Vikes get sectional bye; face Homestead-South Side winner

The Huntington North High School boys' basketball team received a first-round bye in the Huntington North Boys' Sectional Basketball Tournament and will play the winner between Homestead and Fort Wayne South Side on Friday, March 6.
Homestead, 12-6, and South Side, 3-13, tangle on Tuesday, March 3, at 6 p.m. in the tourney opener to earn the right to face the Vikings, 5-11, Friday night at 6 p.m.

Marion, possessing the best record in the sectional at 16-2, faces Fort Wayne North Side, 13-5, in the second contest on Tuesday, with the winner to meet 12-5 Jay County in the second contest on Friday night.

The championship game is set for Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m.