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Up next is Heritage Christian

North Harrison’s next task is facing two-time defending Class 2A state champion Heritage Christian.
This is the first season the Lady Eagles, a private school, are participating in the Class 3A tournament due to the Indiana High School Athletic Association success factor.
Heritage Christian (25-4) is led by senior guard Tyasha Harris, who averages 23.4 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. She shoots 59 percent from the field.
The 5-foot-9 guard is among the top in-state recruits, according to ESPN’s rankings.
‘They are a big, athletic group,’ North Harrison coach Missy Voyles said. ‘They have three Division 1 players, but they like to go through Harris.’
Darby Foresman is a 6-3 senior forward and Indiana University commit. She posts 9.1 points and 6.9 boards per outing. Sophomore Katlyn Gilber (12.6 points, 6 rebounds) is another talented guard.
Voyles said Heritage Christian doesn’t compare to a team North Harrison has played during the regular season but resembles a match-up against a Noblesville team it took on in the summer. Voyles cited size, speed and athleticism as Heritage Christian’s keys.
North Harrison, however, won’t back down from a challenge versus the six-time state champions. The Lady Cats are making their first state final appearance in girls’ basketball.
‘The impression I got from the (Indianapolis) media was to beat Heritage Christian is a monumental task,’ Voyles said after spending Monday in Indianapolis in preparation for state. ‘It is what it is, but no one expected Southridge to beat Princeton ‘ I like being the underdog.’
Heritage Christian has no conference affiliation and is located in Indianapolis.