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FB: 8/17 Saturday Morning QB: Mid-Indiana Football Conference roundup
August 18, 2012By Andrew Smith of Hancock County Sports
The five MIFC teams had a great start to the season, as four won their openers and Indian Creek was competitive against a team from the most powerful 5A conference in Indiana. A look back at Friday night's games.
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Eastern Hancock 40, Tindley 6: The Royals jumped out to a 40-0 lead at halftime and won their season opener for the first time since 2006. It also spoiled the first varsity game in the history of Tindley, a charter school on Indianapolis' northeast side. Spencer Gilbert ran for 100 yards, QB Logan Splater threw for more than 100 and Derrik Noel had a 90-yard TD reception for the Royals. Daily Reporter
Milan 24, Northeastern 6: The sixth-ranked team in Class A opened with a non-conference victory.
South Decatur 28, Cambridge City Lincoln 13: The Cougars came out of the chute strong with a victory despite Cambridge City scoring two big-play TDs. South Decatur visits Eastern Hancock next week. Richmond Palladium-Item
North Decatur 34, Union County 14: The Chargers jumped ahead 27-6 at halftime and pulled away to a victory, giving the MIFC a 3-0 record against the Tri-Eastern Conference in opening week. Richmond Palladium-Item
Terre Haute South 34, Indian Creek 24: The MIFC's biggest school took on a MIC rival, and rallied late to close the score, but couldn't overcome the Braves. Matthew Wray threw two fourth-quarter TD passes to Kyle Miekeljohn and IC scored three times in the final 12 minutes. Wray threw for 201 yards, 132 of those to Brenden Smith. Johnson County Daily Journal | Terre Haute Tribune-Star
MIFC standings (conf/non-conf) + next week
Eastern Hancock 0-0/1-0. Next: at South Decatur, 7 (1-0, beat CC Lincoln 28-13)
Milan 0-0/1-0. Next: vs. Batesville, 7 (1-0, beat Jennings Co. 37-21). Webcast: SEI Local Sports
North Decatur 0-0/1-0. Next: vs. Edinburgh, 7 (1-0, beat Monroe Central 19-8)
South Decatur 0-0/1-0. Next: vs. E. Hancock, 7 (1-0, beat Tindley 40-6)
Indian Creek 0-0/0-1. Next: at Greenwood, 7 (1-0, beat Anderson 52-6)