02/15/15 - 12:38am
Home sweet Homer.
The Homer boys captured the Homer Winter Carnival basketball tournament Saturday with a 59-45 victory over Cook Inlet Academy, wrapping up an undefeated weekend.
The Mariners, which escaped with a 53-52 win over Klawock on Thursday, finished with a spotless 3-0 record over the weekend.
Jaruby Nelson led the charge with 18 points, half of that total coming in the first quarter, and senior teammate Sheldon Hutt netted 12.
CIA junior Timmy Smithwick had another big day with 26 points, and Andrew Hammond chipped in 10 for CIA as well.