The Noblesville Millers opened up sectional play on Friday night with a tough opponent in the Homestead Trojans who came into the game ranked No. 11 in the state. 

The Millers however did not back down from the challenge and played their best game of the season as they hung in wiht the Trojans all game long. 
If not for a touchdown on the last play of regulation, the Millers would have advanced and pulled off the stunning upset. 

However both teams headed into overtime tied at 21 and Homestead was able to kick a game-winning field goal to survive and end the Millers season in heartbreaking fashion as they won by a final score of 24-21. 

The Millers for a majority of the first half held the Trojans off the scoreboard as they got their first score of the game wiht 2:48 remaining in the first half. 

Alex Zavac found Jayden Barrett for an eight yard touchdown for the games first score. 

The Miller defense was able to recover two fumbles in the second quarter and cashed in on the second fumble as Elijah Butler ran in for a 57-yard score to extend the Miller lead to 13-0. 

Homestead then took a 14-13 lead with just 6:04 left in the game. Once again the Millers did not back down and were able to score the go ahead touchdown and two point conversion to go up 21-14. 

Despite the loss, the Millers showed great poise, determination, and resiliency in their season ending loss. 

Homestead now moves on to the sectional championship game where they will take on Carroll (Ft. Wayne) 

The Millers end their season with a record of 1-9