Tigers lose in last regular season game


Tigers offense get ready for play against Zionsville Eagles on Oct. 14. Fishers lose 20-19. Photo used with permission of Fishers Athletics.

Claire Rosenthall, Sports Editor

The Fishers Tigers lost to the Zionsville Eagles 20-19 by a single point on Friday, Oct. 14.

Within the first five minutes of the game, Fishers scored with a one yard touchdown from sophomore quarterback Jon Vore, making it 7-0 Fishers.

The Tigers did not score again until the second quarter when junior kicker Ben Norton kicked a field goal to put Fishers up 10-0.

The Eagles get on the board with less than two minutes left in the first half with a touchdown making it 10-7. They tied it up at 10 all right before half time with a field goal.

Late in the third quarter senior running back Max Shores had a nine yard carry and scored a touchdown for the Tigers, making it 16-10. The field goal attempt was missed.

With less than two minutes to go in the third quarter Norton scored a field goal, making it 19-10. The Eagles kicker also scored at the end of the third to make it 19-13 Fishers.

Zionsville scored a touchdown in the middle of the fourth quarter, bringing the score to 20-19 Eagles. The Tigers attempted to come back, but fell short of their goal. Fishers lost to Zionsville 20-19, bringing their total record to 3-6.

“It was a hard fought game by both teams all the way to the end but our small mistakes added up and we couldn’t come up with a win. I think that’s going to give our team a lot of motivation going into sectionals,” Norton said.

For more information on the Fishers football team, visit the high school’s athletic website here.