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Final9/30/11

The Valparaiso Vikings football team lost Friday's home conference game against Merrillville by a score of 31-28.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Merrillville7771031
Valparaiso0714728
  • Box Score
  • Recap
  • Matchup

Box Score Stats

Merrillville (11-12)

Valparaiso (11-12)

25
First Downs
16
8
Penalties
7
63
Penalty Yards
55
29:20
Possession Time
16:40

Game Stats

Merrillville has not entered stats for this game.
Valparaiso

Passing

#Athlete NameCompAttYdsC %AvgTDIntLngQB Rate
Team Totals920183.45020.333116374
11Paul Andrie (Sr)920183.45020.333116374
Valparaiso

Rushing

#Athlete NameCarYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals251777.08493
11Paul Andrie (Sr)382.675
29Stephen Simms (Jr)9808.89193
34A. Kittridge (Jr)13896.8549
Valparaiso

Receiving

#Athlete NameRecYdsAvgLngTD
Team Totals918320.33631
12Marcus Allen (Sr)34414.6724
2Ryan Nix (Sr)310133.67631
29Stephen Simms (Jr)2199.5013
34A. Kittridge (Jr)11919.0019
Valparaiso

All Purpose Yards

#Athlete NameRushRecKRPRIRTotal
Team Totals17718375435
11Paul Andrie (Sr)88
12Marcus Allen (Sr)4444
2Ryan Nix (Sr)101101
29Stephen Simms (Jr)801953152
34A. Kittridge (Jr)8919108
37Mark Johnson (So)2222
Valparaiso

Total Yards

#Athlete NamePassRushRecTotal
Team Totals183177183360
11Paul Andrie (Sr)1838191
12Marcus Allen (Sr)44
2Ryan Nix (Sr)101
29Stephen Simms (Jr)801980
34A. Kittridge (Jr)891989
Valparaiso

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals39721114.0
12Marcus Allen (Sr)325
21Lonnie Pappas (Jr)2791.0
23C J Gear (Jr)44
30Angelo Madrigal (So)4913
39Alex Abney (Sr)268
42J. Grossnickle (Sr)612181.0
46Alec Judy (Jr)246
49Adrian Vukelic (Sr)58131.0
5J. Gallinatti (Sr)8311
58Drew Schooler (Sr)78151.0
9Alex Bales (Jr)22
92Jacob Neuberg (Sr)77
Valparaiso

Sacks

#Athlete NameSacksYdlHurs
Team Totals1.05
58Drew Schooler (Sr)1.05
Valparaiso

Interceptions

#Athlete NameIntInt YdsAvgPD
Team Totals3
12Marcus Allen (Sr)1
23C J Gear (Jr)1
46Alec Judy (Jr)1
Valparaiso

Fumbles and Blocks

#Athlete NameFmb RecFR YdsCausBlk PntsBlk FGs
Team Totals1
30Angelo Madrigal (So)1
Valparaiso

Kickoffs

#Athlete NameKOYdsLngTB
Team Totals5253602
2Ryan Nix (Sr)5253602
Valparaiso

Punts

#Athlete NamePYdsAvgLngIn 20
Team Totals28341.5048
2Ryan Nix (Sr)28341.5048
Valparaiso

Kickoff Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLng
Team Totals37525.0030
29Stephen Simms (Jr)25326.5030
37Mark Johnson (So)12222.0022
Valparaiso

Punt Returns

#Athlete NameRetsYdsAvgLngFCKR Yds
Team Totals2275
29Stephen Simms (Jr)2253
37Mark Johnson (So)22
Valparaiso

Points

#Athlete NameTDConvSKick PtsTot Pts
Team Totals4428
2Ryan Nix (Sr)1410
29Stephen Simms (Jr)318
Valparaiso

PATs and Field Goals

#Athlete NamePATAtt%FGAtt%LngTot
Team Totals441.0004
2Ryan Nix (Sr)441.0004
Valparaiso

Touchdowns

#Athlete NameTDRushTDRecTD Tot
Team Totals314
2Ryan Nix (Sr)11
29Stephen Simms (Jr)33

Game Story

Indiana High School Football - Valparaiso tipped by Merrillville

September 30, 2011: Valparaiso, IN 46385

The Valparaiso Vikings football team (Valparaiso, IN), was tipped 31-28 in Friday's league challenge with the visiting Merrillville Pirates (Merrillville, IN)

The Pirates (4-3) will now prepare for their challenge against Lake Central (St. John, IN). The Indians come into the Duneland challenge with a 7-0 record. In their last challenge, Lake Central nipped Chesterton (Chesterton, IN), 38-7, in a league challenge.

The Vikings now sport a 3-4 record. They take the field next when they travel to Portage for a Duneland challenge on Friday, October 7. Valparaiso will meet a Indians team coming off a 12-7 league win over Michigan City (Michigan City, IN). The Indians record now stands at 3-4.

Rankings & Records

Merrillville (11-12)

NationalINClass
1,4683220
OverallConferenceHomeAwayNeutralWin %Conference %PFPA
7-45-12-25-10-1.636.833292306

Valparaiso (11-12)

NationalINClass
2,4345329
OverallConferenceHomeAwayWin %Conference %PFPA
5-64-32-33-3.455.571262265

Team Scoring Averages

Season AveragesQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
Merrillville10.34.73.56.026.5
Valparaiso7.57.55.64.123.8

Team Stat Comparison

MerrillvilleValparaiso
-Rushing Yards Per Game144.8
-Passing Yards Per Game157.9
-Total Yards Per Game302.7
-Tackles Per Game72.0
-Sacks Per Game1.1
-Points Per Game23.0

Team Leaders

MerrillvilleValparaisoNational Avg.
-
Rushing Yards Per Game#34 Andrew Kittridge91.920.8
-
Passing Yards Per Game#11 Paul Andrie152.239.8
-
Total Yards Per Game#11 Paul Andrie153.432.1
-
Tackles Per Game#42 Jake Grossnickle11.42.9
-
Sacks Per Game#88 Zac Singleton1.0.2
-
Points Per Game#34 Andrew Kittridge7.22.6

Record Breakdown

Merrillville (11-12)

Valparaiso (11-12)

7-4
Overall
5-6
5-1
League
4-3
0-2
Non-League
0-2
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
6-2
Common Opponent
4-3
2-2
Home
2-3
5-1
Away
3-3
0-1
Neutral
0-0
2-1
Playoff
1-1
7-4
In-State
5-6
0-0
Out-of-State
0-0