FORT WAYNE — Homestead’s football team extended its winning streak to five games after a Summit Athletic Conference win.
The Spartans hosted the North Side Legends Friday, Sept. 25, and won 56-36.
North Side struck first, scoring the only touchdown of the first quarter, but Homestead responded in a big way, putting up 28 points in the second quarter while holding the Legends to just one, making the halftime score 28-14.
The Spartans put up another big offensive quarter, adding another 28 points in the third while holding North Side to one touchdown, making the score 56-21. The Legends scored 15 unanswered points in the fourth to make the final score 56-36.
Quarterback Evan Ormsby delivered another strong performance, throwing for 294 yards and five touchdowns. Ormsby also ran 9 yards for a third-quarter touchdown.
Nicholas Suddarth led the Spartans in rushing with 101 yards on 14 attempts and one touchdown. Ormsby rushed a total of 46 yards on seven attempts, and Gage Sparrow rushed 7 yards on three attempts, including for a two-point conversion. Sparrow also had one reception for 37 yards.
Nathan Anderson led the receivers with 119 yards one five receptions, including two touchdowns. Jared Kistler followed with 70 yards from seven receptions and one touchdown, and Ethan Chambers had 68 yards from five receptions with two touchdowns.
Isaac Barkes recovered a North Side fumble for a touchdown in the second quarter.
Joe Dugan made 6-of-6 PAT attempts.
The Spartans advanced to 5-1 on the season.
They host Carroll (5-1) Friday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.