Trojans still in contention for MIC crown


Center Grove defensive end Dillon Dallas tackles North Central quarterback Michael Loggan during the first half of Friday's game in Indianapolis. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON

Center Grove quarterback Luke Calvert hands the football to running back Lane Morris during the first half of Friday's game at North Central. PHOTO BY SCOTT ROBERSON


Nobody informed Center Grove that awful weather conditions are supposed to be football’s great neutralizer.

If you’re good, you’re good. And the Class 5A No. 4 Trojans are just that, rolling to a 35-7 victory at North Central on a miserably cold and rainy night.

Needing a win to remain in contention for a share of the Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference title, Center Grove rode the 157 rushing yards of junior fullback Lane Morris to improve to 7-1 overall and 5-1 in the league standings.

“I’m proud of our team. The kids showed a lot of integrity playing in those conditions,” Trojans coach Eric Moore said after watching his program avenge this past season’s 14-7 loss at home to the Panthers. “Our running backs ran real hard, and it really looked like we knew what we were doing.

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