Vikes' second half shooting earns win over NC

The Huntington North High School boys' varsity basketball team toasted the nets in the second half and beat host New Castle, 56-44, on Monday, Feb. 10.

The Vikings hit 13 of 21 shots from the field for 61.9 percent to erase a 27-23 halftime deficit and improve to 10-8 overall and 1-3 in the NCC.

Caleb Landrum and Matt Hogan led the way for the Vikings with a game-high 20 and 15 points, respectively. Kyle Platt added nine points and was a monster on the backboards with 14 rebounds.

The Vikings wound up hitting 22 of 43 shots from the field for 51.2 percent. They hit 7 of 8 from the free-throw line for 87.5 percent.

Abe Haler led New Castle, 6-8, with 16 points. Kyle Bumbalough added 10 points.

The Trojans led 13-10 after the first quarter and had their four-point halftime advantage. The Vikings took the lead for the first time in the third quarter and led 38-36 heading into the final frame.

The Vikings' junior varsity squeaked out a 42-41 win. Luke Stroud scored 13 points to lead HNHS.

 

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington North
Keaton Irwin 2-3 2-3 0-0 6 1 2 1
Matt Hogan 7-11 1-1 0-0 15 4 2 3
Caleb Landrum 6-11 2-5 6-6 20 6 0 3
Cody Adams 2-6 0-0 0-0 4 4 1 1
Kyle Platt 4-10 0-2 1-2 9 14 2 2
Konner Platt 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 0 2
Keenan Leichty 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Grant Canady 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 2
Team 3
Totals 22-43 5-11 7-8 56 32 8 14
New Castle
Kyle Bumbalough 4-9 0-0 2-4 10 2 1 2
Andrew Garrett 1-7 1-6 2-2 5 2 0 2
EJ Sorrell 2-3 1-2 0-0 5 2 0 0
Abe Haler 6-14 1-5 3-4 16 5 0 2
Austin Orr 2-10 0-1 1-2 5 3 0 3
Michael Froedge 1-2 1-2 0-0 3 0 0 0
Isaac Davis 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0
Evan Vonderheide 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1
Team 7
Totals 16-46 4-16 8-12 44 22 1 10