Farm Bureau - Melissa Wheeler

The North Bend Eagle

 

Record History: Touchdown catches in a season

Ian Virka
Virka

Current Record Holder:

Ian Virka, 12 touchdown receptions
2021, senior year, 9 games

Six-foot-2 speedster Ian Virka caught 12 touchdowns, most of them long bombs from quarterback Brodey Johnson, his senior year in 2021. That includes a record equalling four toudown catches against Schuyler. He tied Breckin Peters' record in the second quarter of his final game, leaping over a Battle Creek defender and yanking the ball away. He broke the record in the third quarter with his 12th touchdown catch of the year.

Previous record holders:

11 - Brekin Peters, 2019
10 - Ethan Bauer, 2008
9 - Frank Pollard, 1969

Top seasons for touchdown catches:

12 - Ian Virka, 2021
11 - Breckin Peters, 2019
10 - Ethan Bauer, 2008
9 - Frank Pollard, 1969
9 - John Emanuel, 2018


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