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Marquette Catholic wins Class A state title

INDIANAPOLIS – Ryan Fazekas had 34 points, 10 rebounds and set a Class A record with seven 3-pointers to lead the Marquette Catholic Blazers to a 70-66 overtime victory over the Barr-Reeve Vikings in the Class A state championship.

Richie Mitchell had 10 points and JoVonte Peals scored nine Saturday for the Blazers (20-6), who made their first state finals appearance.

Addison Wagler had 25 points and Micah Bullock added 23 for the Vikings (26-2), who have finished runner-up in each of program’s four state finals appearances.

Duncan Roy tied the game at 62 on a lay-up with1:12left in regulation before the Blazers opened overtime scoring with four straight on baskets by Malcolm Reed and Fazekas. Braxton Miller scored with 5.9 seconds left to give the Blazers a 68-64 lead.

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.

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