Host Warsaw jumped out to a 20-9 lead in the first quarter on the Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team and the Lady Vikings had trouble keeping up the rest of the game, losing their season-opener, 64-42, on Saturday, Nov. 10.
The Lady Vikes trailed 32-18 at the half and 49-27 after three quarters.
Allyson Trout was Huntington North's leading scorer with 16 points. The senior was sharp from beyond the arc, hitting 4 of 6 three-pointers.
Kayla Patrick came off the bench to add 12 points on 5 of 6 shooting.
Paige Coolman was the leading rebounder, with six, and also scored as many points.
Despite the good shooting from Trout and Patrick, the Lady Vikes as a team hit only 14 of 40 from the field for 35 percent, and 9 of 13 from the free-throw line for 69.2 percent.
Jennifer Walker-Crawford scored a game-high 21 points to lead Warsaw.
The Lady Tigers hit 22 of 40 shots from the field for 55 percent, including 5 fo 8 from beyond the arc for 62.5 percent. They bagged 15 of 23 free throws for 65.2.
In the JV game, Huntington North fell in overtime, 35-32. Madi Canady led the team in points, with eight, and rebounds, with seven.