The Times file photo by Aaron Snyder
Noblesville’s Xavier Hines looks to pass to the top of the key after taking on a double-team in the Millers’ game against Zionsville last month. Against FTWW on Saturday night, Hines managed 10 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.
The Times file photo by Aaron Snyder Noblesville’s Xavier Hines looks to pass to the top of the key after taking on a double-team in the Millers’ game against Zionsville last month. Against FTWW on Saturday night, Hines managed 10 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals.

Coming off of their big win against sixth-ranked Brownsburg on Friday night, the Millers (11-8) looked to keep their streak alive on Saturday against Fort Wayne - Wayne (10-9) at The Mill in Noblesville and came up with a 43-36 victory.

Once again, it was senior Zack Johnson who led all-scorers with 20 points. Johnson also added 2 rebounds, a steal and an assist. Senior Xavier Hines added 10 points, 5 rebounds and 2 steals. Alex Hunt had 5 points of his own and Jordan Schmidt and Eagan Keever-Hill each added 4.

The Millers had a slow start when it came to scoring and found themselves down 17-9 at the end of the first quarter.

But in the second, Noblesville held FTWW to just 4 points while managing 12 of their own to tie the game 21-21 going into the locker room at half.
The third quarter was low-scoring, with the Millers finding themselves on top 28-28 as they headed into the final quarter of play.

The fourth quarter featured more scoring by both teams, but the Millers outscored FTWW 15-11 in the final quarter of play which led them to their 43-36 victory.

Noblesville has its next game—a home game—at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday against Guerin Catholic (11-9).

After taking on Guerin, the Millers are set to play Avon (10-9) at Avon High School. Tipoff for that game is set for 7:30 p.m.