ZMS 8th Grade Takes 2019 Boone County Title
In the first quarter, it was a back- and- forth battle between your Eagles and Lebanon Tigers. Drew Busick knocked down 2 3- pointers in the first to go along with his total of 13 pts for the game. At the end of the first quarter, we were all knotted up at 10. In the second quarter, your Eagles separated themselves from their opponent via outscoring the Tigers 20- 4 for the quarter. At the end of the first half, Eagles were ahead 30- 14. In the second half, ZMS continued their dominance over the Tigers; with Nash Wagner (12pts) and Drew Busick leading the way to victory! The bench also came into the game, and made great contributions to the team win (Camden Scheidler, 8 pts and Chase Johnson, 6pts) Eagles put away Lebanon, to proceed to the Championship Game v the sister school, Z’West.
Championship Game: ZMS v Z’ West
The prelude to the Battle of the Nest Game! What an exciting game the battle in Zionsville for the 2019 Boone County Champions. In the first quarter, Zionsville West came out ready to play with a 7- 2 run. Then, your Eagles regrouped and demonstrated why they are the best in Zionsville. Mason Riggins (7 pts) and Nash Wagner (8 pts) dominated both ends of the floor; and Wrigley Bumgardner was everywhere on the court (rebounding, deflections and steals to assists). At the end of the first, ZMS led Z’West, 17- 13. In the second quarter, ZMS continued taking charge of the game; and - refused to give up the lead. ZMS outscored Z’West, 17- 7. At the end of the first half, ZMS led 34- 20. In the second half, ZMS outscored Z’West, 29- 22. ZMS beat Z’West, 63- 42; and are your 2019 Boone County Champions. Mason Riggins led all scorers with 25 pts; Nash Wagner ended with 14 pts. Great TEAM win!