North Central improved to 4-0 after a 27-21 win over Lawrence North (Indianapolis). It's the best start for the Panthers since they started 5-0 in 1998. No. 2 Center Grove (4-0), whose 35-12 win Friday over Ben Davis gave coach Eric Moore his 200th victory, takes on North Central in an early battle of the unbeatens.
Also 4-0 is Mt. Vernon, which jumped 16 spots to No. 6 after the win over the Dragons.
No. 23 Evansville North (Evansville)
(4-0) and No. 24 Whiteland
(3-1) each jumped into this week's rankings. The Huskies remained perfect with a 42-14 win over Evansville Reitz, while the Warriors downed Franklin Community 45-12.
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