WASHINGTON — Heritage Hills’ quest for another boys basketball sectional championship ended Friday in the IHSAA Class 3A semifinal with a 55-48 loss to host Washington.

“I thought we played really hard, had some good stretches but when we needed to hit the bucket, we just couldn’t hit the bucket when we needed to, to stretch the (lead) out,” Patriots coach Nate Hawkins said. “Defensively, I thought we were pretty good.”