Weekend hoops: Kenai boys, Seward boys, Seward girls, Nikolaevsk boys

The Kenai Central boys basketball team finished seventh at the Dean Cummings Sr. Memorial Basketball Tournament at Delta Junction High School on Saturday.

 

The Kardinals topped Eielson 65-21 in the seventh-place game. Kenai received 14 points from Austin McKee and 11 from Jonah Theisen.

Both the Seward girls and boys finished fourth at the tourney.

The Seward boys topped North Pole 60-34 in the fourth-place game. Matthew Moore led the Seahawks with 19 points, while Alex Pahno had 14, Michael Wolfe had 13 and Ronnie Jackson had 10.

The Seward girls topped North Pole 39-23 in the fourth-place game. Ashley Von Borstel and Laura Kromrey had 14 points each for the Seahawks.

The visiting Nikolaevsk boys basketball team notched a 59-51 victory over Newhalen on Saturday.

The Warriors trailed 10-5 after the first quarter, but led 29-23 at halftime. The Huskies then cut the gap to 40-36 after three quarters.

Jaruby Nelson had 23 points for the Warriors, while Jonah Fefelov had 18 and Nikita Fefelov had 10 points.

For Newhalen, Jon Tretikoff had 26 points while Lee Clark added 18.

Saturday boys

Warriors 59, Huskies 51

Nikolaevsk 5 24 11 19 —59

Newhalen 10 13 13 15 —51

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

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

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 2 (Nelson 2); Newhalen 7 (Tretikoff 6, Johnson). Team fouls — Nikolaevsk 10, Newhalen 15. Fouled out — Tretikoff.

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