In a game featuring 12 lead changes and four ties, it came down to second-half free throw shooting as the Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team lost to host Canterbury, 57-50, on Thursday, Dec. 6.
The Lady Vikes, 0-7, hit only 5 of 10 for 50 percent at the stripe in the second half while the Lady Cavaliers hit 12 of 13 freebies for 92.3 percent and the difference.
HNHS was up after the first quarter, 14-12, but Canterbury held a 24-23 lead at halftime. The hosts went into the final frame with a 44-37 edge.
Lindsey Foster led HNHS with a career-high 17 points, hitting all six of her field goal attempts. Allyson Trout added 11 points and Paige Coolman had six points.
Maddie Klender had a game-high 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Vikes on the boards and Kelsey Hollowell added five assists.
The Lady Cavaliers had four scorers in double figures, led by Bailey Farley with 15 points. Darby Maggard and Kindell Fincher had 14 points each and Aaliyah Gaines added 12.
HNHS hit 20 of 46 field goal attempts for 43.5 percent. Canterbury went 20 of 49 for 40.8 percent.
Despite scoring only two points in the second quarter, the Lady Vikes' junior varsity squad beat Canterbury, 38-35.
Corinne Tester led the way for HNHS with nine points, Madi Canady had eight and Ellie Lawson had seven.
Aly Grabner had seven rebounds.