Senior staff writer
Southport (4-2, 3-1 Conference Indiana) came from behind against league foe Franklin Central (0-6, 0-4) for a 34-21 homecoming triumph at Perry Stadium.
The Cardinals scored two touchdowns in the second half to retake the lead. The Flashes led 21-20 in the third quarter.
Blake Evans led Southport with multiple touchdown receptions. Robert Ritter scored a touchdown for Franklin Central to give the Flashes a 14-13 lead in the second quarter and another TD run in the third. Southport’s all-time leading quarterback Luke Johnston returned from an injury sustained last week and completed 19-of-22 passes for 222 yards.
Perry Meridian (4-2, 3-1) upended host Bloomington North 28-13 on second-half touchdowns by Ben Freel, Marion Jordan and Matt McCloskey.
Visiting Guerin Catholic (5-1) ended Greenwood’s four-game winning streak 31-21 in a nonconference game; the Woodmen are 4-2 …. host 2A No. 2 Monrovia (5-1, 3-1) handed 4A No. 15 Beech Grove (4-2, 3-1) its second conference loss 57-28 … 4A No. 14 Roncalli (2-4) fell to rival Brebeuf Jesuit 17-10 in double overtime after a 3-3 tie in regulation … Howe (4-2, 2-0) dominated Manual (2-4, 1-1), 60-6.