Foley's 23 and 15 lead HNHS girls past Muncie Central

Taylor Foley.
Photo by Scott Trauner.

Taylor Foley’s 23 points and 15 rebounds led the Huntington North High School girls’ varsity basketball team to a 62-52 win over host Muncie Central on Saturday, Jan. 31.

The junior center connected on 8 of 9 from the field and 7 of 10 from the charity stripe to lead the Lady Vikes to their eighth win in 18 contests. She also added three steals and two assists.

Huntington North is 5-2 in the North Central Conference.

Liesl Davenport and Kayla Schenkel provided back-up to Foley with 12 and 11 points, respectively. Mariah Town added six points, four assists and three steals and Alyssa Hurlburt chipped in three assists.

The Lady Vikes found themselves on the bottom of a 17-15 first quarter score, but took a 35-31 lead into the lockerroom at halftime. They led 49-43 after three quarters.

HNHS hit 20 of 39 shots for 51.3 percent, and 20 of 29 charity stripe tosses. Behind Foley, they won the battle of the boards, 31-22.

The hosts were led by Rodneka Price with 16 points, Jamie Drummer with 14 and Ashley Fouch with 11.

The Lady Vikes junior varsity again hammered its competition, winning 49-17.

Courtney Carpenter led the HNHS efforts with 11 points and nine rebounds. Jericho Parrett scored eight points, Hannah Landrum and Alyssa Grabner scored seven apiece and  Jessica Morgan added six points.

Landrum also had nine rebounds.

HNHS jumped off to a 10-2 lead after one quarter and held a 27-9 margin at halftime.

The Lady Vikes host Fort Wayne North Side Monday evening, Feb. 2, in a game rescheduled due to weather. The JV game starts at 6:15.

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington North
Mariah Town 0-0 0-0 6-10 6 2 4 1
Liesl Davenport 4-9 1-2 3-4 12 2 2 0
Alyssa Hurlburt 1-5 0-1 1-2 3 2 3 2
Taylor Foley 8-9 0-0 7-10 23 15 2 1
Kayla Schenkel 4-8 0-0 3-3 11 4 3 2
Jessica Ehler 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Hayley Bradford 1-3 1-3 0-0 3 2 0 2
Jordan Parrot 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Cora Frame 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1
Abby Armstrong 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 0 3
Tajsha Shrock 2-3 0-0 0-0 4 2 1 1
Maria Santa 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0
1
Totals 20-39 2-7 20-29 62 31 16 13
Muncie Central
Courtney Emmons 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 6 1 3
Ashley Fouch 5-12 0-4 1-1 11 0 1 3
Rodneka Price 6-11 1-3 3-3 16 2 3 5
Jamie Drummer 6-14 1-2 1-1 14 3 2 4
Audrey Schmaltz 2-5 0-0 2-2 6 6 0 5
Dani Bradford 0-3 0-1 1-2 1 0 0 0
Eryn Young 1-2 0-0 0-1 2 3 0 0
2
Totals 21-49 2-10 8-10 52 22 7 20