The Huntington North High School boys' varsity basketball team won both of its games Friday, Dec. 28, at East Noble in the Carroll Shootout.
The Vikings, 6-3, defeated Heritage, 71-48, in the afternoon contest, then came back at night and dropped East Noble, 51-31.
Noah Reed led the way in the Heritage contest, scoring 16 points, while Matt Hogan added a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Kalvin Miller dropped in 14 points and Trenton Kern added 11 to pace the Vikings in the win over East Noble.
In the first contest, the Vikings and Patriots played to a 14-all tie in the first quarter, but HNHS broke things open after that, scoring 19 points in each of the next three quarters while allowing Heritage no more than a dozen in any quarter after that. The Vikings charged to a 33-26 lead by halftime and went into the final frame ahead 52-38.
The Vikings hit 16 of 21 shots from the field for 76.2 percent, including 5 of 7 3-point tries, in the second half, and finished the game at 29 of 50 for 58 percent.
Kyle Platt scored 11 points to add to the Viking cause, Kern scored nine and Miller added eight.
Hogan added to his other numbers with a team-high five assists and two steals. Miller added four assists and three steals.
Zac Toles scored 12 points to lead Heritage, 3-5.
The Patriots hit 18 of 39 shots from the field for 46.2 percent.
In the night game, the Vikings jumped all over the Knights in the first quarter on the way to a 16-3 lead, and never looked back after that, leading 26-9 at halftime and 44-18 after three quarters.
The Viking again shot the ball well, hitting 19 of 38 shots for an even 50 percent from the field.
Reed chipped in eight points to the Viking cause.
East Noble, 1-8, was paced by Andrew Gordon with 10 points.
The Knights hit 10 of 31 shots from the field for 32.3 percent for the game.