Vikings to face Marion in sectional finals Saturday night

Huntington North High School forward Jordan Beaver goes up for a shot over Drew Sery of Homestead in the Vikings' 56-47 sectional win on Friday night, March 6.
Photo by Andre Laird.

The Huntington North High School boy’s basketball team advanced to the championship of the Huntington North Sectional Basketball Tournament by beating Homestead, 56-47, on Friday, March 6.

The Vikings, 8-13, will face North Central Conference foe Marion, 19-3, in the finals tonight, Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. at North Arena. Marion got the championship contest by defeating Jay County, 47-32, on Friday night.

Tannan Peters and Taylor Harris led the Vikings with 14 and 12 points, respectively. Peters also led the team in rebounding with eight boards.

The Vikings took control in the first quarter by an 11-5 count. They held a 22-17 advantage at halftime and were up after three quarters, 34-27.

Jordan Beaver added nine points and Rob Sands and Will Schenkel each had seven in a balanced Viking attack.

HNHS hit 15 of 31 field goal attempts for 48.4 percent, and helped themselves at the free-throw line by canning 22 of 27.

Zach Terrell had 15 points to lead Homestead. Chris Ray added 10.

The Vikings built a 22-13 advantage on the backboards.

Marion got 19 points from JaRob McCallum and 12 from DavRon Williams to earn its win over Jay County.

The Giants led 12-7 after the first quarter, 27-17 after two and 34-22 after three.

Name FG 3 Pt FT Pts RB Ast PF
Huntington North
Rob Sands 2-4 1-2 2-2 7 5 0 5
Taylor Harris 3-8 0-1 6-6 12 2 2 3
Tannan Peters 3-5 2-4 6-7 14 8 0 5
Will Schenkel 2-4 1-3 2-2 7 4 3 1
Jordan Beaver 4-6 0-0 1-4 9 3 2 3
Nick Miller 1-1 0-0 2-2 4 1 0 0
Kyle Bradburn 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0
Kevin Fisher 0-1 0-0 2-2 2 1 0 1
Matt Kramer 0-2 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 3
Team 2
Totals 15-31 4-10 22-27 56 27 9 21
Homestead
Zach Terrell 5-12 1-5 4-4 15 4 1 5
Al Jennings 3-7 2-5 1-2 9 0 0 3
Chris Ray 2-9 1-5 5-8 10 9 0 1
Drew Sery 0-3 0-1 3-4 3 1 1 5
Evan Rhoades 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0
Andy Philippe 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1
Dustin Durnell 1-4 0-0 0-1 2 4 2 1
Jay Curry 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 2 0 3
Mike Bradley 0-4 0-2 2-2 2 0 0 2
Evan Pyle 2-2 0-0 0-0 4 0 0 1
Team 2
Totals 14-45 4-8 15-21 47 24 5 22