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Saturday hoops roundup

Posted: February 10, 2013 - 12:07am  |  Updated: February 10, 2013 - 12:24am

The Nikiski girls took the overall title at the Homer Winter Carnival tournament with a 56-27 win over the Mariners on Saturday in Homer.

The Bulldogs, who were led by Rachel Thompson’s 17 points on Saturday, recorded a 2-1 record over the three-day event.

Nikiski outscored the Mariners in every quarter to put the game away early. Along with Thompson, Emily Lynch and Alyssa Darch chipped in 13 and 12 points, respectively. For Homer, Madison Akers had eight points.

West Valley boys 80, Valdez 58

The Wolf Pack swept the competition all three days in Homer and nabbed the overall crown on the boys side on Saturday.

Lorenzo Graham’s 30 points topped West Valley, and teammate Jacob Carsons added 16 points. Nathan Kutchin led Valdez with 16.

Valdez led 16-15 after one quarter, but the Wolf Pack came back with 25 points in the second, and 23 in the third.

The high school suffered a power outage shortly after the halftime break, and the remainder of the game was played under the emergency lights in the gym. The rest of Saturday’s action was relocated to the Homer Middle School.

CIA girls 47, Grace 18

The Cook Inlet girls topped Grace Christian 47-18 on Saturday at the Homer Winter Carnival tournament. The Eagles took control of the game by allowing just eight points in the opening three quarters. Nicole Moffis and Megan Bauder each had 11 points for the Eagles, while Ashley Logan led Grace with six points.

Homer boys 50, Nikiski 35

The Mariners took a victory against the Bulldogs on Saturday with consistent scoring.

Sam Reinert topped Homer with 19 points and teammate Mark McGregor had 14. Seth Carstens led Nikiski with 14 as well.

Homer led 22-15 at the half and continued to outscore Nikiski just enough to cruise to the win.

Soldotna girls 50, Ketchikan 40

The Stars finished the Lady Lynx Prep Tournament off on a good note by defeating the Kings on Saturday at Dimond.

Senior Kaillee Skjold topped SoHi with 13 points and six rebounds, and was followed by Julie Litchfield with 10 points and six boards, and Katelynn Kerkvliet with 10 points.

Ketchikan’s top scorer was Alexis Crellin with 12 points.

SoHi streaked out to a 16-4 lead after the first quarter and led 29-17 at the break. It dominated again in the third quarter by outscoring Ketchikan 17-9 and cruised from there, extending the lead to 50-28 at one point in the fourth quarter.

Kenai girls 48, East 45

Led by Justice English and Carly Norvelle, the Kards finished their Lady Lynx tourney with two straight wins, beating the Thunderbirds on Saturday.

English recorded 14 points and six boards, while Norvelle had 13 and four. Caitie Steinbeck added 10 rebounds.

East was topped by Taria Page with 20 points.

Kenai held an early lead but East had the advantage 21-20 at the half. Trailing by one after three quarters, the Kards were able to grab the lead late by outscoring the T-Birds 15-11 in the fourth.


Subway Seward Seahawk Classic

The Bethel boys and Delta girls wrapped up first-place and undefeated finishes in the Subway Seward Seahawk Classic on Saturday.

The Seward boys and Bethel girls both finished second with 2-1 records.

Bethel’s Austin Miller was the boys MVP, while Delta’s Raychel Rivera was the girls MVP.

The boys all-tournament team is Seward’s Jeff Buchanan and Matthew Moore, Bethel’s Ito Naneng and Charlie Romer, and Delta’s John Crabtree and Vlad Didevko.

The girls all-tournament team is Seward’s Tessa Adelmann and Ashley VonBorstel, Delta’s Dianna Linnik and Jess Reiter, Bethel’s Riana Joseph and Soma Crow, and Kodiak’s Izzy Heiner and Danika Catt.

The 3-point skill contest winners were Didevko and VonBorstel, while Seward’s Maria Jackson and Ronnie Jackson won the free-throw contests, hitting 19 for 20 and 18 for 20, respectively.

The Bethel boys wrapped up the title with a 75-43 victory over Seward on Saturday. Romer had 30 points, including seven 3-pointers. Naneng had 14, while Taylor Hoffman chipped in 10. For Seward, Buchanan and Moore had 17.

The Bethel girls beat Seward 40-34 to wrap up second place. Riana Joseph paced the Warriors with 12 points, while Ashley VonBorstel had 11 points for Seward before fouling out.

Also Saturday, the Delta boys topped the Homer junior varsity 58-25, and Delta girls edged the Kodiak junior varsity 37-30.


Seldovia Invitational Tournament

The Wasilla Lake Christian boys basketball team took first place at the Seldovia Invitational Tournament from Thursday through Saturday, while Seldovia took second.

The all-tournament team, chosen by coaches and referees, was made up of Wasilla’s Seth Jenkin, Nanwalek’s John Romanoff, Seldovia’s Aidan Philpot, Seldovia’s Calem Collier, Wasilla’s Ben Sande and Kalskag’s Joey Davis.

The game scores were as follows: Thursday — Wasilla Lake 74, Kalskag 29; Seldovia 81, Nanwalek 69; Friday — Nanwalek 69, Kalskag 67; Wasilla Lake 70, Seldovia 58; Saturday — Wasilla Lake 63, Nanwalek 52; Seldovia 75, Kalskag 42.

 

Saturday boys

Warriors 75, Seahawks 43

Bethel 15 27 16 17 —75

Seward 4 12 12 15 —43

BETHEL (75) — Miller 3 1-2 7, Naneng 6 1-2 14, Romer 11 1-1 30, Strickland 0 0-0 0, E. Hoffman 2 2-4 8, Koester 0 2-2 2, T. Hoffman 3 3-4 10, Smith 2 0-0 4. Totals — 27 10-15 75.

SEWARD (43) — Buchanan 6 3-5 17, Marshall 0 0-0 0, Pohno 2 0-0 5, Thomassen 0 0-0 0, Atherton 0 0-0 0, Berry 0 0-0 0, Wolfe 2 0-0 4, Ivy 0 0-0 0, Moore 5 7-10 17, Jackson 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 10-15 43.

3-point goals — Bethel 11 (Romer 7, E. Hoffman 2, Naneng, T. Hoffman); Seward 3 (Buchanan 2, Pohno). Team fouls — Bethel 14, Seward 12. Fouled out — none.

 

Saturday girls

Warriors 40, Seahawks 34, OT

Bethel 12 8 8 0 12 —40

Seward 13 6 4 5 6 —34

BETHEL (40) — Thomas 2 1-2 5, Reichard 0 0-0 0, Brink 1 5-8 7, Williams 2 0-1 6, Joseph 4 3-4 12, Crow 3 0-0 6, Kessner-Kingak 1 0-0 2, Brink 1 0-0 2. Totals — 14 9-15 40.

SEWARD (34) — VonBorstel 3 5-7 11, Jackson 0 0-0 0, Brockman 1 0-0 2, Whiteshield 2 2-2 6, Clemens 1 0-0 2, Perea 4 0-3 8, Adelmann 1 3-5 5. Totals — 12 10-17 34.

3-point goals — Bethel 3 (Williams 2, Joseph). Team fouls — Bethel 15, Seward 19. Fouled out — VonBorstel.

 

Eagles 47, Grizzlies 18

CIA 9 9 15 14 —47

Grace 2 2 4 12 —18

COOK INLET ACADEMY (47) — Davidson 2 1-2 5, Moffis 3 4-4 11, Bauder 5 1-1 11, Bunts 0 0-2 0, Brush 2 0-0 5, Orth 1 0-6 2, Hammond 2 3-4 7, McGahan 3 0-0 6. Totals — 18 9-19 47.

GRACE CHRISTIAN (47) — Pasol 1 0-0 2, Hagon 0 0-0 0, Baird 0 0-0 0, Dunagan 1 0-0 2, Hogan 0 0-0 0, Logan 3 0-0 6, Davis 0 0-0 0, Houston 2 0-0 4, Viergutz 0 0-0 0, Shamburger 2 0-0 4. Totals — 9 0-0 18.

3-point goals — CIA 2 (Moffis, Brush). Team fouls — CIA 7, Grace 15. Fouled out — none.

 

Stars 50, Kings 40

Soldotna 16 13 17 4 —50

Ketchikan 4 13 9 14 —40

SOLDOTNA (50) — Skjold 5 1-1 13, Litchfield 4 2-2 10, Kerkvliet 4 2-3 10, Prior 0 0-0 0, Benson 1 2-2 5, Kress 1 1-3 3, Wong 2 0-0 4, Blossom 0 0-0 0, Shaw 0 0-0 0, Ashe 0 0-0 0, Hendricks 0 0-0 0, Westerman 2 1-2 5, Miller 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 9-13 50.

KETCHIKAN (40) — Crellin 3 5-6 12, Edwardson 1 0-0 3, Christensen 1 0-0 2, Simmons 0 0-0 0, Carson 1 0-0 2, Biggerstaff 2 0-0 5, Lindgren 0 4-4 4, Clark 1 0-0 2, Anderson 2 2-2 6, Kemble 1 0-0 2, Brown-Harrison 1 0-0 2. Totals 13 11-12 40.

3-point goals — Soldotna 3 (Skjold 2, Benson 1); Ketchikan 3 (Edwardson 1, Crellin 1, Biggerstaff 1).

Team fouls — Soldotna 17; Ketchikan 13. Fouled out — Kress.

 

Kardinals 48, Thunderbirds 45

Kenai 11 9 13 15 —48

East 8 13 13 11 —45

KENAI (48) — English 4 4-4 14, Norvelle 6 1-3 13, Taylor 1 5-6 7, Ostrander 0 0-0 0, Drury 0 0-0 0, Steinbeck 1 3-4 5, Ross 3 0-0 6, Barcus 0 3-4 3. Totals 15 16-21 48.

EAST (45) — Page 9 1-3 20, Manu 3 4-5 10, Makihele 2 0-0 4, Motuga 0 0-0 0, Johnson 0 2-2 2, Richard 1 0-1 2, Manu 3 1-5 7. Totals 18 8-16 45.

3-point goals — Kenai 2 (English 2); East 1 (Page).

Team fouls — Kenai 17; East 17. Fouled out — Norvelle, Manu.

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The Nikiski girls went 3-0 this weekend! They didn't loose a game at the tournament. And they also won the three point and free throw competition. If you could fix that, that'd be great! Thanks!

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