Horton leads Indians past Vikings, 57-45

Mississinewa guard Anthony Horton proved to be an almost unstoppable force as he led the host Indians past the Huntington North High School boys’ varsity basketball team, 57-45, on Saturday night, Nov. 30.

Horton connected on 9 of 10 shots from the field on the way to a 21-point performance, and he added six steals and three assists on the way to sending HNHS to 0-2 on the season.

The Vikings were down 13-11 after the first quarter and Mississinewa opened up a 29-21 lead by halftime. A 21-9 third quarter advantage gave the Indians a 50-30 lead heading into the final frame.

Jordan Hollowell scored 12 points to lead HNHS, with Zach Hubartt notching 11 and Devin Newcomb scoring 10.

Horton got help from Landen Swanner with 14 points and Tai McClung with 13 points.

The Vikings hit 20 of 37 shots from the field for 54 percent and added just 2 of 6 from the free-throw line for 33.3 percent. The Indians hit 21 of 46 from the field for 45.6 percent and hit 9 of 14 from the free-throw line for 64.3 percent.

Dominic Cardwell led the Vikings on the boards with five rebounds. Newcomb was the assist leader with four.