The Homer softball team defeated Ketchikan 9-7 in seven innings Thursday in Juneau. Homer was playing Juneau-Douglas in a late game as the Clarion went to press.
McKi Needham pitched five innings, giving up five earned runs on eight hits.
Kevin Ramos scored a pair of goals, goalkeeper Tristan Landry halted a pair of penalty kicks, and the Kardinals escaped Homer with a 5-1 Northern Lights Conference win Tuesday evening. The victory boosted Kenai to a 7-2 overall record this season.
The Kenai Invitational was held Friday and Saturday at Kenai Central High School. The results follow: Kenai Invitational Friday, Saturday at Kenai Central BOYS Team scores: 1. Anchorage Christian Schools, 112; 2. Colony, 105; 3. Palmer, 87; 4.
The winds were abrasive, the skies were wet and the temperatures were mild at best, but that did not diminish the enthusiasm of athletes at Saturday's annual Kenai Invitational at Ed Hollier track and field in Kenai.