The undefeated Soldotna girls basketball team has overcome a lot of obstacles this season - that includes beating the three-time defending Class 4A state champions Wasilla twice - and on Friday night, SoHi knocked down another formidable foe.
Kenai Central freshman Paul Steffensen pulled the hat trick on South Anchorage's Gavin Alvarado on Saturday, winning a 3-1 decision at the 126-pound championship final at the Glenn Vandergaw Invitational at Dimond High School.
The Nikiski boys hoops team got off to a flying start in their own tournament, racing off in the second half to a 75-39 win over Dillingham at the 25th Annual Nikiski Tip Off tournament Thursday night at Nikiski High School.
Due to weather, the Eagle River girls basketball team will not be making the trip to the Kenai Peninsula this weekend. The game against Kenai Central on Friday and Soldotna on Saturday has been canceled.