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No. 1 Ninilchik girls blow out No. 5 Seldovia

Posted: Sunday, February 02, 2003

Fresh off a victory over Cook Inlet Academy, the fourth-ranked girls Class 2A team in the state, the Ninilchik girls affirmed their top ranking by defeating No. 5 Seldovia 50-18 Friday in District 3/2A action.

Whitney Leman paced Ninilchik with 19 points, including three 3-pointers.

Ninilchik boys 64, Seldovia 55

The host Wolverines put four players in double figures Friday in posting a District 3/2A victory.

For Ninilchik, Steven Miller and Cody Hatfield had 14 points apiece, while Lucas Loggins and John Paul Russo had 12 points apiece.

Colony boys 75, Skyview 41

The visiting Knights drained 12 3-pointers in picking up a Region III/4A victory Friday.

Adam Cooper paced Skyview with 14 points. For Colony, Clay Hotchkiss hit five 3-pointers en route to 18 points. Also for the Knights, Antoine Spencer had 11 points and Brandon Hyslip and Landon Swank had 10 points apiece.

Colony girls 59, Skyview 35

Kristina Klapperich just missed outscoring Skyview's team as the Knights picked up a Region III/4A victory at Skyview Friday.

Klapperich had 33 points to lead all scorers. Anne Verba paced Skyview with 10 points.

Houston boys 73, Nikiski 63

The host Hawks received 22 points from Jesse Webb and 21 points from Peter Clemens in picking up a District 3/3A victory Friday.

The Bulldogs, who received 15 points from Kevin Gerke, 13 points from Rustin Hitchcock and 10 points from Jeremiah Taylor, went into the final period trailing 50-49, but the Hawks controlled the fourth quarter.

Nikiski girls 52, Houston 49

The Bulldogs held off the Hawks for a District 3/3A victory Friday in Houston.

Karen Rabung paced Nikiski with 17 points, while Sarah Herrin had 13 and Hisa Miyara had 12.

For Houston, Kassi Tresham had 12 points and Linnea Pudwill had 11 points.

Heritage Christian boys 49, Seward 46

The Eagles received 15 points from Jason Reardo in defeating the Seahawks Friday in District 3/3A play.

Heritage also got 11 points from Rusty Gutierrez and 10 points from Jared Reardo.

For Seward, Jonah Swiderski had 14 points and Bart Elhard had 11 points.

Seward girls 42, Heritage Christian 37

The Seahawks, the top-ranked Class 3A team in the state, held off an upset bid by Maggie Matteson and the Eagles.

Matteson scored 24 of her team's 37 points, but it was not enough to topple Seward's deep squad.

The Seahawks had six players score six points or more.

Palmer boys 58, Homer 53

The Moose overcame a 43-40 deficit after three quarters to pick up the Region III/4A victory Friday in Homer.

David Drake had 14 points for Homer in the loss, while Steven Stead had 13 points and Adam Crum had 12 points.

Palmer girls 46, Homer 38

The Moose received 16 points from Emily Bolling and 10 points from Chrissy Lien in picking up a Region III/4A victory Friday in Homer.

The Mariners were paced by the 18 points of Channing Setterquist.

HAWKS 73, BULLDOGS 63

Nikiski 13 19 17 14 --63

Houston 16 18 16 23 --73

NIKISKI (63) -- Gerke 4 4-6 15, M. Jorgensen 3 1-3 7, Rooper 4 0-0 9, Taylor 4 2-2 10, Curren 0 0-0 0, Lemmityinen 3 2-4 9, Hitchcock 6 0-0 13, McGahan 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 24 9-15 63.

HOUSTON (73) -- Veit 0 0-0 0, Webb 8 6-8 22, Richey 2 0-0 6, Conner 1 5-8 7, Sandidge 7 1-1 15, Clemens 10 1-4 21, Torino 0 2-2 2, Vasquez 0 0-0 0, Edward 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 28 15-23 73.

3-point goals -- Nikiski 6 (Gerke 3, Rooper 1, Lemmityinen 1, Hitchcock 1); Houston 2 (Richey 2). Total fouls -- Nikiski 22, Houston 12. Fouled out -- M. Jorgensen, Taylor.

EAGLES 49, SEAHAWKS 46

Seward 14 6 8 18 --46

Heritage 14 9 10 16 --49

SEWARD (46) -- Gardner 1 2-3 5, Price 3 0-0 9, Pullins 1 0-0 2, Fleming 0 0-0 0, Wolfe 2 0-0 4, Fulwider 0 0-0 0, Dieckgraeff 0 0-0 0, Coots 0 0-0 0, Norton 0 0-0 0, Hubbard 0 0-0 0, Swiderski 5 4-4 14, Elhard 3 5-6 11, Humphrey 0 1-4 1, Jones 0 0-0 0, Banse 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 15 12-17 46.

HERITAGE (49) -- Petrella 0 0-0 0, Baldwin 1 0-0 2, Tr. Millar 1 0-0 2, Miessner 3 0-0 7, Th. Millar 0 0-0 0, Gutierrez 3 4-6 11, Kauffman 0 0-0 0, Anderson 0 2-2 2, Jason Reardo 6 3-7 15, Jared Reardo 1 8-9 10. Totals -- 15 17-24 49.

3-point goals -- Seward 4 (Price 3, Gardner 1); Heritage 2 (Miessner 1, Gutierrez 1). Total fouls -- Nikiski 14, Heritage 16. Fouled out -- Price.

WOLVERINES 64, SEA OTTERS 55

Seldovia 8 11 18 18 --55

Ninilchik 22 11 14 17 --64

SELDOVIA (55) -- Collier 4 0-1 8, Norman 1 0-0 2, Pulliam 5 0-0 10, Jones 0 0-0 0, Giles 0 0-0 0, Payton 3 1-1 7, Oliveira 6 2-5 15, Collier 1 0-1 2, Bowdon 4 2-2 11. Totals -- 24 5-10 55.

NINILCHIK (64) -- Kruzick 3 0-0 8, Miller 6 0-0 14, Schollenberg 2 0-0 4, Loggins 3 6-7 12, C. Hatfield 7 0-2 14, Russo 4 4-6 12, Cooper 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 25 10-15 64.

3-point goals -- Seldovia 2 (Oliveira 1, Bowdon 1); Ninilchik 4 (Kruzick 2, Miller 2). Total fouls -- Seldovia 13, Ninilchik 17. Fouled out -- none.

KNIGHTS 75, PANTHERS 41

Colony 14 13 27 21 --75

Skyview 6 12 8 15 --41

COLONY (75) -- Swank 3 2-2 10, Reza 0 2-6 2, Magner 1 0-1 2, Hotchkiss 6 1-3 18, Schwartzbauer 0 0-0 0, Moffit 0 0-0 0, J. Coffman 0 1-2 1, Hooser 3 0-0 7, Spencer 4 1-2 11, Christensen 3 0-0 8, Eliott 3 0-0 6, Hyslip 5 0-0 10, K. Coffman 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 28 7-16 75.

SKYVIEW (41) -- Shields 3 0-0 6, Travers 4 0-0 8, Matarrese 1 0-0 3, Cushway 0 0-0 0, St. Clair 0 4-6 4, Smith 1 0-0 2, Kosydar 0 1-2 1, Cooper 5 4-9 14, Geller 1 0-1 3. Totals -- 15 9-18 41.

3-point goals -- Colony 12 (Hotchkiss 5, Swank 2, Spencer 2, Christensen 2, Hooser 1); Skyview 2 (Matarrese 1, Geller 1). Total fouls -- Colony 20, Skyview 15. Fouled out -- none.

MOOSE 58, MARINERS 53

Palmer 17 8 15 18 --58

Homer 13 15 15 10 --53

PALMER (58) -- Bentti 3 3-4 11, Prins 6 0-0 14, Gaines 0 0-0 0, Dubois 0 1-4 1, Ratcliff 7 1-2 15, Ammu 1 0-0 2, Dickson 0 0-0 0, Foxley 0 0-0 0, Devon 7 1-2 15. Totals -- 24 6-12 58.

HOMER (53) -- Kuhns 1 2-2 4, Turner 4 0-0 8, Luebert 0 0-0 0, Drake 5 0-0 14, Stead 5 3-4 13, Crum 6 0-2 12, Smith 0 0-0 0, Golson 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 22 5-8 53.

3-point goals -- Palmer 4 (Bentti 2, Prins 2); Homer 4 (Drake 4). Total fouls -- Palmer 10, Homer 12. Fouled out -- none.

Girls

SEAHAWKS 42, EAGLES 37

Seward 6 12 11 13 --42

Heritage 14 9 5 9 --37

SEWARD (42) -- Gaule 0 0-0 0, Hoogland 0 0-0 0, Beck 0 0-0 0, Bardarson 3 0-3 6, Steinbrecher 0 0-0 0, T. Hetrick 0 0-0 0, Regis 0 0-0 0, Boulden 1 0-0 2, W. Hetrick 3 0-0 8, Loomis 0 0-0 0, DeRuwe 3 0-0 6, Linville 2 4-5 8, Seigel 3 0-0 6, Dieckgraeff 2 2-2 6. Totals -- 17 6-10 42.

HERITAGE (37) -- Berlen 0 0-0 0, A. Millar 0 0-0 0, Sutherland 1 0-0 2, S. Millar 1 1-3 3, Matteson 7 7-9 24, Hanks 1 1-2 3, Eisenmeyer 2 1-2 5, LeBaron 0 0-0 0, Rebishke 0 0-0 0, Crowe 0 0-2 0. Totals -- 12 10-17 37.

3-point goals -- Seward 2 (W. Hetrick 2); Heritage 3 (Matteson 3). Total fouls -- Seward 17, Heritage 14. Fouled out -- Linville, Hanks.

WOLVERINES 50, SEA OTTERS 18

Seldovia 4 6 3 5 --18

Ninilchik 9 19 13 9 --50

SELDOVIA (18) -- Dillon 2 3-8 7, Darien 0 0-0 0, Gruber 3 1-1 7, Rojas-Mickelson 0 0-0 0, Fernandes 1 0-0 2, Haynes 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 7 4-9 18.

NINILCHIK (50) -- Ka. Moerlein 1 0-0 2, Leman 8 0-0 19, Wolford 1 0-0 3, Matson 2 0-0 4, Ke. Moerlein 3 0-0 6, Wood 3 2-4 8, George 0 0-0 0, Johnson 1 0-0 2, Deiman 1 2-4 4, Rea 0 0-0 0, Schrabl 1 0-0 2, Dawson 0 0-1 0. Totals -- 21 4-9 50.

3-point goals -- Seldovia 0; Ninilchik 4 (Leman 3, Wolford 1). Total fouls -- Seldovia 13, Ninilchik 9. Fouled out -- none.

KNIGHTS 59, PANTHERS 35

Colony 10 10 20 19 --59

Skyview 8 13 10 4 --35

COLONY (59) -- Hill 1 0-0 2, Johnson 0 0-0 0, Locke 2 3-4 9, Eggers 1 2-2 4, Morris 2 0-0 4, Klapperich 13 4-5 33, Dault 3 1-3 7. Totals -- 22 10-14 59.

SKYVIEW (35) -- Verba 2 5-8 10, Gephardt 1 0-0 2, Faigle 1 0-0 3, Carpenter 4 1-2 9, Dalebout 0 0-0 0, Bonebrake 0 0-0 0, Hiler 0 0-0 0, Colvin 4 0-0 8, Creel 0 0-0 0, Fay 1 0-0 3. Totals -- 13 6-10 35.

3-point goals -- Colony 5 (Klapperich 3, Locke 2); Skyview 3 (Verba 1, Carpenter 1, Fay 1). Total fouls -- Colony 10, Skyview 14. Fouled out -- none.

BULLDOGS 52, HAWKS 49

Nikiski 5 24 16 7 --52

Houston 19 9 9 12 --49

NIKISKI (52) -- Miyara 5 2-3 12, Ellis 0 0-0 0, Gladden 2 0-0 4, Floyd 2 2-4 6, Rabung 6 5-9 17, Herrin 6 0-0 13. Totals -- 21 9-16 52.

HOUSTON (49) -- Tresham 5 1-2 12, Lapham 2 0-0 5, Harvey 4 0-0 8, Dixon 2 0-0 4, Conn 4 1-1 9, Pudwill 3 4-6 11, Bushey 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 20 6-9 49.

3-point goals -- Nikiski 1 (Herrin 1); Houston 3 (Tresham 1, Lapham 1, Pudwill 1).

MOOSE 46, MARINERS 38

Palmer 7 11 10 18 --46

Homer 17 5 6 10 --38

PALMER (46) -- Berberich 1 0-0 2, Cox 1 1-3 3, Aro 0 0-0 0, Chapman 1 4-6 6, Hooker 1 5-6 9, Lien 5 0-0 10, Bolling 5 5-8 16, Irvine 0 0-0 0, Stanley 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 14 15-23 46.

HOMER (38) -- Crandall 0 3-4 3, Thompson 1 0-0 2, Sinnhuber 2 0-0 4, Cousins 1 0-0 2, Morawitz 2 0-0 4, McKinstry 0 0-0 0, Lowney 2 0-0 5, Setterquist 8 2-4 18, Lightcap 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 16 5-8 38.

3-point goals -- Palmer 1 (Bolling 1); Homer 1 (Riley 1). Total fouls -- Palmer 14, Homer 17. Fouled out -- none.



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