EN semistate win

INDIANAPOLIS — East Noble has fallen in the Class 4A title game, 21-3, to Evansville Memorial.

6:10 p.m. — After the turnover, Memorial takes a knee four times to end the game.

6:06 p.m. — Bailey Parker throws his fourth interception of the game. Memorial ball with 2:10 remaining.

6:02 p.m. — Memorial's Brock Combs breaks a handful of tackles and scampers away for a 65-yard touchdown. East Noble trails 21-3.

5:59 p.m. — East Noble turns the ball over on downs. With 3:11 remaining, the Knights will need a miracle to come back.

5:56 p.m. — With time dwindling, special teams comes up with a big play for East Noble, blocking a Memorial punt. Gage Ernsberger recovers the ball around the Memorial 30, giving the Knights a short field.

They need two scores to retake the lead.

5:44 p.m. — In the red zone, Bailey Parker had been picked off for the third time in the game, ending a potential East Noble scoring drive.

5:34 p.m. — East Noble's punter has tied a state record, booting a 65-yard kick.

5:26 p.m. — Brock Combs punches in a 1-yard score, extending Memorial's lead over East Noble 14-3 with about three minutes left in the third quarter.

5:24 p.m. — In a disastrous turn, East Noble QB Bailey Parker tosses an interception that's nearly returned for a touchdown. Memorial takes over inside the East Noble 1.

5:19 p.m. — Memorial is on the board with a short-range page to the right size of the end zone. With a good PAT,  Memorial takes the lead 7-3.

4:45 p.m. — In a defensive battle, East Noble leads 3-0 over Evansville Memorial.

The Knights have controlled the ball in the first half, stringing together a few long drives sustained by links of short runs for first downs.

The Knights have been plagued by a few pre-snap penalties backing them up, but East Noble has shone on third down, making several pickups on third-and-longs.

4:40 p.m.  — East Noble strikes first. With a mid-range field goal, the Knights take a 3-0 lead.

4:20 p.m. — The kick is no good. A 36-yard field goal attempt by East Noble is hit badly, falling short. Score remains 0-0.

4:15 p.m. — Bad news for the Knights as starting running back Justin Marcellus is helped off the field with a shoulder/arm injury. An update later in the game indicated Marcellus is out for the rest of the game.

4:07 p.m. — After the first quarter, the score remains blanked at 0-0. After a three-and-out on their first drive, East Noble was marching until an interception by quarterback Bailey Parker on a first-and-20.

Pregame —  East Noble (14-0) takes the field at Lucas Oil Stadium at 3:30 p.m. against Evansville Memorial (12-1) for the Class 4A state championship.

If you're not in Indy for the game, here's a reminder of how you can follow the action today. Game updates will also be posted to this story, so leave this tab update and refresh from time to time for running updates throughout and after today's game.

You'll also find live updates from KPC Media Group's coverage staff — News Sun sports reporter Brice Vance, sports editor Ken Fillmore and assistant managing editor Andy Barrand — online the KPC News Facebook page and Vance's Twitter account @BriceVKPC.

How to follow today’s game

TV: FOX Sports Indiana, FOX College Sports Central

Stream: FOX Sports GO app, FOXSportsGO.com, IHSAAtv.org

Radio: 95.5 The Hawk

Web: kpcnews.com, KPC News Facebook, @BriceVKPC on Twitter

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