The Kenai Central boys were able to escape Skyview with a 51-40 victory Tuesday evening in Northern Lights Conference play. Skyview suffered through two losses on its senior night, as the Skyview girls dropped their game earlier against Kenai 49-7.
The Kenai River Brown Bears could be losing one of their primary rivals, as the future of the Palmer-based Alaska Avalanche is very much in doubt. In mid-February, Avalanche owner Mark Lee announced he intends to sell the team, but hopes to see the organization stay in the Valley.
The Kenai Central basketball teams split with Colony in two thrilling games Friday at Kenai in Northern Lights Conference action. The Kenai boys won 53-50 in overtime, while the girls lost 37-34. On Saturday, the Kenai boys won, while the Kenai girls lost.