Get Unlimited Access – for Free

See all the latest scores & stats from your favorite teams! Simply sign in or create your free MaxPreps account to unlock this page - it only takes a minute to join.

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

Q1Q2Q3Q4T
Merrillville7771031
Valparaiso0714728
  • Recap
  • Box Score
  • 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
2Ryan Nix (Sr)310133.67631
12Marcus Allen (Sr)34414.6724
29Stephen Simms (Jr)2199.5013
34A. Kittridge (Jr)11919.0019
Valparaiso

All Purpose Yards

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

Total Yards

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

Tackles

#Athlete NameSoloAsstTot TcklsTFL
Team Totals39721114.0
5J. Gallinatti (Sr)8311
9Alex Bales (Jr)22
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
49Adrjan Vukelic (Sr)58131.0
58Drew Schooler (Sr)78151.0
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

Q1Q2Q3Q4T
Merrillville
10.34.73.56.026.5
Valparaiso
7.57.55.64.123.8

Merrillville

Valparaiso

Valparaiso doesn't have any videos.

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