Huntington North head coach Bob Prescott wanted his players to “accept the challenge” while the undefeated Leo Lions, the second-ranked Class 4A team in the state.

His players were up to the challenge for the first three quarters on Friday, but the Lions’ superior skill won out in the end. The Vikings (2-5, 1-4 NE8) lost 37-6 in their final regular season home game at Kriegbaum Field.