No. 8 Bulldogs too much for Lady Millers

The Lady Millers hosted the No. 8 ranked Brownsburg Bulldogs on Friday night as they looked to extend their winning streak to three games in a row. 

The Bulldogs took a 13-7 lead into the second quarter, but the Millers offense found life as they were able to outscore the Bulldogs 15-11 in the quarter to trim their deficit to just two points as they trailed 24-22 heading into halftime. 

Both offenses struggled to score in the third quarter. The Millers who were led by Freshman Ashlynn Shade found themselves with a 30-29 lead as they entered the final quarter of play. 

In the fourth quarter the Bulldogs showed why they are a top-ten team as they scored 23 points in the quarter. The Miller offense on the flip side was only able to score six points as the Bulldogs ran away with the game by a final score of 52-36. 

Shade ended the game with 16 points and six rebounds to lead the Lady Millers. Allison Bosse led all scorers with 19 points with Kailyn Terrell adding 15 more. 

The loss for the Lady Millers drops their record to 3-3 (0-1 HCC) on the season. They will return to the court tonight as they will travel to Carmel. 

Golden Eagles offense struggles in loss to Heritage Christian

The Golden Eagles battled Heritage Christian on Saturday afternoon as they opened up Circle City Conference Play and, while they played a tough, physical game, lost 52-33. The team’s defense continued to play tough and show signs of improvement, but once again, the offense wasn’t there. 

There were bright spots throughout the afternoon, though. Olivia Labus scored a team-high 13 points and Nicole Cunningham scored ten, which puts her only three total points away from 600 career points during her Guerin Catholic career. 

The loss drops the Lady Golden Eagles record to 0-4 (0-1 CCC) The team is off for Thanksgiving break but will pick things back up with another home game against Shortridge High School on Dec. 3.

Tigers continue dominant start to season 

WESTFIELD – The Lady Tigers have been playing lights out to start the season and that continued on Friday night as they opened up HCC play against Westfield. 

The two teams battled back and forth in the first half as the Tigers held a 20-19 lead at halftime. However in the third quarter The Tigers offense could not be stopped as they scored 26 points in the quarter compared to just nine for the Lady Rocks as the Tigers rolled for their seventh consecutive win to start the season. 

Junior Katie Burton led the Tigers with 15 points and Freshman Hailey Smith and Senior Kaitlynn Feagan both scored 13 in the win. 

The loss for the Lady Rocks drops their record to 3-2 (0-1 HCC) and they will travel to McCutcheon tonight as they look to get back in the win column. 

The win for the Tigers improves their record to 7-0 (1-0 HCC) and they will host Zionsville tonight as they look to stay perfect on the season. 

Royals defeat both Franklin Central and Carroll

FISHERS - The Lady Royals defeated a physical Franklin Central team 57-46 to improve their record to 4-1 on Friday night as they opened up HCC play. 

The Lady Royals jumped out to an early lead and were up 12-8 at the end of the first. The Royals saw a spark in the beginning of the second quarter and outscored Franklin Central by nine and went into the half leading 30-17. Franklin Central played an even third quarter but the Lady Royals had the lead 46-32. The Lady Royals held on in the fourth to capture their 4th win of the season.

Leading scorers for the Lady Royals were Sydney Parrish with 32 and Jackie Maulucci with 16. Leading rebounders were Parrish with 10, Maulucci with four and Bailee Poore with four.

The Lady Royals capped off their back to back games Saturday afternoon with a win against FW Carroll 57-40.

In a very physical game, the Lady Royals were able to jump out to an early lead and never looked back. At the end of the first quarter the Lady Royals were up 15-11. Starting the second quarter the Lady Royals were able to build on their lead playing tough defense. Going into the half the Lady Royals were up 31-22. 

The start of the 3rd quarter saw another push by the Lady Royals on the offensive end. Defense continued to hold strong on hustle plays by Poore. The fourth was a very physical quarter and the Lady Royals showed their heart. They were able to hold off any run the Carroll tried to make. The Lady Royals improved their record to 5-1 scoring 57 points on 19 assist.

Leading scorers for the Lady Royals were Parrish with 26, Maulucci with 14 and Ryan Viele with six. Leading rebounders were Parrish with seven, Poore with six, Maulucci five and Makayla Hinshaw with four.

The No. 7 ranked Royals will be back in action tonight as they face off against the No. 8 ranked Brownsburg Bulldogs.