Nikolaevsk boys take Warrior Rumble

Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2006

The Nikolaevsk boys and the Ninilchik junior varsity girls won the ConocoPhillips Warrior Rumble Friday and Saturday in Ninilchik.

The tournament turned into a three-team round-robin when Fort Yukon could not travel due to cold weather. The Nikolaevsk girls and Anderson boys were second, while the Anderson girls and Cook Inlet Academy junior varsity boys were third.

The Nikolaevsk boys and Anderson girls won the sportsmanship awards, while Anderson’s James Hollis and Nikolaevsk’s Galya Reutov won the free-throw contest and Anderson’s Corey Irmen and Ninilchik’s Heidi Skjold won the 3-point contest.

The boys all-tournament team was Nikolaevsk’s Joel Tutt, Eric Tutt and Mavrick Kuzmin, CIA’s Scott Litchfield and Shane Moffis and Anderson’s Corey Irmen, Dane Berry and Hunter Berry. The girls all-tournament was Nikolaevsk’s Alexandra Gordeev, Tisa Kuzmin and Kalisa Kalugin, Ninilchik’s Ashley Bartolowits, Heidi Skjold, Reyna Wood and Tera Schnabl and Anderson’s Brittany Berry.

In Friday girls action, the Ninilchik JV defeated Nikolaevsk 45-35. Shura Gordeev had 11 points to pace the Warriors, while Ashley Bartolowits had 20 points for Ninilchik and Heidi Skjold added 13.

Also Friday, the Nikolaevsk girls defeated Anderson 54-21. Efrosia Yakunin had 14 points for the Warriors, while Shura Gordeev had 11 and Tisa Kuzmin and Valerie Yakunin each had 10. Brittany Berry had 13 points for Anderson.

In Friday boys action, Nikolaevsk held the Cook Inlet Academy JV scoreless in overtime for a 80-73 victory. Eric Tutt had 28 points for Nikolaevsk, while Joel Tutt had 20 and Mavrick Kuzmin had 14. For CIA, Scott Litchfield had 26 points.

Also Friday, Nikolaevsk defeated Anderson 70-42. Josh Tutt had 24 points in the game, while Mavrick Kuzmin added 22. For the Grizzlies, Corey Irmen had 14 points and Hunter Berry added 12.

Saturday, the Ninilchik girls defeated Anderson 51-18 and the Anderson boys defeated CIA 58-54.

Friday girls

WOLVERINES JV 45, WARRIORS 35

Ninilchik JV 8 8 8 21 —45

Nikolaevsk 5 6 8 16 —35

NINILCHIK JV (45) — Skjold 4 5-8 13, A. Bartolowits 8 4-7 20, J. Bartolowits 1 2-4 4, Wood 0 2-4 2, Schnabl 2 2-2 6, Ehlers 0 0-0 0. Totals — 15 14-23 45.

NIKOLAEVSK (35) — E. Yakunin 1 1-6 3, Kojin 0 0-0 0, V. Yakunin 0 0-4 0, Reutov 0 0-0 0, Fefelov 1 0-0 2, A. Gordeev 0 0-0 0, Bailey 1 0-0 2, Kuzmin 3 2-2 8, S. Gordeev 5 0-0 11, Kalugin 3 3-10 9. Totals — 14 6-22 35.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 1 (S. Gordeev 1). Team fouls — Ninilchik 16, Nikolaevsk 22. Fouled out — S. Gordeev.

WARRIORS 54, GRIZZLIES 21

Anderson 6 3 6 6 —21

Nikolaevsk 8 14 14 18 —54

ANDERSON (21) — Miller 0 2-3 2, Surton 0 0-0 0, Axford 2 2-2 6, Berry 5 3-4 13, Shephard 0 0-3 0. Totals — 7 7-12 21.

NIKOLAEVSK (54) — E. Yakunin 6 2-5 14, Kojin 0 0-0 0, V. Yakunin 5 0-0 10, Reutov 0 2-2 2, Fefelov 1 1-2 3, A. Gordeev 0 0-0 0, Bailey 0 0-0 0, Kuzmin 5 0-1 10, S. Gordeev 4 1-2 11, Kalugin 2 0-0 4. Totals — 23 6-12 54.

3-point goals — Nikolaevsk 2 (S. Gordeev 2). Team fouls — Anderson 9, Nikolaevsk 14. Fouled out — Shephard.

Friday boys

WARRIORS 80, EAGLES JV 73, OT

CIA JV 14 10 25 24 0 —73

Nikolaevsk 22 21 12 18 7 —80

CIA JV (73) — Moffis 5 3-6 14, Bell 2 0-0 6, Wisnewski 5 0-5 10, Smith 0 0-0 0, Litchfield 11 1-2 26, Tieaskie 2 1-6 5, Kjeldson 4 2-5 10, Rowley 1 0-3 2. Totals — 29 7-27 73.

NIKOLAEVSK (80) — E. Tutt 12 4-6 28, J. Tutt 9 2-6 20, E. Ellert 0 0-0 0, N. Ellert 2 0-0 4, Kuzmin 7 0-5 14, D. Nester 5 0-3 10, P. Nester 1 2-4 4. Totals — 36 8-24 80.

3-point goals — CIA 6 (Litchfield 3, Bell 2, Moffis 1). Team fouls — CIA 21, Nikolaevsk 20. Fouled out — Litchfield, Rowley, Kuzmin.

WARRIORS 70, GRIZZLIES 42

Anderson 5 8 17 12 —42

Nikolaevsk 11 16 16 21 —70

ANDERSON (42) — Thompson 0 0-0 0, Miller 1 1-1 3, Axford 2 0-0 4, D. Berry 2 5-8 9, H. Berry 4 3-7 12, Hollis 0 0-1 0, Irmen 6 1-4 14. Totals — 15 10-21 42.

NIKOLAEVSK (70) — E. Tutt 4 0-2 8, J. Tutt 12 0-3 24, E. Ellert 1 0-0 2, N. Ellert 3 0-1 6, Kuzmin 9 3-3 22, D. Nester 2 0-1 4, P. Nester 2 0-0 4. Totals — 33 3-10 70.

3-point goals — Anderson 2 (H. Berry 1, Irmen 1); Nikolaevsk 1 (Kuzmin 1). Team fouls — Anderson 15, Nikolaevsk 20. Fouled out — P. Nester.



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