Carmel vs. Center Grove (2018)

Game information

Home Team: Center Grove

Away Team: Carmel

Date And Time: 08/31/2018 7:00 pm

Location: Center Grove High School

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This intense rivalry pits two teams on opposing sides of Indianapolis against each other, Carmel to the north and Center Grove to the south in Greenwood, IN. Nicknamed the Copper Kettle game, these teams are extremely competitive in Indianapolis, a city with plenty of great football. Since the two teams first started playing in the same conference in the mid-1990s, the series has been extremely close.

Eight of the matchups have been decided by four points or less. Carmel does hold the lead in the Copper Kettle game 11-8. Center Grove will be looking to edge closer with a win in this season’s matchup.


Center Grove :17

Carmel :7

Game Summary

The Trojans from Center Grove took home the Copper Kettle for the fourth straight season on Friday night with a 17-7 victory over the Greyhounds from Carmel. One of the most intense rivalries in the state of Indiana lived up to all the hype and all the history. Center Grove drove the ball 92 yards down the field early that ended with a 52 yard touchdown run for eventual Rivalry Series MVP Charlie Ogega. Meanwhile. The Trojan defense absolutely stifled the Greyhound offense, keeping them scoreless through 3 quarters. At 17-0 heading into the fourth, Center Grove ended up crusing to a 17-7 victory.


Center Grove (IN)

Charlie Ogega

Scholar Athletes

Center Grove

Cade Lansdell


Matt Fortier

Hall Of Fame

Center Grove

Andy Moore


John Hebert