Vikings Win Season Opener

The Vikings kicked off the 2021-22 season on the road as they traveled to Gary West Side on Wednesday. Valpo shared the wealth when it came to scoring as nine guys scored 4 or more points including Mason Jones who had a double double and team high 17 points and 10 rebounds. 3 players scored their first career varsity points including Derrick Brooks who finished the game with 16. Connor McCall and Jack Smiley rounded out the trio of scoring their first varsity points. Breece Walls had 11 assists as the Vikings as a whole had a 3:1 assist to turnover ratio.

The Junior Varsity Vikings defeated the West Side Cougars 50-34. Alec Platipodis and Jaden Adams were the leading scorers with 8 points. Platipodis also had 6 rebounds, Alex Carlson had 3 assists, and Michael Ridley had 5 steals.