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Lady Vikes' second half splurge dumps Muncie Central

After a 1-1 first half, the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team went off for three goals in the second to beat host Muncie Central 4-1 on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Offensive standouts Bailey Martin and Corinne Tester were behind the second half scoring surge, with Martin scoring twice and Tester once to improve the Lady Vikings' record to 9-4-1, 2-2 in the North Central Conference.

Tester's goal was her 14th of the season, the team-high, while Martin's second raised her total to 12 scores for the year.

HNHS soccerboys blank Muncie Central, 3-0

Trey Sorg.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity soccer team netted three first half goals and shut out host Muncie Central to win 3-0 on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Senior Sacha Thirion scored his 17th and 18th goals of the season to help the Vikings improve to 6-6-1, 3-1 in the North Central Conference.

Senior Brad Young also found the back of the net while sophomore Trey Sorg assisted on all three scores.

Goalkeeper Chad Wingo recorded three saves for the shutout win.

 

Grace shoots down HU women booters

The Huntington University women's soccer team was outshot badly by host Grace College and lost 3-0 on Saturday, Sept. 28.

The Lancers booted 27 shots, 13 on goal, to just eight for the Foresters, with three on frame, dropping Huntington to 3-8, 2-1 in the Crossroads League.

Jalisa Thayer sent Grace into halftime with a 1-0 lead and Meredith Hollar added to it in the second half with a pair of late goals that sealed the win.

Forester goalie Caitlin Adams curbed the damage the Lancers could have done by making a season-high 10 saves in a complete game performance.

Leichty leads Viking gridders back to .500

Huntington North wide receiver Scott McClellan (left) makes a catch in the end zone while draped by a defender during the varsity football team’s game against visiting Marion on Homecoming Night, Friday, Sept. 27.
Photo by Steve Clark.

The Huntington North High School varsity football team piled up 41 first half points on visiting Marion before easing off the gas in the second half to thump the Giants 41-7 on Homecoming Night, Friday, Sept. 27.

Quarterback Keenan Leichty completed 10 of 17 passes for 157 yards and two touchdowns to help the Vikings improve to 3-3, 3-1 in the North Central Conference.

Leichty, a senior, also rushed for two touchdowns, which gave Huntington North a 13-0 lead with 7:28 to go in the first quarter.

Almost!


Photo by Steve Clark.

Huntington North defender Wyatt Cocklin (right) narrowly misses deflecting the quarterback's throw during the varsity football team's game against visiting Marion on Homecoming Night, Friday, Sept. 27. Cocklin was the team's leading tackler and the Vikings won 41-7.

CMS 8 spikers top .500 mark with win over McCulloch

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team went over .500 with a 25-21, 25-11 defeat of host Marion McCulloch on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Kalee Platt generated 12 points to help the Cougars improve to 5-4.

Camille Tester added six points, Katie Jamison dished out 10 assists and Johanna Dohrman contributed four kills.

The seventh grade team also defeated McCulloch of Marion, 25-16, 25-14.

Lydia Riggers, Emma Hollman and Jessica Henline produced seven, six and four points, respectively, for Crestview, 4-5.

 

CMS 8 spikers fall to Maple Creek

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team lost to host Maple Creek, 18-25, 23-25, on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Katie Jamison and Johanna Dohrman produced seven points apiece and seven assists and four kills, respectively, to the lead the Cougars, 4-4.

Peyton Butler supplied six points and Karmen Koch posted four kills.

The seventh grade team also lost to Maple Creek, 18-25, 17-25.

Abby Clarke and Lydia Riggers paced Crestview with six and four points, respectively, as the team fell to 3-5.

 

Crestview girl harriers run down McCulloch

The Crestview Middle School girls' cross country team defeated McCulloch on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The Cougars took six of the top 10 spots. Emma Melcher won the race and Chloe Scheiber was runner-up. Meagan Thomas, Alena Miller and Katie Melcher finished in sequence, taking places four through six, respectively, while Olivia White captured ninth.

 

Crestview boy harriers top McCulloch

The Crestview Middle School boys' cross country team topped McCulloch on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Jacob Foster led the Cougars with a second place finish. After Foster, Nolan Young captured third, Jacob Wust took fourth, Drew Davis placed sixth, Mitchell McElhaney finished eighth, Jack Young grabbed ninth, Isaiah Clampitt claimed 10th and Jordan Hollowell was 12th to round out the team.

 

Edgewood tops CMS gridders

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade football team got blanked by host Edgewood, 28-0, on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Mason Landrum was the Cougars' leading rusher. Colton Hasty was the defense's leading tackler.

The seventh grade team also lost to Edgewood, 32-6.

Crestview's lone points came on a 45-yard touchdown pass from Brett Kaylor to Josh McQueen. Charlie Agnew led the team in tackles.

 

CMS 8 spikers sweep Lincoln

The Crestview Middle School eighth grade volleyball team swept visiting Lincoln, 25-14, 25-7, on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Kalee Platt and Katie Jamison produced eight points apiece for the Cougars, 4-3.

Jamison also supplied six assists while Johanna Dohrman and Peyton Butler contributed five and three kills, respectively.

The seventh grade took Lincoln to three sets, winning 17-25, 25-12, 15-11.

Jessica Henline's 18 points led Crestview, 3-4, followed Karli Cannici's six and Erika Vinson's five.

 

Vking netboys finish regular season with loss to Kokomo

A singles win and a doubles triumph left the Huntington North High School boys' varsity tennis team a win short as it lost to visiting Kokomo, 2-3, on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Finishing the regular season at 4-13, the Vikings got wins from third singles player Cameron Buzzard and the No. 1 doubles team of Matt Sieberns and Graham Sereno. Buzzard downed Grant Patterson, 6-4, 6-4, and Sieberns and Sereno stopped Brad Dockemeyer and Erick Bowen, 6-2, 6-4.

HU booters storm past MVNU in second half

Isaac Wust.
Photo provided.

After spotting visiting Mount Vernon Nazarene University a two-goal lead at halftime, the Huntington University men's soccer team stormed back in the second half with three goals and defeated the Cougars, 3-2, on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

Ryan Pickup put the Foresters on the board at the 51:30 mark. Josh Codd netted the equalizing goal at 67:36 with some help from Isaac Wust, who then turned goal-scorer himself, kicking what proved to be the game's winning score minutes later, at 69:10, off an assist by Paul Holliday.

Huntington improves to 5-5, 1-1 in the Crossroads League.

HU spikers comeback attempt falls short

A comeback attempt against visiting Bethel College fell short for the Huntington University volleyball team as it suffered a 2-3 defeat on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The Pilots took the first two sets by matching scores of 25-23. Facing their eighth sweep of the season, the Foresters dug deep and pulled out a 25-22 win. They continued to roll after that, topping the Pilots 28-26 to force a decisive fifth set.

That's when Huntington's luck ran out, however, as it fell 16-18 to Bethel to drop to 3-13, 2-5 in the Crossroads League.

Tester goal, defense earns Lady Vike booters win over Wayne

Corinne Tester (left) and Paige Coolman.
Photos by Scott Trauner.

A first half goal by Corinne Tester coupled with a shutout performance on defense carried the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team to a 1-0 win over host Wayne on Wednesday, Sept. 25.

The goal, Tester's team-leading 13th of the season, upped the Lady Vikings' record to 8-4-1.

Hannah Williams assisted on the score.

Paige Coolman went the distance in goal, making eight saves for the win.

 

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