CovCath edges Bishop Chatard in offensive shootout

Covington Catholic TE/DE Michael Mayer (photo by Brady Laber/

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – The Covington Catholic Colonels won their seventh straight game and 22nd in a row overall, which is the best mark across Kentucky, as they knocked off Indianapolis Bishop Chatard, 52-36.

Junior Michael Mayer led the way on both sides of the ball as he finished with four catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns and also had a 76-yard interception return for a TD.

Sophomore Caleb Jacob connected on 19 of 30 passes for 385 yards and a TD while running back Casey McGinness led all rushers with 158 yards and two touchdowns on 26 attempts.

Up next, will be the highly anticipated 5A rival Highlands in Fort Thomas.

CovCath: 7-24-14-7-52
Bishop Chatard: 0-21-7-8-36

CC: Felix 2-yard TD run (Gronotte KICK)
CC: Gronotte 26-yard FG
CC: Jacob 68-yard TD pass to Coldiron (Gronotte KICK)
BC: Nondorf 70-yard TD pass to Sowinski (Schrage KICK)
CC: Jacob 64-yard TD pass to Mayer (Gronotte KICK)
CC: Jacob 34-yard TD pass to Mayer (Gronotte KICK)
BC: Nondorf 73-yard TD pass to Sowinski (Schrage KICK)
BC: Nondorf 6-yard TD pass to Marsella (Schrage KICK)
BC: Nondorf 30-yard pass to Sowinski (Schrage KICK)
CC: McGinness 6-yard TD run (Gronotte KICK)
CC: McGinness 1-yard TD run (Gronotte KICK)
CC: Mayer 76-yard interception return for TD (Gronotte KICK)
BC: Nondorf 23-yard TD pass to Marsella (2-pt GOOD)

RECORDS: CovCath (7-0,1-0); Bishop Chatard (6-2, 3-0)
UP NEXT: CovCath visits Highlands (6-1, 1-0); Bishop Chatard travels to Bloomington South (4-4, 3-2).

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