A pair of graduates from Kenai Peninsula high schools climbed to the top of the Nordic skiing scene in Alaska on Sunday. Soldotna graduate Brent Knight and Seward graduate Aubrey Smith won the 50-kilometer title at the Tour of Anchorage.
PALMER - The Soldotna Stars played tough defense and out-rebounded the Palmer Moose for the difficult Northern Lights Conference victory on the road, 43-32, on Friday. Taylor Blake and Leya Depriest started the game off with easy buckets down low.
Tied at 49 apiece in the final seconds of Friday night's game, the Nikiski girls basketball team fell victim to a last-second, buzzer-beater layup from Nome freshman Senora Ahmasuk, losing 51-49 at Nikiski in nonconference play.
PALMER - It took a solid performance from all five Palmer seniors to hold off Cory Carver and the Soldotna Stars. Palmer capped its regular season with a 54-41 win over Soldotna on Friday night at Palmer High School.
The Seward basketball teams got a sweep of Homer on the road on Friday, as the Seward girls won 46-27 and the Seward boys took their game 54-25.
In the girls game, Ashley VonBorstel led Seward with 14 points and Jasmine Perea added 10.
Boys second place semis — Ninilchik vs. Birchwood, 8 a.m.
Girls second place semis — Lumen vs. Birchwood, 9:45 a.m.
Boys second place — CIA vs. Ninilchik-Birchwood winner, 11:30 a.m.
Girls second place — CIA vs. Lumen-Birchwood winner, 1:15 p.m.
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