Season ends for soccergirls with 4-1 loss to Homestead at sectional

Huntington North defender Grace Gross plays defense in front of the HNHS net during sectional action against Homestead at Warsaw on Thursday evening, Oct. 10. The Lady Vikings lost 4-1.
Huntington North defender Grace Gross plays defense in front of the HNHS net during sectional action against Homestead at Warsaw on Thursday evening, Oct. 10. The Lady Vikings lost 4-1. Photo by Steve Clark.

The season came to an end for the Huntington North High School girls’ soccer team with a 4-1 loss to Homestead in the semifinals of the Warsaw Sectional on Thursday, Oct. 10.

The Lady Spartans stormed out of the gates, tallying three goals in the opening half to craft a commanding lead. Homestead tacked on another score in the second before the Lady Vikings countered with a goal of their own to stave off the shutout.

Addy Wiley supplied the Huntington North goal, scoring off a pass from fellow sophomore Chloe Kauffman. The goal gave Wiley a total of 11 on the season, which led the team.

Senior Kodi Douglass handled goalkeeping duties in the first half for the Lady Vikings, yielding the Lady Spartans’ trio of goals while making six stops. Junior Maddie Husband took over in the second stanza, permitting one score while logging five saves.

Huntington North finishes the season 7-7-1. Homestead improves to 13-3-1.