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Solid shooting propels Lady Vikes to second win
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:20 PM
Solid shooting propelled the Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team to a 62-44 win over host Carroll on Tuesday, Nov. 19.
Three players scored in double figures for the Lady Vikings, who shot 50 percent from the field to run their record to 2-0.
Senior Lindsey Foster dropped in 16 for Huntington North and dished out four assists, which tied for the game-high. Sophomore Madi Canady and senior Maddie Klender posted identical 15-point, nine-rebound nights, with the latter also tying for the game-high in steals, with five. Senior Paige Coolman added seven points and eight boards.
The Lady Vikings led by only one heading into the second quarter, 8-7, before outscoring the Lady Chargers 18-11 to open up a 26-18 halftime lead. Coach BreAnne Dyer's squad shot 54.4 percent in the second half to tally 36 points to the host's 26, taking the game to its final register.
Kierstin Murphy was the lone Carroll player to score in double digits, with a game-high 19 points.
Huntington North connected on 22 of 44 shots for its 50 percent shooting night. The Lady Vikings supplemented their scoring from the field with a 16 for 29 showing at the free throw line for 55.2 percent.
Huntington North also made the most off turnovers, getting 28 points from miscues to only 11 for Carroll.
The Lady Chargers made only 16 of 52 attempts for 30.8 percent and shot themselves into a hole from beyond the arc, where they converted only 8 of 24 for a mark of 33.3.
The Lady Vikings won the junior varsity game, 36-31. Freshman Aubrie Eckert scored 10 points and collected seven rebounds, helping the squad improve to 1-1.