The Lady Royals defeated conference opponent Franklin Central Wednesday 52-29. The Lady Royals got off to a quick start offensively in the first quarter. With the Royals up 7 to start the second quarter HSE ran into foul trouble, but that did not slow the Lady Royals down. With the bench stepping up on both ends of the court, HSE was able to grow their lead to 24. In the second half, the game slowed down and more foul trouble set in. However, the Lady Royals were able to stay strong with their defense and hold Franklin Central to just 14 second half points. The Lady Royals play Zionsville Friday night on the road.
Leading scorers for the Royals were Viele 24, Makalusky 10, Brown 7 and Stewart 5.
Leading rebounders were Makalusky 6, Brown 5, Viele 4, Stewart 4, Davis 4, Acres 4 and Rathbun 3.