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Hoops roundup: Tourneys galore

Posted: February 7, 2014 - 12:08am  |  Updated: February 7, 2014 - 12:32am

The Soldotna girls basketball team lost in their first game of the Gold Tournament at the Dimond Lady Lynx Prep Shootout in Anchorage on Thursday.

The Stars fell to Chugiak 57-54 in overtime. SoHi outscored the Mustangs 14-7 in the fourth quarter to forge a tie, but then was outscored 10-7 in overtime.

Katelynn Kerkvliet had 16 points and 17 rebounds for the Stars, while Julie Litchfield had 15 points and Kelci Benson pumped in 10 points.

For Chugiak, Brandy Bookout had 19 points, while Ashlynn Burgess had 14 points.

Kenai is playing in the Maroon Tournament after losing on the tourney’s first day. The Kardinals topped South 43-40 and will play Palmer, which beat Lathrop 36-18, today at 8 p.m.

Justice English had 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Kardinals, while Lara Creighton and Abby Beck each had 12 rebounds.

For South, Taylor Murray and Zulai Cole had 12 points apiece.

Nenana Invitational
Tournament

The Nikolaevsk girls basketball team opened up the Nenana Invitational with a 62-28 victory over Huslia on Thursday.

The Warriors led 10-8 after the first quarter, but opened up a 28-10 lead at the half. Nianiella Dorvall had 21 for Nikolaevsk, while Sophia Kalugin had 14 and Kilina Klaich added 11. For Huslia, Kelly Sam had 10 points.

The Warriors face Susitna Valley today. The Rams topped Fort Yukon 44-23 on Thursday.

The Cook Inlet Academy girls also opened with a win, topping Tri-Valley 39-37. The Viking Warriors outscored the Eagles 15-6 in the final quarter, but came up just short.

Nicole Moffis had 14 for CIA, while Madison Orth added 11. Zabrina Byfuglien had 18 for Tri-Valley, including 12 in the final quarter. Emily Terry pitched in 11 for the Viking Warriors.

Cook Inlet plays tournament host Nenana in the semifinals today. Nenana topped Sand Point 49-19.

The Cook Inlet Academy boys lost the opening game of the tournament to Susitna Valley 39-38.

Timmy Smithwick had 25 points for the Eagles. For the Rams, Dawson Matthews had 19 and Dustin Drover added 12.

CIA falls into the consolation bracket and will face Huslia, which lost 51-23 to Tri-Valley, today.

The Nikolaevsk boys also opened the tournament with a loss, going down 49-36 to Fort Yukon.

Fort Yukon was led by the 25 points of Jerry Carroll. For Nikolaevsk, Jonah Fefelov had nine, Neil Gordeev had eight, Jaruby Nelson and Nikit Fefelov had six, Anfim Kalugin had four, Kalenik Molodih had two and Anthony Yakunin had one.

Nikolaevsk faces Sand Point today. Sand Point lost to Nenana 64-58 on Thursday.

Ninilchik Invitational
Tournament

The Skyview girls opened up at the tourney with a 50-47 victory over Chevak.

Hayley Ramsell had 11 points for the Panthers, while Sam Reynolds had 14 and Jaci Rouse had 11.

For Chevak, Tia Matchian had 22.

Also in girls action, Ninilchik dropped a 62-38 decision to Unalakleet.

Roberta Walker had 22 points for the Wolf Pack, while Jonisha Wilson pitched in 19.

For Ninilchik, Melissa Ehlers and Jordan Finney each had 12 points.

The Skyview boys also won on the first day, topping Noorvik 73-51.

Jacob Carlson had 22 for the Panthers, while Tim Duke had 16, Chad Harley had 13 and Micah Hilbish had 14.

For Noorvik, Gordon Newlin had 24.

Also Wednesday, Unalakleet beat Noatak 62-39.

Today, the tournament will have two sessions. The first session is the play-back bracket, with the Noorvik and Ninilchik girls playing at 8 a.m., the Chevak and Noatak boys playing at 9:30 a.m., the Noatak and Chevak girls playing at 11 a.m. and the Ninilchik and Noorvik boys playing at 12:30 p.m.

In the second session, the winners of Friday’s first session games play at 3 p.m. for the girls and 4:30 p.m. for the boys.

At 6 p.m., the Skyview girls play Unalakleet for a spot in the championship, while the same two schools face off for a spot in the boys title game at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, the girls championship is at 3 p.m. and the boys championship is at 4:30 p.m.

Homer Winter Carnival

The Homer girls opened up play at the Winter Carnival with a 47-35 victory over Point Hope. Madison Akers poured in 17 points to lead the Mariners to victory, while Tayla Cabana added 10 for the Mariners. For Point Hope, Jasmine Tooyak had 12 points.

The Homer boys also beat Point Hope, notching a 68-38 victory.

In other action at the tournament, the Grace Christian girls topped Delta 35-30. In boys action, Delta defeated King Cove 71-52.

The round-robin tournament continues today with the King Cove boys facing Point Hope at 2:30 p.m., the Grace girls facing Point Hope at 4 p.m., the Delta boys facing Homer at 6 p.m. and the Delta girls facing Homer at 8 p.m.

Saturday, the Delta girls face Point Hope at 10 a.m., the Delta boys face Point Hope at 11:30 a.m., the Grace girls face Homer at 1 p.m. and the King Cove boys face Homer at 2:30 p.m.

Seahawk Subway Classic

Thursday at the Classic, the Valdez girls topped Seward 53-47, while the Valdez boys topped Seward 60-51.

In the girls game, Mariah Wamsley lifted the Buccaneers to victory with 29 points. For Seward, Ashley VonBorstel had 18 points.

In the boys game, Caj Rohrer had 18 points, Nate Kuchin had 16 and Andrew Hedman had 13. Matthew Moore and Ronnie Jackson paced Seward with 15 points.

 

Thursday girls

Warriors 62, Hustlers 28

Huslia 8 2 8 10 —28

Nikolaevsk 10 18 18 16 —62

HUSLIA (28) — K. Sam 5 0-0 10, C. Sam 0 0-0 0, Moses 0 0-0 0, Penn 1 0-0 2, T. Sam 1 0-0 2, Weter 3 0-2 6, Henderson 0 0-0 0, Huntington 4 0-0 8. Totals — 14 0-2 28.

NIKOLAEVSK (62) — Ki. Klaich 5 0-0 11, So. Kalugin 6 2-5 14, Stafford 1 0-0 2, Se. Kalugin 4 4-6 12, Dorvall 10 1-2 21, Hickman 1 0-0 2. Totals — 27 7-13 62.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 1 (Ki. Klaich 1). Team fouls — Huslia 11, Nikolaevsk 6. Fouled out — none.

 

Eagles 39, Viking Warriors 37

CIA 12 11 10 6 —39

Tri-Valley 4 11 7 15 —37

COOK INLET ACADEMY (39) — Hanna 0 0-0 0, Moffis 5 2-2 14, Taplin 0 0-0 0, Hills 0 0-0 0, Brush 2 0-2 4, Lyons 2 2-6 6, Hammond 1 0-2 2, McGahan 1 0-0 2, Orth 5 1-1 11. Totals — 16 5-13 39.

TRI-VALLEY (37) — Saxe 1 3-8 5, Byfuglien 9 0-0 18, Lewis 1 0-0 2, Owen 0 0-0 0, Kay. VanOstrand 0 0-0 0, Kr. VanOstrand 0 0-0 0, E. Terry 2 0-1 11, A. Terry 1 0-3 2. Totals — 16 3-12 38.

3-point goals — Cook Inlet 2 (Moffis 2); Tri-Valley 2 (E. Terry 2). Team fouls — CIA 12, Tri-Valley 13. Fouled out — none.

 

Mustangs 57, Stars 54, OT

Soldotna 11 7 15 14 7 —54

Chugiak 13 11 16 7 10 —57

SOLDOTNA (54) — Benson 3 3-5 10, Litchfield 5 4-8 15, M. Wong 2 0-1 4, L. Wong 0 1-4 1, Hendrick 3 0-0 6, Kerkvliet 7 2-7 16, Miller 1 0-0 2. Totals — 21 10-25 54.

CHUGIAK (57) — Pinckney 4 1-3 9, Bookout 7 3-5 19, Russel 3 0-0 7, Stone 1 0-0 2, Turner 0 2-2 2, Burgess 5 4-8 14, Ingraham 2 0-0 4, Arnold 0 0-0 0. Totals — 22 10-18 57.

3-point goals — Soldotna 2 (Benson, Litchfield); Chugiak 3 (Bookout 2, Russel). Team fouls — Soldotna 20, Chugiak 18. Fouled out — Kerkvliet, Miller, Bookout.

 

Panthers 50, Comets 47

Chevak 8 9 17 13 —47

Skyview 13 10 13 14 —50

CHEVAK (47) — Ulroan 1 0-0 3, Pequeno 1 2-2 4, Tulium 1 0-0 2, Ayuluk 0 0-0 0, Agimuk 1 0-0 3, Tau 3 1-3 10, Nash 1 0-2 3, Charlie 0 0-0 0, Matchian 7 2-5 22. Totals — 15 5-12 47.

SKYVIEW (50) — Mahan 0 3-4 3, Ramsell 4 3-4 11, Powers 3 1-7 7, Reynolds 6 1-6 14, Rouse 3 5-7 11, Glaves 2 0-0 4. Totals — 18 13-28 50.

3-point goals — Chevak 12(Matchian 6, Nash, Tau 3, Agimuk, Ulroan); Skyview 1 (Reynolds). Team fouls — Chevak 20, Skyview 13. Fouled out — Tulium.

 

Wolf Pack 62, Wolverines 38

Unalakleet 9 18 21 14 —62

Ninilchik 4 12 9 13 —38

UNALAKLEET (62) — S. Haugen 2 0-0 6, L. Katchatag 1 0-0 3, Wilson 8 0-0 19, Walker 9 4-6 22, B. Katchatag 2 0-0 4, Southall 0 0-0 0, Harvey 4 0-0 8, Cooper 0 0-0 0, K. Haugen 0 0-0 0, Eakon 0 0-0 0, Ky. Katchatag 0 0-0 0. Totals — 26 4-6 62.

NINILCHIK (38) — Cooper 0 0-0 0, Sinclair 0 0-0 0, Goins 2 4-6 8, Ehlers 5 2-5 12, Finney 6 0-2 12, Me. Clark 0 3-4 3, Robuck 0 0-0 0, Mi. Clark 0 3-6 3. Totals — 13 12-23 38.

3-point goals — Unalakleet 6 (Wilson 3, S. Haugen 2, L. Katchatag). Team fouls — Unalakleet 15, Ninilchik 11. Fouled out — none.

 

Kardinals 43, Wolverines 40

South 12 4 11 13 —40

Kenai 13 4 11 15 —43

SOUTH (40) — Hodgsen 1 3-4 6, Murray 3 6-9 12, Hodgson 0 2-2 2, Ungaro 4 0-0 8, Cole 4 2-4 12, Smith 0 0-0 0, Lada 0 0-0 0, Anderson 0 0-0 0, McCormick 0 0-0 0. Totals — 12 13-19 40.

KENAI (43) — Ostrander 1 3-4 5, English 5 3-4 13, Drury 0 0-0 0, Creighton 4 0-2 8, Baker 0 0-0 0, C. Steinbeck 2 1-4 5, Barcus 1 2-4 4, Beck 3 2-9 8, Every 0 0-0 0. Totals — 16 11-27 43.

3-point goals — South 3 (Hodgsen, Cole 2). Team fouls — South 23, Kenai 15. Fouled out — Murray, English.

 

Thursday boys

Rams 39, Eagles 38

CIA 9 6 16 7 —38

Su-Valley 15 7 6 11 — 39

COOK INLET ACADEMY (38) — A. Hammond 0 0-0 0, R. Smithwick 0 0-0 0, Barlow 0 0-0 0, Leaf 1 0-0 2, T. Smithwick 10 2-2 25, Lyons 0 0-0 0, R. Solie 2 0-0 4, Weems 2 3-6 7. Totals — 5 5-8 38.

SUSITNA VALLEY (39) — Lester 0 0-0 0, Matthews 8 1-3 19, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Ty. Waterhouse 1 0-0 2, Shoulders 0 0-1 0, Drover 6 0-0 12, Ta. Waterhouse 3 0-0 6. Totals — 18 1-4 39.

3-point goals — CIA 3 (T. Smithwick 3); Su-Valley 2 (Matthews 2). Team fouls — CIA 13, Su-Valley 8. Fouled out — none.

 

Panthers 73, Bears 51

Noorvik 14 12 12 13 —51

Skyview 17 15 24 17 —73

NOORVIK (51) — Downey 0 0-0 0, Williamson 0 0-0 0, Coffin 1 0-0 2, Sampson 2 0-0 6, Newlin 8 4-5 24, Smith 1 2-2 4, Snyder 5 0-1 13, Ballot 1 0-0 2. Totals — 18 6-8 51.

SKYVIEW (73) — Rice 1 0-0 2, Jones 0 0-0 0, Duke 6 4-5 16, Carlson 7 8-11 22, Cook 0 1-2 1, Kruse 0 1-2 1, Harley 6 1-2 13, Hilbish 7 0-0 14, Harshman 2 0-0 4, Lotito 0 0-0 0. Totals — 29 15-22 73.

3-point goals — Noorvik 9 (Sampson 2, Newlin 4, Snyder 3). Team fouls — Noorvik 18, Skyview 15. Fouled out — none.

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