Nikolaevsk cagers sweep Ninilchik

The visiting Nikolaevsk girls and boys basketball teams notched a sweep at Ninilchik in Peninsula Conference action Tuesday.

 

The Nikolaevsk girls used a strong second half to pull out a 36-29 victory. The Wolverines led 20-14 at halftime, but Nikolaevsk pulled to within 25-22 after three quarters. The fourth quarter saw the Warriors outscored the Wolverines 14-4.

Sophia Kalugin had 11 points to lead Nikolaevsk, while Kayla Stafford and Nianiella Dorvall each added nine. For Ninilchik, Kaylee Smith had 10 points.

The Warriors boys cruised to a 57-40 victory, taking a 20-9 lead after the first quarter.

Andre Tipikin had 20 points for Nikolaevsk, while Eric Mametieff had 17 points and Blake Klaich added 16.

For Ninilchik, Jack Wheeler pumped in 23 points.

 

Tuesday girls

Warriors 36, Wolverines 29

Nikolaevsk86814—36

Ninilchik91154—29

NIKOLAEVSK (36) — Klaich 1 0-0 3, Kojin 0 0-0 0, Stafford 4 0-0 9, So. Kalugin 4 3-8 11, Mametieff 0 0-0 0, Se. Kalugin 1 0-0 2, Dorvall 4 1-2 9, Gordeev 1 0-0 2, Hickman 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 4-10 36.

NINILCHIK (36) — Rogers 2 0-0 4, Kelson 2 0-0 5, Kippenhan 0 0-0 0, E. Ehlers 3 2-2 8, Clark 0 0-0 0, Smith 2 5-6 10, A. Ehlers 1 0-2 2, Appelhanz 0 0-0 0. Totals — 10 7-10 29.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 2 (Klaich 1, Stafford 1); Ninilchik 2 (Kelson 1, Smith 1). Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 12, Ninilchik 9. Fouled out — Dorvall.

 

Tuesday boys

Warriors 57, Wolverines 40

Nikolaevsk2015148—57

Ninilchik911614—40

NIKOLAEVSK (57) — Fefelov 0 0-0 0, Yakunin 1 2-2 4, Holub 0 0-0 0, Klaich 7 1-2 16, Gordeev 0 0-0 0, Mametieff 7 0-0 17, Tipikin 8 2-2 10. Totals — 23 5-6 57.

NINILCHIK (40) — Klapak 3 1-4 7, Peterson 2 0-2 4, Thorne 2 0-1 4, Wheeler 10 3-6 23, Bear 1 0-0 2, Delgado 0 0-0 0. Totals — 18 4-13 40.

3-point goals — Nikolaesk 6 (Mametieff 3, Tipikin 2, Klaich 1); Team fouls — Nikolaesk 15, Ninilchik 11. Fouled out — Klapak.

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