Friday hoops scores

Soldotna girls 43, Palmer 30

The Stars beat the Moose Friday night at the Homer Winter Carnival Tournament, outscoring them 17-8 in the third quarter.

Kaillee Skjold and Julie Litchfield had 10 points each for Soldotna, while Britney Simmerman scored 14 points to lead Palmer. 

The Stars are now 8-5 overall this year.

Grace Christian girls 42, Homer 19

Homer lost to Grace on Friday at the Homer Winter Carnival Tournament.

Homer was outscored 26-9 in the second half to seal the win for Grace.

Elissa Tutt scored six points to lead the Mariners, and Maggie Koplin had five points as well.

Homer boys 49, Grace Christian 34

The Mariners poured on the points in the second half to beat Grace on Friday at the Homer Winter Carnival Tournament.

Leading 19-15 at the half, Homer proceeded to outscore Grace 30-18 in the second half to win.

Homer was led by Dyllan Day, who recorded 13 points. Luke Offord led Grace with 10 points.

Barrow boys 64, Seward 25

The Seward boys lost big to the Barrow Whalers on Friday at the 35th annual Valdez Elks Tournament.

Jeff Buchanan led Seward’s effort with nine points total, and Jalen Terry had eight points.

Xavier Edwards of Barrow had 13 points, along with 12 points by Eddie Benson.

 

Friday girls

Stars 43, Moose 30

Soldotna    7    10    17    9    —43

Palmer    2    9    8    11    —30

SOLDOTNA (43) — Benson 1 0-0 3, Kress 1 0-0 3, Litchfield 3 4-6 10, Wong 1 2-2 4, Ashe 1 0-0 3, Kerkvliet 1 2-2 4, Westerman 3 0-0 6, Skjold 4 1-2 10. Totals 15 9-12 43.

PALMER (30) — Southwick 4 2-3 10, DePriest 2 0-0 4, Osiensky 1 0-0 2, VanHoomissen 0 0-0 0, Straight 0 0-2 0, Milbradt 0 0-0 0, Simmerman 5 1-1 14. Totals 12 3-6 30.

3-point goals — Soldotna 4 (Benson 1, Kress 1, Ashe 1, Skjold 1); Palmer 3 (Simmerman 3).

Team fouls — Soldotna 14, Palmer 9. Fouled out — none.

 

Grizzlies 42, Mariners 19

Grace    10    6    13    13    —42

Homer    4    6    7    2    —19

GRACE (42) — Dupea 1 1-2 3, Baird 1 0-1 2, Todd 2 2-4 6, Johnson 5 3-6 13, Birky 0 0-0 0, Viergutz 4 1-1 9, Lash 0 0-0 0, Johnson 3 3-4 9. Totals 16 10-18 42. 

HOMER (19) — Oliver 0 2-4 2, Tutt 3 0-0 6, Graham 1 0-0 2, Hill 0 0-0 0, Beach 1 2-2 4, Koplin 2 0-1 5, Cabana 0 0-2 0. Totals 7 4-9 19.

3-point goals — Grace 0; Homer 1 (Koplin 1).

Team fouls — Grace 7, Homer 14. Fouled out — none. 

 

Friday boys

Whalers 64, Seahawks 25

Barrow    15    19    13    17    —64

Seward    11    7    5    2    —25

BARROW (64) — Long 4 1-3 9, Fosi 1 0-0 2, Nungasak 3 0-0 7, Kaleak 2 1-2 5, Olemaun 5 1-1 11, Edwards 5 3-3 13, Benson 6 0-0 12, Masterson 2 1-2 5. Totals 28 7-11 64.

SEWARD (25) — Buchanan 3 1-3 9, Atherton 0 0-0 0, Stovall 0 2-6 2, Thomassen 0 0-1 0, Marshall 0 0-0 0, O’Leary 0 0-0 0, Clemens 1 0-0 3, Moore 1 0-0 2, Haddow 0 0-0 0, Terry 4 0-0 8, Anderson 0 1-2 1. Totals 9 4-12 25.

3-point goals — Barrow 1 (Nungasak 1); Seward 3 (Buchanan 2, Clemens 1)

Teams fouls — Barrow 9, Seward 11. Fouled out — none.

 

Mariners 49, Grizzlies 34

Homer    11    8    15    15    —49

Grace    8    7    7    11    —34

HOMER (49) — Reutov 2 0-0 4, Johnson 3 2-2 8, Cotney 0 4-4 4, Rienert 2 0-0 4, Rivers 0 0-0 0, Day 5 0-0 13, Glosser 4 0-0 8, Kenneth 4 0-0 8, Moyer 0 0-0 0. Totals 17 6-6 49.

GRACE (34) — Boerger 1 0-0 3, Offord 4 1-2 10, Bournan 1 0-0 2, Potter 0 0-0 0, Karlberg 2 0-0 5, McGlaughlin 0 1-2 1, Fancher 1 0-0 3, Harrison 1 0-0 3, Martsel 2 1-2 7. Totals 12 3-6 34. 

3-point goals — Homer 3 (Day 3); Grace 7 (Martsel 2, Boerger 1, Offord 1, Karlberg 1, Fancher 1, Harrison 1).

Team fouls — Homer 5, Grace 13. Fouled out — Boerger.

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