01/02/16 - 10:54pm
The Nikiski boys basketball team finished off a strong six-game road trip in Hawaii with a pair of New Year’s Eve victories.
The Bulldogs defeated Hawaii Prep Academy 51-50 Thursday in Kona, Hawaii. Nikiski ended with a strong fourth quarter, scoring 22 points to nip Hawaii. Nathan Carstens scored 11 of his team-high 20 points in the quarter to lead Nikiski.
Also on Thursday, Nikiski topped the Algester Hawks, a team from Brisbane, Australia, 58-53. Earlier in the week, Nikiski had beaten Algester 53-35.