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SoHi, Homer cagers split

Posted: Thursday, February 14, 2002

The Soldotna High School girls basketball team notched a 55-33 Region III/4A victory at Homer Tuesday. The Homer boys managed to make the evening a split, defeating the Soldotna boys 46-27.

The Soldotna girls opened the game with a 15-2 run in the first quarter, from which the Mariners never recovered. Rachel Besse scored all of her team-high 12 points in the first half, and Lauren Christensen chipped in with 10 points for the Stars.

Amanda Morawitz led the Mariners with 11 points.

The Homer boys broke open their game by outscoring the Stars 16-5 in the second quarter to take a 22-9 lead at the half. Steven Stead scored 11 for the Mariners while teammate Adam Crum scored 10.

Ben Histand led the Stars with eight points.

Girls

STARS 55, MARINERS 33

Soldotna 15 14 14 11 -- 55

Homer 2 15 6 10 -- 33

SOLDOTNA (55) -- A. Penner 0 0-0 0, Senette 1 4-4 6, Wolfe 1 0-0 2, Christensen 3 2-2 10, Besse 6 0-0 12, S. Penner 0 1-2 1, Syverson 2 2-2 6, Severson 1 1-2 3, Zobeck 3 3-4 9, Breakfield 3 0-0 6. Totals -- 20 13-16 55.

HOMER (33) -- Eller 2 0-0 4, Creamer 1 0-0 2, Crandall 1 2-2 4, Thompson 0 0-0 0, Sinnhuber 0 0-0 0, Cousins 2 0-0 4, Smith 0 0-0 0, Morawitz 5 1-2 11, McKinstry 0 0-0 0, Jolly 0 0-0 0, Lowney 3 1-2 7, Setterquist 0 1-4 1. Totals -- 14 5-10 33.

3-point goals -- Soldotna 2 (Christensen 2). Total fouls -- Soldotna 12, Homer 15. Fouled out -- none.

MARINERS 46, STARS 27

Soldotna 4 5 7 11 -- 27

Homer 6 16 11 13 -- 46

SOLDOTNA (27) -- Turnbull 0 0-0 0, Nettles 0 0-0 0, Histand 2 3-7 8, Kennedy 1 0-4 2, Richman 0 0-0 0, Sizemore 0 2-2 2, Kiffmeyer 2 3-3 7, Kohler 1 0-3 3, Baker 0 0-0 0, Michal 1 0-0 3, Simpson 0 2-4 2. Totals -- 7 10-23 27.

HOMER (46) -- Kuhns 1 0-0 2, Mahan 0 2-3 2, Todd 2 0-0 4, Adams 0 0-0 0, Luebbert 1 0-0 2, Drake 3 0-2 7, Stead 5 1-3 11, Crum 3 4-8 10, Hunting 0 4-4 4, Turner 2 0-0 4. Totals -- 17 11-20 46.

3-point goals -- Soldotna 3 (Histand, Kohler, Michal), Homer 1 (Drake). Total fouls -- Soldotna 16, Homer 18. Fouled out -- Hunting.



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