KOKOMO – Blackhawk Joey Callahan rushed for 327 yards and three touchdowns to help the Sheridan football team to a 40-14 win over Eastern Friday night. The Hawks remain undefeated in their conference at 2-3, 2-0 Hoosier Heartland.
The Blackhawks ran 80 plays on the night, 73 of which were rushes and piled up 476 total yards, 442 on the ground.
Callahan scored twice in the first quarter on runs of 4-yards and 6-yards, and again in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard run. He carried the ball 45 times, and averaged almost 7.3 yards per carry.
Sheridan collected 25 first downs, 24 on the ground.
Defensively, the Blackhawks limited Eastern to just 156 total yards, 60 rushing and 96 passing.
The Comets managed just nine first downs.
The victory leaves the Blackhawks in first place in the East Division of the Hoosier Heartland Conference and in complete control of their destiny. Tri-Central is in second at 1-0 and 2-3 overall. The Trojans visit Sheridan Friday and the winner will be undefeated and in control of the East.