NIC goes 9-3 in the first two weeks of the football schedule
August 25, 2012By Greg Humnicky of Northern Indiana Conference
NIC Football Schedule - Friday, Aug 24 / Week 2
The NIC went 4-1 against non-conference foes this week, making it a two week mark of 9-3 vs non-conference teams the first two weeks of the season after going 5-2 in week 1.
Elkhart Central at Goshen
Elkhart Central (1-0) started the season with a solid 51-3 thrashing of city rival Elkhart Memorial on the road as they travel to neighboring Goshen (0-1) out of the NLC this Friday night. Goshen dropped their opener to FW Carroll, 45-7.
FINAL SCORE: Elkhart Central 27-10 over Goshen
Fort Wayne Wayne at SB Riley (Jackson Field)
Fort Wayne Wayne (0-1) comes to Jackson Field to take on SB Riley (0-1), who dropped a heartbreaker last week to city rival Clay in overtime, 12-6. Wayne dropped their opener to Indpls Tech last week-end, 33-20.
FINAL SCORE: FW Wayne 28-7 over SB Riley
Michigan City at SB Washington (School Field)
SB Washington (0-1) dropped a 30-25 opener to Concord last Friday as they take on Duneland squad from Michigan City (1-0) who defeated Gary Roosevelt, 33-0 in their opener.
FINAL SCORE: SB Washington 33-7 over Michigan City
Marian at SB Adams (Clay Field)
Marian (1-0) opened their season last week with a solid win agianst visiting DeKalb, 48-17 while SB Adams (1-0) traveled to Middlebury and defeated Northridge 46-20 in their opener. This is a non-conference match-up between this two NIC schools.
FINAL SCORE: SB Adams 30-20 over Marian
South Bend Clay at LaPorte
SB Clay (1-0) escaped Riley in their opener against their city rival in overtime, 12-6 while LaPorte (0-1) was soundly defeated by New Prairie in their opener, 42-14.
FINAL SCORE: SB Clay 42-21 over LaPorte
St. Joseph at Wawasee
St. Joseph (0-1) dropped their opener at Chesterton, 24-7 while Wawasee (1-0) won on the road at Whitko, 20-17.
FINAL SCORE: St. Joseph 35-7 over Wawasee
Penn at Mishawaka
This NIC non-conference match-up features this two long-time neighborhood rivals at Steele Stadium with both schools winning their openers. Mishawaka (1-0) traveled to Portage and won in a shoot-out, 57-42 while Penn (1-0) won at home against Valparaiso, 35-28.
FINAL SCORE: Penn 21-7 over Mishawaka
State -wide AP Poll - Week 2
Concord 5th, Mishawaka 10th, SB Washington 14th
Marian 4th, St. Joseph 8th