Big second half by Logansport dooms Lady Viking win string

The Huntington North High School girls' varsity basketball team was up by nine points on host Logansport at halftime, but got outscored 40-14 in the second half to lose 56-39 on Saturday, Jan. 5, snapping its three-game win streak.

Allyson Trout put up 17 points for the Lady Vikings, 3-10, on 6 of 9 shooting, which included a 4 for 5 showing from beyond the arc. Lindsey Foster added six points to the team's offensive effort and Paige Coolman pulled down a game-high nine rebounds.

Whitney Jennings had 25 points for the 14-1 Lady Berries, many of them coming from the free throw line, where she went 10 for 12. Nakeya Penny came up with 14 points for the hosts and Rachel Jennings tossed in 10.

Logansport shot 43.2 percent from the field on 19 of 44 shooting. A 2 for 19 second half doomed Huntington North, which finished the game with a 26.7 shooting percentage on a 12 for 45 effort.

Huntington North jumped out to a 12-8 first-quarter lead over the high-regarded Lady Berries and went into the lockerroom at halftime with a 25-16 advantage. Richmlond expoloed for 24 points in the third quarter to take a 40-33 lead.

Trout and Stoffel each grabbed seven rebounds for HNHS, and Kelsey Hollowell added five assists.

The Lady Vikings won big in the junior varsity game, 43-14.

Corinne Tester paced Huntington North with 12 points on 6 of 9 shooting. Aly Grabner and Madi Canady each put in eight, Ellie Lawson had seven and Danielle Kem collected eight rebounds, a game-high.