football team scored five touchdowns, and allowed just two, as they opened
the season with a scrimmage against Griffith on Friday night.
“We took some steps
toward great improvement,” Chesterton coach Mark Peterson said. “Every time
you get on the field against somebody different, you have a chance to
improve. We feel like we did some really good things. The execution was
The Trojans took
their opening possession and drove 65 yards in eight plays before
quarterback Cory Boren scampered in from 18 yards out. Boren finished with
50 yards rushing on four carries, while scoring two TD’s against the
“Cory is our guy,
but it’s not just to have some depth there,” Peterson said. They both (Boren
and Jacob Coslet) do some really good stuff, but we’re looking forward to
turning it over to Cory. He does a lot of good things back there for us.”
three passes and had a rushing touchdown as well.
“We got three guys
back on our offensive line that didn’t play in the Maroon/Gold game last
week,” Peterson said. “That obviously helps us in the running game. They’ll
just get better and better.”
The Trojans rushed
for 93 yards on 15 carries and were 4-for-11 through the air for 39 yards.
Zachary Zimmerman caught three balls for 24 yards.
Chesterton stymied Griffith’s first possession with a goal-line stand that
turned the Panthers away inside the 10.
“We do some really
good things on defense,” Peterson said. “We’ve put our best guys on defense
since I’ve been the head coach here. We are continuing to do that and it‘s
something we’ll rely on again this year.”
The Trojans allowed
just 98 yards of offense in the scrimmage and intercepted four passes. Kyle
McWhirter recorded two of the interceptions.
the regular season on Friday night when they host Hobart. Kickoff is set for