The Peninsula Oilers named a new head coach Saturday after a two-week search.
Kevin Griffin, currently a pitching coach for Texas A&M International University, will replace Kyle Richardson, who was the head coach for two years.
After both notching wins Friday, Homer's basketball squads split Saturday in Cordova.
The Homer girls picked up a 50-33 victory. Madison Akers paced the Mariners with 20 points, while Aurora Waclawski had 15 points.
A trio of Peninsula athletes claimed a Class 1-2-3A state wrestling crown under the glare of the spotlight in the Bartlett High School gym Saturday night, but all three came to earn the championship under vastly different circumstances.
Soldotna head coach Derek Urban does not have the hockey program's first victory over South, but he does have a shining example of what happens when the Stars play with energy and within their systems.
The Nikolaevsk volleyball team lost 3-2 to Gustavus on Saturday in the Mixed 6 state championship match at Dimond High School in Anchorage.
The scores were 20-25, 25-21, 25-15, 24-26 and 15-12.
"We were the runner-up champions.