Eckert, Cannici come up big as Lady Vikes top Homestead on diamond

Mackenzi Cannici (left) and Aubrie Eckert.
Mackenzi Cannici (left) and Aubrie Eckert. Photos by Steve Clark.

Aubrie Eckert and Mackenzi Cannici combined for five hits, two home runs and six runs batted in to lead the Huntington North High School varsity softball team to a 14-11 win over host Homestead.

Eckert had two hits with a homer and four RBI and Cannici had three hits with a homer and two RBI as HNHS improved to 4-2 on the season.

Faith Leist added two hits and two RBI to the offensive melee for HNHS and Hannah Middlebrooks also had a pair of safeties.

Kendra Arnold got the win in the circle.