Brickies defeat Slicers, 34-23

The Slicer football team is now 1-1 on the season after losing to Hobart, 34-23, at Hobart Friday night, Aug. 25, 2017.

Hobart started and ended strong, scoring 14 points in the 1st quarter and 13 in the 4th.

LaPorte again displayed its talented and balanced offense. Detrick Merriweather and Drayson Nespo excelled; Merriweather had 74 yards on 14 carries with 1 touchdown and Nespo had 69 yards on 19 carries with 1 touchdown. Other rushing highlights: Caleb Kuzdas with 44 yards on 13 carries and QB Nolan Lorenz with 39 yards on 8 carries and 1 TD. In passing, Lorenz completed 3 of 8 for 74 yards. Among receivers, Mark Haines had 2 catches for 30 yards and Merriweather had 1 catch for 52 yards.

The Slicers next host Valparaiso Sept. 1. 

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