Zionsville Middle School
On Thursday night, the Eagles fell behind 28-0 early in the third quarter, but never gave up. They fought back, and tied the score late in the game, 28-28. Overtime was not completed, because of lightning. Great efforts on defense were made by Andrew Johnson, Jake Nutter, Seth Kussow and John Rusyniak. Great efforts on offense were also made by Max Bohrer, Eli Copner, and Ethan Hudson. Great hustle and leadership on both sides of the ball was made by Scott Rogers. The seventh grade football team lost a tough game in overtime on Thursday, 12-6.
On Wednesday night, the seventh grade volleyball team won against Avon North, 2-0. Playing well for the Eagles were Erin Gause, Gabby Kirkendol and Carly Whitlock. The seventh-grade volleyball team defeated Riverside in a 2-0 match on Thursday night. Playing well for the Eagles was Katie Isenbarger as middle and Dori Bammer as outside.
On Wednesday night, the eighth-grade volleyball team beat Avon North 25-19, 25-15. The Eagles had excellent serving from Megan Carr and Payton White, to go along with great hitting from Alex Leix, Morgan Mateja, Emma Wagner and Logan Manusky.
On Thursday night, the eighth-grade volleyball team had a great victory over Riverside winning 25-14, 25-21. Serving strong for ZMS was Megan Carr, Emma Wagner and Katie Norris. The Eagles had great coverage and passing from Jessica Donovan, Payton White, Reagan Ahlquist and Allison Cowan.
The ZMS boys Varsity defeated Avon North 5-0 Tuesday evening. At singles, Mark Huibregste, Will Rushton, and Lucas Fox all won their matches. At No. 1 doubles, Michael Lackey and Alex Perry won 8-6.
At No. 2 doubles, Evan DeMaars and Sam Tucker won 8-0. They then lost to Avon South 3-2 in the nightcap. At singles, Eddie Lin, Nick Weaver, and R.J. Brow all lost their matches. Both ZMS doubles teams won. At No. 1 doubles, Elijah Hunt and Darron Stratton won 8-3. At No. 2 doubles, Nick Broderick and Conor Broderick won 8-7 in an exciting tiebreaker. On Thursday night the ZMS boys varsity defeated Frankfort 3-2.
At singles, No. 1 singles player Alex Perry and No. 2 singles player Sam Ferguson both won by 8-2 scores. At No. 2 doubles, Jordan Pugh and Wade Townsend won 8-1. At No. 3 singles, C.J. Duffey lost 4-8. At No. 1 doubles, Cameron Cunningham and Hank Waller lost a very close match 6-8. The ZMS.
JV won 5-3. With this win, ZMS raised its varsity record to 4-1.
ZMS defeated Avon North 161-216 on Wednesday. Avery VonDielingen lead the team with a 37, Claire Drew shot a 39, Claire Edwards tallied a 42, and Elizabeth Turnbull recorded a 43. The Eagles then defeated Lafayette Tecumseh on Thursday evening to remain undefeated on the season.
On Thursday both the girls and boys cross country teams finished second out of four teams in a humid night of running. Sophia Rigg won the race with a time of 12:08. Other top girls were Angelina Ellis, Amelia Wright, Anna Brown, Kinley Longest, Meredith Mitchell and Anna Chlystun. Top boys were Sam Leeds, Andrew Stuff, Michael Prier, Ayrton Birnbaum, Jeremy Chiang, Aaron Williams, and Alex Hlade.
The seventh-grade football team won a close fought battle against Brownsburg West 8-0 on Thursday. The defense did an excellent job with Max Proctor taking an interception 40 yards for the winning touchdown.
The eighth-grade ZWMS football team also won against Brownsburg West Middle School, 14-0. The Eagles played a great game on both sides of the ball, with the defense getting its first shutout of the year. The next game is at home on Thursday against Kokomo Central.
The Z’West girls golf team played vs. the Avon South Orioles at Deer Creek Tuesday, winning 139 vs. 149 after 6 holes of play. The match medalist was Maggie Nobbe shooting a 31, followed by Pauline Wilson and Kara Brooks both shooting a 35! Right behind was Lexi Baumgartner with a 38. Ashley Wilson made her post-wrist injury debut with a 49, and Julie Emerson shot a 49 as well.
The Zionsville West Boys Tennis team traveled to Brownsburg on Tuesday after the holiday to take on the Bulldogs of Brownsburg West Middle School. The Eagle boys played some great tennis and was victorious in both varsity and junior varsity play. The Varsity team pulled out a win with a score of 4 to 1. Wins came from singles players Tyler Harmon and Poom Sintananukul as well as doubles players Gokul Srinivasan, Jonathan Parker, Derian Cowser and Ian Langevin.
The junior varsity players were also victorious in all JV matches Tuesday, winning all six of the JV Matches played! The Z’West Boys tennis team played their first home match Thursday vs. the Brownsburg East Middle School Bulldogs.
The Eagle boys defended their nest well with a victory in varsity play winning all five varsity matches! Sintananukul had an 8-1 victory and the doubles team of Srinivasan and Cowser combined for an 8-2 victory. The junior varsity team also played well and won their match as well winning 4 to 1. Trevor Fitch and Ian Langevin had great matches and were victorious with scores of 6-1.
The seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams each dropped a pair of matches on the week. Tyler Horton led the Eagles in blocking on the week, while Darian Goins, Haley Ashton and Elizabeth Small put forth solid all-around efforts for the teams.