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.
The Kenai River Brown Bears lost 3-0 to the host Minnesota Wilderness on Saturday to see their pointless streak stretch to five games.
All five of those games have come during the Midwest swing of a 13-game road trip.
A pair of revamped Soldotna High basketball squads took the court Friday night but still came away with victories to open the season.
The SoHi girls topped nonconferenece 1A opponent Cook Inlet Academy 37-24, while the SoHi boys used a monster third quarter to oust CIA 75-38.
With a chunk of startin...