The Northern Lights Conference will see an end to the wrestling season this weekend when the Kenai Kardinals and Soldotna Stars travel up to Palmer for the Northern Lights Conference tournament that will determine the state contestants.
The host Homer basketball teams swept Skyview on Tuesday in Southcentral Conference action. The Homer girls took a 34-28 victory. Tayla Cabana had eight of her 12 points during a pivotal second quarter to lead the Mariners.
The good news for the Soldotna hockey team: goalie Cody Harvey has not given up a goal in the Stars' last three North Star Conference games.
The bad news: Harvey did not notch a win in any of those contests.
The Cook Inlet Academy and Nikiski basketball teams split a pair of games Monday in nonconference action at Cook Inlet Academy.
The Nikiski girls used stifling defense to control the game and notched a 42-21 victory.
Soldotna High School graduate Bree Mucha finished seventh in the Junior 1 and older women's 7.5-kilometer classic mass start Sunday at Tsalteshi Trails.
Mucha finished at 27 minutes, 50 seconds, while Marion Woods won at 26:04.
In a game sure to bring up memories of Dimond's 55-52 overtime victory over Soldotna in the Class 4A championship in 2009, the Lynx won the fourth-place game at the Alaska Prep Shootout at Dimond on Saturday, defeating the Stars 55-43 in double overtime.
For the second straight night, the Kenai River Brown Bears had to skate extra. The difference was the Bears got a victory out of Saturday's extra skating. After a frustrating 3-2 loss to the Janesville (Wis.