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Lady Vikes can't control Snider star in 59-55 loss
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 4:55 PM
The Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team struggled to contain Snider's Deja Wimby and fell to the host Panthers, 59-55, on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
Wimby's 26 points were 11 more than any other player scored and the Snider hoopster also collected a game-best 14 rebounds for the double-double to send Coach BreAnne Dyer's squad to its second-straight defeat.
Despite Wimby's performance, the Lady Vikings, 2-2, trailed just 25-23 at halftime. Huntington North, however, failed to narrow that gap any further as it lagged 39-37 after three quarters and got outscored 20-18 in the game's final frame.
Senior Paige Coolman led the Lady Vikings with 15 points. Fellow senior Alyssa Hiple added another 13 and sophomore Sarah Fryman chipped in eight.
Coolman, Fryman and sophomore Madi Canady had an equal share in the team's rebounding effort as they collected seven apiece, topping the hosts in that category, 45-42.
Kiersten Ely supplemented Wimby's efforts for Snider with nine points and 11 boards.
For the game, Huntington North shot 38 percent from the field, connecting on 19 of 50 shots to Snider's 19 of 57 for 33.3 percent. The teams' fortunes at the free throw line also hewed close as the Lady Vikings made 17 of 30 tries for 56.7 percent and the Lady Panthers converted 19 of 33 for 57.6 percent.
Huntington North won the junior varsity game, 32-23. Junior Rachel Anderson paced the 3-1 squad with a game-high eight points, three rebounds and as many assists. Fellow junior Aly Grabner added seven points and six boards while sophomore Hannah Williams paired a game-best eight rebounds with six points.
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