Homer hockey comes up short in Houston

Homer lost its final two games of a three-game weekend tournament on Friday and Saturday at the ninth annual Curtis C. Menard II Memorial Hockey Tournament in Wasilla.

 

On Friday, the Mariners dropped a 10-3 game to East Anchorage, then were shut out 7-0 on Saturday against Lathrop to finish off a tough weekend.

“We knew what we were up against, and we’re not deep enough,” Homer coach Buck Laukitis said. “We had three players gone.”

The three Sanarov brothers — Alex, Dennis and Kiril — were not traveling with the Mariners due to time taken off for vacation. Homer was outshot 57-15 in Saturday’s game against Lathrop.

“We know what it’s going to take and what we need to work on now,” Laukitis said. “We had a tough time (with Lathrop). At least with East, we were generating scoring chances.”

Markian Polushkin filled in as goalkeeper for Homer.

More

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 23:57

Ostrander one of 10 Bowerman award candidates

Boise State junior Allie Ostrander was named Wednesday to the 2018 Women’s Mid-Outdoor Watch List for the Bowerman award, college track and field’s highest honor.... Read more

Area runners take on wet, windy, cold Boston Marathon

Gabriel Juliussen of Soldotna led the Kenai Peninsula by finishing 6,578th overall and 5,305th among men Monday at the rainy, cold and windy Boston Marathon.... Read more