02/12/15 - 11:29pm
The Homer girls got off to a winning start Thursday at the Homer Winter Carnival tournament, defeating the Monroe Catholic JV squad 44-24.
Madison Akers poured in 20 points to lead the Mariners, and teammate Aurora Waclawski added nine points.
Homer took a 17-7 lead after the first quarter, but only scored three points in the second quarter to stake out a 20-13 halftime lead.
The Mariners then extended the lead to 21 with an 18-4 third quarter effort.
Homer will play Nikiski today at 6:30 p.m.
Homer boys 53, Klawock 52