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Simsboro advances to Sweet 16

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The result was a 54-48 quarterfinal win that gave Simsboro (45-3) its third straight trip to Hammond for the Sweet 16.

As senior point guard Lyn Overall, who finished with 10 points and five rebounds, stepped to the free throw line with 8 seconds remaining in the game, the partisan Simsboro crowd began chanting, “Sweet 16!”

“It’s wonderful,” Overall said about the Sweet 16 berth. “Words can’t explain how I feel. We’re going to try to bring the title back to Simsboro.”

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