Ninilchik splits with Cordova

Posted: Thursday, January 31, 2002

The Ninilchik High School girls basketball team continued to set a blistering pace in Class 2A play Wednesday, defeating visiting Cordova 47-23 in a nondistrict game.

The Ninilchik boys weren't quite as fortunate, dropping a 52-50 heartbreaker to Cordova.

Whitney Leman paced the Ninilchik girls with 19 points while Molly Bosick knocked down 11 points and Janelle Moerlein scored eight.

The Ninilchik boys led 31-22 at the half, but Cordova managed to tie the game at 41 with a big third quarter.

Buck Kvasnikoff led the Wolverines with 22 points while Jesse Hostetter scored 13 and John Matson netted 10 points.

Girls

WOLVERINES 47, CORDOVA 23

Cordova 8 0 9 6 -- 23

Ninilchik 13 8 15 11 -- 47

CORDOVA (23) -- VonDyck 0 1-2 1, Kelley 0 0-0 0, Van Brocklin 1 0-0 2, Maxwell 0 0-2 0, Hottinger 0 0-0 0, Webber 5 2-2 12, Hawley 1 2-2 4, Nelson 2 0-4 4, Howard 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 9 5-12 23.

NINILCHIK (47) -- Peterson 0 1-2 1, K. Moerlein 0 0-0 0, W. Leman 5 7-8 19, Matson 1 1-2 3, J. Moerlein 3 2-4 8, Bosick 4 3-6 11, B. Leman 0 3-4 3, Johnson 1 0-0 2, Deiman 0 0-0 0, McKee 0 0-0 0. Totals 14 17-26 47.

3-point goals -- Ninilchik 2 (W. Leman 2). Total fouls -- Cordova 17, Ninilchik 11. Fouled out -- none.

CORDOVA 52, WOLVERINES 50

Cordova 9 13 19 11 -- 52

Ninilchik 11 20 10 9 -- 50

CORDOVA (52) -- Songer 1 0-0 2, Lepschat 4 0-2 8, Ridao 1 0-0 2, Newirth 9 2-5 21, Rodrigues 1 2-2 4, Wiese 6 3-3 15, Peace 0 0-0 0, Landaluce 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 22 7-12 52.

NINILCHIK (50) -- Kvasnikoff 7 8-11 22, Hostetter 4 4-4 13, Matson 5 0-0 10, Miller 2 0-2 5, Schollenberg 0 0-0 0, Tholberg 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 18 12-17 50.

3-point goals -- Cordova 1 (Newirth), Ninilchik 2 (Hostetter, Miller). Total fouls -- Cordova 17, Ninilchik 14. Fouled out -- none.



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