Homestead blitzes HNHS hoop girls early on way to big win

Huntington North guard Maddie Klender heads strong to the basket against visiting Homestead on Friday, Nov. 30. The Lady Vikings lost, 83-52.
Huntington North guard Maddie Klender heads strong to the basket against visiting Homestead on Friday, Nov. 30. The Lady Vikings lost, 83-52. Photo by Scott Trauner.

Visiting Homestead blitzed the Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team in the opening quarter, 34-7, and wound up beating the Lady Vikes 83-52 on Friday, Nov. 29.

Huntington North was the victim of a vicious Homestead press that caused numerous turnovers and an offense that rained multiple three-pointers on the way to the 27-point first quarter advantage.

The Lady Vikes, 2-3, trailed 52-25 at halftime and 69-41 after three quarters.

Sophomore Hannah Stoffel came off the HNHS bench to pour in a season-best 21 points on 8 of 14 shooting to keep the Lady Vikings from getting beaten up even more. Stoffel connected on 4 of 6 from three-point land.

Lindsey Foster had nine points and Madi Canady added seven for the Lady Vikes.

Homestead had four players score in double figures, led by Sydney Buck with a game-high 23 points. Karissa McLaughlin had 19 points, Grace German had 13 and Josie Fisher added 10.

The Lady Spartans dazzled with a 31 of 54 shooting performance from the field for 57.4 percent, including 14 of 26 three-point tries for 53.8 percent.

The Lady Vikings hit 21 of 52 shots from the field for 40.4 percent, including 7 of 16 from three-point range for 43.8 percent.

Homestead won the battle of the boards, 36-24, as well. Maddie Klender led HNHS with six rebounds.

Klender also had a team-high four assists. Foster had three assists and three steals.

German has 17 rebounds for Homestead.

Huntington North lost the junior varsity battle, 34-25.

Aubrie Eckert and Morgan Butler each had five points for HNHS.

 

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington North
Lindsey Foster 4-10 1-2 0-0 9 2 3 1
Madi Canady 3-7 1-3 0-0 7 2 0 2
Paige Coolman 1-9 0-1 0-0 2 5 3 1
Maddie Klender 2-5 1-3 1-2 6 6 4 3
Alyssa Hiple 1-3 0-1 0-0 2 2 0 3
Sarah Fryman 2-4 0-0 1-3 5 3 0 3
Hannah Stoffel 8-14 4-6 1-1 21 3 0 0
Team 1
Totals 21-52 7-16 3-6 52 24 10 13
Homestead
Sydney Buck 8-12 5-6 2-2 23 4 7 0
Josie Fisher 4-5 1-1 1-3 10 2 8 1
Karissa McLaughlin 7-13 4-10 1-2 19 2 0 3
Savannah Buck 3-6 3-6 0-0 9 4 3 1
Grace German 6-12 0-0 1-1 13 17 1 2
Madisen Parker 2-3 1-1 2-2 7 4 2 2
Nicole Weaver 1-3 0-2 0-0 2 0 1 1
Cali Casaburo 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Kathleen Landrigan 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Teryn Kline 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2
Hannah Stine 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Courtney McPheters 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 0 0
Team 3
Totals 31-54 14-26 7-10 83 36 22 12