In the sectional semifinal, Hamilton Southeastern (HSE) defeated Zionsville 61-48, despite Zionsville's comeback efforts being hindered by foul trouble.

Why It Matters

Zionsville's struggle with foul trouble and the subsequent impact on their offensive flow highlights the challenges faced by the team, leading to their defeat in the crucial game.

By the Numbers
  • Zionsville trailed 35-30 despite four main rotation players being in foul trouble.
  • Allie Caldwell led Zionsville with 25 points, while Emma Haan added 14, Caroline Sampson scored six, and Emily Zack contributed three.
State of Play
  • Zionsville struggled offensively in the second half, scoring only eight points in the first 14 minutes after halftime.
  • The team's defense kept them in the game despite the offensive challenges, but missed opportunities in the fourth quarter allowed HSE to secure the victory.
What's Next

The winner of the Lebanon sectional semifinal between Lebanon and Tri-West will face Danville in the next round, with a full recap available on reporter.net.

Bottom Line

Zionsville's loss to HSE in the sectional semifinal, impacted by foul trouble and offensive struggles, marks the end of a notable season for the team and leads to the bittersweet farewell to a talented senior class.