Reigning state champion Homestead falls in season opener to Carmel

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – It’s an early speedbump as Homestead tries to go back-to-back.

The reigning 4A state champs and current No. 5 team in the state lost their opening game of the year to No. 2 Carmel. The Spartans fall 66-55.

Sylare Starks scored 20 points while Sydney Graber added 13. The Greyhounds leading scorer was Amy Dilk – a Michigan commit – had 24 points.

It’s the first time that Homestead is under .500 since 2007-08.