Hunter Hollowell became the seventh Huntington North boys player to reach 1,000 points for his career as the Vikings topped Concordia 54-34 on Tuesday night.
Hollowell scored 21 points on 7-of-14 shooting and added eight rebounds to lead Huntington North. Zach Daugherty added 12 points as the Vikings won on the road. Concordia was led by seven points from Jadon Dance and six each from Alex Pieper and Larson Ashford.
Concordia trailed by just four points after the first quarter, but Huntington North used a 12-3 second quarter and 15-5 third quarter to cushion their lead.
Hollowell now sits seventh all-time in Huntington North scoring with 1,000 points, just 28 behind sixth place Mike Welker. The Vikings’ all-time leading scorer is Sean Kline with 1,790 points.
Carroll 75, DeKalb 64: The Barons fought back from a slow start with 20-7 second quarter to tie the game at halftime, but Carroll surged in the fourth quarter for the win. Arius Jones scored a team high 17 points for the Chargers, who had five players in double figures. Jacob Redding and Dillon Redding each added 12 points, Dan McKeeman scored 11 and Anthony Martin had 10 in the win. Logan Kruse led all scorers with 26 points, hitting 4-of-9 three pointers for DeKalb. Isaac Brown added 12 points for the Barons and Jay Krebs had a game high nine assists.
South Side 84, Canterbury 66: The Archers had six players score in double figures, led by 13 each from Cortney Shorter and Dennis Johnson. Mikale Stevenson and Trejean Didier each added 12 points and Amari Hall and Brandan Eldridge each scored 11 for South Side. Eldridge also posted a game high 12 rebounds and Johnson added 10 rebounds. Cam Kreiger led the Cavs with 20 points and six rebounds. Noah Wolfe added 17 points and Michael Brothers scored 15 in the loss.
Lakewood Park 86, Smith Academy 72: Keegan Fetters scored 31 points and Trevor Day added 16 as the Panthers won on the road. Fetters also had nine rebounds and seven assists.
Homestead 74, Blackhawk Christian 42: Despite going 2-of-10 from three point range, Homestead’s Jack Ferguson scored 24 points by going 7-of-8 from inside the arch in the win. Brandon Durnell added 12 points and Sam Buck had 11 for the Spartans. Ferguson added six assists and Durnell had 10 rebounds in the win. Jalan Mull led Blackhawk Christian with 11 points, while Frank Davidson added nine and Lucas Kroft had eight points and nine rebounds. The Braves shot 4-of-22 from three-point range.
ACAC Boys TournamentSouth Adams 49, Bluffton 25: Jared Grabau scored 13 points and Kody Fike added 10 as the Starfires won their first round game in the ACAC tournament. Cole McConnell led Bluffton with nine points. South Adams will now face Heritage on Friday in the tournament semi-finals.
Heritage 44, Jay County: Heritage stopped Jay County’s repeat attempt in the ACAC Tournament behind 17 points from Rylie Schane. Heritage will now play South Adams on Friday in the semi-finals.
Southern Wells 58, Adams Central 53 (OT): Dallas Creager led the way with 19 points while Jordan Bower added 18 and Kane Moore had 12 for the Raiders in the overtime win. John Carroll led Adams Central with 18 points and Kevin Brown added 12.
NECC Boys TournamentFremont 72, Churubusco 52: Jalen Paul scored 21 points and Dakota Barkley added 17 points and nine rebounds as Churubusco fell in the opening round of the Northeast Corner Conference Tournament.
GirlsNorthrop 67, Lakewood Park 26: Niomi Dube scored a game high 19 points as the Bruins held Lakewood Park to single digit scoring in each individual quarter. Breanna Douglas scored 15 points and had 12 rebounds for Northrop, Morgan Hughes scored 12 points and Arielle Thatcher scored 10 points and had nine steals. Gracyn Fetters scored nine points and had seven rebounds to lead the Panthers.
Bishop Dwenger 44, Canterbury 42: Ellen Ross scored 15 points and had seven rebounds and Natalie Mowery added 10 points as the Saints picked up the win. Mason VanHouten led all scorers with 24 points for Canterbury.
Bishop Luers 52, New Haven 27: Sony Nard led New Haven with eight points and Kamya Finan added seven in the loss.
Columbia City 55, Wawasee 44: Holly Martinez scored 16 points as Columbia City picked up the win. Chelsea Pettigrew added 12 points and Bella Krieg had 10 for the Eagles.
Snider 58, Huntington North 41: Allana Hurst and Daysianae Hinton each scored 14 points and Hannah Barnes added 12 for Snider in the win. Kalyn Pickens added nine points and a team high eight rebounds. The Panthers were playing without senior Kyla Covington for an unknown reasons. Karmen Koch led the Vikings with 18 points and Rileigh Johnson scored seven. Snider pulled away with a 16-7 third quarter.
Northridge 67, DeKalb 48: Leigha Brown scored 30 points and added 10 rebounds for the Barons as they fell to the eighth ranked team in Class 4A.
ACAC Girls Tournament
South Adams 55, Bluffton 32: The Starfires gained revenge from an earlier regular season overtime loss by topping Bluffton in the opening round of the ACAC Tournament. Lexi Dellinger scored 21 points and Madi Wurster added 14 in the win. South Adams jumped out to a 13-2 lead after the first quarter of play. Bluffton was led by Jamie Myers’ nine points, while Zoey Pearson added seven. South Adams will face Jay County in the tournament semi-finals.
Southern Wells 48, Adams Central 31: Jada Johnson scored 14 and Sarah Bothast added 12 as the Raiders advanced in the ACAC Tournament. Juniper Tucker had a game high eight rebounds for Southern Wells. Lexi Smith led the way for Adams Central, scoring a team high 12 points in just eight minutes of play. She also had seven rebounds. With the win, Southern Wells will face Woodlan in the tournament semi-finals on Friday.
Jay County 55, Heritage 35: Taylor Homan scored 18 points and Hanna Ault added 14 as the Patriots advanced to the semi-finals of the ACAC Tournament. Britlyn Dues added nine points in the win. Jay County will now face South Adams on Friday.
NECC Girls TournamentWest Noble 64, Garrett 39: Drue Bodey scored 13 points and Kenzie Casselman added 11 as the Railroaders fell in their NECC opening round game.
Fremont 34, Churubusco 31 (2OT): Stacia Fester scored nine points and Cassidy Yant added eight as Churubusco fell in opening round action of the NECC Tournament.