Kenai boys run wild vs. Delta

Posted: Friday, January 12, 2007

The host Kenai Central boys basketball team scored early and often on Thursday to defeat Delta Junction 88-57 in nonconference action.

The Kardinals, who nailed eight 3-pointers in the game, scored 37 points in the first quarter. Cory Toombs led all scorers with 22 points, while Nate Saltzgiver and Casey Ellis had 13 and Daniel Gustkey and Nate Byrd chipped in 12 points apiece.

For Delta, Calum Fellman had 13 points while Marcelo Kirk and Milo Wrigley had 12 points apiece.

Kenai Central girls 46, Delta Junction 34

The host Kardinals came back from a 21-19 halftime deficit to pick up a nonconference victory over the Huskies on Thursday.

Sam Navarre and Kyle Steward paced the Kardinals with 11 points apiece.

Cook Inlet Academy girls 46, Seldovia 42

The Eagles put three players in double figures to earn a Southcentral Conference victory on Thursday against the host Sea Otters.

Melissa Moffis had 13 points, Brooke Forsi had 11 points and Amie Smithwick had 10 points for CIA, which overcame a 23-22 halftime deficit. Seldovia’s Tatiana Gruber led all scorers with 15 points.

Cook Inlet Academy boys 52, Seldovia 38

The visiting Eagles pulled away from the Sea Otters in the fourth quarter for a Southcentral Conference victory on Thursday.

Shane Moffis had 14 points for CIA, while John Forsi had 13 and Aaron Rowley added 11. Seldovia’s Levi Harkness led all scorers with 16 points, while Griffin Swick added 11.

Thursday girls

KARDINALS 46, HUSKIES 35

Delta 10 11 5 9 —35

Kenai 10 9 13 14 —46

DELTA JUNCTION (35) — Terletsky 2 0-0 4, Jones 2 0-0 4, Sorenson 7 0-1 15, Miller 1 0-1 2, Berhenas 0 0-0 0, Dighton 0 0-0 0, Powers 1 0-2 2, McClure 0 0-0 0, Phillips 0 0-0 0, Byturn 0 0-0 0, McClinton 3 1-2 7. Totals — 15 2-5 35.

KENAI CENTRAL (46) — Navarre 5 0-0 11, Delaney 2 1-2 5, Foley 1 1-2 3, Moore 0 1-2 1, Hull 0 5-8 5, Mills 0 1-2 1, Salisbury 0 0-0 0, Wortham 0 2-2 2, Craig 2 3-6 7, Gabriel 0 0-0 0, Steward 4 3-4 11, Sassi 0 0-0 0, Garcia 0 0-0 0. Totals — 14 17-28 46.

3-point goals — Delta 1 (Sorenson 1); Kenai 1 (Navarre 1). Team fouls — Delta 15, Kenai 14. Fouled out — McClinton.

EAGLES 46, SEA OTTERS 42

CIA 9 13 14 10 —46

Seldovia 11 12 9 10 —42

COOK INLET ACADEMY (46) — Hardcastle 1 2-4 4, White 2 0-0 4, Kopp 1 2-2 4, Smithwick 4 2-7 10, Moffis 6 0-0 13, Little 0 0-0 0, Forsi 4 3-7 11. Totals — 18 9-20 46.

SELDOVIA (42) — K. Gallien 0 0-0 0, Gruber 5 3-6 15, Giles 3 0-0 6, N. Gallien 3 0-2 6, Hecks 0 0-0 0, Sing 0 0-0 0, O’Leary 4 1-3 9, Suydam 0 0-0 0, Lewis 3 0-0 6. Totals — 18 4-11 42.

3-point goals — CIA 1 (Moffis 1), Seldovia 2 (Gruber 2). Team fouls — CIA 13, Seldovia 21. Fouled out — Giles.

Thursday boys

EAGLES 52, SEA OTTERS 38

CIA 13 12 11 16 —52

Seldovia 12 6 12 8 —38

COOK INLET ACADEMY (52) — Larson 1 0-1 2, Rowley 5 0-1 11, Litchfield 0 1-3 1, Forsi 5 3-7 13, Moffis 6 0-0 14, Bell 0 0-0 0, McCauliffe 4 1-2 9, Munn 0 0-0 0, Coyle 1 0-0 2. Totals — 21 5-14 52.

SELDOVIA (38) — Kroll 0 0-0 0, Burt 0 0-0 0, Da. Baines 0 0-0 0, Swick 5 0-2 11, Geagel 2 0-2 4, O’Leary 1 0-0 2, Gun 1 0-0 3, Du. Baines 0 0-0 0, Harkness 6 4-6 16, Chissus 1 0-0 2, Tuder 0 0-0 0. Totals — 16 4-10 38.

3-point goals — CIA 3 (Moffis 2, Rowley 1); Seldovia 2 (Swick 1, Gun 1). Team fouls — CIA 13, Seldovia 16. Fouled out — O’Leary.

KARDINALS 88, HUSKIES 57

Delta 12 20 15 10 —57

Kenai 37 13 21 17 —88

DELTA JUNCTION (57) — Hankin 0 0-0 0, Cummings 4 0-0 8, Kirk 6 0-0 12, Fellman 6 0-2 13, Brown 0 0-0 0, Benselmeier 0 0-0 0, Wrigley 4 3-4 12, Scheles 1 0-0 2, Kolesnik 2 0-0 6, Brown 2 0-0 4. Totals — 25 3-6 57.

KENAI CENTRAL (88) — Saltzgiver 3 5-6 13, Werba 2 0-0 4, Ferguson 0 0-0 0, Toombs 9 0-0 22, Beeson 3 0-2 6, Ellis 6 0-0 13, Maxon 2 0-1 4, Gustkey 5 1-2 12, Byrd 5 2-2 12, Lazaro 1 2-2 4. Totals — 36 10-15 88.

3-point goals — Delta 4 (Kolesnick 2, Wrigley 1, Fellman 1), Kenai 8 (Toombs 4, Saltzgiver 2, Ellis 1, Gustkey 1). Team fouls — Delta 16, Kenai 6. Fouled out — Wrigley.



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