Prep sports wrap: 2/22

From Herald Staff Reports

The boys swimming season came to and end for several local competitors on Friday night at the IHSAA State Finals while one basketball team ended their regular season with 19 consecutive victories.

Here’s a brief rundown of Friday’s prep sports action.

Boys Swimming

Patriots end season at state: Five swimmers from Heritage Hills ended their seasons at the preliminary rounds of the IHSAA State Finals at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis on Friday evening.

Gavin Fuchs placed 34th in the 100 butterfly (53.79), Dominic Williams placed 32nd in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.44) and the 200 freestyle relay team of Fuchs, Noah Collingon, Ethan Roos and Joshua Halvorson placed 31st with a time of 1:33.97. In order to make it to Saturday’s finals, you must place in the top 16.

Boys Basketball

Patriots 68, Commodores 39: The Heritage Hills boys basketball team ended their regular season with a 19-game win streak after their victory over Perry Central on Friday evening. The win streak is the longest in Heritage Hills’ history.

The Pats jumped out to a 20-5 lead at the end of the first quarter on the team’s Senior Night and never looked back from there.

In a balanced scoring attack, Murray Becher led the way with 15 points while Blake Sisley added 12 points and Cole Sigler and Simon Scherry both finished with 11 points each.

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