The Herald Bulletin

Evening Update

High School Sports

September 27, 2013

APA rolls to homecoming victory

ANDERSON, Ind. — After chalking up its first win last week aganst the Indiana School for the Deaf, Anderson Preparatory Academy used a balanced attack to grab a 50-0 home win against Traders Point Christian.

The Jets (2-4) took their first offensive possession to the house on a Triston Anderson to Leo Harris 22-yard touchdown pass, and from there the route was on as the Jets got four scores on the ground and two through the air.

No APA runner had more than seven carries, with D’Andre Patterson leading all rushers with two carries for 87 yards. Both of his carries went for touchdowns from 25 and 62 yards, respectively.

Harris shredded the Golden Eagles’ defense by catching six passes for 125 yards, including touchdowns of 22 and 33 yards, and Anderson threw for 142 yards and two scores with no picks.

To make the win more special, the Jets were able to beat Traders Point (0-6) during their homecoming night, and coach Joe Kwisz said that his team put together a complete game.

“Homecoming, what a great thing,” he said after the game. “Last year, we kind of had a rough run at it during our homecoming, but tonight the guys got after it from play one. We have a saying here, ‘play one to play done’ is what we go by, and tonight they really did.”

Kwisz said despite the fact Anderson had never thrown a football until last year and Harris is in his first year of football, they are now hitting their stride, and it is paying off for APA.

“He’s a very tough kid to cover. He’s wiry, we call him,” Kwisz said of Harris. “He (has) a really quick first step, able to get separation, get up field and get vertical, and Triston, my goodness, the kid throws a phenomenal football. Funny thing is, he never threw a ball until last year.”

Text Only
High School Sports
  • Pendleton Heights, Frankton to meet for net title

    Pendleton Heights and Frankton advanced to today's Madison County Championship title match after posting very different victories. The Lady Arabian tennis team advanced after defeating the Alexandria Tigers 4-1. For Frankton, it came down to a No. 1 singles tie-breaker to put away Lapel.

    April 18, 2014

  • SPT - HB0418 - PHHS vs Alex - 017 Arabians hold off Alex to reach semifinals Good teams don't need much help. That didn't stop Pendleton Heights from accepting a little aid from Alexandria in the second round of the Nick Muller Memorial Baseball Tournament on Thursday.

    April 17, 2014 3 Photos

  • Panthers claw way into softball semis If only Elwood's Jessie Noone had missed the team bus, Thursday's game in the Madison County Softball Tournament would have been more competitive.

    April 17, 2014

  • Elwood, Liberty Christian advance in county softball tournament The 2014 Madison County Softball tournament got off to a wild start at Liberty Christian on Wednesday night as Elwood and the host Liberty Christian Lions advanced with victories.

    April 17, 2014

  • Tigers, Eagles early winners in Muller Tournament Alexandria and Frankton were the victors in the opening night of the Nick Muller Memorial Baseball Tournament at Pendleton Heights.

    April 17, 2014

  • SPT - HB0417 - Nick Muller - 05 Bulldogs, Indians impress in openers Lapel and Anderson have very different histories in the Nick Muller Memorial Baseball Tournament.

    April 16, 2014 5 Photos

  • SPT - HB0417 - Pendleton v Mad Grant 2 Eagles, Arabians move to second round Frankton got off to an uneven start, falling behind 4-3 and 6-4, but rallied for a 14-6 triumph over Alexandria in the first round of the Madison County Softball Tournament here Wednesday. In the second contest, Pendleton Heights topped Madison-Grant 2-1 in a game where both runs and hits were at a premium.

    April 16, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT - HB0416 - tennis file - 14 Many girls tennis teams return top talent With spring sports getting off to a good start thanks to some spring-like weather last week, local girls tennis teams are taking to the court.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wild week will get later start The busiest week on Madison County's high school sports calendar is going to start a day later than expected.

    April 14, 2014

  • Familiar trio leads boys track teams Much like in years past, Anderson, Lapel and Pendleton Heights have assembled the largest number of track athletes of the area’s 11 high schools. And, while the remaining teams may struggle to compete from a team standpoint, they will send capable athletes to the line to challenge in individual events.

    April 14, 2014

Latest Sports Photos


Click here to browse and buy photos from The Herald Bulletin