Lady Millers hold on to defeat Cougars

The Lady Millers hosted Greenfield Central on Saturday night as the Lady Millers looked for the third win on the season. 

The first quarter ended up being a pretty even one between both teams as the Lady Milers held a 9-7 lead. The second quarter saw The Millers extend their lead to double digits as they outscored Greenfield Central 12-4 to take a 21-11 advantage into the locker room. Greenfield Central came out of the halftime break and was able to trim the Miller lead to three by the end of the third as they outscored the Millers 12-5. In the fourth quarter both offenses were scoring pretty well, but the Lady Millers in the end were able to hold on for a four point win by a final score of 40-36. 

Ashlynn Shade finished with 14 points to lead the way for the Lady Millers. The freshman added six rebounds and five steals in the winning effort also. 

Senior Hannah Farrell led all scorers in the game as she ended with 15 points for the Lady Cougars. Junior Brooke Herrell also scored in double figures with 13 points in the loss. 

The win for the Millers improves their record to 3-2 on the season. The team will return to action on Friday night as they open up conference play against Brownsburg (4-1). 

Parrish sets scoring record as Lady Royals pick up pair of wins

ST. JOHN – The Hamilton Southeastern girls basketball team not only were able to pick up two wins this past weekend as they competed in the Lake Central Classic. They also got to witness Senior Sydney Parrish break the all-time scoring record as the University of Oregon commit scored 26 points in their win over Valparaiso. Parrish’s 26 points increased her total to 1380 points in her career which broke the previous record which stood at 1376. Parrish added 23 more points to her record in the team’s second win over host school Lake Central. 

The first matchup saw the Lady Royals win in dominating fashion by a final score of 73-22. In a lopsided victory the Lady Royals were clicking on all cylinders Saturday as they were able to dominate on both sides of the ball.

Senior Jackie Maulucci led all scorers with 27 points in the blowout win. Parrish added seven rebounds to go along with her 26 point performance. 

In the second match against Lake Central the Royals put on another impressive performance as they dominated once again and won 58-32. Parrish’s 23 led the way in scoring as the Lady Royals improved their record to 3-1 on the season with the pair of wins. They will be back on the court on Friday night as they open up conference play as they host Franklin Central (2-1). 

Lady Tigers stay perfect with pair of wins in Lake Central Classic

ST. JOHN - The Fishers Lady Tigers traveled to Lake Central high school to compete in the Lake Central Tip-Off Classic on Saturday and came home with two wins. 

In the first game, the Tigers battled a tough Lake Central team who held the Tigers to only 9 points in each of the first 3 quarters. The Tigers were able to pull away in the 4th and went 15 of 23 from the FT line in the game to seal the victory.

Katie Burton led the way for the Tigers with 11 points and Kaitlynn Feagan added ten. Tamia Perryman grabbed six rebounds also had four steals. Lydia Stullken added 5 rebounds.

In the 2nd game of the day at Lake Central, the Tigers defeated Valparaiso 57-40. Using a strong first half surge, the Tigers were able to hold the lead throughout the most of the game.

Katie Burton, Hailey Smith and Kaitlynn Feagan were all in double figures scoring 14, 11 and 11 points respectively. Lydia Stullken had three rebounds and Audra Emmerson led the team with four rebounds.

The Tigers are now 6-0 and open conference play on Friday at Westfield. JV will tip at 6:00 with Varsity to follow.

Greyhounds fall to No. 1 Northwestern 

CARMEL – The Lady Greyhounds hosted #1 ranked Northwestern on Saturday and fell by a final score of 66-41.

Early foul trouble and turnovers proved a hurdle too big to overcome for the Hounds. Kate Clarke paced the Hounds’ offense with 16 points. 

The loss drops the Greyhounds record to 1-2 on the season. The girls are back in action at home Tuesday against Zionsville