Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Fishers High School
Zionsville High School
On May 10th, the Fishers Tigers faced off against Zionsville Eagles in their third conference game. This game was sure to be a battle between two very competitive teams. The Zionsville Eagles were hot with a 9 win streak, while the Tigers had just beat Heritage Christian 12-2 two days prior. The Tigers looked to silence the Eagles win streak.
For the first time since their game against Carmel, the Tigers were not the first to score. After a hard fought faceoff battle the Zionsville Eagles went on the attack. Scoring the first in the game, within the first two minutes, Zionsville Eagles were up 1-0. However, the Tigers were quick to answer. With a key faceoff win by Everett Bindley the Tiger would look to tie the game up here. After a long possession with a few close call shots, Everett Bindley is the first to score with an assist from Noah Ayala. Everett Ties the game up 1-1 after three minutes in the first quarter. The Eagles are quick to answer with a goal of their own just thirty seconds after the Tigers score their first. With another crucial faceoff win from Everett Bindley, Everett dodges from top center to rifle one past the goaltender. This goal comes unassisted. The Tiger would then go to score two more unanswered goals, both of which would come unassisted. The first by Andrew Borkowski and Jonah Dunnuck. This would not be the last of Jonahâs well placed shots that end up in the back of the net. The score after the first quarter is 4-3.
The Tigers come out fired up for the second quarter after winning the first quarter. Collin Worley is the first to score in the second quarter to bring the tigers lead to 5-3. However, Zionsville will not sit quietly, as they score two unanswered goals. Jonah Dunnuck silences Zionsvilleâs unanswered goals with his second goal of the night. This is his second unassisted goal of the night. Collin Worley is next to score for the Tigers with a minute left in the third bring the score to 7-6. Unfortunately, Zionsville picks up a last second goal to tie the game at 7-7. This is their second last second goal and isnât their last.
The Tigers fall off after the first half, only scoring a single goal in the second half. This goal is acquired by Jonah Dunnuck midway through the third quarter. Zionsville would lead the third quarter 8-9. They would then go to score three more goals in the fourth to finish the game off 12-8. The Tigers fall to Zionsville.
Written by: Colin O’Keefe