Ninilchik boys outscore CIA by 70

The Ninilchik boys basketball season rolled on Tuesday night with a dominating victory. The Wolverines racked up their 10th straight win over Class 1A competition with a 70-point blowout over Peninsula Conference rival Cook Inlet Academy, winning 97-27.

 

All seven scoring players for Ninilchik (8-0 conference, 12-8 overall) finished with double figures, led by Austin White and Dalton Geppert with 18 points apiece. Noah Leaf led CIA with 14 points.

While the Eagles (4-5 conference, 7-9 overall) failed to reach 10 points in any quarter, the Wolverines soared in each period of play. Ninilchik scored 33 second-quarter points to reach a lead of 59-14 at halftime.

Tuesday boys

Wolverines 97, Eagles 27

CIA 8 6 6 7 — 27

Ninilchik 26 33 26 12 — 97

CIA (27) — Moos 2 0-0 4, Cragg 1 0-0 3, Hammond 2 0-0 4, Walsh 0 0-0 0, N. Leaf 5 4-6 14, Grossl 0 0-2 0, Peterson 0 0-0 0, Anderson 1 0-0 2, J. Leaf 0 0-0 0. Totals 11 4-8 27.

NINILCHIK (97) — Presley 7 0-0 16, Koch 4 2-3 10, Geppert 9 0-0 18, Clark 4 2-2 10, Bartolowits 5 1-2 12, Mumey 5 0-0 13, McGinnis 0 0-0 0, White 9 0-0 18. Totals 43 5-9 97.

3-point goals — CIA 1 (Cragg); Ninilchik 6 (Mumey 3, Presley 2, Bartolowits 1).

Team fouls — CIA 6; Ninilchik 5. Fouled out — none.

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