(LaPorte County, IN) - Friday night ended in disappointment for area high school football fans. New Prairie lost a close one, and Michigan City was blown out.
New Prairie and Northridge were tied at 14 near the game’s end. A New Prairie drive ended with an interception. Northridge answered with a long pass play for a touchdown to take the lead. A surprise pooch kick and recovery sealed the deal for the Raiders. New Prairie’s season came to an end with the 20-14 loss.
Michigan City fell short of a trip to the state championship Friday night with a loss to Zionsville at home.
The Wolves drew first blood with a 31-yard field goal. But Zionsville answered with a touchdown and didn’t look back. The Eagles scored two touchdowns in each of the first three quarters. The Wolves couldn’t keep pace, losing 52-21.