Shaila Beeler made three free throws in the final 38 seconds Saturday to lead Warren Central to a 50-46 win over Zionsville in the Class 4A state championship girls basketball game at Banker's Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Beeler finished with a game-high 21 points for Warren Central. Teammate K'ja Talley added 14 points.
Maddie Nolan had 17 for Zionsville, while Megan Sheridan added 15.
Warren Central's Maray Bell received the Patricia L. Roy Mental Attitude Award.
Class 3A: Northwestern picked up its first state basketball title with a 63-42 win over Greensburg.
Stephanie Burns had 17 points for the Tigers (29-1). Kendall Bostic added 14 points, while Madison Layden had 13.
Micha Morrison had 12 for Greensburg (23-4).
Northwestern's Sarah Vas earned the Roy Mental Attitude Award
Class 2A: Central Noble rallied from a six-point, halftime deficit to post a 46-42 win over Winchester at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Cougars (23-5) roared back behind the scoring of Sydney Freeman, who scored 11 of her team-high 14 points in the second half to lead the school to its first state championship in any sport. The victory for coach Josh Treesh’s squad is the first of the tournament over a ranked team. Winchester (26-3) came in ranked second in the final state 2A poll.
Calista Rice of Central Noble was named the winner of the Roy Mental Attitude Award.
Chesterton Sectional tickets on sale: Chesterton High School is selling tickets for the boys basketball sectional. Season tickets, good for all four sessions, are $10, and can be purchased in the athletics office.
Tickets are on sale in the Valparaiso High School athletic office (enter Door 5) from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.
Mishawaka Sectional tickets on sale at LaPorte: Class 4A Mishawaka Sectional basketball tickets are on sale at LaPorte High School athletic office. Only full tournament season tickets will be available and the cost is $10 per ticket. LaPorte will play the second game at Mishawaka against S.B. Adams at 7 p.m. Tuesday.