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1987 NHS Season Statistics

Evansville Courier & Press Newspapers ALL CITY/METRO Selections

last name first pos ht wt class paper note
Berry Chris K 6-0 170 Jr. Press  
Merriweather Carl DB 5-9 145 Sr. Courier  

RESULTS

1987 Season  
Date  Opponent  Score
Aug. 29  Evansville Bosse Loss 0-14
Sep. 4  Castle Loss 17-35
Sep. 12  Evansville Mater Dei Loss 21-41
Sep. 18  Evansville Central Loss 0-27
Sep. 25  Evansville Memorial Loss 0-35
Oct. 2  Evansville Reitz Loss 10-35
Oct. 9  Heritage Hills Loss 6-31
Oct. 16  Evansville Harrison Loss 0-35
Oct. 23  Jasper Loss 7-42

SCORING

player first pts TD PAT 1 XPM PAT 2 FG S
Merriweather Carl 24 4 0 0 0 0 0
Parchman Darren 18 3 0 0 0 0 0
Berry Chris 12 0 6 0 0 2 0
Dison Eric 6 1 0 0 0 0 0
Gill Eric 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

PASSING

player first NCAA rtg Att Comp % TD TD/att Yds yd/att Int int/att
Berry Chris 89.4 92 39 42.4% 3 3.3% 468      5.1 3 3.3%
Pike Carlo 64.7 21 7 33.3% 0 0.0% 126      6.0 2 9.5%
Newman Joe 35.2 15 6 40.0% 0 0.0% 39      2.6 2 13.3%
Draper Rod  --- 5 1 20.0% 1 20.0% 72    14.4 1 20.0%

RUSHING

player first Att Yds TD Avg
Parchman Darren 98 354 1 3.6
Berry Chris 30 89 0 3.0
Haynes   16 74 0 4.6
Swift   16 54 0 3.4
Hill   19 37 0 1.9
Williams   17 26 0 1.5
Bichler   1 5 0 5.0
Dison Eric 4 -2 1 -0.5
Pike Carlo 4 -5 0 -1.3

RECEIVING

player first Rec Yds TD Avg
Merriweather Carl 27 492 3 18.2
Hale Aaron 6 81 0 13.5
Bailes Steve 4 42 0 10.5
Parchman Darren 2 73 1 36.5
Dison Eric 2 28 0 14.0
Swift   2 -3 0 -1.5
Young   1 13 0 13.0
Johnson   1 7 0 7.0

Highlights included: The Husky offense, which had gotten off to a sluggish start to the season, found some life in the second half against Castle.  RB Darren Parchman broke into the open near the end of the third quarter and streaked 82 yards for a touchdown.  On the following possession, with the ball at midfield, QB Chris Berry completed three consecutive passes for big gains.  The third, caught by All-City WR Carl Merriweather was for an 11 yard touchdown.  Berry then led a third consecutive drive into Castle territory that yielded a 35 yard field goal by the all-purpose quarterback.

The following week versus Mater Dei saw more fireworks from the talented trio as the Huskies played the Wildcats even until Mater Dei pulled away late in the third quarter.  Berry hit Merriweather with a 55 yd TD pass in the first quarter and Parchman busted a kickoff return 89 yards for a score in the second quarter.

On a night when the game time temperatures dropped into the high 30's against Reitz, it was Berry and Merriweather who again combined to provide some early excitement for the Huskies.  On North's first pass play of the night, Merriweather snuck in behind the secondary, hauled in Berry's pass and streaked 55 yards for a touchdown.  Later in the first quarter, Berry then set the North All-Time Record for longest field goal with a 50 yard kick that split the uprights and would have been good from several further yards out.  At the end of the quarter the Huskies led the Panthers for the first time in the better part of a decade.  Unfortunately for North, Chris Berry was injured late in the second quarter and the Huskies would struggle to find an offensive rhythm for the rest of the season.

Against #3 ranked Heritage Hills, offensive guard Rod Draper was inserted at quarterback in the third quarter and on his first pass attempt he hit Merriweather on a "hook and go" route designed to lateral the ball as the defenders closed on the receiver.  Merriweather then relayed the ball to Parchman who dashed untouched to the end zone for a 72 yard touchdown.

Proving himself to be a big play specialist, it was Merriweather who capped off the season highlights by recovering a fumble against Jasper and winding his way through a host of players on his way to an 80 yard touchdown.

DEFENSE--2 pts each for solo, cause or recover fumble, sack, int, blk kick; 1 pt each for assist and tackle for loss

No Defensive Statistics are available at this time.

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