Homer boys take 2nd at Whaler Invitational

The Homer girls and boys basketball teams traveled to Barrow this weekend for the Whaler Invitational. The Homer boys finished second at the event, while the girls finished without a win.

Homer started the tourney with a 56-47 loss to eventual champion Barrow. Quinn Daugharty and Sheldon Hutt each had 14 for the Mariners, while Makana Ahgeak had 14 for Barrow.

Friday, Homer edged Mt. Edgecumbe 56-53. Daugharty led with 16, while Hutt had 14 and Kenneth Schneider added 13. Jaloni Pepper paced Mt. Edgecumbe with 20.

Saturday, Homer finished with a 47-34 victory over Hutchison. Hutt pumped in 14, while Drew Brown had 10.

Daugharty and Hutt made the all-tournament team for Homer.

The Homer girls went 0-3 at the event.

The Mariners started with a 46-37 loss to Barrow on Thursday. Madison Akers had 15 points for Homer, while Angela Miguel had 26 points for the Whalers.

Friday, Homer lost to Mt. Edgecumbe 49-30. Tayla Cabana had 11 points for Homer, while Taryn White and Renatta Olson each had 14 for the Braves.

Saturday, Homer finished up the tourney by falling to Hutchison 45-30. Akers pumped in 15 points for the Mariners, while Katie Peterson had 12 and Taylor Hasting had 10 for the Hawks.

Mt. Edgecumbe ended up winning the girls title, while Hutchison was second. Akers made the all-tournament team for Homer.

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