Vikings' big comeback falls short against Bulldogs

The Huntington North High School boy's varsity basketball team couldn't quite come back from an 18-point deficit in the third quarter and lost to New Haven, 58-54, in the Super Teams Shootout on Tuesday, Jan. 1, at the Fort Wayne Coliseum.

The Vikings, 7-5, were down 46-28 in the third quarter but outscored New Haven 26-12 the rest of the way to throw a major scare into the 4-3 Bulldogs.

Noah Reed banged in a game-high 22 points and Kalvin Miller added 19 points, including five three-pointers, to lead the Vikings. Kyle Platt added 13 points and a team-high eight rebounds.

The Vikings were on the short end of a 19-13 score at the end of the first quarter, and trailed at halftime, 31-22. After falling behind by 18 in the third quarter, they closed the gap to eight points at 46-38 by the end of the frame.

The Bulldogs were led by V.J. Beachem with 16 points, Jordan Hogue with 13 points and Jabar Ray with 12. Beachem also had a game-high 10 rebounds.

The Vikings only hit 18 of 55 shots from the field for 32.7 percent.

Platt also had four steals in the contest for HNHS.

 

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington North
Noah Reed 8-14 1-3 5-7 22 2 2 2
Kalvin Miller 6-14 5-9 2-2 19 0 1 2
Kyle Platt 4-12 2-8 3-5 13 8 0 1
Trenton Kern 0-4 0-2 0-3 0 6 0 0
Matt Hogan 0-8 0-2 0-0 0 4 1 1
Paul Ehler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0
Keaton Irwin 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 1
Caleb Landrum 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 1
Dylan Harter 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Team 6
Totals 18-55 8-25 10-17 54 30 6 9
New Haven
Monte Stevenson 3-8 0-2 0-0 6 2 1 5
Jordan Hogue 6-9 0-0 1-2 13 6 1 2
Jabar Ray 5-8 2-4 0-0 12 3 2 3
V.J. Beachem 6-15 3-8 1-2 16 10 0 1
Brahndon Bolinger 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 3 0 1
Jailan Wattley 1-3 1-3 0-0 3 1 0 3
Austyn Newman 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Tyron Kinnie 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Steve McElvene 4-5 0-0 0-1 8 7 1 2
Team 7
Totals 25-49 6-17 2-5 58 39 5 1