Juniors Fruit, Tackett lead HNHS boys' bowling team past Blackford

Juniors Adam Fruit and EJ Tackett led the Huntington North High School boys' bowling team to a victory over host Blackford at Northside Lanes in Hartford City on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

In the first game, Huntington North defeated Blackford 1030-878. Fruit rolled a 237, Tackett had 225, sophomore Tyler Carroll had 224, junior Anthony Hipskind had 176 and freshman Tyler Krepp added 168.

The second game saw the Vikings increase their win margin by beating Blackford 1067-864. Defending state champion Tackett shot a 269, Hipskind rolled 234, Carroll took 204, sophomore Connor Brown had 180 and Fruit had 179.

The HNHS boys will have their first home meet of the season at Oak Lanes on Saturday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m., against Bluffton.