Lebanon Reporter

Local Sports

November 2, 2013

Eagles' upset bid falls short

Zionsville — Coming into Friday night’s IHSAA Class 5A Sectional 13 semifinal the Zionsville Eagles faced a very tall task.

No. 5 rated Indianapolis Cathedral entered with 19-straight tournament wins and 29 of their last 30 on their way to winning four class 4A state championships in five years before moving up to 5A.

For 46 minutes, the Eagles played them even, despite starting quarterback Joshua Hinkle leaving in the first quarter with a serious injury. But, Cathedral scored a pair of touchdowns in the final 2:03 minutes to earn a hard fought 35-21 victory.

“This is certainly a tough one to go out on,” Zionsville coach Larry McWhorter said, who was coaching his final game for the Eagles after 18 years. “I hate to leave with this. This is a nice bunch of kids and really hard working, but I hate to see it end like this.”

The worst moment of the night, however, involved Hinkle.

With 1:12 left in the first quarter and Zionsville trailing 7-0 Hinkle kept the ball on a read option, but took a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit that left him prone on the turf for several minutes. Hinkle had to be removed from the field via ambulance and his status was not known by the end of the game.

See Saturday's Lebanon Reporter for more on this story.

1
Text Only
Local Sports

Featured items
Click below to browse and order photos


Photos from June 2014

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide