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Canterbury and Homestead Girls Basketball teams battle for titles at IHSAA State finals Saturday

Both Canterbury and Homestead High Schools' girls basketball teams competed Saturday in the state finals, and both fell in well fought games. The following gallery contains photo highlights from March 7 in Indianapolis at the Bankers Life Field House. Photos by Ellie Bogue of The News-Sentinel.

In the first quarter of the game Heritage Christian's Petyon Fallis tries to keep Fort Wayne Canterbury's Katherine Smith from scoring. Canterbury fell to the heritage Christian Eagles, 73-53 in the class 2A division.
During the second quarter of play Canterbury's Darby Maggard has her shot batted away by Heritage Christian's Katlyn Gilbert, Saturday during the 40th annual IHSAA Girls State Basketball Finals.
In the second quarter of play Canterbury's  Darby  Maggard runs the ball down the court as Hannah Williams of Heritage Christian dogs her heels.
In the third period Canterbury Coach Wayne Kreiger, talks with the team during a timeout.
Heritage Christian's Katlyn Gilbert bats the ball away from Canterbury's Katherine Smith, as she tries to make a shot in the third quarter of play.
Canterbury fans cheer on their team in the third quarter of the game Saturday afternoon at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
At the end of the game Canterbury's Darby Maggard gets a hug from her teammate Katherine Smith. Canterbury lost to Heritage Christian in the class 2A IHSAA Girls Basketball finals Saturday. The final score was 73-53.
Darby Maggard gets a hug from her mother Deedee Maggard and a pat on the back from her dad, James Maggard after she won the Patricia Roy Mental Attitude Award, Saturday after the Girls Class 2A basketball game.
Madisen Parker is sandwiched by players from Columbus North during the fourth quarter Saturday night during the IHSAA 4A final game.
Homestead players, Karussa McLaughlin left and Lindley Kistler, right, tussle with Debie Gedeon, late in the fourth quarter of play Saturday night during the the Class 4A final in Indianapolis. Homestead fell to Columbus North, 56-62.
Homestead's Grace German has the ball stolen by Columbus North's Elle Williams during the second quarter of the game Saturday night during the 4A girls final game.
Grace German has the ball stripped away by Columbus North players as she tries to score during the second quarter of Saturday's game.
Homestead's Grace German hides her tears as the seconds tick off the clock in the last minute of the game Saturday.
Late in the fourth quarter the fans show their support, but looked a little uneasy as Columbus North continued to press Homestead, keeping them from scoring.
Homestead's Savannah Buck, Madisen Parker, Josie Fisher and Karissa McLaughlin stand on the winners platform after receiving their runner up medals Saturday night. Homestead fell in their bid for  the 4A State Finals Girls Basketball title.