For the second year in a row, the Soldotna girls basketball team was announced Sunday as a Winning Percentage Index qualifier to the Class 4A state basketball tournament.
And this time that status as a qualifier should stay that way through Monday.
The all-conference awards for the Peninsula Conference were announced at the end of the tournament Saturday. The awards follow:
Coach of the year - Mark Janes, Seldovia.
MVP - Aidan Philpot, Seldovia; Timmy Smithwick, CIA.
The All-Northern Lights Conference teams were announced during the tournament this weekend. The squads follow:
All-Northern Lights Conference
Player of the Year: Jerica Nelson, Kodiak.
Coach of the Year: Amy Fogle, Kodiak.
The Anchorage Christian Schools girls basketball team defended its Southcentral Conference crown Saturday with a 69-31 victory over Nikiski at Cordova High School. Nikiski still qualifies for its first state berth since 2009.
The Kenai River Brown Bears snapped a four-game losing streak with a two-game sweep of the host Corpus Christi (Texas) IceRays on Friday and Saturday. The Bears won 4-0 on Friday in front of 3,912 and 3-1 on Saturday in front of 4,324.
Peninsula skiers Sadie Fox and Hannah Pothast of Soldotna and Travis Cooper of Kenai Central competed in the 2014 USSA Cross Country Junior Championships this week in Stowe, Vt.
The action started Monday with the individual start classic.