Nikolaevsk boys take own tourney

Posted: Sunday, February 02, 2003

The Nikolaevsk boys high school basketball team captured the title at their own tournament, defeating Matanuska Christian 63-50 Saturday in Nikolaevsk.

Peter Tipikin led the Warriors with 17 points in the title game while Terry Usoltseff and Stepan Nikitenko each scored 16 points. Jake Bailey finished with nine points for Nikolaevsk.

Chris Gedicks led all scorers with 30 for the Eagles.

Matanuska Christian girls 54, Nikolaevsk 31

The Eagles took the girls tournament title with their win over Nikolaevsk.

Jubilee Brost led all scorers with 18 points for the Eagles. Nikki Melkomukov and Lakenida Yakunin each scored 11 to lead the Warriors.

Homer Christian girls 45, Anderson 12

Shelby Seymour led the Knights with 12 points and eight different Homer Christian players scored to clinch third place at the Nikolaevsk tournament.

Shanda Cundiff netted nine for the Knights, Larissa Cullenberg scored six and Jana Porter, Anna Keim, Cristy Case and Courtney Walker each netted four.

Homer Christian boys 40, Anderson 39

The Knights built an early lead, then hung on in the fourth quarter for a one-point win in the third-place game at the Nikolaevsk tournament.

Javin Halpin led the Knights with 15 points, including four treys, and Shawn Seymour poured in 12 points. Micaiah Ellert, Peter Resetarits and Jamie Arndt each scored four for the Knights.

Friday's games

Nikolaevsk boys 67, Anderson 37

Jake Bailey netted 23 points and Stepan Nikitenko poured in 17 as the Warriors defeated the Grizzlies in the opening round of the Nikolaevsk Tournament.

Peter Tipikin chipped in with 10 for the Warriors.

Eric Nelson led the Grizzlies with 10 points.

Matanuska Christian boys 42, Homer Christian 36

The Angles opened tournament play with a win over the Knights.

Peter Resetarits led the Knights with 11 points while Micaiah Ellert scored 11 before fouling out.

Nikolaevsk girls 45, Anderson 28

The Warriors opened the tournament with a win over Anderson.

Nikki Melkomukov led the Warriors with 16 points while teammate Sonia Reutov chipped in with 15. Lakenida Yakunin netted eight for Nikolaevsk.

Matanuska Christian girls 29, Homer Christian 18

The Matanuska Christian Eagles defeated the Homer Christian Knights in Friday's competition at Nikolaevsk.

Shanda Cundiff led the Knights with 12 points.

GIRLS

Saturday

KNIGHTS 45, GRIZZLIES 12

Anderson 3 2 5 2 -- 12

Homer Christian 16 15 4 10 -- 45

ANDERSON (12) -- Bailey 1 4-4 6, Farrell 1 1-2 3, Carter 0 0-2 0, Morris 0 1-2 1, Tremblay 1 0-1 2. Totals -- 3 6-11 12.

HOMER CHRISTIAN (45) -- Cullenberg 3 0-0 6, Porter 2 0-3 4, Haakenson 0 0-0 0, Hemstreet 1 0-0 2, Seymour 6 0-2 12, Cundiff 4 1-3 9, Keim 2 0-0 4, Walker 2 0-0 4. Totals -- 22 1-8 45.

3-point goals -- none. Total fouls -- Anderson 11, Homer 12. Fouled out -- none.

EAGLES 54, WARRIORS 31

Matanuska Christian 15 2 16 21 -- 50

Nikolaevsk 8 6 9 8 -- 31

MATANUSKA CHRISTIAN (54) -- DeMarco 2 0-0 5, Ogan 0 0-0 0, Richardson 3 5-7 11, Patson 0 0-0 0, Parry 0 0-0 0, Sunderland 1 0-0 2, Doerr 3 0-4 6, Brost 8 0-0 18, Johnson 6 0-0 12. Totals -- 23 5-11 54.

NIKOLAEVSK (31) -- A. Yakunin 0 4-6 4, Martusheff 0 0-0 0, Kojin 0 0-0 0, Tipikin 0 0-1 0, F. Reutov 0 0-0 0, Snegirev 0 0-0 0, Bailey 0 0-0 0, Martushev 0 0-0 0, Melkomukov 5 1-3 11, Efimov 1 0-0 2, L. Yakunin 5 1-4 11, S. Reutov 1 1-2 3. Totals -- 12 7-16 31.

3-point goals -- Matanuska 3 (Brost 2, DeMarco). Total fouls -- Matanuska 17, Nikolaevsk 14. Fouled out -- S. Reutov.

Friday

EAGLES 29, KNIGHTS 18

Homer Christian 4 4 8 2 -- 18

Matanuska Christian 12 4 6 7 -- 29

HOMER CHRISTIAN (18) -- Porter 0 0- 0, Cullenberg 1 0-0 2, Hemstreet 0 0-0 0, Walker 0 0-0 0, Haakenson 0 0-0 0, Seymour 1 0-0 2, Case 1 0-0 2, Keim 0 0-0 0, Cundiff 5 2-2 12. Totals -- 8 2-2 18.

MATANUSKA CHRISTIAN (29) -- DeMarco 0 0-0 0, Ogan 0 0-0 0, Richardson 3 0-4 6, Stanley 0 0-0 0, Parry 0 0-0 0, Sunderland 1 1-2 3, Gedicks 0 0- 0, Doerr 4 0-2 8, Brost 4 0-3 10, Johnson 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 13 1-11 29.

3-point goals -- Matanuska 2 (Brost). Total fouls -- Homer 9, Matanuska 10. Fouled out -- none.

WARRIORS 45, GRIZZLIES 28

Anderson 2 6 8 12 -- 28

Nikolaevsk 6 17 14 8 -- 45

ANDERSON (28) -- Bailey 3 0-2 6, Farrell 3 2-2 8, Carter 0 0-2 0, Morris 0 0-0 0, Tremblay 7 0-0 14. Totals -- 13 2-4 28.

NIKOLAEVSK (45) -- A. Yakunin 0 0-2 0, Kojin 0 0-0 0, Tipikin 1 0-0 2, F. Reutov 0 0-0 0, Snegirev 0 0-2 0, Bailey 0 0-2 0, Martushev 0 0-0 0, Melkomukov 7 2-2 16, Efimov 2 0-4 4, L. Yakunin 3 2-2 8, S. Reutov 6 3-4 15. Totals -- 19 7-16 45.

3-point goals -- none. Total fouls -- Anderson 9, Nikolaevsk 8. Fouled out -- none.

Saturday

WARRIORS 63, EAGLES 50

Matanuska Christian 12 14 18 6 -- 50

Nikolaevsk 14 17 15 17 -- 63

MATANUSKA CHRISTIAN (50) -- Martin 4 0-2 8, D. Unfreid 3 1-2 7, N. Unfreid 1 0-0 3, Brown 0 0-0 0, Haakenson 0 0-0 0, Gedicks 12 6-9 30, Jenkins 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 21 7-13 50.

NIKOLAEVSK (63) -- Usoltseff 6 4-7 16, Yakunin 0 0-0 0, Nikitenko 6 3-4 16, Kratsas 0 0-0 0, S. Kuzmin 0 0-0 0, Basargin 2 1-2 5, Tipikin 5 5-6 17, Bailey 4 1-3 9. 23 14-22 63.

3-point goals -- Matanuska 1 (N. Unfreid), Nikolaevsk 3 (Tipikin 2, Nikitenko). Total fouls -- Matanuska 19, Nikolaevsk 13. Fouled out -- D. Unfreid.

KNIGHTS 40, GRIZZLIES 39

Anderson 6 7 14 12 -- 39

Homer Christian 10 13 13 4 -- 40

ANDERSON (39) -- Bailey 0 0-0 0, Jenkins 3 1-2 7, Dunkerton 0 0-0 0, E. Dabney 4 2-2 11,T. Dabney 5 0-0 11, Nelson 3 0-0 8, Maddox 1 0-0 2. Totals -- 16 3-4 39.

HOMER CHRISTIAN (40) -- Halpin 4 3-6 15, Ellert 2 0-0 4, P. Resetarits 2 0-0 4, Arndt 2 0-0 4, Seymour 6 0-1 12, Fraley 0 1-2 1, E. Tutt 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 16 4-9 40.

3-point goals -- Anderson 4 (Nelson 2, T. Dabney, E. Dabney), Homer 4 (Halpin 4). Total fouls -- Anderson 15, Homer 11. Fouled out -- none.

Friday

WARRIORS 67, GRIZZLIES 37

Anderson 2 10 10 15 -- 37

Nikolaevsk 22 17 6 22 -- 67

ANDERSON (37) -- Bailey 2 0-0 5, Jenkins 3 0-0 6, Dunkerton 0 0-0 0, Shields 0 0-0 0, Dabney 0 0-0 0, Weimer 1 2-3 5, Nelson 4 1-2 10, Maddox 2 1-2 5. Totals -- 14 5-9 37.

NIKOLAEVSK (67) -- Usoltseff 0 2-4 2, Yakunin 2 1-2 5, Kleinleder 0 2-2 2, Nikitenko 8 0-0 17, Kratsas 0 1-1 1, D. Kuzmin 1 0-0 2, S. Kuzmin 1 0-0 3, Basargin 0 0-0 0, Tipikin 4 0-0 10, Sawyer 1 0-0 2, Bailey 9 5-9 23. Totals -- 26 11-18 67.

3-point goals -- Anderson 4 (Bailey, Weimer, Dabney, Nelson), Nikolaevsk 4 (Tipikin 2, Nikitenko, S. Kuzmin). Total fouls -- Anderson 13, Nikolaevsk 14. Fouled out -- Dabney.

EAGLES 42, KNIGHTS 36

Matanuska Christian 10 6 16 10 -- 42

Homer Christian 11 4 8 13 -- 36

MATANUSKA CHRISTIAN (42) -- Martin 4 0-1 8, D. Unfreid 3 0-0 7,N. Unfreid 4 1-1 10, Brown 1 0-0 2, Haakenson 1 0-0 2, Gedicks 4 1-3 9, Jenkins 2 0-1 4. Totals -- 19 2-6 42.

HOMER CHRISTIAN (36) -- Halpin 1 2-2 4, Micaiah Ellert 4 1-2 9, P. Resetarits 3 4-6 11, Arndt 3 1-1 7, Seymour 1 2-5 4, Fraley 0 1-2 1, E. Tutt 0 0-0 0. Totals -- 12 11-18 36.

3-point goals -- Matanuska 2 (D. Unfreid, N. Unfreid), Homer 1 (P. Resetarits). Total fouls -- Matanuska 18, Homer 14. Fouled out -- Ellert.



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