Kenai Central sophomore Addison Gibson had the top Peninsula performance Sunday at Besh Cup 2 at Kincaid Park in Anchorage.
Gibson finished sixth in the five-kilometer Under-16 and Under-14 mass start freestyle girls race.
Soldotna High senior Seth Hutchison was eight years old the night elder brother Eli won his fourth Alaska state wrestling championship in February 2006. He remembers the magical night well.
"Everyone was giving hugs and I was just in the mix," Seth recalls. "And I remember the TV (coverage)."
With one mighty attack, Soldotna senior Seth Hutchison entered the record books at the Class 4A state wrestling championships Saturday night at Bartlett High in Anchorage, winning a fourth state crown that puts his name in rarefied air.
The Kenai River Brown Bears lost a pair of road games to the Aston (Pennsylvania) Rebels on Friday and Saturday to hit the holiday break with a 1-28-1 record and a franchise-high 27 straight games without a win. Aston moves to 19-10-0.
High school basketball started on the Kenai Peninsula on Thursday with the Kenai River Challenge, a girls tournament at Kenai Central, and the Al Howard/Powerade Tournament, a boys tournament at Soldotna.
Kenai Central nordic skier Riana Boonstra wielded a bandaged club and a dominant authority over the Tsalteshi Trails Thursday afternoon.
After missing the opening two races of the high school ski season, Boonstra returned to the snowy trails in emphatic fashion, winning the SoHi Candy Cane 5-kilomet...