SATURDAY’S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS ROUNDUP
SWIMMING: HSE girls, FHS boys rule pool in HCC Meet
The Hamilton Southeastern girls and the Fishers boys splashed to victories in the Hoosier Crossroads Conference swimming and diving championships at the HSE Natatorium.
The No. 5 Lady Royals edged No. 3 Fishers 483.5 to 468.
1. Hamilton SE 483.5, 2. Fishers 468, 3. Zionsville 361, 4. Avon 213.5, 5. Noblesville 194, 6. Westfield 170.5, 7. Brownsburg 146.5.
In the boys meet, No. 5 Fishers easily outdistance No. 2 Zionsville 445-391 and No. 1 Avon (358). HSE was fourth with 284 points.
Boys Scores: 1. Fishers 445, 2. Zionsville 391, 3. Avon 358, 4. Hamilton SE 284, 5. Noblesville 228, 6. Westfield 200, 7. Brownsburg 131.
For the girls, HSE received first-place finishes from Robyn Clevenger (50 freestyle), Natalie Mudd (100 backstroke, and all 3 relays.
The foursome of Sydney Knurek, Allie Barnes, Lauren Blanchard and Clevenger) set an HCC record in the 200-free relay (1:36.59).
The Lady Tigers came away with 4 firsts. Maggie Jahns (200 individual medley), Lauren Edelman (100 butterfly), Lauryn Parrish (100 free) and Maddie Folta (diving).
For the boys, Fishers senior Glen Brown set pool and HCC records in the 200 IM and the 100 Backstroke. Cole Vandevender won in diving, while Jacob Reichert led a Fishers sweep in the 500 (sophomore Sam Kuhn was second and classmate Peyton Dewaelsche third.
Also the 400 Free Relay (Jota Iwase, Nolan Yorkman, Drake Stallworth and Brown) were the champs. The Tigers added 3 third-place finishes from Nolan Yorkman (200 Free), Drake Stallworth (100 Fly) and Luke Ingram (100 Breast).
Matthew Netherton was a busy man for HSE. He placed fourth in both the 200 and 500-freestyle events. He also was a member of the fourth-place 200 and 400 relay teams.
BASKETBALL: Lady Royals post city’s lone victory
Three City of Fishers high school basketball teams were on the court on Saturday, but only the Hamilton Southeastern Lady Royals came away winners.
In a day/night doubleheader at HSE, the Lady Royals defeated Evansville Memorial 47-38, followed by the Royals falling to Warren Central 68-66 on a basket with 1.3 seconds showing.
At Fishers, the Lady Tigers fell to North Central 58-32.
For the Lady Royals (10-7), junior Bre Lloyd led the attack with 18 points as the team snapped a 3-game losing streak. Freshman Amaya Hamilton added 10 points. Kyndall Williams and freshman Molly Walton each added 5 rebounds.
For the Royals boys (8-5), junior Zach Gunn, who passed the 1,000-point milestone, led the way with 17 points, Brennan Schofield scored 12 and Conner Rotterman tallied 11.
Greg Miller and Jaylon Tapplar each had 5 rebounds, while Gunn and Schofield pulled down boards 4 apiece.
For the Lady Tigers (5-13) who have lost 3 of their past 4 starts, junior Audrey Turner had 12 points and 6 rebounds. Ali Gerka added 9 points and 4 rebounds, while Hannah Koehler and Megan Forbes delivered 6 and 5 points, respectively.
Fishers trailed 27-19 going into the second half despite being down only 2 points with 1 minute left in the first half as North Central got a pair of 3-point goals. The Lady Panthers broke it wide open with a 15-3 scoring edge in the third quarter.
WRESTLING: Royals shine in North Central Duals
The Hamilton SE wrestlers delivered a solid performance at the North Central Duals on Saturday.
The Royals won 4-of-5 dual team matches, while Jacob Ferris (152) and Alec Jessop (160) each finished with 5-0 records.
Blake Forbes (113), Jake Garcia (120), Austin Holmes (126), Trey Hubbard (138) and Kolby Ferris (195) all went 4-1 on the day.
The Royals improved to 12-5 on the season.
HSE vs. Lawrence Central: 42-27
HSE vs. Cathedral: 25-42
HSE vs. Howe High School: 84-0
HSE vs. Westfield: 39-14
HSE vs. North Central: 49-9
Individual HSE Records
106—Eddy Perez, 3-2
113—Blake Forbes, 4-1
120—Jake Garcia, 4-1
126—Austin Holmes, 4-1
132—Jacob Chastain, 2-3
138—Trey Hubbard, 4-1
145—Cade Hartman, 2-3
152—Jacob Ferris, 5-0
160—Alec Jessop, 5-0
170—Joe Mazero, 3-2
182—Spencer Irick, 3-2
195—Kolby Ferris, 4-1
220—Joe Myren, 3-2
285—Bryce Chastain, 3-2