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Weekend hoops roundup: Nikiski girls take own Tip Off tourney

Posted: January 18, 2014 - 11:06pm  |  Updated: January 18, 2014 - 11:19pm

The Nikiski girls captured the 25th Annual Nikiski Tip Off Tournament on their home court Saturday with a 43-32 victory over the Houston Hawks.

Junior Rachel Thompson led the way with 20 points — including 13 in the third quarter alone — while teammate Emily Lynch added 11.

Tied at 14 apiece at halftime, the Bulldogs broke out in the third quarter with 17 points. Thompson nailed three 3’s in the quarter to help push the lead to 10.

Thompson and Lynch both made the girls All-Tournament team, while Homer’s Tayla Cabana and Madison Akers joined them. Drew Carlos of Dillingham was named the girls tournament MVP.

The Homer boys wrapped up the tournament title by topping Dillingham 65-42 on Saturday.

Quinn Daugharty had 16 points to lead the Mariners, while Sheldon Hutt had 15 and Martin Molodih added 13.

For Dillingham, Dylan Wassily poured in 25 points.

Daugharty was named the boys tournament MVP, while Hutt and Kenneth Schneider were both named to the boys All-Tournament team. Nikiski’s Seth Carstens also made the team.

Nikiski’s Katie Costello was crowned the girls free-throw champion.

Houston boys 63, Nikiski 49

The Hawks topped the Bulldogs 63-49 on Saturday to grab runner-up honors at the Nikiski Tip Off tournament at Nikiski High School.

Matt Barron topped all scorers with 28 points, including 19 in the second half. The Bulldogs were led by Seth Carstens with 18 points.

Nikiski burst out with 20 first-quarter points, and took a 32-22 halftime lead, but the Bulldogs began running out of gas in the second half.

Nikiski managed only 17 points in the second half while Houston put up 41. In the fourth quarter alone, the Hawks had 25.

Dillingham girls 47, Homer 39

In early girls play Saturday, Dillingham wrapped up second place by toppling Homer. The Wolves finished 2-1, while Homer was 1-2.

Tiara Schroeder had 14 points for the Wolves, while Drew Carlos had 12 and Ladonna George added 10. For Homer, Madison Akers notched a game-high 17 points.

Nikiski girls 60, Homer 35

Friday, the Nikiski girls cruised past Homer.

Nikiski led 20-10 after the first quarter and rolled from there.

Emily Lynch struck for 22 points, while Rachel Thompson and Alyssa Darch added 10 points apiece. -For Homer, Tayla Cabana had nine points.

Dillingham girls 53, Houston 46

In other girls action, Dillingham defeated Houston. Savannah Wells had 16 for the Hawks, while Khristin Nida had 13 and Aspen Ruth added 10. For Dillingham, Ladonna George had 13 and Tiara Schroeder had 12.

Homer boys 62, Nikiski 55

Also, Friday in the tournament, Homer notched a victory over host Nikiski.

The Mariners grabbed a 20-7 lead after the first quarter and Nikiski tried to catch up the rest of the game.

Quinn Daugharty poured in 27 points for Homer, while Filip Reutov and Kenneth Schneider had 10 points apiece.

For Nikiski, Seth Carstens pumped in 22, while Luke Johnson pitched in with 10.

In other boys action, Houston topped Dillingham 47-23. Matt Barron had 12 for the Hawks, while Jeff Baird added 11. Dylan Wassily paced the Wolves with 15 points.

Seward boys 58, Kenai 37

The Seward boys topped Kenai for the second time this year with a dominant victory on Friday at the Delta tournament.

The Seahawks’ Matthew Moore topped all scorers with 23 points, while Kenai was led by a wide variety of players. Tanner Wortham scored six points, while Jonah Theisen, Trevor Shirnberg, Austin McKee, Keith Ivy and Miles Jones each had five points.

The Saturday results from the tournament were not available as the Clarion went to press.

Skyview girls 31, CIA 26

The host Panthers came back from a halftime deficit to notch a nonconference victory Friday.

CIA outscored Skyview 10-0 in the second quarter to take a 13-10 lead. The game was tied at 17 heading into the final quarter before the Panthers posted a 14-9 advantage over the final eight minutes.

Hayley Ramsell had 12 points for Skyview, while Nicole Moffis posted 11 for CIA.

Skyview boys 55, CIA 27

The host Panthers received 18 points from Micah Hilbish and 10 from Chad Harley in posting a nonconference victory Friday.

Noah Leaf and Mylon Weems each had eight points for the Eagles.

Nikolaevsk girls 43, Newhalen 31

Senior Nianiella Dorvall led the Warriors to the win over Newhalen on Saturday at the Nikolaevsk Thunderdome.

Dorvall had 15 points while teammate Sophia Kalugin added nine. Ayla Richtenoff topped Newhalen with 13 points.

Nikolaevsk started hot with 17 first-quarter points, but only managed a single point in the second en route to a 18-7 halftime lead.

Another 17 points in the third quarter wrapped this one up early.

Nikolaevsk girls 46, Newhalen 42

The host Warriors held on for a nonconference victory over the Huskies on Friday.

Sophia Kalugin had 14 points and 21 rebounds, while Serafima Kalugin had 13 points and nine rebounds. Nianiella Dorvall added nine rebounds for the Warriors.

For Newhalen, Ayla Rickteroff had 16 points and McKayla Anelon added 11.

Newhalen boys 74, Nikolaevsk 73

The Warriors lost a nailbiter in Newhalen Friday, as Jon Tretikoff rallied the home team to victory. After a seven-point first half, Tretikoff exploded with 24 in the second.

Tretikoff had 31 points for the Warriors, while Lucas Zackor had 15 and Lee Clark added 11.

For Nikolaevsk, Jaruby Nelson poured in 26 points, while Jonah Fefelov chipped in with 14 points and Neil Gordeev had 12.


Unalakleet Invitational Championship

The Ninilchik girls took runner-up honors after dropping a 56-34 contest to Unalakleet in the Unalakleet Invitational championship game Saturday.

Ninilchik coach Rod Van Saun wrote in an email that his team managed to stay within reach of the home team until the fourth quarter.

On Friday, the Ninilchik girls topped Noorvik 37-26 to advance to the championship game.

Also Friday, the Ninilchik boys fell to Brevig Mission 57-43 to fall to 0-2 in the tourney.

Note: Three games were canceled this weekend due to weather and roads: Eagle River girls at Kenai on Friday, Eagle River girls at Soldotna on Saturday, and Bartlett boys at Soldotna on Saturday.

 

SATURDAY GIRLS

Bulldogs 43, Hawks 32

Nikiski 5 9 17 12 —43

Houston 8 6 7 11 —32

NIKISKI (43) — Riddall 0 0-0 0, Cook 0 0-0 0, Costello 1 2-2 4, Litke 1 0-0 2, Lynch 4 3-6 11, Thompson 6 4-8 20, Darch 3 0-0 6. Totals 15 9-16 43.

HOUSTON (32) — Malidore 2 0-0 4, Ruth 2 4-8 8, Wilkerson 1 0-0 2, Nida 1 0-0 2, Wells 4 2-2 11, Apargalook 0 0-0 0, Barber 0 1-3 1, Quincy 2 0-0 4, May-Thomas 0 0-0 0, Bohl 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 7-13 32.

3-point field goals — Nikiski 4 (Thompson 4); Houston 1 (Wells 1).

Team fouls — Nikiski 12; Houston 15.

 

Wolves 47, Mariners 39

Dillingham 9 14 4 20 —47

Homer 12 4 6 17 —39

DILLINGHAM (47) — S. Dray 1 3-6 5, Tennyson 0 0-0 0, T. Schroeder 5 3-3 14, Carlos 5 0-0 12, M. Dray 1 0-0 2, George 4 0-0 10, S. Schroeder 1 2-4 4. Totals — 17 8-13 47.

HOMER (39) — Ramirez-Clark 1 0-0 2, Draves 0 0-0 0, Akers 8 0-2 17, Fellows 3 0-0 6, Waclawski 2 0-0 4, Luck 0 0-0 0, Kann 1 0-0 2, Cabana 3 2-4 8. Totals — 18 2-6 39.

3-point goals — Dillingham 5 (Carlos 2, George 2, T. Schroeder); Homer 1 (Akers). Team fouls — Dillingham 7, Homer 15. Fouled out — Waclawski.

 

Warriors 43, Huskies 31

Nikolaevsk 17 1 17 8 —43

Newhalen 5 2 13 11 —31

NIKOLAEVSK (43) — Ki. Klaich 2 2-2 7, Kr. Klaich 0 0-0 0, Fefelov 2 0-0 5, So. Kalugin 4 1-2 9, Se. Kalugin 2 0-1 4, Dorvall 6 3-7 15, Hickman 1 1-2 3. Totals 17 7-14 43.

NEWHALEN (31) — Anelon 1 1-3 3, Cobb 0 0-0 0, Richtenoff 5 1-4 13, Nanalook 1 2-2 3, Si. Nanalook 3 0-0 7, Z. Anelou 1 0-0 2, B. Anelou 1 0-0 2, S. Anelou 0 0-0 0. Totals 12 4-9 31.

3-point field goals — Nikolaevsk 2 (Ki. Klaich 1, Fefelov 1); Newhalen 3 (Richtenoff 2, Si. Nanalook 1).

Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 11; Newhalen 14.

 

SATURDAY BOYS

Mariners 65, Wolves 42

Dillingham 5 17 6 14 —42

Homer 14 14 24 13 —65

DILLINGHAM (42) — Wassily 9 3-10 25, Miller 3 1-2 7, Luckhurst 3 0-0 9, Burkhardt 0 1-3 1, Smeaton 0 0-0 0, Napoli 0 0-0 0. Totals — 17 5-15 42.

HOMER (65) — Beachy 2 1-2 6, Reutov 1 0-0 3, Daugharty 7 0-0 16, Schneider 3 0-0 6, Brown 0 0-0 0, Molodih 5 0-0 13, Walsworth 0 0-0 0, Harris 3 0-0 6, Hutt 7 1-1 15. Totals — 28 2-3 65.

3-point goals — Dillingham 7 (Wassily 4, Luckhurst 3); Homer 7 (Molodih 3, Daugharty 2, Beachy, Reutov). Team fouls — Dillingham 4, Homer 9. Fouled out — none.

 

Hawks 63, Bulldogs 49

Houston 7 15 16 25 —63

Nikiski 20 12 8 9 —49

HOUSTON (63) — Barron 9 9-11 28, Griffith 0 0-0 0, Baird 6 0-0 12, Taylor 0 0-0 0, Elson 1 0-2 2, Saechao 0 4-5 4, Ruta 3 3-4 9, Taylor 3 2-2 8. Totals 22 18-24 63.

NIKISKI (49) — Stangel 1 0-2 3, Anderson 3 0-0 8, Johnson 3 1-1 7, Castro 1 0-0 2, Holloway 2 1-2 5, Tauriainen 0 0-0 0, Carstens 7 2-2 18, Riddall 0 0-0 0, Jackson 2 1-2 6. Totals 19 5-9 49.

3-point field goals — Houston 1 (Barron 1); Nikiski 6 (Carstens 2, Anderson 2, Jackson 1).

Team fouls — Houston 16; Nikiski 20.

 

Warriors 59, Huskies 51

Nikolaevsk 5 24 11 19 —59

Newhalen 10 13 13 15 —51

NIKOLAEVSK (59) — Nelson 8 5-6 23, Molodih 0 0-0 0, Trail 0 0-0 0, N. Fefelov 5 0-0 10, Gordeev 3 0-0 6, J. Fefelov 6 6-7 18, Anfim Kalugin 1 0-2 2. Totals 23 11-15 59.

NEWHALEN (51) — Rickteroff 0 0-0 0, Tretikoff 8 4-5 26, Kalmbacher 2 0-0 4, Balluta 0 0-0 0, Clark 82-3 18, Johnson 1 0-0 3. Totals 19 6-8 51.

3-point field goals — Nikolaevsk 2 (Nelson 2); Newhalen 7 (Tretikoff 6, Johnson 1).

Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 10; Newhalen 15.

 

FRIDAY GIRLS

Panthers 31, Eagles 26

CIA 3 10 4 9 —26

Skyview 10 0 7 14 —31

COOK INLET ACADEMY (26) — Hanna 0 0-0 0, Moffis 2 6-8 11, Hills 0 3-4 3, Brush 0 2-4 2, Hammond 1 2-4 5, McGahan 0 0-0 0, Orth 1 3-8 5. Totals — 4 16-28 26.

SKYVIEW (31) — Powers 1 2-2 5, Ramsell 3 6-8 12, Mahan 0 0-0 0, Lawson 0 0-0 0, Reynolds 2 1-4 7, Rouse 0 0-0 0, Glaves 3 1-2 7. Totals — 9 10-16 31.

3-point goals — CIA 2 (Moffis, Hammond); Skyview 3 (Reynolds 2, Powers).

Team fouls — CIA 16, Skyview 22. Fouled out — Ramsell, Rouse.

 

Warriors 46, Huskies 42

Newhalen 14 6 9 13 —42

Nikolaevsk 15 11 9 11 —46

NEWHALEN (42) — M. Anelon 3 3-4 11, Rickteroff 6 4-5 16, Sh. Nanalook 1 0-0 2, Si. Nanalook 2 0-0 4, Z. Anelon 2 0-0 5, B. Anelon 2 0-0 4, S. Anelon 0 0-0 0. Totals — 16 7-9 42.

NIKOLAEVSK (46) — Ki. Klaich 0 1-2 1, Kr. Klaich 0 0-0 0, Fefelov 1 0-0 2, So. Kalugin 6 2-5 14, Se. Kalugin 5 3-6 13, Dorvall 4 0-0 8, Hickman 4 0-0 8. Totals — 20 6-13 46.

3-point goals — Newhalen 3 (M. Anelon 2, Z. Anelon). Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 13, Newhalen 14. Fouled out — Sh. Nanalook.

 

Bulldogs 60, Mariners 35

Homer 10 8 11 6 —35

Nikiski 20 14 16 10 —60

HOMER (35) — Ramirez-Clark 0 0-0 0, Alexander 2 0-0 4, Draves 0 0-0 0, Akers 3 2-4 8, Fellows 4 0-0 8, Waclawski 2 0-0 4, Luck 0 0-0 0, Kann 1 0-0 2, Cabana 3 3-4 9. Totals — 15 5-8 35.

NIKISKI (60) — Riddall 1 2-2 4, Cook 1 0-0 2, Costello 4 0-0 8, Litke 1 0-0 2, Lynch 11 0-2 22, Thompson 4 0-0 10, Litzen 1 0-0 2, Darch 5 0-0 10. Totals — 28 2-4 60.

3-point goals — Nikiski 2 (Thompson 2). Team fouls — Homer 5, Nikiski 9.

 

FRIDAY BOYS

Panthers 55, Eagles 27

CIA 3 11 2 11 —27

Skyview 12 18 17 8 —55

COOK INLET ACADEMY (27) — Uchtman 0 0-0 0, Hammond 1 0-0 2, R. Smithwick 0 2-2 2, Barlow 0 0-0 0, Leaf 4 0-3 8, J. Solie 0 0-1 0, Lyons 0 1-3 1, R. Solie 1 4-9 6, Weems 1 6-8 8. Totals — 7 13-26 27.

SKYVIEW (55) — Rice 0 0-0 0, Hill 2 0-0 4, Jones 1 0-0 3, Duke 3 0-0 6, Carlson 1 0-0 2, Cook 3 0-1 6, Kruse 1 0-0 2, Harley 5 0-0 10, Hilbish 9 0-0 18, Harshman 1 0-0 2. Totals — 26 0-1 55.

3-point goals — Skyview 1 (Jones). Team fouls — CIA 11, Skyview 25. Fouled out — R. Solie, Harley.

 

Mariners 62, Bulldogs 55

Homer 20 11 16 15 —62

Nikiski 7 18 16 14 —55

HOMER (62) — Beachy 0 0-0 0, Reutov 3 3-4 10, Daugharty 11 4-4 27, Schneider 4 1-5 10, Brown 1 0-0 3, Harris 2 0-0 4, Hutt 3 2-6 8. Totals — 24 10-19 62.

NIKISKI (55) — Stangel 0 2-2 2, Anderson 3 0-0 8, Johnson 4 1-2 10, Castro 0 1-2 1, Holloway 3 0-0 6, Tauriainen 0 0-0 0, Carstens 8 2-2 22, Riddall 0 2-2 2, Jackson 2 0-0 4. Totals — 20 8-10 55.

3-point goals — Homer 4 (Reutov, Daugharty, Schneider, Brown); Nikiski 7 (Carstens 4, Anderson 2, Johnson). Team fouls — Homer 11, Nikiski 17. Fouled out — none.

 

Huskies 74, Warriors 73

Nikolaevsk 23 16 14 19 —73

Newhalen 15 15 20 24 —74

NIKOLAEVSK (73) — Molodih 0 2-2 2, Nelson 10 3-5 26, Trail 1 0-0 2, Yakunin 4 1-4 9, N. Fefelov 4 0-0 8, Gordeev 6 0-1 12, J. Fefelov 7 0-0 14. Totals — 32 6-12 73.

NEWHALEN (74) — Zackor 6 0-0 15, Tretikoff 9 9-10 31, Kalmbacher 4 0-1 9, Clark 5 1-4 11, Johnson 3 1-2 8. Totals — 27 11-17 74.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 3 (Nelson 3); Newhalen 9 (Zackor 3, Tretikoff 4, Kalmbacher, Johnson). Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 10, Newhalen 9. Fouled out — Johnson.

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