylvester runs the ball against Oak Forest's Brian Mittler at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

T.F. North players cheer after the national anthem and before their game against Oak Forest at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

South Bend Saint Joseph running back Tajah Smith runs the ball during Friday night's game at Hobart.

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

Prep football, Oak Forest at T.F. North

T.F. North's Nikita Smith returns the opening kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown against Oak Forest at T.F. North Friday night.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Hobart wide receiver Drey Devereaux catches a pass during Friday night's opening sectional game at Hobart.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

South Bend Saint Joseph senior Jake Froelich catches a pass and runs in for a touchdown Friday night during the opening round of sectionals at Hobart.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

South Bend Saint Joseph senior Jared Vite just misses a pass during Friday night's opening sectional round at Hobart.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 18, South Bend St. Joseph's at Hobart

Hobart senior Drey Devereaux catches a pass for a first down Friday night at Hobart.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

East Chicago's Martayveus Carter runs with a kick return as Hammond Morton's Diamonte Noble defends in the first half of Friday night's Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between the Cardinals and Governors at Morton.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

Hammond Morton's Torey Armstrong carries the ball in the first half Friday night during the Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between the Cardinals and Governors at Morton. Armstrong is brought down by the Cardinal's Martayveus Carter and Jason Stewart.

Playoff football kicks off for Indiana high schools

Playoff football kicks off for Indiana high schools

Morton's Torey Armstrong looks to pass in the first half Friday night during the Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between the Governors and Cardinals at Morton.

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Whiting's Ethan Young picks up major yardage setting up Whiting for a touchdown as Whiting faces LaVille in the boys football sectional opener Friday night.

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Whiting's Jesse Maynard grabs LaVille quarterback Cameron Gurtner as Whiting faces LaVille in the boys football sectional opener Friday night.

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Whiting quarterback A.J. Veloz roles out for a pass as Whiting faces LaVille in the boys football sectional opener Friday night.

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Prep football, Class A Sectional 41, LaVille at Whiting

Whiting's Jesse Maynard brings down LaVille's Ethan Kertai as Whiting faces LaVille in the boys football sectional opener Friday night.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

East Chicago's Carlos Fernandez runs toward a first down as Morton's De'Mario Johnson pursues in the first half Friday night during the Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between the Cardinals and Governors at Morton.

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

Prep football, Class 4A Sectional 17, E.C. Central at Morton

East Chicago's Martayveus Carter runs for a touchdown while Hammond Morton's Devon Mongo tries to stop him in the first half Friday night during the Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between the Cardinals and Governors at Morton.

Prep Football, Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit

Prep Football, Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit

Highland's Hunter Rycerz dodges a tackle froom Gavit's Richard Morris-Rogers while teammate Thomas Brankin assists Friday night during the Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit at Gavit.

Prep Football, Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit

Prep Football, Class 4A Sectional 17 opener between Highland and Hammond Gavit

Highland's Sean McQuillan, shown last season, had three rushing touchdowns to lead the Trojans to a school-record 67 points last Friday against Lake Station. Highland plays host to Hammond tonight.

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener

Lowell's Edward Simmons slips the grasp of West Side's DeAndre Lampley as Lowell faces West Side in the boys football sectional opener Friday, October 25, 2013.

Trevor Berg, Andrean

Trevor Berg, Andrean

Andrean's Trevor Berg breaks away from a Knox defender in a sectional game. Berg has scorred 20 touchdowns the the Class 3A No. 1 59ers.

Matt O'Brien and John Albomonte, Andrean

Matt O'Brien and John Albomonte, Andrean

Andrean's John Albomonte and Matt O'Brien stop a Knox running back in the first half of the 59ers sectional opener. The 59ers take on West Lafayette in tonight's Class 3A Northern Semistate.

Eric Schreiber, Hammond

Eric Schreiber, Hammond

Hammond's Eric Schreiber has struggled with concussions for much of his football career. He missed two and a half games this year. He's returned to make one final run as the Wildcats host John Glenn in Friday's Class 3A Sectional 25 semifinal.

Lonnie Johnson, West Side

Lonnie Johnson, West Side

West Side's Lonnie Johnson runs against Lowell, where the Cougars upset the Red Devils. Johnson initially committed to play at Ohio State, but withdrew. On Wednesday he sent his National Letter of Intent to play football at Western Michigan.

Chesterton-Valparaiso

Chesterton-Valparaiso

It's 6.8 miles of Meridian Road between the Porter County schools, which are two of three charter members of the Duneland Athletic Conference. Valpo has won 38 of the 60 meetings dating back to 1961, but it's even over the last dozen meetings. Chesterton had five coaches during the Valpo ten…

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